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Attorney, Contracts Specialist - Intellectual Property Management

Company: Iron Mountain
Location: Norcross
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

At Iron Mountain we protect what our customers value most, from the everyday to the extraordinary, while helping them bridge the physical and digital world. Our people have the opportunity to bring their creativity to a workplace that thrives on change. Here, you will be part of a team that doesn't just embrace what's exceptional. It creates exceptional.

JOB PROFILE:

The Attorney, Contracts Specialist is responsible for negotiating and resolving operational and legal issues relating to Iron Mountain Intellectual Property Management's customer agreements; collaborating with internal business partners to develop contract negotiation strategy; and ensuring appropriate risk in contracts by negotiating Iron Mountain-preferred language whenever possible.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Draft, negotiate and advise internal business teams on a variety of contractual documents including customer facing agreements in support of the Intellectual Property Management division. Manage multiple transactions at a time.

  • Possess working knowledge of all Iron Mountain business lines and the legal issues associated with them. Familiarity with standard and fallback positions and ability to pose creative solutions to help meet business needs.

  • Work as an effective and collaborative business partner with internal business teams including account, sales, procurement, information security, privacy and compliance, and others. Develop legal strategy for negotiations, clearly and concisely explain terms of contracts to internal clients, present options for negotiations, and negotiate directly with customers, partners and vendors.

  • Effectively manage workflow to meet multiple deadlines, as well as the expectations of internal and external clients.

  • Educate internal clients and ensure adherence to contracting practices.

  • Address contract compliance questions from Operations Teams. Administer transfer of escrow material to customers as needed.

  • Assist with annual updates to Iron Mountain's customer and vendor contract templates and alternative language guides.

  • Assist with creation of new contract templates to support new service offerings as needed.

  • Assist with various Contracts Team initiatives/projects as needed.

  • This role requires an individual with experience in balancing legal positions and business needs, preferably in a law firm or in-house position.

  • This role requires complex judgments, in depth analysis (business and legal), interpretive thinking and the ability to independently develop innovative solutions.

  • This role requires developed communication skills to partner, communicate and negotiate complicated issues with various levels within an organization both internally and externally.

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE:

  • Education: JD and active Bar membership is required

  • Prior Work Experience: 0-2 years' work experience reviewing and negotiating contracts.

  • Basic knowledge of intellectual property law, computer law and privacy law helpful.

  • Knowledge of contract law and strategic approaches to contracting for customer.

  • Strong negotiation and drafting skills with an understanding of negotiation strategies and implications of contract language nuances.

  • Strong communication and writing skills.

  • Ability to assess issues from both legal and business perspectives to clearly define risks, provide solutions, and succinctly articulate positions.

  • Must take initiative, be self-motivated, and flexible, and be able to re-prioritize work as necessary.

  • Team player who works well with others to meet goals and address business needs, but who also has the ability to work autonomously.

  • Possesses a positive "can do" attitude and the ability to adjust to rapid change/pace.

  • This role requires an individual with experience in balancing legal positions and business needs, preferably in a law firm or in-house position.

  • This role requires complex judgments, in depth analysis (business and legal), interpretive thinking and the ability to independently develop innovative solutions.

  • This role requires developed communication skills to partner, communicate and negotiate complicated issues with various levels within an organization both internally and externally.

WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU?

  • Be part of an ever evolving global organization focused on transformation

  • Have a support system where you have a safe place to voice your opinion and share feedback

  • Open space to be creative, strategize, brainstorm, and be your true authentic self

  • Global connectivity to learn from 26,000+ teammates across 52 countries

  • Be part of a winning team who embrace diversity, inclusion, and our differences

Category: Administration Group

Iron Mountain is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. We recruit and hire applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factor prohibited by law.

To view the Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law posters and the supplement, as well as the Pay Transparency Policy Statement, CLICK HERE

Requisition: J0027892

Keywords: Iron Mountain, Atlanta , Attorney, Contracts Specialist - Intellectual Property Management, Other , Norcross, Georgia

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