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Legal Contracts Counsel (Commercial Contracts), Assistant Director
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Legal Contracts Counsel (Commercial Contracts), Assistant Director Duties: Drafting, reviewing and negotiating contracts with third parties (including master service agreements, professional services agreements, NDAs, outsourcing agreements, technology services agreements, systems implementation agreements, hosting agreements and SaaS agreements) and evaluating third party agreement templates against standards. Providing practical advice and guidance to internal clients and stakeholders, and developing solutions to issues while effectively managing legal and practical business considerations. Working collaboratively with internal clients to develop strategies to address identified issues. Advising client engagement teams and the relevant Service Line leaders of the klegal risks of the proposed project or contract, including the legal and regulatory issues that need to be addressed early in the process. Coordinating with cross functional teams (tax, independence, information security) and legal colleagues (data privacy, employment, alliance) in order to provide a comprehensive risk assessment and risk management. When considering items with implications beyond the U.S. firm, consulting with legal counsel in other member firms around the world to explain the objective of the activity, the data or personnel that will be impacted, how risks will be mitigated and managed; and addressing any remaining local issues with the affected member firms, the counterparty and other stakeholders. Interpreting and explaining contract terms and conditions for internal clients and stakeholders. Confirming that contracts are compliant with policies and maintaining an understanding of the impact of any changes in policies, organizational structure and procedures. Contractually protecting intellectual property to prevent loss/infringement by third parties. Providing input and feedback concerning GCO contracting procedures. Effectively managing workflow, including multiple projects, in a proactive and highly responsive manner. Provide advice based on the appropriate balance of risk mitigation and business interests on a real-time basis. Use of independent judgment and thinking applied to resolution of issues. Escalate identified kissues and contractual provisions in accordance with policies/protocols. Work independently on projects, with limited direction, and draw upon knowledge and experience to deliver quality risk management.

Requirements: Bachelor's degree from an accredited 4-year college. JD Degree from an accredited law school. 3 - 7+ years of relevant work experience in a related role, with a particular emphasis on commercial matters. Membership in a State Bar as an attorney; qualified to practice law as an in-house attornin Georgia. Good standing with the State Bar, including being current on individual state Continuing Legal Education requirements. Excellent organizational skills; demonstrated ability to create, plan and successfully execute projects; and the ability to meet multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to interface and communicate effectively and diplomatically with all levels of personnel. Experience with negotiation techniques, transactional analysis, contract law, IP, commercial agreements, and workload/project management. Excellent negotiation, drafting and interpersonal skills, with high degree of cultural and emotional intelligence. Ability to understand, and accurately articulate and document, complex concepts. Ability to assess size and scope of contemplated transactions and to tailor approach accordingly. Understanding of when to consult with and seek the input of others. Ability to prioritize multiple tasks with competing deadlines. Ability to foster teamwork and maintain effective working relationships with internal clients/stakeholders. Responsiveness with ability to manage high workload volumes efficiently and effectively. Commercial, solution-oriented thinking, with a focus on exceptional client service.

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