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Corporate Counsel - Financial Services

Chicago IL Corporate Counsel - Financial Services The candidate will be the lead lawyer supporting the company's financial services industry vertical customers, including some of the largest banks in the world. Will serve as a trusted advisor to members of the sales organization who own these accounts and support their day-to-day initiatives and long-term strategies. Be a trusted legal and business advisor to the Global Financial Services sales teams and the Financial Services Industry Vertical leadership. Negotiate, draft and provide strategy for complex deals with Financial Services global customers, including solutions such as software-as-a-service and subscription services, professional and consulting services, on premise software, and support; as well as data privacy and security issues. Serve as the financial services industry subject matter expert to other attorneys and deal negotiators who negotiate with financial services customers. Review and analyze various regulations/guidelines that affect financial services customers (such as OCC Guidelines, EBA Regulations), and provide advice and counsel to the company's various stakeholders on policy and practices around such regulations and guidelines. May also create deliverables and materials (internally and externally) based on such guidelines and regulations. Work collaboratively with internal teams to create collateral and standard agreements for financial services engagements.

The candidate should have a J.D. degree from an ABA-accredited law school. Must have 7+ years of relevant experience gained in a leading in-house or leading law firm. Admission to and in good standing with the State Bar of at least one US State (with eligibility for in-house counsel registration if necessary) is required. Should have excellent negotiating, drafting, and influencing skills, and have expert knowledge across a wide range of commercial contracting and legal matters. Must have a deep understanding of technology-related issues and solutions (legal, commercial and operational), including cloud/subscription services, software, and related services.
Legal 7 - 0 Full-time 2022-01-18

Senior Corporate Counsel, M&a

Chicago IL Senior Corporate Counsel, M&A The candidate will be advising Corporate Development in M&A activities globally in a substantive fashion without extensive supervision. Will be working closely with Corporate Development, Strategic Partnerships, Legal and Corporate Affairs and other functional groups in all stages of acquisitions, including structuring transactions, drafting term sheets and other preliminary documentation, managing deal processes, performing due diligence, negotiating definitive documentation, assisting on regulatory filings, closing deals and managing post-closing integration and disputes. Leading legal strategy on acquisitions. Driving continuous improvements, scalability and operational excellence in deal processes and execution. Managing outside counsel. Assisting members of the strategic transactions legal team on other high-priority tasks and matters. Should have 10+ years of legal experience primarily in M&A at a top law firm and/or in-house. Experience independently negotiating complex business transactions is needed. Legal 10 - 0 Full-time 2022-01-18

Corporate Counsel/senior Corporate Counsel, Alliances

Chicago IL Corporate Counsel/Senior Corporate Counsel, Alliances Duties: Negotiate and draft partnership, alliance, OEM, integrated software vendor, value-added reseller agreements, and other types of agreements with partners in support of US Sales and Professional Services organizations. Partner with revenue recognition, sales operations, technology operations, and other stakeholder teams to ensure agreements are consistent with internal corporate policies and processes. Partner with Sales and other internal business constituents throughout the customer lifecycle to ensure partner success and protection of the company.

Qualifications: Undergraduate degree and a law degree. Must have 5+ years combined experience in law firm and/or in-house legal department including experience negotiating and drafting technology license/Internet service agreements and professional services agreements. Substantive expertise in intellectual property law is desired. Substantial experience in supporting sales departments as an internal client is preferred. Familiarity with, or willingness to learn, technical concepts in Web applications. Excellent written/verbal communication and negotiation skills. Highly responsive and service-oriented attitude. The ability to organize, prioritize and manage deadlines in a fast-based and demanding work environment. The ability to maintain strong working relationships with demanding internal clients.
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2022-01-18

Corporate Counsel/senior Corporate Counsel, Commercial

Chicago IL Corporate Counsel/Senior Corporate Counsel, Commercial The candidate will negotiate and draft master subscription agreements, professional services agreements and other types of agreements with customers in support of U.S. Sales and Professional Services organizations Partner with revenue recognition, sales operations, technology operations, and other stakeholder teams to ensure agreements are consistent with internal corporate policies and processes. Partner with Sales and other internal business constituents throughout the customer lifecycle to ensure customer success and protection.

