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Commercial Contracts Attorney

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CentralSquare Technologies | G & A | Lake Mary, FL

Commercial Contracts Attorney

We are seeking an energetic Commercial Contracts Attorney to serve in a broad contracting capacity.  This role will primarily support reviewing, drafting, and negotiating contracts and legal matters that pertain to the sales process, working directly with internal stakeholders and external customers on a vast array of commercial matters.  The ideal candidate brings strong drafting, negotiation, and legal skills, solid business instincts and judgment, and outstanding written and verbal communication skills. The candidate must also be a team player with good interpersonal skills.  This position will report to the Corporate Counsel.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Review, draft (from scratch or from a form), and negotiate sales contracts (including SaaS and Software License Agreements), maintenance and support agreements, vendor agreements, non-disclosure agreements, SOWs, amendments, change orders, NDAs and other commercial agreements;
  • Develop processes, policies, and standards in order to derive efficiencies and mitigate risk within the commercial contracting life-cycle;
  • Develop and update internal contract templates and forms;
  • Work cross-functionally with Legal, Accounting, Sales, Professional Services, Support, and Compliance team members in developing and leading process and risk mitigation improvements within the contracts life-cycle;
  • Escalate non-standard, complex matters to appropriate internal resource;
  • Work alongside Corporate Counsel in the review, management, and resolution of customer issues; and
  • Work on additional projects and initiatives as directed by the Corporate Counsel or General Counsel.
  • Proficiency with scanning software and document/contracts database management systems a plus;
  • Proficiency with electronic signature applications (e.g. DocuSign) a plus; and
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a sense of humor.

 

Skills & Requirements

Requirements:

  • Juris Doctorate (JD) Degree; member in good standing of the FL State Bar, or the ability to be admitted in FL as Registered In-house Counsel;
  • At least 5 years of post-graduation experience reviewing/drafting/negotiating legal and commercial contracts;
  • Familiarity with software license and cloud subscription models is preferred;
  • Experience developing templates and implementing processes within the contracts life-cycle;
  • Attention to detail and the ability to prioritize multiple tasks in order to meet tight deadlines are critical;
  • Additional experience with/knowledge of IP, data security, litigation/dispute management, and/or international contracting/gov’t contracting considerations is a plus;
  • Excellent customer service to both internal and external customers;
  • Knowledge of software licensing and subscription models is a plus;
  • Experience drafting and negotiating;
  • Strong experience with Microsoft Office programs;
  • Excellent writing and communication skills;
  • Self-motivated with desire to work in a fast-paced environment;