Counsel, Technology and Commercial Transactions

Legal / Global Office of General Counsel Legal Posted: 28-Jul-2022

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Position summary:

Do you thrive on developing creative and innovative insights to solve complex challenges? Want to work on next-generation, cutting-edge products and services that deliver outstanding value and that are global in vision and scope? Work with other experts in your field? Work for a world-class organization that provides an exceptional career experience with an inclusive and collaborative culture?

Want to make an impact that matters? Consider Deloitte Global.

Work you'll do

Our Office of General Counsel is currently seeking a Counsel to advise and support on various technology and shared services initiatives within Deloitte Global. 

This person will contribute in the technology space, helping the Deloitte network innovate and deploy new technologies while managing legal risks and complying with regulations. 

The Counsel’s primary responsibility will be negotiating and drafting commercial agreements, including licensing agreements, sourcing and procurement agreements, partnership and joint venture agreements, and term of use. Over time, the counsel will take on a broad range of additional responsibilities including:
· Providing guidance to business teams on identification, protection, transfer, and sharing of intellectual property (including drafting appropriate agreements)
· Providing guidance to business and technology leaders on the legal and other risks associated with development, operation, and implementation of technology systems and innovations and working collaboratively with business leaders to develop practical solutions to address those risks
· Advising to development teams on various matters, including licensing of new technology products and solutions
· Advising internal technology teams on legal and regulatory requirements as part of technology deployment and operations and designing scalable processes to achieve compliance

What you'll be part of - our Deloitte Global Culture:

At Deloitte, we expect results. Incredible—tangible—results. And Deloitte Global professionals play a unique role in delivering those results. We reach across disciplines and borders to serve our global organization. We are the engine of Deloitte. We develop and implement global strategies and provide programs and services that unite our network.

In Deloitte Global, everyone has opportunities. We see the importance of your perspective and your ability to create value. We want you to fit in—with an inclusive culture, focus on work-life fit and well-being, and a supportive, connected environment; but we also want you to stand out—with opportunities to have a strategic impact, innovate, and take the risks necessary to make your mark.

Who you'll work with:

Global General Counsel provides legal guidance and expertise to Deloitte Global, the broader Deloitte organization, and our business leaders. We advise on regulatory, claims, and corporate legal matters, as well as additional issues that may pose novel or unique situations.


Education and Experience:
· Bachelor’s degree and a J.D. from a top law school; active membership in at least one state bar
· 7+ years of legal experience
· Significant hands-on experience drafting and negotiating transactional documents in the technology space, including purchase and sale agreements, license agreements, Software as a Service and Cloud agreements, commercial agreements, master services agreements, non-disclosure and confidentiality agreements, novation and assignment agreements, terms of use, letters of intent, and MOUs
· Experience working in an in-house environment, preferably with a technology provider or supporting technology teams at a large institution
· Experience advising on technology and intellectual property matters, including advising product development teams and/or advising teams working on complex technology deployments
· Knowledge of and/or advise on privacy, cyber security, and confidentiality matters
· Experience working in a global or cross-border environment with individuals from different geographies and cultures
· Experience translating legal concepts and requirements into actionable, practical guidance for IT and business teams
Skills and attributes:
· Responsive and client-service focused
· Strategic, creative thinker with good business judgment who can generate possible solutions and options to achieve business goals within the confines of legal and regulatory requirements
· Team player who enjoys working collaboratively and can navigate a complex organization that is spread across the globe
· Willingness to learn and master new areas of law
· Strong communicator and good listener, with ability to craft clear and effective messages both orally and in writing
· Ability to build and maintain strong relationships across various stakeholder groups within the Deloitte network and externally

Agility and flexibility (as part of a leanly staffed legal department, everyone in the Technology & Shared Services team is expected to chip in and handle a broad array of matters)

How you'll grow:

Deloitte Global inspires leaders at every level. We believe in investing in you, helping you embrace leadership opportunities at every step of your career, and helping you identify and hone your unique strengths. We encourage you to grow by providing formal and informal development programs, coaching and mentoring, and on-the-job challenges. We want you to ask questions, take chances, and explore the possible.

Benefits you'll receive:

Deloitte’s Total Rewards program reflects our continued commitment to lead from the front in everything we do—that’s why we take pride in offering a comprehensive variety of programs and resources to support your health and well-being needs. We provide the benefits, competitive compensation, and recognition to help sustain your efforts in making an impact that matters.

Corporate citizenship:

Deloitte is led by a purpose: to make an impact that matters. This purpose defines who we are and extends to relationships with our clients, our people, and our communities. We believe that business has the power to inspire and transform. We focus on education, giving, skill-based volunteerism, and leadership to help drive positive social impact in our communities.