The candidate should have an undergraduate degree and a law degree. Should have 5+ years combined experience in law firm and/or in-house legal department including experience negotiating and drafting technology license/Internet service agreements and professional services agreements. Excellent written/verbal communication and negotiation skills. Highly responsive and service-oriented attitude. Ability to organize, prioritize and manage deadlines in a fast-based and demanding work environment. Ability to maintain strong working relationships with demanding internal clients. Familiarity with, or willingness to learn, technical concepts in Web applications. Sound and practical business judgment. Substantive expertise in technology law and substantial experience in supporting sales departments as an internal client is desired.
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2022-01-18

Senior Corporate Counsel, Employment

Chicago IL Senior Corporate Counsel, Employment Duties: Responsible for managing labor and employment issues across the company (both U.S. and globally) and providing guidance on an array of topics to People team. Work closely with and report to General Counsel. Complete new hire training & onboarding program alongside other new Sprout team members. Partner with General Counsel to define priorities, best practices, and key success metrics for your role. Connect and engage with stakeholders of People team to understand their needs and priorities and how to best support them. Develop an understanding of our employee base and the related risks facing our business. Provide day-to-day advice on domestic and international employment matters and best practices. Review and draft employment-related documents, including employment agreements, separation agreements, consulting agreements, offer letters, and confidentiality agreements. Meet with People team leadership and other stakeholders at a regular cadence to ensure the current legal process aligns with business objectives. Provide written updates and guidance on changes to applicable laws to impacted internal stakeholders. Assist with the investigation of employee/employment-related claims. Assist with and advise on immigration law issues with the assistance of outside counsel as needed. Develop internal resources for the People team to reference on a self-service basis, driving efficiency in all legal review processes. Manage outside counsel in a cost-effective manner. Review and update employee handbook on an annual basis. Regularly review and update our templates and policies to conform with changes in applicable law, including those related to hybrid working models. Work with the People team to develop, maintain, and implement training on relevant matters. Manage any potential or active employment-related litigation matters. Drive project management or implementation of compliance-related updates or initiatives. Identify other areas for streamlining and improvement. Play a key role in helping our company scale globally. Be considered an integral leader of the legal team and our internal employment law expert.

Qualifications: Member in good standing of the state bar in which they reside. 5-7 years of experience (a mix of in-house and law firm experience preferred), with at least 4 years of experience directly relevant to this role. Significant experience in providing counseling and strategic advice on a broad spectrum of employment issues in multiple jurisdictions, including workplace policies and procedures, performance management, leaves of absence and accommodations, compensation and benefits, internal investigations, worker classification, terminations, restrictive covenants, and recruiting and hiring practices. Preferred qualifications: In-house experience at a fast-paced, quickly growing company. International employment law experience. Experience with diversity, equity, and inclusion matters. A team player who is interested in pivoting to help other Legal team members as needed, such as providing support for ongoing projects and reviewing relevant vendor contracts from time to time.
Legal 5 - 7 Full-time 2022-01-18

Senior Corporate Counsel, Employment

Chicago IL Senior Corporate Counsel, Employment Duties: Responsible for managing labor and employment issues across the company (both U.S. and globally) and providing guidance on an array of topics to People team. Work closely with and report to General Counsel. Complete new hire training & onboarding program alongside other new Sprout team members. Partner with General Counsel to define priorities, best practices, and key success metrics for your role. Connect and engage with stakeholders of People team to understand their needs and priorities and how to best support them. Develop an understanding of our employee base and the related risks facing our business. Provide day-to-day advice on domestic and international employment matters and best practices. Review and draft employment-related documents, including employment agreements, separation agreements, consulting agreements, offer letters, and confidentiality agreements. Meet with People team leadership and other stakeholders at a regular cadence to ensure the current legal process aligns with business objectives. Provide written updates and guidance on changes to applicable laws to impacted internal stakeholders. Assist with the investigation of employee/employment-related claims. Assist with and advise on immigration law issues with the assistance of outside counsel as needed. Develop internal resources for the People team to reference on a self-service basis, driving efficiency in all legal review processes. Manage outside counsel in a cost-effective manner. Review and update employee handbook on an annual basis. Regularly review and update our templates and policies to conform with changes in applicable law, including those related to hybrid working models. Work with the People team to develop, maintain, and implement training on relevant matters. Manage any potential or active employment-related litigation matters. Drive project management or implementation of compliance-related updates or initiatives. Identify other areas for streamlining and improvement. Play a key role in helping our company scale globally. Be considered an integral leader of the legal team and our internal employment law expert.

