Senior Counsel, Contracts

CBOEChicago, IllinoisFull TimeOn Site


Job Description

Position Summary

As a team, the Legal Division is responsible for handling all legal matters for the Company including regulatory filings, SEC and CFTC compliance, contract drafting/review, corporate governance, mergers & acquisitions, disputes, litigation, etc. This particular role will be focused on reviewing, drafting and negotiating a broad range of commercial contracts. This individual will also be expected to handle a number of other general corporate legal matters.

Responsibilities

  • Review, draft and negotiate a variety of contracts on a daily basis, including services agreements, license agreements, technology agreements, marketing agreements, non-disclosure agreements, lease agreements and other agreement types.
  • Assist in the development or enhancement of templates, policies and processes to help create efficiencies in the contracting process.
  • Assist in managing outside counsel work on general corporate matters.
  • Other legal support for Company activities.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree and Juris Doctorate required (from an accredited institution).
  • Member of applicable state bar.
  • Minimum 2 to 5 years of directly related experience in a law firm and/or in-house legal department.
  • Knowledge of relevant substantive legal areas, including intellectual property, licensing, privacy and data protection.
  • Working knowledge of general securities industry, financial markets and/or derivatives markets – preferred.
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite applications including Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook, as well as document management and other office technologies.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to understand complex contractual issues, assess risk and provide pragmatic recommendations to all levels of management.
  • Ability to independently manage multiple time-sensitive projects simultaneously.


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