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Senior Legal Counsel (Remote)

  • Location: Madison, Wisconsin
  • Type: Contract To Hire
  • Job #3427

Our Partner is hiring a Senior Legal Counsel.  In this role, you’ll be charged with providing legal expertise to all levels of management in the conduct of company business and effectively build partnerships with business customers.  This role requires in-depth knowledge and experience in legal contracting, specifically technology and SaaS contracting.

 

What you’ll do:

  • Solves complex problems; takes a new perspective using existing solutions and approaches changes with flexibility
  • Provide legal options and opinions to facilitate reaching corporate objectives.
  • Draft, negotiate, and edit contracts.
  • Ensure appropriate corporate legal compliance across all areas of the law.
  • Inform and advise business regarding legal issues.
  • Ensure efficient and effective provision of legal services.
  • Engages with client on business issues as well as legal issues; partner with clients on business initiatives.

 

What you’ll bring:

  • Juris Doctor degree and continuing legal education within areas of specialty and responsibility.
  • Generally, five to eight years of legal experience with overall expert status in specific law areas.
  • In-depth knowledge and experience in the processes and procedures necessary to effectively represent the organization in the judicial system, before governmental and regulatory agencies and in legislative bodies.
  • Strong negotiation, analysis, reasoning, creativity, and judgment skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Excellent project management and leadership skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to present oneself and interact with others in a manner that inspires trust and invites consultation.
  • Demonstrated ability to think and act quickly and perform under significant pressure and deadlines.
  • Understands and effectively uses available technology to receive requests for advice, document recommendations, and store records.
  • Monitors trends related to innovation and technology in the legal profession and embraces opportunities for improving department operations and delivery of service.
  • Demonstrates progressively more sophisticated understanding and analysis of legal processes, legal concepts, legal risks and risk mitigation strategies, and the professional obligations of an in-house counsel role.
  • Uses legal acumen to address increasingly complex business problems.

 

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