Sr. Corporate Counsel
Optiv Security

Overland Park, Kansas

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The Sr. Corporate Counsel is responsible for a variety of legal business matters that range from developing legal terms, managing claims and litigation, overseeing contract guidelines/review of corporate counsel, negotiating vendor terms, managing and administering equity programs and advising the organization on appropriate legal action to be taken.

How you'll make an impact

  • Working with corporate in-house counsel, draft, review and negotiate legal and commercial documents and contracts, including master services agreements, RFPs, non-disclosure agreements, purchase agreements, reseller agreements, leases, and employment agreements.
  • Coordinate results of such documentation reviews with sales representatives, department directors and help negotiate satisfactory outcomes with client and partners.
  • Works closely with outside counsel and with many of the company's other in-house lawyers, sales, operations and finance staff, as well as service delivery teams
  • Oversees legal equity database and administration of company stock option grants
  • Represent the organization on legal matters as assigned.
  • Perform factual and legal research and analysis, draft and review contracts, data privacy and protection, employment agreements, and other legal correspondence.
  • Advise executives on potential legal ramifications of proposed organizational policies and procedures. Protect the organization's rights in its interactions with external parties.
  • Oversees company's legal response in job related workplace disputes or claims of employer wrongdoing (e.g., wrongful termination, contract disagreements, unemployment issues, and discrimination)
  • Responsible for a broad array of legal matters, which may include: regulatory, employment, insurance claims, business development, contracts, mergers & acquisitions, real estate, data privacy and protection, environmental, litigation, and commercial issues
  • Oversees our Equity and insurance Portfolio program
  • Assisting the General Counsel in preparing Optiv to comply with the SEC rules and regulations

What we're looking for
  • Law degree and license to practice law,
  • At least 7-15 years of experience practicing law, including in the area of contract review and negotiation, preferably in both private practice and corporate settings.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, negotiation and persuasion skills, including the ability to weigh and articulate the risk and benefit of various scenarios and propose effective resolutions.
  • Exceptional leadership, organizational and administrative skills.
  • Must have knowledge and working experience of employer-employee legal principles, EEOC, and understanding of laws such as the Title VII, Fair Labor Standards Act, litigation, claims and equity, contracts.
  • Ability to work closely with Counsel and paralegals and in a team environment
  • Effective communication skills with non-legal staff, such as our sales, consulting, and management teams as well as with client representatives.
  • Willingness to take on additional duties in a growing company.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously in a dynamic environment with very tight deadlines.
  • Experience with federal contracting would be a plus.
  • This position will be hybrid and is required to be in-office up to 3 days per week

What you can expect from Optiv
  • A company committed to championing Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion through our Employee Resource Groups.
  • Work/life balance
  • Professional training resources
  • Creative problem-solving and the ability to tackle unique, complex projects
  • Volunteer Opportunities. "Optiv Chips In" encourages employees to volunteer and engage with their teams and communities.
  • The ability and technology necessary to productively work remotely/from home (where applicable)

EEO Statement

Optiv is an equal opportunity employer (EEO). All qualified applicants for employment will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, status as an individual with a disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law. Optiv respects your privacy.

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