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Commercial Contracts Lawyer

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Location: New York, NY

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Job Description

If you’re entrepreneurial, business-minded and always craving the next challenge, we would love to have you join us on our mission to shape the future of law.                                                                                                   

Our lawyers benefit from a self-directed practice, flexibility, top tier peers and access to the world's largest and most innovative clients - all with a full suite of benefits including paid time off, healthcare and professional development resources.

Currently, we're on the hunt for exceptional Commercial Contracts lawyers to join our ranks with:            

 Significant transactional experience, preferably in an in-house environment, negotiating a wide variety of commercial agreements and drafting associated language and terms

 Excellent vendor contract negotiation skills, in addition to experience drafting and negotiating a broad range of commercial contracts, including but not limited to contracts for internal stakeholders in sales/business development, procurement, marketing, product development, human resources, licensing, technology, and finance

 The ability to revise agreements, propose strategic language, and negotiate with opposing counsel

 The ability to communicate issues to deal teams, raise salient issues, propose various strategies to limit risk, and help deal teams comply with terms and evaluate deals from a legal and risk perspective

 Active membership in the New York, New Jersey and/or Connecticut state bar required. (The candidate must be barred in the state in which they live and/or willing to be onsite in the state in which they are barred.)

Job Requirements

The responsibilities for this role will include:

 Working with and advising business clients directly, as well as providing guidance and practical solutions for various labour and employment law issues

 Providing employment counselling and advice to the business team in a fast-paced environment

 Developing an innovative approach to legal issues in support of strategic business initiatives and objectives with a high level of professionalism and outstanding business judgement                                          

Axiom is an equal opportunity employer and committed to a diverse workforce.                                                                 

With over 1,500 (and growing) Axiomites based around the world, we seek to live up to the New York Times’ prediction that:  “A more sweeping transformation may be on the horizon. And it may look a lot like Axiom”.                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

Our company is ranked #1 in business of law, innovation in corporate strategy and innovation in law firm efficiency by the Financial Times.                                                                                                                                                           

For more information, please visit www.axiomlaw.com and follow us on Twitter @Axiom_Law.