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Legal Counsel, Commercial (public Sector)

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Date Last Verified

Nov 17, 2021

Valid Through

Mar 02, 2022

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Oct 13, 2021

Years of Experience

Min 6 yrs required


Sacramento, CA, United States

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Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Legal Counsel, Commercial (Public Sector)
The candidate will act as the legal contact for Firms activities in the Public Sector sales theater and support other sales theaters as needed. Will build strong internal and external relationships while balancing the needs in Firms Public Sector sales theater with the Firm's global strategy and priorities. Provide deep knowledge of relevant aspects of federal, state and local, U.S. and Canadian laws concerning government contracting, data privacy/governance, and cybersecurity. Negotiate outbound software license, sales channel and strategic alliance sales, cloud service, system integrator contracts. Anticipate changes to relevant laws impacting Firms' public sector activities and their customers. Support the shaping of complex transactions, including developing strategic relationships. Provide improvement of standard form agreements, playbooks, contract templates, and legal processes. Effectively advise, educate and train on and assist in the enforcement of Firms policies and compliance programs. Implement pivotal projects that advance Firms' business including Firms' priorities and initiatives. and Perform other legal responsibilities as requested

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have Law degree with excellent academic credentials. Must have 6 years of in-depth experience in federal, state and local government contracting and software licensing. Experience with SaaS and partner sales transactions is strongly preferred. In-house experience, particularly in the legal department of a US-listed company preferred. Must have deep substantive transaction experience with complex contract and/or licensing agreements, working with two-tier sales partners and experience working in fast-paced technology-driven companies. Deep experience in FAR/DFARs, Government Wide Acquisition Contracts (GSA, SEWP, etc.), compliance, data security, privacy, and intellectual property matters, and experience with data protection laws required.

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Ref 21046

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Hiring Coordinator
Splunk, Inc.
118 King Street
5th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94107

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