Associate (Global Sourcing & Technology Transactions)
- Full Time
Washington, District of Columbia Job DescriptionPrimary Responsibilities: Pillsbury's Global Sourcing & Technology Transactions (GS&TT) Practice Section is seeking a mid-level associate with 3-5 years of experience handling services and technology transactions. Global Sourcing & Technology Transactions is a highly-regarded Chambers Band 1 ranked integrated practice with a team of both attorneys and consultants. GS&TT's clients are across all major industries, including financial services, health care, manufacturing, transportation and state/local government. GS&TT service offerings include a wide range of technology and back-office outsourcing arrangements, cutting-edge cloud, Blockchain, AI and other technology-based transactions. GS&TT is also actively involved with various corporate-related services, including transition services arrangements and standing up new companies and products, along with strengths in data security and privacy. Resident in the firm's Washington DC office, the ideal candidate will serve in a client facing role to support services and technology commercial agreements for clients across a variety of industries. The candidate must be experienced with drafting and negotiating services and technology agreements, software licenses, and other ad hoc commercial contracts. The successful candidate will also have experience working with business teams to support the development of commercial contract documentation such as service descriptions, service level agreements, and fee schedules. Experience with cloud and SaaS deals, IT and business process outsourcing, managed services agreements, and other licensing arrangements is highly valued. The associate should be able to offer practical and business-focused counsel while maintaining the highest levels of client service and should be comfortable working autonomously and have experience acting as the lead attorney on appropriate transactions. It is required that the candidate have a bachelor's degree and a juris doctorate degree (JD) from an accredited law school. Excellent academic performance is highly valued. The candidate should be a member or eligible to become a member of the District of Columbia Bar. The ideal candidate should have excellent interpersonal communication skills, strong analytical skills, and knowledge of ethics and conduct codes which are a requirement for the proper and legal practice of the law.Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer. If you require an accommodation in order to apply for a position, please contact us at PillsburyWorkday@pillsburylaw.com.