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Senior Legal Counsel (governance, Risk And Compliance)
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Senior Legal Counsel (Governance, Risk and Compliance) The candidate under general direction, provides complex or specialized legal advice and services on issues concerning the rights, obligations and privileges of the organization. Resolves highly complex business or technical issues by identifying legal solutions and recommending a course of action. Represents the organization to customers, suppliers, competitors and government agencies. Examines legal data to determine advisability of defending or prosecuting lawsuits. Requires in-depth knowledge and experience. Has significant case or subject matter responsibilities, usually assigned to most complex tasks. Experienced in a broad range of legal areas such as acquisitions and mergers, securities, anti-trust investigations, litigation, and taxation. May be a specialist of superior skill in a specific area of the law or a highly qualified senior generalist. Use best practices and knowledge of internal or external business issues to improve products or services. Solves complex problems; takes a new perspective using existing solutions Works independently; receives minimal guidance. Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience; may direct the work of other staff members. Responsibilities: Structuring, drafting, negotiating, reviewing and providing legal support on a wide range of sophisticated commercial and technology agreements, including licensing and software arrangements (including software-as-a-service (SaaS) agreements), master services agreements, professional services agreements, strategic partner agreements and vendor contracts. Drafting, negotiating, and reviewing collateral control agreements. Monitoring evolving laws in relation to electronic contracting, secured transactions and data privacy and performing research on such matters as necessary. Reviewing marketing materials, including websites. Creating and continuing the improvement of standard form agreements, playbooks, policies and legal processes. Partnering with management and sales, marketing, product and finance teams and advising on day-to day-legal issues, risks and best practices, intellectual property matters and compliance activities. Managing disputes, litigation and outside counsel relationships. Developing an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the business, their people, organization, markets, products, technologies, customers, competitors and regulatory environment in order to identify trends, spot potential issues and provide high-level legal and commercial advice to the businesses. Performing other assignments and projects as required.

The candidate Should have JD degree from an accredited law school. Active membership in good standing with the applicable state bar association is required. Experience: 5-7 years of legal experience; a combination of law firm and in-house experience preferred; 3 years direct experience providing legal services to technology companies; Significant experience drafting and negotiating sophisticated commercial contracts, including software license and support agreements, SaaS agreements and consulting/professional services agreements; Significant experience with data privacy and information security issues. Should have excellent communication, organizational and management skills. Strong analytical and negotiation skills with attention to detail are required.
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