Temporary Commercial Attorney

IEEE CorporateNew york, New yorkOtherOn Site

The overall purpose of this position is to review contracts as assigned and, where applicable, advise clients domestically and internationally on a wide range of matters, including structuring, negotiating and drafting a variety of general and specialized agreements necessary for the day-to-day operations of a cutting edge global science and technology non-profit organization.
This position functions as an individual contributor and reports to a senior attorney in the Legal & Compliance Department.

Key Responsibilities:

Specific duties include but are not limited to:
  • Advises on, negotiates, and drafts both domestic and international commercial, business and operational contracts.
  • Negotiates directly with external parties on behalf of IEEE.
  • Uses and modifies standard forms and templates in the marketing, publishing, education, technical conference and membership operations of IEEE.
  • Analyzes contractual requirements, special provisions, and legal terms and conditions to ensure compliance with appropriate laws, regulations, corporate policies and business unit procedures.
  • Leads or collaborates on additional legal projects of interest, as requested.


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree and Doctor of Jurisprudence Degree from national law school;
  • Member in good standing of state Bar required.
  • 7 to 10 years of commercial legal advice, contract drafting, negotiation and review experience.
  • Some corporate in house experience preferred.

Skills & Other Requirements:

  • Must be able to provide practical legal advice on a wide variety of legal issues.
  • Must foster a collaborative atmosphere and manifest a business facilitator approach.
  • Excellent drafting skills and ability to communicate effectively.

Experience with technology contracts is a plus but is not required.
• Must be well-spoken and work effectively in a decentralized, fast paced and changing

For information on work demands and conditions required for this position, please consult the reference document, "Physical, Mental, and Work Environment Standards for IEEE Positions." This position is classified under .

IEEE is an EEO/AAP Employer/Protected Veteran/Disabled
Disclaimer: This job description is proprietary to IEEE. It outlines the general nature and key features performed by various positions that share the same job classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties and qualifications required of all employees assigned to the job. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or re-assign duties to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodations or other business reasons.

: Legal
Primary Location: United States-New York-New York City
Schedule: Full-time
Job Type: Temporary
Job Posting: Oct 25, 2021, 5:11:42 PM

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