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Corporate Counsel

Company: ScanSource
Location: greenville
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Summary:

The person in this role will be primarily responsible for a broad range of corporate commercial legal issues for a public company, including significant emphasis on legal issues related to technology and software development and licensing as well as: general contractual matters (review, drafting, and negotiating), creditors rights, regulatory compliance, corporate finance, litigation, mergers & acquisitions, corporate governance, securities, intellectual property, real estate, intellectual property, and risk management issues. Provides legal guidance to all levels of management for publicly-traded U.S. company. Preferably, the position will be based in Greenville, South Carolina but may also be in another ScanSource office or, possibly, remote.

Job Duties/Essential Functions:

  • Legal advisor to the go-to-market business sales, support, supplier services, marketing and support functions including finance, financial services, operations, IT & software development.
  • Prepares and reviews contracts involving technology distribution, sales, leases, purchases, employment, insurance, etc.
  • Drafting and negotiating legal documents relating to financing transactions and collections, for our in-house credit function.
  • Assist in and/or lead due diligence for M&A activities and technology acquisition.
  • Assist in managing the companys legal entities and ensuring entity requirements are met.
  • Researches and analyzes various legal / business issues and formulates a recommendation for business clients.
  • Prepares and executes legal documents by analyzing, drafting, negotiating, reviewing, and filing these documents.
  • Coordinates and assists in representation of the organization in legal disputes.
  • Corporate governance and compliance work related to a publicly-traded company.
  • Effectively manages outside counsel to achieve business goals while controlling costs.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Supervision Given/Received:

  • Reporting is TBD based on the selected candidate.
  • Interacts with all levels of management

Education Requirements:

  • Juris Doctor (J.D.) from an accredited law school
  • Membership in a US bar, with the ability to obtain a South Carolina license or Limited Certificate of Admission for In-House Counsel

Experience/Specialized Skills:

Demonstrate abilities in the following:

  • 5 to 10 or more years relevant experience
  • Significant previous experience with technology/software licensing, negotiations, general commercial transactions required and strong preference for experience with recurring revenue transactions and/or the master agency business model
  • Preference given to candidates with prior in-house counsel experience
  • Significant competency and experience in any of the following: contracts, creditors rights, technology, and recurring revenue models

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to sit at a computer terminal for long periods of time.
  • Ability to be physically in attendance at workstation at designated company or home office location during normal business hours designated for the position.
  • Ability to travel up to 15% of the time.
  • Ability to lift 25 lbs.
  • An essential function for this position, based on business necessity, is that the employee must be physically in attendance at his/her workstation at the designated company or home office location during the normal business hours designated for the position.

ScanSource, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

EOE/M/F

Keywords: ScanSource, Greenville , Corporate Counsel, Other , greenville, South Carolina

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