Qualifications: Member in good standing of the state bar in which they reside. 5-7 years of experience (a mix of in-house and law firm experience preferred), with at least 4 years of experience directly relevant to this role. Significant experience in providing counseling and strategic advice on a broad spectrum of employment issues in multiple jurisdictions, including workplace policies and procedures, performance management, leaves of absence and accommodations, compensation and benefits, internal investigations, worker classification, terminations, restrictive covenants, and recruiting and hiring practices. Preferred qualifications: In-house experience at a fast-paced, quickly growing company. International employment law experience. Experience with diversity, equity, and inclusion matters. A team player who is interested in pivoting to help other Legal team members as needed, such as providing support for ongoing projects and reviewing relevant vendor contracts from time to time.
Legal 5 - 7 Full-time 2022-01-18

Associate Attorney - Corporate/capital Markets

Chicago IL IL - Associate Attorney - Corporate/Capital Markets Responsibilities: Have primary responsibility over the company's securities documentation and filings, capital markets/corporate finance, and equity/debt related matters. Oversee drafting of corporate actions and documentation, e.g. entity formation and dissolution, charters and bylaws, annual reports, etc. Spearhead the Company's corporate governance efforts, including oversight of board of director materials, meeting minutes and board resolutions, and board/shareholder correspondence and consents. Provide legal support for ad-hoc projects for various departments, including finance, investor relations, and accounting. Manage outside counsel and vendors. Assist other members of the legal team, with oversight from the subject matter experts, in various projects. Examples include: due diligence for acquisitions, divestitures, and other corporate transactions; integration of newly acquired assets. Draft, review, and negotiate various contracts, including NDAs, vendor and supply agreements, software agreements, real estate documents. HR support. Assist in the process for entering new markets and in drafting and editing license applications and renewals.

Qualifications: Demonstrated ability to dive into new areas of the law, and enthusiasm to do the same. Strategic thinker. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate with the board, senior leadership, outside vendors, contractual counterparties, and front-line employees. Self-starter, high level of initiative, proven pro-activeness and ability to work autonomously. Strong familiarity with standard legal concepts and procedures, with a high-level of subject matter expertise in primary area of responsibility. Well-organized and professional, capable of meeting deadlines, and adept at managing multiple complex projects and changing priorities. Strong research and analytical skills, including demonstrated experience identifying and quantifying complex problems and providing effective resolutions. Availability to travel occasionally. Licensed to practice law in one of the states in which we operate. Must have 4 6 years law firm (or equivalent in-house) experience.
Legal 4 - 6 Full-time 2022-01-18

Corporate Counsel

Chicago IL Corporate Counsel Responsibilities: Serve as a general legal resource for the organization and employees, which will result in a exposure to a wide variety of interesting legal topics and challenges while providing hands-on advice, counsel and support. Ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations and advise management on recent changes in laws and regulations that impact the company. Review, comment, revise and negotiate complex commercial construction contracts Such responsibilities include underwriting the contract documents, risk assessment, preparing comments and questions to the owner and working closely with the project team and our partners to adequately address and mitigate risk and cost. Draft and negotiate necessary contractual agreements to support operations, including joint venture agreements, design subcontract agreements, and teaming agreements. Handle third Party contract administration including subcontract and purchase order term review and negotiation. Provide advice and counsel to operational staff regarding project performance issues, including but not limited to subcontractor default, bond and mechanic lien claims, owner claims, contract compliance and development of claims as needed. Review and advise on proposed lease agreements, vendor agreements, and non-disclosure agreements. Oversee and advise on labor and employment matters and litigation and EEOC charges. Handle oversight and management of OSHA citations. Monitor and oversee all pending litigation including but not limited to subcontractor litigation, wrongful termination, and contract litigation. Perform other job functions as are necessary and may be assigned to support the legal needs of the company.

