Robert Half Legal Attorney/Lawyer in Atlanta, Georgia
Robert Half is seeking corporate counsel for a boutique law firm which focuses on corporate and intellectual property and technology law and litigation. This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated individual that wants to grow our and their business into a long-term working relationship. Our work environment is collegial, energetic, flexible and provides constant intellectual challenges in law and business. Responsibilities include:
Providing clients with corporate and strategic counsel services focusing on representing the "whole" client
Assisting clients with growth and exit strategies, investment transactions, business succession, and merger and acquisition issues
Handling client contractual issues such as: licensing, distributor and other revenue generation agreements, strategic alliances, partnerships and suppliers; good working knowledge of IP law, privacy law and related areas applicable to technology based businesses.
Managing client intellectual property legal issues (domestic and international) regarding strategy, brand protection, creative protection, and general IP management
Providing legal business coaching services that focus on completing business transactions, re-solving disputes without formal legal action or through collaboration with litigation counsel, and strategic and tactical positioning for leveraging positions
Assume front-line responsibility for client projects, including communicating directly with the client, and shepherd client projects from beginning to completion Knowledge Skills Required
Excellent academic record from an ABA Accredited Law School
State bar memberships in GA (NY, FL and/or CA a plus)
3-5 years of solid experience in medium to large size law firm in areas of corporate, private securities and/or tax
Proven track record of developing strong, trusting, and long lasting client relationships
Ability to handle fast paced workload and add value to multiple projects simultaneously
Ability to act as a "Practical Strategist" to balance business needs with legal risk
Ability to use "hands-on" approach to research, problem-solving, and client relations
Quality and customer service that far exceeds client expectations
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Self-starter, interested in growing own business and with firm clients
Creative, positive thinker with a good sense of humor
Exceptional business coaching skills in the legal area
Experience in employment law and/or IP litigation a benefit
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.
Call your local Robert Half Legal office at 888.798.2974 to discover more about this position. Apply for this job now or contact our branch office for additional information.
All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada.
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Req ID: 00900-0009280460
Functional Role: Account Executive/Staffing Manager
Postal Code: 30361-6317
Requirements: Assisting clients with growth and exit strategies, investment transactions, business succession, and merger and acquisition issues. Handling client contractual issues Managing intellectual property legal issues Providing legal business coaching which focus on completing business transactions Assume responsibility for client projects Excellent academic background from ABA accredited law school State bar memberships in GA, NY, FL, CA Track record of developing strong relationships Ability to multitask Excellent quality and customer service Excellent communication and interpersonal skills