Veterans Preferred - Senior Legal Counsel (Governance, Risk and Compliance)

Wolters Kluwer
Baltimore, MD
Sep 12, 2021
Sep 15, 2021
Full Time
Military Veterans are Encouraged to Apply. Senior Counsel Job Description SummaryUnder general direction, provides complex or specialized legal advice and services on issues concerning the rights, obligations and privileges of the organization. Resolves highly complex business or technical issues by identifying legal solutions and recommending a course of action. Represents the organization to customers, suppliers, competitors and government agencies. Examines legal data to determine advisability of defending or prosecuting lawsuits. Requires in-depth knowledge and experience. Has significant case or subject matter responsibilities, usually assigned to most complex tasks. Experienced in a broad range of legal areas such as acquisitions and mergers, securities, anti-trust investigations, litigation, and taxation. May be a specialist of superior skill in a specific area of the law or a highly qualified senior generalist. Use best practices and knowledge of internal or external business issues to improve products or services. Solves complex problems; takes a new perspective using existing solutions Works independently; receives minimal guidance. Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience; may direct the work of other staff members. About GRCGovernance, Risk and Compliance ("GRC") is one of the four operating divisions of Wolters Kluwer. GRC's governance, risk and compliance information, tools and solutions are offered under brand names such as CT, ELM Solutions, Wolters Kluwer Lien Solutions, Wolters Kluwer Financial Services, eOriginal, BizFilings, and NRAI. GRC provides market-leading solutions for registered agent, compliance and governance services, financial services, law department management and e-billing tools, and lien management. About Wolters Kluwer Wolters Kluwer NV (AEX: WKL) is a global leader in information services and solutions for professionals in the health, tax and accounting, risk and compliance, finance and legal sectors. We help our customers make critical decisions every day by providing expert solutions that combine deep domain knowledge with specialized technology and services.For more information about our solutions and organization, visit and follow us on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and YouTube. Summary of Position eOriginal, Inc. (a business in Wolters Kluwer's Governance Risk and Compliance division) is looking for a mid-level corporate transactional attorney with commercial and technology transactional/software license experience to support the organization. eOriginal's primary office is located in Baltimore, Maryland, but in addition to Baltimore, this role may also be located in New York, NY or Minneapolis or St. Cloud, MN.Responsibilities Structuring, drafting, negotiating, reviewing and providing legal support on a wide range of sophisticated commercial and technology agreements, including licensing and software arrangements (including software-as-a-service (SaaS) agreements), master services agreements, professional services agreements, strategic partner agreements and vendor contracts. Drafting, negotiating, and reviewing collateral control agreements. Monitoring evolving laws in relation to electronic contracting, secured transactions and data privacy and performing research on such matters as necessary. Reviewing marketing materials, including websites. Creating and continuing the improvement of standard form agreements, playbooks, policies and legal processes. Partnering with management and sales, marketing, product and finance teams and advising on day-to day-legal issues, risks and best practices, intellectual property matters and compliance activities. Managing disputes, litigation and outside counsel relationships. Developing an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the business, their people, organization, markets, products, technologies, customers, competitors and regulatory environment in order to identify trends, spot potential issues and provide high-level legal and commercial advice to the businesses. Performing other assignments and projects as required. Qualifications Required JD degree from an accredited law schoolActive membership in good standing with the applicable state bar associationAt least 5 to 7 years of legal experience; a combination of law firm and in-house experience preferredAt least 3 years direct experience providing legal services to technology companiesSignificant experience drafting and negotiating sophisticated commercial contracts, including software license and support agreements, SaaS agreements and consulting/professional services agreementsSignificant experience with data privacy and information security issues Excellent communication, organizational and management skillsStrong analytical and negotiation skills with attention to detailAbility to work under pressure, meet deadlines juggle multiple projects with contending priorities, and adapt to change in a dynamic environment

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