Qualifications: Must have a Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school; 2-5 years of practical relevant experience; Admission to a state bar. Construction and transactional experience preferred. Must have a highly developed written and oral communication skills; Ability to assess potential risks, benefits and consequences of decisions, balancing legal and practical business considerations; Travel as necessary to attend meetings, conduct trainings, audits and investigations. Required to work in-person at our West Loop Headquarters
Legal 2 - 5 Full-time 2022-01-14

Corporate Counsel - Contracts & Advertising

Chicago IL Corporate Counsel - Contracts & Advertising The candidate will draft, review, negotiate, and interpret a range of commercial agreements while applying a working knowledge of relevant legal subject matters -- marketing and consulting MSAs and SOWs, NDAs, vendor contracts (e.g., image and content licenses, media insertion orders, talent agreements, SAAS agreements, and sales and venue agreements), and other commercial contracts. Advice on and minimize company risks through contract negotiations. Coordinate with other internal functions to ensure internal business alignment with policies, workflows, and laws. Craft, develop and maintain processes, playbooks, workflows, and training for a variety of contracting activities and post-contract compliance matters. Proactively identify and present risk analysis and mitigation strategies to internal stakeholders.

The candidate should have a J.D. from a highly-regarded law school, as well membership in good standing of a State Bar. Should have 2+ years of experience drafting and negotiating commercial contracts, with keen attention to detail. Ideally, 3-5 years total of in-house and/or law firm experience. Aspirations to and skills for clean drafting, without legalese. Skilled with issue-spotting and analytical reasoning, assessing and communicating risks, making common-sense decisions in the face of ambiguity, and finding pragmatic solutions to achieve business goals. Strong verbal and written communication skills, business judgment and high ethical standards. An ability to balance multiple matters simultaneously and to pivot quickly under shifting priorities and tight timelines. Prior experience working at an advertising or marketing agency is a plus.
Legal 3 - 5 Full-time 2022-01-12

Corporate Counsel, IP

Chicago IL Corporate Counsel, IP Duties: Work closely with global engineering team during concept, development and execution of new processes, products and related policies. Conduct oversight and internal training to assure compliance with intellectual property rights of third-parties. Draft, review, and negotiate a wide variety of contracts, including license agreements, strategic partnerships, software transactions, open source licenses and related services. Interact with other Legal Department staff members, Company employees, outside counsel and opposing counsel, including department members in the U.S., APAC, and EMEA. Assist global sales team to provide legal diligence to successfully close transactions in a manner consistent with Company policies and best interests. Work with outside counsel for prosecution and protection of patents, trademarks, and copyrights. Review marketing collateral, technical documentation and training programs. Provide other legal support to the Legal Department and Company as needed.

Qualifications: Graduate of an accredited American law school and currently licensed to practice law in the employee's state of residence. 5+ years of related experience. Software development background, including the ability to read/write/understand several programming languages. Knowledge of Oracle and/or SAP software products is desirable. Experience in intellectual property litigation a plus. Admission to practice before the USPTO a plus. Ability to work remotely when not physically present at primary place of employment. Ability to perform the essential functions of the position, as described above and as modified from time to time based on the needs of the Company. Strong written and verbal communications skills, including the ability to participate in conference calls, meetings with third-parties, and presentations to the Company's Executive Officers. Ability to work both independently, as a self-starter with strong work ethic, as well as collaboratively as team player with the Intellectual Property team, the General Counsel and legal department. Excellent judgment and the ability to function in a highly confidential environment. Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. Able to manage multiple priorities with can do attitude, work cross-functionally and meet tight deadlines. Desired Qualifications: Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint required. Experience with Microsoft Teams a plus. Personable, self-starting team player with a friendly demeanor and great sense of humor. Proactive, organized, self-motivated and self-disciplined. Willing and able to work in a fast-paced, emerging technology company environment.
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2022-01-10
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Corporate Counsel - Financial Services
Refer job# ZOVB165051
 
