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Contracts Attorney Responsibilities: Draft and negotiate a variety of agreement types governing confidentiality, product purchases, product sales, services purchases, services sales, cloud, licensing, etc. Review terms and conditions contained in proposals, bids, purchase orders, and other transactional documents, supporting corporate and public sector sales. Provide redlined recommendations in agreements. Provide summaries of business and legal risks to stakeholders, as necessary, enhancing opportunity evaluation. Propose creative solutions that address business and legal risks. Secure all necessary approvals and inputs from stakeholders and leaders, ensuring products and services are sold or acquired with appropriate governing terms. Interpret commitments and terms, as necessary, supporting contract lifecycle management and overall compliance. Develop internal and external relationships. Serve as a point of contact on contractual and related legal matters. Accurate and timely record keeping - including the compilation of information during negotiation and review, tracking of progress (providing ad hoc summaries), and analysis or reasons for success/failure. Strict adherence to deadlines - establishing schedules, monitoring progress, and ensuring on-time delivery at each stage of negotiation and submission. Accurate monitoring and sensitive reporting of nonconformity with established procedures with an appreciation for areas of recurring stress. Frequent and accurate provision of subject matter expertise on contractual and related legal matters. Drafting/updating of clauses and documentation for an ever-evolving library of content on which accurate, thoughtful, successful negotiations may draw. Performance of training, as requested, on Legal Department processes. Implementation of (and, where the appropriate, proposal of modifications to) procedures for contract negotiation consistent with overall policies established by the Company, generally, and the Legal Department, specifically. Support in the development and implementation of various contract lifecycle management systems, as requested.

Qualifications: Juris Doctor. Admission to Bar in at least one state where the Company has offices. Strong academic credentials. 5+ years of applicable experience, preferably in the technology industry. Proven record of success. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Collaborative, win-win approach to contract negotiation. Ability to multi-task and complete work independently in a timely manner with the highest degree of accuracy, judgment, integrity, and creativity. Ability to understand contractual issues, to assess and communicate risks in the context of the Company's business environment, and to drive collegially toward resolution. Curiosity and enthusiasm about technology; natural inclination to work hard and overcome obstacles; and practical and sound judgment when confronted with challenges. Strong project management skills.

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