Allegis Group, Inc. (“Allegis Group” or “Company”) has exclusively retained Major, Lindsey & Africa to conduct a search for a Senior Commercial Contracts Attorney supporting TEKsystems, Inc. to be located in its Hanover, MD office. Allegis Group is an equal opportunity employer. Interested candidates please submit your resume (in MS Word) to Randi Lewis at firstname.lastname@example.org and Edina Beasley at email@example.com. Please do not contact the Company directly; all resumes sent to the Company will be routed to MLA for handling and will create delays.
Overview: Reporting to the General Counsel & Corporate Secretary of TEKsystems, Inc. as well as supporting the Group General Counsel who oversees on behalf of Allegis Group a small business, minority owned company in which Allegis has a financial investment. The Senior Commercial Contracts Attorney will support the staffing and services agreement activity for TEKsystems and its subsidiary TEKsystems Global Services, LLC (“TGS” or collectively “TEKsystems”) as well duties assigned from time-to-time in connection with the minority-owned company.
Firm: TEKsystems, a subsidiary of staffing giant Allegis, provides IT consulting and staffing services from locations in North America and Europe. Considered one of the nation's largest IT staffing firms, the company places more than 80,000 technical professionals each year who work in a variety of fields including biotechnology, telecommunications, and construction and engineering. TEKsystems has 100 offices serving about 6,000 clients.
Location: Hanover, MD
Compensation: Competitive base and bonus commensurate with experience.
Experience: This position is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic organization and industry. All candidates must be eager to learn and demonstrate energy and a need for achievement. Candidate will be responsible for supporting the TEKsystems’ Finance and Business Development teams and primarily supporting TGS.
This will include working with the business to draft, review and negotiate a variety of complex commercial contracts involving information technology staffing and outsourced solutions, including master services agreements, statements of work, amendments, service level and service level credit amendments, channel partner agreements, vendor agreements, RFP responses and supporting documentation, developing and maintaining contract templates, developing business and legal processes, and implementing internal policies to help scale the business. The Senior Contracts Attorney will be an integral part of the aforementioned teams and will be looked upon to provide through leadership in specific legal and business-related areas associated with TGS and TEKsystems.
The ideal candidate will have 10 – 15 years of legal knowledge/experience structuring and negotiating complex transactions involving information technology staffing and outsourcing agreements. The candidate will have handled from inception through conclusion an IT outsourcing transaction, preferably from the vendor’s standpoint, including negotiating and drafting the relevant documents associated with the transaction. The candidate will have the ability to identify potential trademark and patent opportunities for services and products associated with the business. Experience involving global data privacy; domestic and international operations; domestic employment law; and domestic and international tax law is a plus.
In addition, based upon the candidate’s experience and understanding of the ever-changing information technology services and outsourcing industry, a key role the candidate would be expected to undertake would be to partner with the business to anticipate industry changes and new developments and the impact on legal issues as well as business-related issues these changes and developments bring.
Relos: Prefer local candidates.
Education: Law degree from an accredited law school is required. Maryland Bar license is preferred.
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