Isn't it time you bragged about where you work? At CARFAX, we do, every day. We pride ourselves on being mission-focused on helping to grow a brand built on accuracy and integrity. We care deeply about our products and our customers. We’re more than just a company: We help millions of consumers make more-informed decisions every day. We know that our teammates are our most valuable asset, and we value a balanced life while tackling challenging projects in a fast-paced environment.
The Associate General Counsel, Commercial Contracts position is responsible for supporting a rapidly growing business by partnering with and advising business teams on a variety of commercial contracts and legal issues. The position represents an excellent opportunity to make substantial contributions to a dynamic and thriving business. The successful candidate will be an experienced commercial contracts attorney that is a team player and someone who can creatively solve problems while applying sound business and legal judgment to a wide variety of commercial contracts and relationships. The position reports to the General Counsel.
This role has an expectation of 3 days in the office per week, subject to change based on future business needs.
As Associate General Counsel, Commercial Contracts you will:
Draft, review and negotiate a variety of commercial contracts, including non-disclosure agreements, technology and software licenses, master service agreements, SOWs, SaaS agreements, professional services agreements and a wide array of other vendor agreements
Contribute to the negotiation of agreements with vendors and suppliers to achieve the optimal combination of service, cost, quality and risk mitigation
Manage the standard procurement agreement process, from intake and drafting through negotiation and execution
Special projects on an as-needed basis
What we’re looking for:
Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school, required
At least 5 years law firm or a combination of law firm and in-house hands-on experience drafting and negotiating contracts, including non-disclosure agreements, technology and software licenses, master service agreements, SOWs, SaaS agreements, professional services agreements and a wide array of other vendor agreements
Experience effectively handling a high volume of contracts
Excellent verbal and written communication, negotiation and presentation skills with the ability to effectively interact with legal and non-legal team members
Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills
Aptitude to quickly learn and develop new skills
Independent and innovative thinker with excellent analytical and reasoning skills and judgment
Ability to juggle multiple clients and projects simultaneously with competing demands
Strong work ethic with excellent follow up skills and a proactive mindset
A self-starter with an ability to work independently and as part of a team
General understanding of data privacy and protection laws
Familiarity with artificial intelligence and machine learning issues a plus
Licensed to practice law in Virginia or eligible to be admitted under a Virginia Corporate Counsel Certificate
What’s in it for you:
Competitive compensation, benefits and generous time-off policies
4-Day summer work weeks and a winter holiday break
401(k) / DCPP matching
Annual bonus program
Casual, dog-friendly, and innovative office spaces
CARFAX, part of S&P Global Mobility, helps millions of people every day confidently shop, buy, service and sell used cars with innovative solutions powered by CARFAX vehicle history information. The expert in vehicle history since 1984, CARFAX provides exclusive services like CARFAX Used Car Listings, CARFAX Car Care, CARFAX History-Based Value and the flagship CARFAX® Vehicle History Report™ to consumers and the automotive industry. CARFAX owns the world’s largest vehicle history database and is nationally recognized as a top workplace by The Washington Post and Glassdoor.com. Shop, Buy, Service, Sell – Show me the CARFAX™. S&P Global Mobility is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI). S&P Global is the world’s foremost provider of credit ratings, benchmarks, analytics and workflow solutions in the global capital, commodity and automotive markets.
CARFAX is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of CARFAX to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, pregnancy, religion, national origin, age, ancestry, citizenship status, veteran status, military status, disability or handicap, sexual orientation, genetic infor...mation or any other status protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, CARFAX will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. We maintain a drug-free workplace. We are a participant in E-Verify.