Commercial Counsel, Sr.

Mar 04, 2023
Mar 29, 2023
Contract Type

What does a Sr. Commercial Counsel do? What does a successful Sr. Commercial Counsel do at Fiserv?

As a Sr. Commercial Counsel with in our Digital Payments Solutions group, you will provide first level commercial and other legal–related support including contract preparation and negotiation in support of sales executives and client account managers. Additionally, you will support negotiating vendor and other related agreements; providing counsel to sales, account management, product, implementation, and technology leaders on legal matters; and liaising with company specialists regarding intellectual property, technology, privacy, security, regulatory, employment, and litigation matters.

If you're the kind of person who enjoys providing legal consultation to stakeholders, has a business–minded orientation with a genuine interest in learning, and has a demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks in an extremely fast–paced environment then this is the place for you.

What is Digital Payment Solutions:

We deliver compelling digital payment experiences with our range of efficient in–house and outsourced solutions.

We also deliver innovative payment solutions that grow revenue, manage costs and mitigate risks.

What you will do:

  • Work directly with business unit leaders to prepare and negotiate client, vendor and other technology–related and commercial agreements for the Fiserv Biller Solutions business.

  • Advise business stakeholders on legal, contractual and risk matters impacting their areas of responsibility.

  • Provide consultation and legal advice with respect to strategic initiatives, technology projects, customer and vendor contracts, intellectual property, dispute resolution, regulatory matters, corporate policies and procedures, and administration.

  • Effectively interact with corporate specialists regarding finance, audit, tax, publicity/press, intellectual property (including patent applications), litigation, regulatory, privacy and technology matters that affect the business divisions.

  • Maintain knowledge of industry best practices and applicable legislation affecting the operations of the business divisions.

  • Develop and maintain forms of contracts and other legal documentation.

What you will need to have:

  • 5+ years of relevant experience either in–house or with a firm

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks in an extremely fast–paced environment, be extremely organized and have an eye for detail.

  • Demonstrated negotiation skills and the ability to provide sound solutions to our clients.

  • Demonstrated ability to identify risks and provide effective solutions to stakeholders.

  • JD from accredited law school

  • Licensed to practice, or ability to become licensed to practice, in appropriate jurisdiction

  • In good standing with State Bar with no disciplinary record

  • Up to 10% travel

What would be great to have:

  • Background in financial services industry or technology, business–minded orientation with a genuine interest in learning, understanding and contributing to the strategic direction of the business.

  • Strong knowledge of laws and regulations applicable to corporations in general, specifically technology services and software licensing companies.

  • Strong project management skills.