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Assistant General Counsel - Commercial

Company: Neustar
Location: sterling
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Neustar is an information services and technology company and a leader in identity resolution providing the data and technology that enables trusted connections between companies and people at the moments that matter most. More information is available at https://www.home.neustar.Job Requisition:R-3390 Assistant General Counsel - Commercial (Open)Primary Location:Sterling, VirginiaJob Description:Neustar, Inc. Reston, VAhttps://www.home.neustarNeustar, Inc. ("Neustar" or "the Company") has exclusively retained Major, Lindsey & Africa to conduct a search for an Assistant General Counsel - Commercial, to be located in its Reston, VA headquarters. Neustar is an equal opportunity employer. Interested candidates may apply here. Please do not contact the Company directly; all resumes sent to the Company will be routed to MLA for handling and will create delays. Assistant General Counsel - Commercial Overview: This position is in the Commercial Group of the Neustar Legal Department and reports to the Vice President, Deputy General Counsel. The successful candidate will work with the business teams within Neustar to serve as legal counsel for all of Neustar's business lines - including Marketing Solutions, Risk Solutions, Communications Solutions, and Security Services.Experience: Minimum of 5+ years of legal experience, preferably supporting complex high-tech transactions. Experience with high tech commercial transactions, intellectual property, and privacy law is preferred.Compensation: Competitive base and bonus.Location: Reston, Virginia.Relos: Local candidates preferred.Bar: Must be licensed to practice law in at least one U.S. jurisdiction.Company Overview Neustar is an information services and technology company and a leader in responsible identity resolution providing the data and technology that enables trusted connections between companies and people at the moments that matter most. Neustar offers industry-leading solutions in Marketing, Risk, Communications, and Security that responsibly connect data on people, devices and locations, continuously corroborated through billions of transactions. Neustar serves more than 8,000 clients worldwide, including approximately 60 of the Fortune 100. Learn more about the power of trusted connections here: https://www.home.neustar.Position OverviewReporting to the Vice President, Deputy General Counsel, the Assistant General Counsel - Commercial will serve as legal counsel for all of Neustar's business lines - including Marketing Solutions, Risk Solutions, Communications Solutions, and Security Services.Day-to-Day Responsibilities: Identify and analyze legal and business issues; advise and communicate risks and opportunities with respect to specific products and services. Use strong written and oral communications skills to provide clear and concise legal advice and recommendations to internal constituents. Review, draft and negotiate commercial agreements. Collaborate cross-functionally to ensure consistency of agreement terms with the company's business, financial, and risk management objectives. Support the continuous improvement of the Legal Department's processes and form agreements. Handle procurement agreements. Work collaboratively with the broader Neustar legal team by sharing knowledge, seeking connectivity, and relating specific areas of expertise to the group's broader business contributions.Qualifications & SkillsEducation: J.D. from an accredited law school. Must be licensed to practice law in at least one U.S. jurisdiction.Required Experience: Minimum of 5+ years of legal experience, preferably supporting complex high-tech transactions, with Am Law 100 firm experience preferred. Exceptional contract drafting, review, and negotiation skills. Experience with licensing transactions and intellectual property and privacy law preferred.Personal Traits and Attributes: Ability to demonstrate sound and thoughtful business judgment and creativity to complement excellent contract drafting and negotiating skills. Experience providing legal support to various internal constituents, including the sales, product management, marketing; and engineering and finance departments. Team player with strong desire to provide business-focused legal support in connection with commercial transactions. The ability to work independently (with minimal direction and supervision), take initiative, and manage multiple priorities and assignments. Detail oriented with excellent organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple transactions in a fast-paced and fluid environment. Deal focused with a sense of urgency to get things done. Willingness and expectation to grow substantive expertise and expand responsibilities over time. Proven ability to learn and understand the business environment.Why Neustar? Neustar's offices are abuzz with bright, energetic minds working on the next big thing, all learning and creating together, and having some fun along the way. Join a company that is deeply committed to the growth and development of its employees. Terrific opportunity to join an innovative company in growth mode and help shape its future.Neustar is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. They are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected class, in accordance with applicable law.Contact Information To submit a resume or request additional information, please contact:Deborah Ben-Canaan Partner & Senior Practice LeaderIn-House Counsel Recruitingdbencanaan@mlaglobal.comKimberly Hulsey DirectorIn-House Counsel Recruitingkhulsey@mlaglobal.comNeustar does not accept unsolicited resumes from external firms or agencies. Neustar will not be responsible for placement fees associated with unsolicited resumes.DIVERSITYDiversity, inclusion and teamwork are second nature to Neustar; and these values permeate our entire business structure. Neustar is committed to creating an environment where a wide spectrum of opinions and beliefs are actively sought, listened to and respected. Further, our talented workforce draws from the many geographic areas and markets in which Neustar operates worldwide, which represents a distinct competitive advantage. The rich and varied personal and professional backgrounds of our employees make Neustar a dynamic and rewarding company at which to build a career. We invite you to join us.EOE ofMinorities/Females/Vets/DisabilityNeustar, Inc. considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran in accordance with federal law and other state and local requirements. Neustar, Inc., complies with applicable state and local laws prohibiting discrimination in employment and provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) and applicable state and local laws.

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