Legal Counsel

5 - 7 years experience  •  Software

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/03/17
5 - 7 years experience
Software
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/03/17

Position Summary:

This attorney will be based in our New York City, Lehi, Boston, or San Jose offices and will be working on a broad range of outbound enterprise licensing and sales matters for on-demand services, managed services, on-premise software, and professional services – areas that are critical to Adobe's success. 

The successful candidate must have a JD from an accredited law school, and have six plus years’ experience in negotiating commercial contracts, preferably in the area of software licensing.  Experience with supporting enterprise licensing and sales of on-demand service/cloud-based offerings is a strong plus.  The successful candidate must be prepared to negotiate and drive strategic transactions and a significant volume of sales/revenue agreements.  She/he must also be prepared to counsel Sales and Sales Management (and possibly other groups, such as the Business Units) on a variety of licensing, intellectual property, commercial, anti-trust and privacy law topics.  Strong communication skills required along with the ability to oversee projects.  Must have can-do attitude, be able to provide solutions that balance legal and business concerns, be detail-oriented, customer-focused, and a team player. 

Responsibilities and Requirements:

• Must have a JD from an accredited law school

• Six+ years’ experience in negotiating commercial contracts, preferably in the area of software licensing.

• Experience with supporting enterprise sales and cloud-based offerings is a strong plus.

• The successful candidate must be prepared to negotiate and drive a significant volume of sales/revenue agreements.

• She/he must also be prepared to counsel Sales and Business Units on a variety of licensing, intellectual property, commercial, anti-trust and privacy law topics.

• Must be attentive to details, a good communicator, and organized

• Must possess excellent drafting skills

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