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Commercial Attorney

Posted Mar 18
Full Time

Elevate is recruiting a Commercial Attorney to be a member of Elevate's Managed Contracts Services Team, working closely with in-house law departments and their internal business clients. The Commercial Attorney will provide deal support and also participate on projects to improve our customers' contractual infrastructure, workflow, and processes. They will work independently on assigned matters, but will also work collaboratively with other members of the Elevate team and Elevate service lines, as well as the customers' in-house teams.

Specifically, you will

  • Review contracts and negotiate acceptable alternatives, working from templates and tools that you will help create.
  • Facilitate escalation and resolution of contract issues.
  • Update or draft templates, negotiation playbooks, and other contract infrastructure tools.
  • Capture various pieces of information related to the contracts or matters that you support, and provide analysis and reporting.
  • Participate in, or manage, customer projects to improve contracting efficiency, cost effectiveness, and knowledge sharing.
  • Create reports and make presentations to customers and internal colleagues.
  • Participate on task forces that strive to improve Elevate's service to customers, and that enable our team to develop and grow.


  • 4+ years of experience in commercial transactions, including drafting, reviewing and negotiating commercial contracts, particularly SaaS and other service and subscription agreements.
  • Proven track record of responsiveness and dependability in a deadline driven environment.

Skills For Success

  • Like the sound of working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment for a quickly growing company in an expanding new services market.
  • Think legal services should embrace business models and processes to create measurable, cost-effective results.
  • Enjoy negotiating and drafting contracts.
  • Like working with multinational companies, spanning different markets and industries.
  • Embrace the use of technology tools to facilitate your work.
  • Are knowledge focused rather than task focused; understand the importance of capturing and re-using information.
  • Work well independently as well as with teams.
  • Are the kind of person who can be relied upon to get things done.
  • Can work effectively from a home office or a remote work environment.
  • High integrity and ethical compass.
  • Are flexible, and willing to pitch in on matters and projects to better serve our customers, even if the work falls outside your normal scope of duties.
  • Can act independently executing good judgment, but also not afraid to ask questions and work within internal and customer teams.
  • Excellent writing skills, particularly depicting complex ideas clearly and concisely.
  • Professionalism in both verbal and written work.
  • Excellent listening as well as communication skills, and the judgment to know which skill to use in a given setting.
  • Ability to own mistakes and learn from them.

Technical Skills

  • Experience with Microsoft products like Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and SharePoint.
  • Experience with contract management, reporting, or workflow software tools is a plus.


  • J.D. from an accredited law school.
  • Licensed to practice law and in good standing in at least one state.


  • US national salary range: $90,000 - $130,000, based on job-related skills, experience, level, and location. In addition, Elevate offers full-time employees a comprehensive benefits package and PTO.

Company Information Elevate is a law company. We provide software and services for the intersection of business and law. Our legal, business, and technology professionals offer practical ways for global law departments and law firms to improve efficiency, quality, and business outcomes. Our most recent achievements and distinctions include:

  • For the seventh consecutive year, in 2022, Chambers & Partners named Elevate as a Top Global Services Provider, ranking us as Band 1 (highest ranking) in all applicable categories (Contract Lifecycle Management, Litigation Services, and Flexible Legal Staffing)
  • Co-winner, 2022 Financial Times Collaborative Innovation Award for Industry Impact
  • Winner, Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing Private Companies: 2022, 2021, 2020, 2018, 2017, and 2016
  • Named by ALM Intelligence as the only Pacesetter in the Legal category in its 2021-2022 Legal Department Legal Operations report
  • The first non-lawyer-owned global legal services provider to receive an Alternative Business Structure (ABS) License to provide legal services in the US

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