You will handle various corporate, customer-facing transactional and legal matters as a member of the Commercial Counsel team. You will work closely with Sales and Support, and other members of the Office of the General Counsel. You will take a lead role, and will work closely with our respective businesses, and compliance teams on RFP responses, draft contracts and supporting documents tied to new business and renewals, and work with executive sales leadership and with customers to support complex negotiations and deal closure.
What you will do:
Negotiate terms for customer agreements, license agreements, confidentiality agreements, statements of work, letters of acknowledgement, requests for proposals (RFPs) and other contract documents.
Collaborate with senior sales executive leadership to define/drive discussions with customers and
Engage internal stakeholders to identify and remediate impediments to deal closure, including potential workarounds if applicable and consistent with corporate policy and best
Develop and execute mentoring and training programs to ensure sales and support staff can assist and support negotiations.
Structure, draft, analyze and negotiate customer, content, technology, vendor and other commercial agreements.
Assist with the protection, prosecution and/or enforcement of Bloomberg Industry Group’s intellectual property and contractual rights.
Provide legal guidance, and legal responses, to various customer support functions in the business to address inbound customer inquiries that require legal response.
Identify, manage, and protect Bloomberg Industry Group against legal risks.
Resolve pre-litigation disputes when possible.
Develop, implement, and ensure compliance with corporate policies.
Participate in special projects and perform other essential duties in accordance with subject matter expertise as assigned.
You need to have:
JD from an ABA accredited law school with outstanding academic credentials and member of a state bar in good standing.
3 years’ relevant and applicable experience at a law firm and/or in house legal department.
Significant contract negotiation experience; experience with content and IP licensing, including customer, software, SaaS and other technology transactions.
Ability to engage in complex legal analyses and communicate in terms understandable to customers, business owners and senior leaders.