• Technology Transactions Attorney Senior Manager

    PwCChicago, IL 60684

    Job #1250495150

  • Line of Service: Internal Firm ServicesSpecialty/Competency: IFS - Office of General Counsel (OGC)Industry/Sector: Not ApplicableTime Type: Full timeGovernment Clearance Required: NoAvailable for Work Sponsorship: NoTravel Requirements: Up to 20%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 ~~~ 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 ~~~ 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.A Technology Transactions lawyer to focus on counseling, negotiating and redlining technology agreements, including software, hardware and data licenses, services agreements, reseller and alliance/joint business relationship agreements. Involves specialized contracting for technology transactions on behalf of the PwC Network, and an understanding of and experience working with cloud providers and the associated issues.Job Requirements and Preferences :Basic Qualifications :Minimum Degree Required :Juris DoctorateMinimum Years of Experience :4 year(s) with 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.Preferred Qualifications :Preferred Knowledge/Skills :Demonstrates intimate abilities and/or a proven record of success as a team leader:+ Possessing in depth knowledge of intellectual property law and related contracting issues;+ Understanding Data privacy laws, including EU data privacy requirements;+ Contracting with cloud service providers and data/services hosted by third parties;+ Dealing with international matters and engaging in communication with colleagues in foreign jurisdictions;+ Collaborating and effective teaming, particularly when gathering input and requirements for global agreements;+ Reviewing and drafting contracts and management of negotiations with external vendors;+ Specializing contracts for technology transactions on behalf of the global PwC Network;+ Negotiating complex technology agreements for international organizations;+ Licensing, data security and data privacy contracting matters, including the application of European Union data privacy laws and regulations;+ Reviewing, drafting and negotiating technology agreements, including software, hardware and data licenses, services agreements, reseller and alliance/joint business relationship agreements;+ Reviewing and drafting contracts and management of negotiations with external vendors;+ Instructing and managing outside counsel to obtain optimal outcome and contain costs;+ Understanding standard technologies;+ Knowing when support is needed from other experienced professionals in the organization or from outside counsel;+ Handling highly complex legal issues involving significant risk and requiring the application of seasoned judgment;+ Identifying and analyzing complex legal/regulatory/business issues and providing appropriate legal advice, often on a time-sensitive basis;+ Managing people for success by assigning and overseeing work, providing professional development guidance;+ Working with both cloud providers and the associated issues;+ Negotiating with respect to legal and technology issues;+ Managing multiple cases/matters/projects and/or teams of internal and/or external resources;+ Advising and interacting at the senior leadership level;+ Managing varied and significant segments of a business or business function;+ Assessing how to use technology and other processes to most effectively provide support; and,+ Preparing presentations and communications for leadership stakeholders on technology contracting matters.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.

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