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Transactional Attorney

Posted Nov 07
Full Time
Oaks, Pennsylvania

The Transactional Attorney (“Attorney”) will be primarily responsible for working with the relevant SEI business teams to structure and reach agreement as to the contractual terms of various SEI enterprise-wide transactions. The Attorney and the relevant business people will lead the review, drafting and negotiating of various agreements within the framework of SEI’s contractual and regulatory compliance obligations and our third party risk management program. The Attorney will have frequent interaction with internal solutions teams, sales/relationship personnel, product/service buyers in most business and competency units and will deal directly with outside clients and vendors. The Attorney must have excellent relationship, communication, project management, organizational and negotiation skills and will be expected to have, or quickly develop, a deep understanding of the business concepts at issue. The Attorney will report to a Senior Transactional Attorney.

What you will do:

  • Drafting, negotiating and reviewing the company’s agreements with clients and third party service providers, including non-disclosure agreements, professional services agreements, outsourcing agreements, software licenses, data licenses and development agreements
  • Working with internal clients to solve legal, risk and business issues in transactions
  • Educating internal clients as to the thought process of the legal group’s assessment of the risk/reward framework of positions and issues present in contractual negotiations
  • Understanding and applying regulatory changes to new and existing contracts
  • Managing and prioritizing multiple concurrent projects
  • Ensuring that company standard contract terms and conditions are included in agreements
  • Participating in various activities related to corporate governance, regulatory compliance, and third party risk management
  • Populating and maintaining contract files and repositories
  • Assisting with policy and procedures drafting and review

What we need from you:

  • Must be a detail oriented, flexible, and collaborative team player
  • Effective writing and communication skills
  • Law degree, Bar membership: Any U.S. state
  • Understanding of technology development, software licensing, financial services, and professional services contracts
  • Ability to effectively prioritize work and business needs
  • Comfort with a dynamic, often-changing environment
  • Must possess a high degree of multi-tasking capability

Attributes we value: Each member of the SEI Legal, Compliance, and Corporate Development department is expected to consistently demonstrate the following fundamental characteristics in the performance of their work responsibilities:

  • Hardworking
  • Smart
  • Effective
  • Solution-Oriented
  • Team Player
  • High Integrity/Ethics
  • Good Communicator/Listener
  • Sound Judgment
  • Dedicated to Self-Improvement
  • Self-Aware
  • Open-Minded
  • Thoughtful
  • Someone who will embody our SEI Values of courage, integrity, collaboration, inclusion, connection and fun. Please see our website for more information.

SEI’s competitive advantage: To help you stay energized, engaged and inspired, we offer a wide range of benefits including comprehensive care for your physical and mental well-being, a strong retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, a hybrid working environment for most roles, support for working parents and flexible Paid Time Off (PTO) so you can relax, recharge and be there for the people you care about. Benefits include healthcare (medical, dental, vision, prescription, wellness, EAP, FSA), life and disability insurance (premiums paid for base coverage), 401(k) match, education assistance, commuter benefits, up to 11 paid holidays/year, 21 days PTO/year pro-rated for new hires which increases over time, paid parental leave, back-up childcare arrangements, paid volunteer days, a discounted stock purchase plan, investment options, access to thriving employee networks and more.

We are a technology and asset management company delivering on our promise of building brave futures (SM)—for our clients, our communities, and ourselves. Come build your brave future at SEI.

SEI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and so much more… After over 50 years in business, SEI remains a leading global provider of investment processing, investment management, and investment operations solutions. Reflecting our experience within financial services and financial technology our offices encompass an open floor plan and numerous art installations designed to encourage innovation and creativity in our workforce. We recognize that our people are our most valuable asset and that a healthy, happy, and motivated workforce is key to our continued growth. At SEI, we’re (literally) invested in your success. We offer our employees paid parental leave, back-up childcare arrangements, paid volunteer days, education assistance and access to thriving employee networks.

SEI is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.