Senior Legal Counsel, International Contracts

Employer
Diversified
Location
Chicago
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 18, 2024
Closes
Jun 15, 2024
Practice
Litigation
Position
Counsel
Contract Type
Permanent
Senior Legal Counsel, International Contracts

At Diversified, we don't just follow tech trends – we set them by leveraging the best in technology and ongoing advisory services to transform businesses. Our comprehensive suite of solutions is engineered to help our clients build connections that make a difference – whether by inspiring viewers, engaging associates, motivating audiences, or streamlining and safeguarding operations.

Our dedicated teams craft solutions experienced by millions every day including:

  • Delivering the fan experience at one of 100+ sports facilities for the NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, MLS, NCAA
  • Building the first fly pack broadcast system transportable by air – bringing the 2022 World Cup and Super Bowl into homes across the world
  • Engineering the first high–density pixel canvas to display HD content at that scale for the Vornado, Marriott Marquis LED Display in Times Square, NY
  • Empowering and monitoring communication and collaboration solutions within multi–national companies around the globe

This remote–based Senior Legal Counsel position will play a pivotal role in providing legal counsel and guidance on a wide range of international legal matters, including providing timely counsel to our sales and operations organizations in support of international commercial transactions. The successful candidate must have the ability to deal with complex matters while operating in a fast–paced environment, providing effective and practical counsel on a variety of international commercial transactional matters.


What will you be doing?
The job responsibilities of the Senior Legal Counsel include the following:

Draft, review and negotiate a wide range of international technology goods and services agreements, including sales and distribution, licensing, service, teaming and/or joint venture, supply, and other strategic agreements.

  • Provide accurate, timely, business–oriented legal advice and counsel to all levels of company management in connection with international business initiatives.
  • Conduct legal research and analysis on international laws, regulations, and industry standards relevant to Diversified's operations.
  • Collaborate with cross–functional teams, including sales, finance, operations, and compliance, to address legal issues and mitigate risks.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of corporate policies and procedures to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations.

Provide legal support to purchasing, sales, finance, and various internal departments with a variety of legal matters ranging from subcontractor disputes, vendor related issues, and process improvement initiatives.

Perform other legal tasks as directed by the General Counsel and senior management.


What do we require from you?

  • Juris Doctor (JD) from an accredited law school.
  • Licensed to practice law and in good standing in one or more states.
  • 8+ years of legal experience in a corporate environment or a law firm handling international commercial transactions, including experience with international business development, contracting and regulatory compliance matters, including ITAR, EAR, FCPA, and trade compliance regulations.
  • Proven track record of drafting and negotiating complex international commercial transactions.
  • Strong understanding of intellectual property, data protection and privacy laws.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills , with ability to clearly and effectively communicate with all levels of management, internal business partners, and customers.
  • Ability to analyze complex legal issues and advise on appropriate corporate response.
  • Detail–oriented with the ability to effectively manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Experience with common business software tools, such as Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel).
  • Self–motivated and pro–active with the ability to multi–task and balance constant and competing priorities to help drive forward corporate initiatives.
  • Must be a team–player with the ability to assist teammates with competing priorities, and the ability to mentor junior legal staff.
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Diversified is an equal employment opportunity employer and all aspects of employment will be based on job requirements, individual qualifications, merit, performance and business needs. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, age, disability or genetic information, or any other applicable characteristic protected under federal, state or local law. We celebrate diversity and encourage people of all backgrounds to apply for available positions. Individuals needing assistance or an accommodation to complete an application due to a disability, may contact Human Resources at

Our compensation ranges reflect the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The pay details below range from our lowest geographic market up to our highest geographic market. Pay is based on several factors including market location and may vary depending on job–related knowledge, skills and experience depending on the position offered, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits.