Global Payments Inc. (“Global Payments” or “Company”) has retained Major, Lindsey & Africa (“MLA”) on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for a Corporate Counsel (“Counsel”), to be located in Atlanta, Georgia. Interested candidates, please respond to the MLA recruiter who contacted you about this search or apply here. Please do not contact Global Payments directly; all resumes sent to Global Payments will be routed to MLA for handling and may cause delays.
Overview: Global Payments Inc. seeks an experienced Corporate Counsel to join its legal team in Atlanta, GA. This attorney will be primarily responsible for advising and supporting the North America Issuer Solutions legal and business teams with regard to cloud technology transformation, including structuring, drafting and negotiating contract terms for existing and new clients, and new products and services, as part of the Issuer Solutions team’s modernization transformation. The position is part of a collegial team of attorneys and contract managers and reports to the Vice President – Senior Associate General Counsel.
Areas of emphasis in this role are cloud services, financial technology outsourcing and technology platform interaction. Success in this role requires exceptional written and verbal communication skills and proficiency in identifying key legal issues, finding creative solutions to complicated legal problems, and effectively communicating such matters to internal stakeholders and customers.
Company: Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN) is a leading pure play payments technology company delivering innovative software and services to customers globally. Their technologies, services and employee expertise enable them to provide a broad range of solutions that allow customers to operate their businesses more efficiently across a variety of channels around the world. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Global Payments is a member of the S&P 500 with worldwide reach spanning over 100 countries throughout North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Latin America. For more information, visit www.globalpaymentsinc.com.
Compensation: Competitive compensation and benefits package commensurate with experience.
Location: Atlanta, GA
Experience: The successful candidate will have 5+ years of relevant corporate transactional experience focused on technology, preferably with a mix of law firm and in-house experience. Prior payments or financial services industry experience is preferred but not required.
Process: Interested candidates please submit your resume (in MS Word format) here, or to the MLA recruiter who contacted you about this position.
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