Counsel, General Operations & Software Licensing
Posted on: February 25, 2021
Counsel, General Operations & Software Licensing
- Philadelphia, PA
- Professional (Professional)
- 222861 Job Description Job SummaryResponsible for providing
legal support and knowledge in an area of legal specialty for
routine day-to-day matters affecting one or more of the business
units and/or corporate headquarters. Provides advice and
recommendations on issues that have or may have a non-material
impact on business activities and operations. Operates with a
moderate level of supervision and regarded as a subject matter
expert. Researches legal principles and precedents. Supervises
outside counsel on routine matters within the scope of subject
matter expertise.Job DescriptionPOSITION: Counsel, Software
REPORTS TO:--Vice President and Deputy General Counsel - General
OperationsSeeking attorney possessing a minimum of 3-5 years of
experience in negotiating transaction documents, including software
The Counsel, General Operations & Software Licensing will be
responsible for providing guidance, direction, and assistance to
various Comcast business units with respect to transactions,
including on-premise and SaaS licensing transactions and related
professional services engagements.--Position responsibilities
include negotiation of various types of agreements, including
software, consulting and development agreements and advising
business units on RFP strategy related to the procurement of
software and related services.--Minimum Requirements:
- Law Degree from Top Tier Law School.
- In good standing with a state bar (preferably Pennsylvania).
- Minimum of 3-5 years' experience. Extensive experience in
software licensing transactions preferred. Law firm experience and
experience in-house, especially small-to-midsized corporate law
- Excellent negotiating, drafting, problem solving and
- Understanding of risk assessment and analysis within the context
of a growing, innovative technology industry.
- Ability to work effectively with senior management and operations
personnel, simultaneously manage multiple projects, and meet
deadlines with consistently high quality work product.
- Ability to work build, mentor, and lead an effective and
business-oriented team of attorneys and non-attorneys.
Additional Responsibilities - General Duties within Comcast Law
- Provides legal counsel and support to one or more business units
and/or the corporate headquarters. Counsels on a broad range of
legal issues related to assigned area(s).
- Provides leadership in one or more legal specialties and
disseminates information on trends and innovations within the
- Engages and directs outside counsel to undertake specific and
complex work requiring the application of highly specialized legal
- May oversee the completion of projects including planning;
assigning, and monitoring; reviewing progress and accuracy of work;
evaluating results, etc.
- Leads and provides guidance to legal staff including junior
Attorneys, Paralegals, Contract Specialists and administrative
staff, as required.
- Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in
matters of significance.
- Regular, consistent and punctual attendance. Must be able to work
nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) as necessary.
- Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.--
The above information has been designed to indicate the general
nature and level of work performed by employees in this role. It is
not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive
inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and
qualifications.Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT
EducationJuris DoctorRelevant Work Experience15 Years +
Base pay is one part of the Total Rewards that Comcast provides to
compensate and recognize employees for their work. Most sales
positions are eligible for a Commission under the terms of an
applicable plan, while most non-sales positions are eligible for a
Bonus. Additionally, Comcast provides best-in-class Benefits. We
believe that benefits should connect you to the support you need
when it matters most, and should help you care for those who matter
most. That's why we provide an array of options, expert guidance
and always-on tools, that are personalized to meet the needs of
your reality - to help support you physically, financially and
emotionally through the big milestones and in your everyday life.
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