Business Contracts Attorney - remote or in-office

R & W Group Remote
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March 16, 2023
R & W Group
San Jose, California
Are you an attorney who loves working with contracts? Would you like to join one of the top firms in the US? If so, R & W Group has a fantastic new opportunity! One of our favorite law firm clients is looking for an internal Business Contracts Attorney. You can be located in many states in the US. In this role you would draft, edit and review business vendor, and service provider contracts for the firm acting as a liaison between the Vendor Management Office, our General Counsel, and our attorneys and professional staff regarding vendor and service provider contract reviews. Contract types include: software/SAAS, cloud services, purchase agreements, subscription agreements, data protection agreements, and event and site-related agreements. You would lead and collaborate in the contract negotiation processes and while building strong collaborative relationships internally and externally.

Responsibilities Include But Are Not Limited To
  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating vendor and service provider contracts to support business objectives and policies of the firm.
  • Leading and collaborating throughout contract review process by analyzing significant business, financial and legal risks.
  • Providing leadership and guidance to the Vendor Management Office (VMO) and working closely with General Counsel/Corporate Attorneys.
  • Developing and communicating creative solutions and mitigation strategies for key negotiation points.
  • Applying advanced knowledge of contract laws, firm policies, processes and industry standard practices.
  • Protecting and mitigating firm risks that may arise from contractual agreements.
  • Ensuring key contracts are aligned with the overall priorities of the firm, paying special attention to the firm's risk management practices as they develop, spotting potential risks in business transactions and raise appropriately and presenting issues to senior management and working closely on the resolutions.
  • Tracking firm policy decisions and ensuring that policies and contract preferences are incorporated into contracts.
  • JD from an ABA accredited law school.
  • Must be currently licensed or eligible to become licensed to practice law in Washington, DC.
  • Active member in good standing with the DC Bar or state bar which the attorney is resident.
  • Minimum of four (4) years drafting, reviewing and negotiating in-house contracts including software/SAAS agreements, purchase agreements, subscription agreements, professional services and non-disclosure agreements.
  • Strong knowledge of key legal concepts, processes and industry practices applicable to commercial contracts.
  • Proficiency in MS Office, Adobe and contract management software.
  • Effective and succinct oral communication and clear and concise written communication.
  • Analytical and logical reasoning.
  • Experience with legal ethics and privilege issues.
The anticipated base salary for this position is $100,000 to $125,000 (DOE and location) with great benefits. The firm has a vaccine mandate. Apply online or register with us at .

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