Telecommute Senior Commercial IT Legal Counsel

Location: District of Columbia

Compensation: To Be Discussed

Staff Reviewed: Tue, Nov 17, 2020

This job expires in 14 days

Job Category: Legal

Remote Level: 100% Remote

Employer Type: Employer

Career Level: Experienced, Senior Level

Job Summary

A business data management company has a current position open for a Telecommute Senior Commercial IT Legal Counsel.

Must be able to:

  • Serve as the subject-matter expert on commercial agreements/contracting playing a key role in the growth
  • Provide timely and pragmatic legal counsel, meeting critical internal and vendor timelines
  • Review, draft and negotiate strategic commercial contracts, including software licenses, MSAs

Applicants must meet the following qualifications:

  • JD from an accredited law school and a license to practice law in at least one jurisdiction
  • Qualified lawyer with 15+ years of commercial legal experience, including experience in an in-house
  • A minimum of 7+ years of experience in IT service contracts and general contract matters
  • Proven contract drafting and negotiation abilities
  • Sound working knowledge of commercial & IT/IP law, preferably gained in an international environment
  • Experience with software and software licensing issues