Corporate Counsel

QTS Data CentersOverland Park, KansasFull Time

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Corporate Counsel supports the company’s legal operations in a variety of matters, with a focus that includes general corporate matters, regulatory and compliance matters, insurance, vendor contract negotiations, internal corporate policies and procedures, along with drafting and negotiating other transactional matters.

Responsibilities, other duties as assigned:

  • Overseeing general corporate legal matters
  • Negotiating and drafting customer and vendor contracts as well as various other transactional matters
  • Assisting with legal and regulatory compliance
  • Assisting with compliance with various domestic and international privacy laws
  • Assisting with the company’s data security program
  • Assisting with management of the Company’s insurance program and operations
  • Assisting with a variety of other legal functions such as loans, joint ventures, acquisitions, construction, real estate, intellectual property protection, tax abatements, litigation, etc.
  • Managing collections on customer accounts
  • Performing a broad range of legal matters and general business matters based on the needs of the company, as assigned.
  • Working with and managing outside counsel, counterparties, insurers, and other third parties as needed

Basic Qualifications:

  • J.D. from an accredited U.S. law school with strong academic credentials
  • Admission to the Bar of a U.S. state or the District of Columbia
  • Three or more years of legal experience as a practicing lawyer working in a general corporate transactional practice

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with project finance and/or asset-based lending

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Hands-on, self-starter who is disciplined and detail-oriented with the ability to work independently as well as in a team setting that requires a highly accurate and timely work product
  • Agile and versatile; comfortable with new and unfamiliar subject matter; easily adaptable to change
  • Able to maintain a high degree of confidentiality
  • Enterprising and entrepreneurial
  • Able to take initiative with no direction
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong listening, organizational, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong work ethic and accountability to deadlines
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and evolving business environment
  • Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel), Box, Workday, DocuSign
  • Excellent analytical, time-management, judgment and decision-making skills
  • Possess ambition and an optimistic attitude
  • Ability to effectively multitask and manage competing priorities and demands on time
  • Strong problem-solving and negotiation skills
  • Able to effectively manage complicated legal and business issues
  • Ability to effectively manage others, including outside counsel and service providers

We conform to all the laws, statutes, and regulations concerning equal employment opportunities and affirmative action. We strongly encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply to all of our job openings. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, age, disability status, Genetic Information & Testing, Family & Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint or discrimination claim.

The "Know Your Rights" Poster is included here:

Know Your Rights (English)

Know Your Rights (Spanish)

The pay transparency policy is available here:

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Poster-Formatted

QTS is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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