Corporate Counsel Technology and Procurement

Cleveland, Ohio
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Sep 01, 2016
Oct 31, 2016
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Title_Corporate Counsel Technology and Procurement_

About the OrganizationAmTrust Financial Services, Inc., (Nasdaq: AFSI) headquartered in New York City, is a multinational insurance holding company, which, through its insurance carriers, offers specialty property and casualty insurance products, including workers' compensation, commercial automobile and general liability; extended service and warranty coverage.

PositionCorporate Counsel

LocationOH, Cleveland


Summary: AmTrust is looking for an attorney to join its legal department and support its information technology and procurement teams. Principal responsibilities will include:
  • Structure, draft, analyze and negotiate a wide range of complex technology-related and other commercial contracts, including software licenses, SaaS/ASP, market data licenses, e-commerce and online trading platforms, professional services, software development, HR & benefits, telecommunications, hardware acquisition, and outsourcing (ITO and BPO);
  • Provide licensing, technology, privacy, contractual and other commercial legal advice and counsel to internal clients (consisting of virtually all business and functional units within AmTrust);
  • Advise on technology and IP components of M&A transactions, including negotiating transition services agreements;
  • Train information technology business unit on issues relating to technology and intellectual property law;
  • To the extent engaged, manage outside counsel; and continue building on the legal departments relationship with IT, Procurement and the business/infrastructure units we support. ยท

    Open Date8/31/2016

    Position Requirements

    Qualifications: The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge skill and/or ability required:
  • 5+ years of experience in technology, transactional IP and commercial law at a law firm or in-house legal function;
  • Confidence and poise when working closely with senior stakeholders and suppliers and strong capability to take initiative and work independently, with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to manage and prioritize a large workload.
  • Thorough knowledge of IT industry and outsourcing norms, practices and trends, especially in the context of procurement.
  • Sound business judgment and the ability to think strategically.
  • Desire and ability to work collaboratively and as part of a cohesive team
  • Proven ability to manage multiple, concurrent projects in fast-paced environment;
  • Attention to detail with a commitment to identifying and mitigating risk for the company;
  • Strong interpersonal and oral and written (including drafting) communication skills;
  • Open to periodic travel; and
  • Admitted to practice in Ohio and in good standing in all jurisdictions in which you are licensed to practice. #LI-POST


    Req NumberLEG-16-00010

    Shift-not applicable-

    Number of Openings1

    Employee Referral Eligible

    Employee Referral PayoutThis position is currently accepting applications.