Contract Law/Counsel/In House/Stamford, Connecticut

Company Name:
Senior Counsel
Duties: Will report within the legal organization to a Vice President, Deputy General Counsel, report to Global Legal and Compliance Officer. Will be a member of the global legal and compliance organization of company. Will have responsibility for general legal matters, including commercial legal advice and contracts, in support of the Digital Commerce Segment of company, which includes software licensing, Internet based offerings and related services. May also be responsible for supporting other corporate functions or business units. Will work both independently and under the supervision of the Deputy General Counsel. Responsibilities include drafting, reviewing and negotiating complex agreements, including software licenses, OEM/Technology in-licenses, web based terms and conditions, reseller and distribution agreements, non-disclosure agreements and various other types of agreements. Advising business unit clients regarding various legal matters and potential disputes. Working on general commercial matters for business units, both independently and with other members of the Legal Department. Communicating and negotiating with clients and vendors. Evaluating and acting on compliance needs of groups the lawyer supports. Working on special projects with senior management, other members of the Legal Department, and outside counsel as necessary. Consulting with subject matter experts, internal and external, as needed. Researching and drafting legal memoranda. Managing outside counsel.

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