Corporate Counsel - Financial Services The candidate will be the lead lawyer supporting the company's financial services industry vertical customers, including some of the largest banks in the world. Will serve as a trusted advisor to members of the sales organization who own these accounts and support their day-to-day initiatives and long-term strategies. Be a trusted legal and business advisor to the Global Financial Services sales teams and the Financial Services Industry Vertical leadership. Negotiate, draft and provide strategy for complex deals with Financial Services global customers, including solutions such as software-as-a-service and subscription services, professional and consulting services, on premise software, and support; as well as data privacy and security issues. Serve as the financial services industry subject matter expert to other attorneys and deal negotiators who negotiate with financial services customers. Review and analyze various regulations/guidelines that affect financial services customers (such as OCC Guidelines, EBA Regulations), and provide advice and counsel to the company's various stakeholders on policy and practices around such regulations and guidelines. May also create deliverables and materials (internally and externally) based on such guidelines and regulations. Work collaboratively with internal teams to create collateral and standard agreements for financial services engagements.

The candidate should have a J.D. degree from an ABA-accredited law school. Must have 7+ years of relevant experience gained in a leading in-house or leading law firm. Admission to and in good standing with the State Bar of at least one US State (with eligibility for in-house counsel registration if necessary) is required. Should have excellent negotiating, drafting, and influencing skills, and have expert knowledge across a wide range of commercial contracting and legal matters. Must have a deep understanding of technology-related issues and solutions (legal, commercial and operational), including cloud/subscription services, software, and related services.
 
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Senior Corporate Counsel, M&a
Refer job# EJXE165058
 
Senior Corporate Counsel, M&A The candidate will be advising Corporate Development in M&A activities globally in a substantive fashion without extensive supervision. Will be working closely with Corporate Development, Strategic Partnerships, Legal and Corporate Affairs and other functional groups in all stages of acquisitions, including structuring transactions, drafting term sheets and other preliminary documentation, managing deal processes, performing due diligence, negotiating definitive documentation, assisting on regulatory filings, closing deals and managing post-closing integration and disputes. Leading legal strategy on acquisitions. Driving continuous improvements, scalability and operational excellence in deal processes and execution. Managing outside counsel. Assisting members of the strategic transactions legal team on other high-priority tasks and matters. Should have 10+ years of legal experience primarily in M&A at a top law firm and/or in-house. Experience independently negotiating complex business transactions is needed.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Corporate Counsel/senior Corporate Counsel, Alliances
Refer job# YSFP165059
 
Corporate Counsel/Senior Corporate Counsel, Alliances Duties: Negotiate and draft partnership, alliance, OEM, integrated software vendor, value-added reseller agreements, and other types of agreements with partners in support of US Sales and Professional Services organizations. Partner with revenue recognition, sales operations, technology operations, and other stakeholder teams to ensure agreements are consistent with internal corporate policies and processes. Partner with Sales and other internal business constituents throughout the customer lifecycle to ensure partner success and protection of the company.

Qualifications: Undergraduate degree and a law degree. Must have 5+ years combined experience in law firm and/or in-house legal department including experience negotiating and drafting technology license/Internet service agreements and professional services agreements. Substantive expertise in intellectual property law is desired. Substantial experience in supporting sales departments as an internal client is preferred. Familiarity with, or willingness to learn, technical concepts in Web applications. Excellent written/verbal communication and negotiation skills. Highly responsive and service-oriented attitude. The ability to organize, prioritize and manage deadlines in a fast-based and demanding work environment. The ability to maintain strong working relationships with demanding internal clients.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
 
Corporate Counsel/senior Corporate Counsel, Commercial
Refer job# UIUG165060
 
Corporate Counsel/Senior Corporate Counsel, Commercial The candidate will negotiate and draft master subscription agreements, professional services agreements and other types of agreements with customers in support of U.S. Sales and Professional Services organizations Partner with revenue recognition, sales operations, technology operations, and other stakeholder teams to ensure agreements are consistent with internal corporate policies and processes. Partner with Sales and other internal business constituents throughout the customer lifecycle to ensure customer success and protection.

