USOGC,Technology Transactions Attorney- Senior Manager

USOGC,Technology Transactions Attorney- Senior Manager

Job Category Office of General Counsel Line of Service Business Services Level Senior Manager Specialty/Competency IFS - Office of General Counsel (OGC) Industry/Sector Not Applicable Job Type Regular Time Type Full time Travel Requirements Up to 20% Job ID 418464WD Location(s) DC-Washington, CA-San Francisco, NY-New York

A career in Office of General Counsel, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to be a part of the Firm’s legal department by providing dedicated legal support in the areas of litigation, counselling, and corporate, commercial, and employment law. You’ll play an important part in all aspects of regulatory proceedings involving the Firm and its personnel by supporting on regulatory issues, advising the Firm on matters relating to its operations, supporting the Firm’s client contracting function, and advising on matters related to employees. As part of our team, you’ll help with researching background information related to legal issues and prepare legal documents. You’ll focus on drafting contracts or legal agreements, retaining files of prepared legal documents, and coordinating requests between internal and external counsel.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

As a Senior Manager, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

  • Encourage everyone to have a voice and invite opinion from all, including quieter members of the team.
  • Deal effectively with ambiguous and unstructured problems and situations.
  • Initiate open and candid coaching conversations at all levels.
  • Move easily between big picture thinking and managing relevant detail.
  • Anticipate stakeholder needs, and develop and discuss potential solutions, even before the stakeholder realises they are required.
  • Contribute technical knowledge in area of specialism.
  • Contribute to an environment where people and technology thrive together to accomplish more than they could apart.
  • Navigate the complexities of cross-border and/or diverse teams and engagements.
  • Initiate and lead open conversations with teams, clients and stakeholders to build trust.
  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

The Office of General Counsel’s Technology Transactions team focuses on crafting, negotiating, and closing the firm’s technology-focused agreements -- both inbound (procurement of technology) and outbound (client-facing licenses). This role primarily focuses on the inbound acquisition of technology that involves critical data and/or will be included in the firm’s client-facing product offerings.

Job Requirements and Preferences:

Basic Qualifications:

Minimum Degree Required:
Juris Doctorate

Minimum Years of Experience:
4 year(s) with at least 3 years of relevant experience advising on commercial agreements involving software and other technology, as part of an IP transactional or technology transactions practice at a law firm or in an in-house environment. Prior professional experience required; the extent, nature and duration of the experience depends upon the role involved.

Certification(s) Required:
Member of Bar in State in which position is located.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred Knowledge/Skills:
Demonstrates intimate abilities and/or a proven record of success in the following areas:

  • Interacting with internal clients needing to procure technology, internal product developers, internal sales/client-facing teams, firm leadership, external vendors, clients, procurement offices, and lawyers;
  • Having a firm foundational understanding of intellectual property (IP) and IP commercialization, and must be familiar with the entire technology contract lifecycle, from product counseling to post-signature contract compliance;
  • Demonstrating experience with various forms of technology, ideally across various industries and market segments, and understanding the landscape for commercializing technology; 
  • Providing, IP, legal, and commercial guidance to product developers and business owners, and negotiating technology agreements of every kind;
  • Possessing experience as a technical professional in technology transactions;
  • Demonstrating effective communications skills;
  • Identifying and analyzing complex issues as well as synthesizing details for a non-lawyer audience, and providing appropriate legal advice, all on a time-sensitive basis;
  • Managing and pivoting among multiple urgent projects;
  • Demonstrating strategic and tactical negotiation skills;
  • Liaising with multiple stakeholders and driving consensus;
  • Delivering unwelcome news in an appropriate and diplomatic manner;
  • Acting as an individual contributor, but also within a broader team in a large enterprise;
  • Being comfortable with ambiguity; and,
  • Being unafraid to challenge the status quo.

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USOGC,Technology Transactions Attorney- Senior Manager

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