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Corporate Counsel - Commercial Raleigh, NC, USA

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Corporate Counsel - Commercial Description

Job #: 57687
EPAM is committed to providing our global team of 36,700+ EPAMers with inspiring careers from day one. EPAMers lead with passion and honesty and think creatively. Our people are the source of our success and we value collaboration, try to always understand our customers’ business, and strive for the highest standards of excellence. In today’s new market conditions, we continue to support operations for hundreds of clients around the world remotely, with the vast majority of our teams working from home. No matter where you are located, you’ll join a dedicated, diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential.


You are sharp, driven and inquisitive. You are not afraid to take risks and grow by learning from mistakes. You let your voice be heard and love a good challenge. If this sounds like you, this could be the perfect opportunity to join EPAM as a Corporate Counsel - Commercial. Scroll down to learn more about the position’s responsibilities and requirements.

What You’ll Do

  • Work as an integral part of EPAM's US Commercial Legal Team supporting and coaching key members of our largest Global Business Units
  • Draft, review and negotiate a wide variety of contracts, including:
    • IT Master Services Agreements
    • Consulting Agreements
    • Statements of Work
    • Subcontractor and Alliance Agreements
    • Other in-bound (procurement) Commercial Agreements
  • Interpret contractual and legal issues, and answer questions arising out of our Commercial deal pursuits and delivery activities
  • Lead and assist with special projects as assigned, such as developing templates and standard positions, and supporting geographic expansions or new types of services offerings
  • Work with Legal, Finance and Operations colleagues to improve contract management
  • Participate in the development and management of global compliance initiatives, working with cross-functional partners and providing proactive guidance on laws, regulations, industry standards and other compliance obligations
  • Implement and conduct training on legal issues, policies, programs, and contractual approaches to assure conformity and consistency across our Americas Business Units
  • Assist and advise on disputes
  • Prepare management reporting to summarize status of contract negotiations and provide information to aid in management decision-making
  • Coordinate with internal and external subject matter experts, including external counsel

What You Have

  • JD from a top law school with excellent academic credentials
  • 5+ years’ relevant experience negotiating and drafting IT Services, Outsourcing and other Intellectual Property Agreements, either in an in-house legal department or a law firm’s technology practice group
  • Excellent analytical, negotiation, and drafting skills demonstrated through your work experience
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, especially when explaining contractual and legal issues, and when interacting with customers and senior management
  • Practical knowledge of commercial contracting law and related issues such as intellectual property and licensing
  • Familiarity with, or willingness to learn, technical concepts
  • Sound and practical business judgment
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and manage numerous projects under deadlines in a fast-paced and demanding work environment
  • Expertise building and maintaining strong working relationships with internal clients
  • Ability to provide quick and efficient services with a strong work ethic
  • Responsive and friendly, service-oriented “can-do” attitude
  • Flexible team player, willing to work on a variety of matters
  • Ability to speak and negotiate in a second language, particularly Spanish or Portuguese, is a plus

What We Offer

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance (Subsidized)
  • Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Healthcare, Dependent Care, Commuter)
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability (Company Provided)
  • Life and AD&D Insurance (Company Provided)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Unlimited access to LinkedIn learning solutions
  • Matched 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Legal Plan and Identity Theft Protection
  • Accident Insurance
  • Employee Discounts
  • Pet Insurance
  • REQ #: 200963543

Equal Employment Opportunity

EPAM Systems, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  We recognize the value of diversity and inclusion in creating success for our customers, business partners, shareholders, employees and communities. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, developing and promoting employees without discrimination. As a global employer, this commitment includes complying with all laws in the countries in which we operate. Nevertheless, we believe equal employment practices should not be limited to what the law requires. Equal opportunity and inclusion are essential to motivate, empower and recognize the best in everyone.

At EPAM, employment actions are based on individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital or familial status, national origin, ancestry, genetics, age, disability status, veteran status, citizenship status when otherwise legally able to work, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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EPAM will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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As a U.S. federal government contractor, EPAM is committed to meet its affirmative action obligations to make good faith efforts to expand the recruiting pool of women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans through outreach, targeted recruitment, training opportunities and other activities. We affirm this commitment annually in EPAM’s Affirmative Action Plans. The full text of our Affirmative Action Plan for Persons with a Disability and Protected Veterans is available for inspection in the People Operations Department during normal business hours. Email the People Operations Department to schedule an appointment.

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