Associate General Counsel

Falls Church, VA
Jun 14, 2021
Jun 17, 2021
Accountant, IT
Full Time
GTL is seeking an Associate General Counsel to join our in-house legal team. The ideal candidate will have expertise in the following areas: contract negotiation, commercial transactions, experience with financial services regulatory law, and compliance experience (particularly in the areas of money services businesses). The Associate General Counsel will join the in-house legal team and provide commercial support to the company's sales and business units with respect to technology, licensing, and financial services, with a critical eye toward risk management and compliance. The position may be based either at our corporate headquarters in Falls Church, VA or open to remote.If you are looking to work alongside a team of highly energetic, passionate, driven people, at a company that provides advancement opportunities, then this is the opportunity for you.Responsibilities:Provide legal advice and support across all business and operations units, including, but not limited to drafting and negotiating commercial agreements and providing legal counsel regarding financial services, including review and negotiation of financial services contracts.Manage legal compliance efforts impacting the industry and the companySupport business transactions, including due diligence, mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and strategic partnership arrangements.Assist with litigation management, and coordinate with outside counsel as well as internal executives, managers and legal staff to define legal case strategy to minimize risk and maximize legal rights.Qualifications:Must have a JD degree from an accredited law school and admitted to practice in one or more state barsA minimum 8 years of counseling on government contracts-related business and regulatory issuesSignificant transactional experience, as well as experience in financial services and dealing with state regulatorsHands-on experience, either as outside or inside counsel, to financial services or technology companiesExcellent verbal and written communication skills; strong presentation skillsExperience working in a fast-paced, deadline driven environmentDemonstrate sound judgment as well as apply logical/critical thought processesAbility to be highly engaged and succeed in a collaborative environmentAbility and willingness to travel up to 30%GTL, an innovation leader in correctional technology, education solutions that assist in rehabilitating inmates, and payment services solutions for government. GTL leads the fields of correctional technology, education, and government payment services with visionary solutions and customized products that integrate seamlessly to deliver security, financial value, and operational efficiencies while aiding inmate rehabilitation and reducing recidivism rates. GTL is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. The information collected by this application is solely to determine suitability for employment, verify identity and maintain employment statistics on applicants.IND123PDN-93a51592-8aa6-4287-a389-5d870979fc2aby Jobble