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Associate General Counsel, Commercial & Intellectual Property
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Associate General Counsel, Commercial & Intellectual Property Duties: Counsel both senior management and the various operating groups within, responsible for management of the companies contract review, drafting and negotiation process. Will directly supervise a team of two attorneys, and work with and supervise outside counsel in the disposition of various matters as appropriate. Serve as the assistant to the companies general Counsel, by providing expert and strategic legal advice to management and other key stakeholders. Anticipate issues and estimate strategic risks; identify proactive solutions to minimize risks. Keep abreast of changing federal and state laws and regulations, and advise stakeholders of potential business impacts. Evaluate and weigh multiple inputs and impacts of decisions/courses of action. Oversee activities of staff of junior attorneys and provide meaningful career development guidance. Manage corporate contract function. Review, draft, and negotiate agreements that minimize risks and maximize the companies business position and advance strategic goals. Develop strategies for continuous improvement of corporate contracting process. Manage the companies intellectual property portfolio. Maintain and advance the companies intellectual property position, working with key stakeholders and outside counsel to identify and avoid third party infringement, protect company intellectual property, and grow patent and trademark holdings. Oversee and/or assist with various business development activities and strategic transactions. Participate in and/or manage other projects as required.

Qualifications: JD Degree from an accredited U.S. law school, and licensed to practice law in the State of New York required. 10 years legal experience, including in house. Experience managing other attorneys preferred. Corporate generalist experience with strong contract drafting skills; exposure to intellectual property matters. Must be disposed to operate in a collaborative, responsive and proactive manner, gaining the confidence and trust of the business partners throughout the organization. Ability to gain the confidence of ownership, senior management team and other key stakeholders Excellent attention to detail with high level organizational and drafting skills. Strong oral and written communication skills. Ability to manage and work on multiple projects while adhering to deadlines. Highly flexible in adapting to changing priorities.

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