Legal Counsel

AssetWorks - Wayne, PA3.7

Full-timeEstimated: $110,000 - $150,000 a year
Skills
The Legal Counsel will be responsible for providing legal advice and assistance to companies within the AssetWorks' Fleet Group Portfolio of companies, with a head office in Wayne, Pennsylvania. Reporting directly to the Portfolio CEO and indirectly to the General Counsel of Volaris, you will be the first and primary legal contact for fast growing vertical market software companies providing legal support primarily to the sales and finance organizations. This role requires a lawyer with strong business acumen who can work independently and juggle multiple priorities in a fast moving and often shifting work environment. You don’t need a computer science background but you do need to know your way around a software license agreement because you will see a lot of them. The successful candidate will be part of a team of lawyers for this portfolio of companies and will join a growing and diverse international legal team.

Job Description:
Responsibilities:
Negotiating and drafting contracts from company templates or customer paper (NDAs, software license agreements, SaaS agreements, professional service agreements, supplier contracts, distribution agreements, etc.)
Reviewing and advising on legal terms related to RFP submissions
Acquisition assistance (primarily due diligence related)
Enforcing corporate policies and ensuring that all contracts meet corporate risk standards
Overall contract administration – ensuring that all contracts are suitably recorded and that all documentation is properly stored
Working closely with other members of the group legal team and managing external counsel on other as needed
Anticipating, guarding against, and advising on legal risks involving the companies under your portfolio
Communicating orally and in writing with all levels of organization (internally and with customers and suppliers)

Qualifications & Skills:
The successful candidate is required to hold a law degree and is currently licensed to practice law in at least one State within the United States
Candidates should be experienced in negotiating IP/IT software licensing contracts, SaaS, and professional services agreements
Experience with public procurement and government contracting practices would be an asset
3 to 7 years of relevant experience at a law firm or in-house legal department
General knowledge of privacy laws (and HIPAA compliance in particular) is a plus
Willingness to travel to other office locations and for client site visits
Proficient with Microsoft Office tools

Worker Type:
Regular

Number of Openings Available:
1