The candidate should have an undergraduate degree and a law degree. Should have 5+ years combined experience in law firm and/or in-house legal department including experience negotiating and drafting technology license/Internet service agreements and professional services agreements. Excellent written/verbal communication and negotiation skills. Highly responsive and service-oriented attitude. Ability to organize, prioritize and manage deadlines in a fast-based and demanding work environment. Ability to maintain strong working relationships with demanding internal clients. Familiarity with, or willingness to learn, technical concepts in Web applications. Sound and practical business judgment. Substantive expertise in technology law and substantial experience in supporting sales departments as an internal client is desired.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Senior Corporate Counsel, Employment
Refer job# XLOX165061
 
Senior Corporate Counsel, Employment Duties: Responsible for managing labor and employment issues across the company (both U.S. and globally) and providing guidance on an array of topics to People team. Work closely with and report to General Counsel. Complete new hire training & onboarding program alongside other new Sprout team members. Partner with General Counsel to define priorities, best practices, and key success metrics for your role. Connect and engage with stakeholders of People team to understand their needs and priorities and how to best support them. Develop an understanding of our employee base and the related risks facing our business. Provide day-to-day advice on domestic and international employment matters and best practices. Review and draft employment-related documents, including employment agreements, separation agreements, consulting agreements, offer letters, and confidentiality agreements. Meet with People team leadership and other stakeholders at a regular cadence to ensure the current legal process aligns with business objectives. Provide written updates and guidance on changes to applicable laws to impacted internal stakeholders. Assist with the investigation of employee/employment-related claims. Assist with and advise on immigration law issues with the assistance of outside counsel as needed. Develop internal resources for the People team to reference on a self-service basis, driving efficiency in all legal review processes. Manage outside counsel in a cost-effective manner. Review and update employee handbook on an annual basis. Regularly review and update our templates and policies to conform with changes in applicable law, including those related to hybrid working models. Work with the People team to develop, maintain, and implement training on relevant matters. Manage any potential or active employment-related litigation matters. Drive project management or implementation of compliance-related updates or initiatives. Identify other areas for streamlining and improvement. Play a key role in helping our company scale globally. Be considered an integral leader of the legal team and our internal employment law expert.

Qualifications: Member in good standing of the state bar in which they reside. 5-7 years of experience (a mix of in-house and law firm experience preferred), with at least 4 years of experience directly relevant to this role. Significant experience in providing counseling and strategic advice on a broad spectrum of employment issues in multiple jurisdictions, including workplace policies and procedures, performance management, leaves of absence and accommodations, compensation and benefits, internal investigations, worker classification, terminations, restrictive covenants, and recruiting and hiring practices. Preferred qualifications: In-house experience at a fast-paced, quickly growing company. International employment law experience. Experience with diversity, equity, and inclusion matters. A team player who is interested in pivoting to help other Legal team members as needed, such as providing support for ongoing projects and reviewing relevant vendor contracts from time to time.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Senior Corporate Counsel, Employment
Refer job# JSZY165062
 
Senior Corporate Counsel, Employment Duties: Responsible for managing labor and employment issues across the company (both U.S. and globally) and providing guidance on an array of topics to People team. Work closely with and report to General Counsel. Complete new hire training & onboarding program alongside other new Sprout team members. Partner with General Counsel to define priorities, best practices, and key success metrics for your role. Connect and engage with stakeholders of People team to understand their needs and priorities and how to best support them. Develop an understanding of our employee base and the related risks facing our business. Provide day-to-day advice on domestic and international employment matters and best practices. Review and draft employment-related documents, including employment agreements, separation agreements, consulting agreements, offer letters, and confidentiality agreements. Meet with People team leadership and other stakeholders at a regular cadence to ensure the current legal process aligns with business objectives. Provide written updates and guidance on changes to applicable laws to impacted internal stakeholders. Assist with the investigation of employee/employment-related claims. Assist with and advise on immigration law issues with the assistance of outside counsel as needed. Develop internal resources for the People team to reference on a self-service basis, driving efficiency in all legal review processes. Manage outside counsel in a cost-effective manner. Review and update employee handbook on an annual basis. Regularly review and update our templates and policies to conform with changes in applicable law, including those related to hybrid working models. Work with the People team to develop, maintain, and implement training on relevant matters. Manage any potential or active employment-related litigation matters. Drive project management or implementation of compliance-related updates or initiatives. Identify other areas for streamlining and improvement. Play a key role in helping our company scale globally. Be considered an integral leader of the legal team and our internal employment law expert.

