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Posted May 4th

Contracts Counsel - Technology

Dallas, Texas


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Posted May 4th

Contracts Counsel - Technology

Dallas, Texas

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Overview

This is an excellent opportunity for an attorney to work in-house at a large, multi-generational, family-owned company. The Contracts Counsel - Technology will assist in contract review, negotiations and drafting, legal compliance and a variety of other general corporate matters focusing on technology and e-commerce within the beverage alcohol industry. The Southern Glazer’s legal department is based in Dallas, Texas but supports a company with operations in 44 states, the District of Columbia and Canada. Open to flexible work location.

Essential Functions

  • Review, negotiate and draft a variety of agreements, including agreements structured around strategic company initiatives.
  • Research and analyze laws and regulations that may apply to complex issues related to the beverage alcohol industry.
  • Identify relevant issues related to engagements with vendors and partners.
  • Conduct and present basic risk assessments in order to assist internal clients with opportunities to support company goals.
  • Collaborate with other senior lawyers with ad hoc issues that arise.
  • Communicate with, and oversee, outside counsel engaged to work on projects and contracts.

Qualifications

  • Excellent academic credentials, including a J.D. from a top-tier law school.
  • Licensed to practice law, preferably in Texas.
  • 5-10 years of legal practice experience focusing on technology and e-commerce contracts.
  • Preference given to applicants with experience in beverage alcohol industry.
  • Strong drafting skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, including writing and speaking English fluently.
  • Ability to work effectively with colleagues and outside counsel and gain their respect.
  • Excellent organizational skills to effectively handle a large volume of agreements and multiple matters at the same time.
  • Strong cognitive and analytical skills.
  • Acute attention to details.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to allow individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands

  • Physical demands include a considerable amount of time sitting and typing/keyboarding, using a computer (e.g., keyboard, mouse, and monitor), or adding machine
  • Physical demands with activity or condition may occasionally include walking, bending, reaching, standing, and stooping
  • May require occasional lifting/lowering, pushing, carrying, or pulling up to 15lbs
Location
Dallas, Texas