Attorney (In-House) / Associate Counsel / Contracts Manager

Clarity Consultants San Jose , CA 95125

Posted 1 week ago

Clarity Consultants is the national leader in providing Learning and Development consultants throughout corporate America. Our high-end services are utilized by such organizations as Cisco, Wells Fargo Bank, Goldman Sachs, Bristol-Meyers Squibb, Gap, Morgan Stanley and many more highly successful companies within the Fortune 1000. Our unique specialization in a high-growth marketplace is considered vital to many large corporate training organizations.

We are looking for an experienced attorney to join our team in the role of Associate Counsel, Contracts (In House Attorney). This individual will manage a broad range of functions to support Claritys business. Candidates should have experience working in a corporate legal or contracts department (and/or law firm), be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, collaborating with internal business teams, and interacting with vendors and customers. The ideal candidate should be solution-oriented, have strong contract negotiation skills and contract drafting experience along with the ability to provide practical advice and operate at a high level in an agile technology environment.

In this role, you will:

  • Develop, draft, review, approve legal terms and conditions, and negotiate wide variety of agreements: master service agreements, statements of work and other types of agreements
  • Analyze contract terms to ensure compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations, industry best practices, and company policies
  • Support contract negotiations with account teams, clients and outside counsel where appropriate
  • Advise internal business line and administrative support teams on contract matters, including structuring, negotiation, interpretation, compliance and enforcement, risk assessment, legal and regulatory compliance, and consistency with business/operational requirements
  • Provide practical and strategic legal advice to business owners
  • Anticipate internal and external business challenges and provide creative problem-solving solutions to analyze legal and commercial risks while supporting corporate strategy and goals
  • Maintain a current working knowledge of new laws, case law trends with respect to contracts and regulatory developments
  • Provide general business and employment legal support


Qualified candidates will possess the following:

  • Law degree with strong academic credentials from an ABA accredited institution and a license to practice law in California
  • 5+ years of relevant attorney background in contract law, specifically in drafting and negotiating contracts, either in-house or law firm
  • Experience with Employment Law and litigation is highly preferred
  • Good sense of judgment and practical business mind to balance competing legal and business considerations to advise on practical solutions and business-oriented results
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks
  • Strong work ethic, a sense of urgency and high level of responsiveness to competing deadlines
  • Candidates should be able to demonstrate strong legal research and written and verbal communication skills, as well as success at working independently and as a collaborative team member with business teams, technology teams, attorneys, and paralegals, in a fast-paced environment

Location: Campbell, CA

Duration: Approximately 30 hours per week

Estimated Start: ASAP


Why Clarity?

A third of your life is spent at work. Youd better like who youre spending it with!

  • Stable: Over 25 years in business
  • Cutting-edge: Innovative, leading service provider in the L&D industry
  • Supportive: Extensive sales, recruiting, and marketing support
  • Industry Recognized: Multi-award-winning provider of L&D services to F1000 organizations
  • World-Class Benefits: Competitive salary and commission structure, a generous benefits package, and extensive perks, including:
    • medical insurance (100% paid for employee / 50% for dependents)
    • dental insurance (100% paid for employee / 50% for dependents)
    • vision insurance (100% paid for employee / 50% for dependents)
    • life and accident insurance (100% paid for employee)
    • long-term disability insurance (100% paid for employee)
    • flexible spending accounts
    • PTO (15 days plus half-day birthdays) and holidays
    • 401(k) with company match (subject to eligibility)
    • flexible work options
    • tuition reimbursement program for professional development
    • company matching programs for charitable giving
    • time off to volunteer for charitable organizations
    • onsite gym
    • flexible work options
    • quarterly corporate events
    • holiday celebrations
    • company tickets to sporting events
    • company-sponsored breakfasts and lunches
    • more
  • Pretty Cool People to Work With (translation: great people, company, and culture)

Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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