Qualifications: Member in good standing of the state bar in which they reside. 5-7 years of experience (a mix of in-house and law firm experience preferred), with at least 4 years of experience directly relevant to this role. Significant experience in providing counseling and strategic advice on a broad spectrum of employment issues in multiple jurisdictions, including workplace policies and procedures, performance management, leaves of absence and accommodations, compensation and benefits, internal investigations, worker classification, terminations, restrictive covenants, and recruiting and hiring practices. Preferred qualifications: In-house experience at a fast-paced, quickly growing company. International employment law experience. Experience with diversity, equity, and inclusion matters. A team player who is interested in pivoting to help other Legal team members as needed, such as providing support for ongoing projects and reviewing relevant vendor contracts from time to time.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
 
Associate Attorney - Corporate/capital Markets
Refer job# RYVZ165078
 
IL - Associate Attorney - Corporate/Capital Markets Responsibilities: Have primary responsibility over the company's securities documentation and filings, capital markets/corporate finance, and equity/debt related matters. Oversee drafting of corporate actions and documentation, e.g. entity formation and dissolution, charters and bylaws, annual reports, etc. Spearhead the Company's corporate governance efforts, including oversight of board of director materials, meeting minutes and board resolutions, and board/shareholder correspondence and consents. Provide legal support for ad-hoc projects for various departments, including finance, investor relations, and accounting. Manage outside counsel and vendors. Assist other members of the legal team, with oversight from the subject matter experts, in various projects. Examples include: due diligence for acquisitions, divestitures, and other corporate transactions; integration of newly acquired assets. Draft, review, and negotiate various contracts, including NDAs, vendor and supply agreements, software agreements, real estate documents. HR support. Assist in the process for entering new markets and in drafting and editing license applications and renewals.

Qualifications: Demonstrated ability to dive into new areas of the law, and enthusiasm to do the same. Strategic thinker. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate with the board, senior leadership, outside vendors, contractual counterparties, and front-line employees. Self-starter, high level of initiative, proven pro-activeness and ability to work autonomously. Strong familiarity with standard legal concepts and procedures, with a high-level of subject matter expertise in primary area of responsibility. Well-organized and professional, capable of meeting deadlines, and adept at managing multiple complex projects and changing priorities. Strong research and analytical skills, including demonstrated experience identifying and quantifying complex problems and providing effective resolutions. Availability to travel occasionally. Licensed to practice law in one of the states in which we operate. Must have 4 6 years law firm (or equivalent in-house) experience.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Corporate Counsel
Refer job# JTQO165037
 
Corporate Counsel Responsibilities: Serve as a general legal resource for the organization and employees, which will result in a exposure to a wide variety of interesting legal topics and challenges while providing hands-on advice, counsel and support. Ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations and advise management on recent changes in laws and regulations that impact the company. Review, comment, revise and negotiate complex commercial construction contracts Such responsibilities include underwriting the contract documents, risk assessment, preparing comments and questions to the owner and working closely with the project team and our partners to adequately address and mitigate risk and cost. Draft and negotiate necessary contractual agreements to support operations, including joint venture agreements, design subcontract agreements, and teaming agreements. Handle third Party contract administration including subcontract and purchase order term review and negotiation. Provide advice and counsel to operational staff regarding project performance issues, including but not limited to subcontractor default, bond and mechanic lien claims, owner claims, contract compliance and development of claims as needed. Review and advise on proposed lease agreements, vendor agreements, and non-disclosure agreements. Oversee and advise on labor and employment matters and litigation and EEOC charges. Handle oversight and management of OSHA citations. Monitor and oversee all pending litigation including but not limited to subcontractor litigation, wrongful termination, and contract litigation. Perform other job functions as are necessary and may be assigned to support the legal needs of the company.

