Pitney Bowes is Seeking a Senior Counsel in Stamford, CT

Location: Stamford, CT, US

Pitney Bowes is Seeking a Senior Counsel

Pitney Bowes provides technology solutions for small, mid-size and large firms that help them connect with customers to build loyalty and grow revenue. Many of the company’s solutions are delivered on open platforms to best organize, analyze and apply both public and proprietary data to two-way customer communications. Pitney Bowes includes direct mail, transactional mail and call center communications in its solution mix along with digital channel messaging for the Web, email and mobile applications. For more information, please visit us on the web at http://www.pb.com/.

Pitney Bowes is seeking to hire an attorney who will have the title of Senior Counsel. The Senior Counsel will be a member of the Global Legal and Compliance Organization of Pitney Bowes, and will be located in one of the company’s Connecticut offices.
The Senior Counsel will report within the legal organization to a Vice President, Deputy General Counsel, who reports to Daniel Goldstein, Global Legal and Compliance Officer.

The Senior Counsel will have responsibility for general legal matters, including commercial legal advice and contracts, in support of the Digital Commerce Segment of Pitney Bowes, which includes software licensing, internet based offerings and related services. . The Senior Counsel may also be responsible for supporting other corporate functions or business units. The Senior Counsel will work both independently and under the supervision of the Deputy General Counsel.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
•Drafting, reviewing and negotiating complex agreements, including software licenses, OEM/Technology in-licenses, web based terms and conditions, reseller and distribution agreements, non-disclosure agreements and various other types of agreements.
•Advising business unit clients regarding various legal matters and potential disputes.
•Working on general commercial matters for business units, both independently and with other members of the Legal Department.
•Communicating and negotiating with clients and vendors.
•Evaluating and acting on compliance needs of groups the lawyer supports.
•Working on special projects with senior management, other members of the Legal Department, and outside counsel as necessary.
•Consulting with subject matter experts, internal and external, as needed. Researching and drafting legal memoranda.
•Managing outside counsel.

All interested individuals must apply online. Pitney Bowes is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that values diversity and inclusiveness in the workplace. Women, Minorities, Individuals with Disabilities and Veterans are encouraged to apply

The Senior Counsel should have a minimum of five (5) years of commercial legal experience with background and interpersonal skills sufficient to function successfully in a visible and challenging position. Prior in house experience is a plus. In addition, it is desirable for the successful candidate to have the following background:

•A diverse corporate legal background including negotiation experience and general corporate exposure to sophisticated corporate matters.
•Experience in technology/software licensing and web-based offerings.
•The Senior Counsel must hold a law degree from an accredited United States law school and be a member in good standing of the bar of a state or the District of Columbia.
•If not a member of the CT bar, the Senior Counsel must immediately apply for CT authorized house counsel status upon hire.
•The Senior Counsel should have at least 5 years of commercial legal experience, and in house experience is a plus.

Preferred Qualifications
•The ideal candidate will have significant experience in negotiation and client management, and experience in technology/software licensing and web-based offerings.
•Fluency in French, Portuguese, Spanish, German or other language, and experience with government/public sector contracting are a plus.
•Experience in government/public sector contracting.
•Foreign language fluency, such as in French, Portuguese, Spanish, or German.

To learn more about Pitney Bowes and the many other opportunities available, please visit www.pb.com/careers.