August 2017: Our client, a large global consulting company (“the Company”), has retained Major, Lindsey & Africa on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for a Counsel-Commercial Contracts to be located in its Washington, D.C. office. The Company is consistently recognized as one of the world’s leading professional services firms for which to work, consistently ranking as one of Fortune’s 100 Best Firms to Work For. The Company is an equal opportunity employer.
Overview: The attorney will provide legal support on contractual matters (particularly, technology related matters), state, federal and foreign legal and regulatory issues, data privacy and related topics, and business relationships with third parties. This role covers all areas of professional services and advises on matters involving third parties, as well as domestic and international affiliates and associated firms. This position will report directly to the Company’s Lead Counsel - Contracts.
Compensation: Commensurate with experience.
Experience: A minimum of six years of legal experience gained at a top-tier law firm and/or company, negotiating and drafting a wide variety of commercial contracts with clients, vendors and other third parties including: professional services agreements, software license and technology agreements, alliances, preferred provider agreements, and subcontracts. Experience with software and technology agreements is essential; other intellectual property knowledge and experience are a plus.
Location: Washington, D.C.
Relocation: This search is local to the D.C.- Maryland-Virginia area; sorry, no relocation.
Process: Interested candidates please respond with your resume and bullet points highlighting your specific experience with software and technology agreements, to email@example.com.
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