Qualifications: Must have a Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school; 2-5 years of practical relevant experience; Admission to a state bar. Construction and transactional experience preferred. Must have a highly developed written and oral communication skills; Ability to assess potential risks, benefits and consequences of decisions, balancing legal and practical business considerations; Travel as necessary to attend meetings, conduct trainings, audits and investigations. Required to work in-person at our West Loop Headquarters
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Corporate Counsel - Contracts & Advertising
Refer job# OIGS164959
 
Corporate Counsel - Contracts & Advertising The candidate will draft, review, negotiate, and interpret a range of commercial agreements while applying a working knowledge of relevant legal subject matters -- marketing and consulting MSAs and SOWs, NDAs, vendor contracts (e.g., image and content licenses, media insertion orders, talent agreements, SAAS agreements, and sales and venue agreements), and other commercial contracts. Advice on and minimize company risks through contract negotiations. Coordinate with other internal functions to ensure internal business alignment with policies, workflows, and laws. Craft, develop and maintain processes, playbooks, workflows, and training for a variety of contracting activities and post-contract compliance matters. Proactively identify and present risk analysis and mitigation strategies to internal stakeholders.

The candidate should have a J.D. from a highly-regarded law school, as well membership in good standing of a State Bar. Should have 2+ years of experience drafting and negotiating commercial contracts, with keen attention to detail. Ideally, 3-5 years total of in-house and/or law firm experience. Aspirations to and skills for clean drafting, without legalese. Skilled with issue-spotting and analytical reasoning, assessing and communicating risks, making common-sense decisions in the face of ambiguity, and finding pragmatic solutions to achieve business goals. Strong verbal and written communication skills, business judgment and high ethical standards. An ability to balance multiple matters simultaneously and to pivot quickly under shifting priorities and tight timelines. Prior experience working at an advertising or marketing agency is a plus.
 
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Corporate Counsel, IP
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Corporate Counsel, IP Duties: Work closely with global engineering team during concept, development and execution of new processes, products and related policies. Conduct oversight and internal training to assure compliance with intellectual property rights of third-parties. Draft, review, and negotiate a wide variety of contracts, including license agreements, strategic partnerships, software transactions, open source licenses and related services. Interact with other Legal Department staff members, Company employees, outside counsel and opposing counsel, including department members in the U.S., APAC, and EMEA. Assist global sales team to provide legal diligence to successfully close transactions in a manner consistent with Company policies and best interests. Work with outside counsel for prosecution and protection of patents, trademarks, and copyrights. Review marketing collateral, technical documentation and training programs. Provide other legal support to the Legal Department and Company as needed.

Qualifications: Graduate of an accredited American law school and currently licensed to practice law in the employee's state of residence. 5+ years of related experience. Software development background, including the ability to read/write/understand several programming languages. Knowledge of Oracle and/or SAP software products is desirable. Experience in intellectual property litigation a plus. Admission to practice before the USPTO a plus. Ability to work remotely when not physically present at primary place of employment. Ability to perform the essential functions of the position, as described above and as modified from time to time based on the needs of the Company. Strong written and verbal communications skills, including the ability to participate in conference calls, meetings with third-parties, and presentations to the Company's Executive Officers. Ability to work both independently, as a self-starter with strong work ethic, as well as collaboratively as team player with the Intellectual Property team, the General Counsel and legal department. Excellent judgment and the ability to function in a highly confidential environment. Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. Able to manage multiple priorities with can do attitude, work cross-functionally and meet tight deadlines. Desired Qualifications: Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint required. Experience with Microsoft Teams a plus. Personable, self-starting team player with a friendly demeanor and great sense of humor. Proactive, organized, self-motivated and self-disciplined. Willing and able to work in a fast-paced, emerging technology company environment.
 
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