At Cognizant we have a diverse legal team working closely with business, sales and marketing teams, and other corporate functions throughout the United States and the world to deliver digital and information technology solutions for our customers around the globe. The work is fast-paced and dynamic, often time-sensitive and demanding, but one that will continuously challenge you to learn, grow and become a better attorney.
The Cognizant Legal team is looking for a Commercial Transactions Corporate Counsel who will be focused on a wide range of technology related commercial transactions to join us in Dallas, Texas; Denver, Colorado; Washington, DC, or Teaneck, NJ. In this role, you will be responsible for the full range of legal responsibilities associated with Cognizant's commercial transactions including:
negotiating commercial contracts with our customers, many of which are represented by top law firms;
addressing legal queries from business teams across various aspects of the law, the contract, and the customer relationship, including compliance, intellectual property, privacy, litigation, and employment;
collaborating with fellow attorneys to develop and maintain templates, playbooks, contracting policies, negotiation practices, and escalation procedures.
This fast-paced role requires excellent communication and time management skills. As Commercial Transactions Corporate Counsel, you will either work as an assigned vertical attorney, or work in a broader role for multiple verticals.
Job Location : Teaneck, New Jersey, United States || Anchorage, Alaska, United States
Employee Status : Full Time Employee
Shift : Day Job
Travel : No
Job Posting : Aug 10 2020
About CognizantCognizant (Nasdaq-100: CTSH) is one of the world's leading professional services companies, transforming clients' business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant is ranked 194 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world. Learn how Cognizant helps clients lead with digital at www.cognizant.com or follow us @USJobsCognizant.
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