Robert Half Legal IN HOUSE CONTRACTS ATTORNEY in Schaumburg, Illinois

In-house attorney needed for a national organization to work with their internal business team members serving as an advisor and partner on a variety of commercial transactions, IP, technology licensing and other legal matters. The Associate General Counsel will provide strategic, creative and effective legal and business advice; will use sound judgment in balancing legal risk against business needs and goals; work seamlessly and effectively with internal clients at all levels of the company and across all functional groups including Sales, Marketing, Finance, Product Management and HR; and efficiently manage a wide variety of responsibilities concurrently. Responsibilities include:

  • Draft and negotiate commercial agreements with customers, technology partners, services providers, vendors, and licensors (including a wide variety of technology licenses, services agreements and game license agreements).

  • Oversee contracting processes and management.

  • Create contract templates for new products and services.

  • Provide legal support (including conducting and managing due diligence) in context of M A, financing transactions and other matters with company-wide impact.

  • Manage relationships between legal and various business groups within the company.

  • Provide leadership as a participant in business team projects and meetings and serve as legal representative for such matters, including, commercial transactions, IP issues, technology licensing, etc.

  • Contribute to business and legal teams as an advisor, idea generator, creative and strategic thinker. Interested candidates please email resumes directly to and Required Qualifications:

Located in major North American and global markets, Robert Half Legal is the premier provider of legal staffing and consulting solutions on a full-time, project, and temporary basis, serving both law firms and corporate legal departments. We also provide project and eDiscovery teams and workspace for a wide range of initiatives, including litigation support, mergers and acquisitions and document review matters. Our dedicated teams' industry experience allows us to quickly match skilled legal professionals with the best available jobs. We offer challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and skills-enhancement training.

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Req ID: 01300-9501128871

Functional Role: Attorney - Licensed I 0-3 yrs exp

Country: USA

State: IL

City: Schaumburg

Postal Code: 60159

Compensation: $130,000.00 to $140,000.00 per year

Requirements: Attorney should have 3+ years of solid commercial transactions experience within a major law firm as well as in-house counsel within a corporation (strongly preferred). Experience with IP licensing and technology-related transactions highly preferred.

  • J.D. from top law school with strong academic record and bar

  • Ability to analyze issues and generate solutions balancing business needs and company priorities; ability to focus on relevant and material information; comfortable with technology related licensing and other commercial transactions. e.g., SaaS agreements, Licensing (including game licensing) and other commercial transactions. Interested candidates please email resumes directly to and