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Office of the General Counsel Tech Transactions Attorney, Director

PwC
McLean, VA 22102
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A career in Office of General Counsel, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to be a part of the Firms legal department by providing dedicated legal support in the areas of litigation, counselling, and corporate, commercial, and employment law. Youll 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 Firms client contracting function, and advising on matters related to employees.As part of our team, youll help with researching background information related to legal issues and prepare legal documents. Youll 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 an authentic and inclusive leader, at all grades/levels and in all lines of service. 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 Director, 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:

  • Arrange appropriate assignments and experiences to support others' learning and development.
  • Seek out different ways to use current and relevant technological advances.
  • Analyse marketplace trends - economical, social, cultural, technological - to identify opportunities and create value propositions.
  • Deploy methods to keep up with, and stay ahead of, new developments and ideas.
  • Offer a global perspective in stakeholder discussions and when shaping solutions/recommendations.
  • Drive and take ownership for developing networks that help deliver what is best for stakeholders.
  • Proactively manage stakeholders to create positive outcomes for all parties.
  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

The Technology Transactions team is part of the firm's Contracting group focusing on counseling, negotiating and redlining technology procurement (inbound licensing) and market facing (outbound licensing) technology agreements. Applicants should have familiarity with advising on, negotiating and redlining transactional matters involving software and other technology, including the development, licensing, acquisition, and sale of IP and other technology and other commercial agreements.

Job Requirements and Preferences:

Basic Qualifications:

Minimum Degree Required:
Juris Doctorate

Minimum Years of Experience:
5 year(s) with at least 5 years of prior 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 thought leader-level knowledge with, and/or a proven record of success directing efforts in the technical professional knowledge in the legal specialty.

Demonstrates thought leader-level abilities with, and/or a proven record of success directing efforts in the following areas:

  • Managing outside counsel to obtain optimal outcome and contain costs;
  • Identifying and analyzing complex legal/regulatory/business issues and providing appropriate legal advice regarding applicable legal and professional standards, often on a time-sensitive basis;
  • Demonstrating extensive negotiation skills with respect to legal issues;
  • Managing multiple cases/matters/projects and/or teams of internal and/or external resources; and,
  • Building consensus, even for difficult or unpopular courses of action necessitated by legal or regulatory requirements.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. PwC is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

For positions based in San Francisco, consideration of qualified candidates with arrest and conviction records will be in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.
Posted: 2020-02-19 Expires: 2020-03-20

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McLean, VA 22102

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