Find your perfect job.

Back to Job Search Results


Date Posted: 3/27/2021

Job #1582452
Chicago, Illinois
In-House Counsel

Lucas Group has partnered with our client, a growing company that is helping to modernize the capital markets in  their search to hire a Corporate Counsel. The individual will report to the General Counsel.  Key Responsibilities:

  • Drafting and negotiating contracts with third parties (including master service agreements, outsourcing agreements, technology services agreements, SaaS agreements and licensing agreements)
  • Providing pragmatic advice and guidance to internal clients and stakeholders, and developing solutions to issues while effectively managing legal and practical business considerations
  • Developing commercial knowledge of product offerings and client sectors to support legal advice
  • Working collaboratively with internal clients to develop strategies to address identified issues
  • Confirming that contracts are compliant with company policies
  • Contractually protecting company's intellectual property rights
  • Effectively managing workflow, including multiple projects, in a proactive and highly responsive manner
  • Effectively managing outside counsel spend


Qualifications and Skills:

  • Member of NY or IL bar in good standing or ability to become authorized in-house counsel within 6 months of joining.
  • 4-7 years of experience as an associate in the intellectual property and technology group of a major US law firm or combination of experience as an associate in the intellectual property and technology group of a major US law firm and in-house experience.
  • Experience working on technology transactions and negotiating SaaS and licensing agreements required.
  • Strong drafting and negotiating skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, problem solving, teamwork, organizational and analytical skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to engage and complete transactions quickly and effectively, with minimal supervision.
  • Strong communications skills.  Ideal candidate would be able to communicate legal advice crisply to business audience by zeroing on the commercial implications and addressing risk/reward trade-offs.
  • In-house or outside counsel experience supporting FinTech start-ups strongly preferred.
  • Subject expertise in equity capital markets a plus.
  • Educational & Work Requirements:
  • Degree: J.D.
  • Work Experience:4-7 years
  • Title: Corporate Counsel 
  • Location: NY or Chicago


Apply Now

Accepted file types are DOC, DOCX, PDF, HTML, and TXT.

Similar Job Listings

Litigation/L&E Associate Attorney (Midlevel to Senior)

Our client, a collegial Chicago law firm, is looking to add a mid-level to senior litigation associate attorney to work on commercial and labor and employment matters.  Ideal candidates will have 3+ years...

Corporate Associate Attorney (Midlevel to Senior)

Lucas Group has partnered with our client in on its search for a transactional attorney for its Chicago headquarters.  Ideal candidates will have 4+ years of experience working on sophisticated M&A...

Employee Benefits Associate

Lucas Group has partnered with our client, a prominent Am Law 100 firm, on its search for an Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Associate. Educational & Work Requirements: Degree: J.D., Admitted to the...

Corporate Associate

Lucas Group has partnered with our client, a global Am Law 100 law firm, on its search for a Corporate Associate in its Chicago office. Educational & Work Requirements: Degree: J.D., Admitted to the Illinois State...

Patent Litigation Associate- - Chicago, Dallas, LA or San Francisco

Our client, a top AM LAW 20, firm is seeking a Patent Litigation Associate for its Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, or San Francisco offices. Requirements: 4-6 years of patent litigation experience Technical background is...

Real Estate Associate

Our client, a prominent full-service boutique, is seeking an experienced real estate associate with three to seven years of experience for its Chambers-ranked practice.  Candidates should have top credentials and...

Litigation Associate

Our client, a national full service law firm, is growing its Chicago office with a top Litigation Associate.  Ideal candidates will have at least 3 years of experience, excellent writing, and discovery...

Corporate Associate Attorney - M&A and Venture Capital

Our client, a full service international law firm with a focus on innovation and a strong culture, has engaged Lucas Group to assist them in finding a stellar M&A associate attorney for its Chicago...