The Associate General Counsel, Commercial Transactions is responsible for supporting a rapidly growing business by partnering with and advising business teams on a variety of commercial transactions and legal issues. The position represents an excellent opportunity to make substantial contributions to a dynamic and thriving business. The successful candidate will be a seasoned commercial agreement and licensing attorney and a creative problem solver, applying sound business and legal judgment to a wide variety of commercial transactions and relationships. The position reports to the General Counsel and allows the freedom to work from anywhere in the United States.
As an Associate General Counsel, Commercial Transactions you will:
Draft and negotiate a variety of commercial transactions, including data licenses, technology and software licenses, trademark licenses, professional services and vendor agreements and marketing, business development and integration agreements
Research legal issues and manage risk associated with commercial transactions and relationships
Work on and support special projects on an as-needed basis
To be considered for this role, you will need:
Five plus years’ experience in a law firm with significant responsibility and hands-on experience drafting and negotiating a wide array of contracts
Must be an assertive and effective negotiator with the ability to persuade and inspire action with a focus on both short term and long term implications
Must be able to demonstrate a high level of intelligence, independent reasoning, excellent analytical skills and judgment and a strong business acumen
Must be intellectually curious with a desire to understand every aspect of the business
Must have experience juggling multiple clients with competing demands
Excellent verbal and written communication, negotiation and presentation skills with the ability to effectively interact with numerous business teams
Meticulous attention to detail and superior organizational skills
Candidates must currently be licensed to practice law in Virginia or currently eligible to be admitted under a Virginia Corporate Counsel Certificate
Telecommuting is allowed.
When was the last time you bragged about where you work? At CARFAX, we do it every day. Why? Because we’re proud to work for a company with a strong mission and trusted brand. We’re proud to work with people who care about what they do and work hard every day to deliver their best. We’ve created the type of company culture where the term, “work- hard play- hard” is taken to new heights. Even today, while working remotely temporarily due to COVID-19, our culture is strong and our team is connected!