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Assistant General Counsel (Global Contracts)

Posted Apr 19
Full Time

Company Description

insightsoftware is a global provider of reporting, analytics, and performance management solutions that unlock the potential of business data and transform the way finance and data teams operate. We empower leaders from over 32,000 organizations to make timely and intelligent decisions. Our comprehensive solutions span Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A), Controllership, and Data and Analytics. We deliver finance teams the insights required to navigate any economic climate and drive greater financial intelligence, while increasing productivity, visibility, accuracy, and compliance. Learn more at

Job Description

As the General Counsel with a focus on contracts, you will be a principal legal officer of our company, overseeing a team of 10 attorneys globally. Your role will be pivotal in providing strategic legal guidance, particularly in the drafting, negotiation, and management of contracts across the company’s global operations.

  • Continuously empower, develop, mentor and lead the contracting team composed of lawyers and non lawyers.
  • Ensure the Legal department effectively manages continuously increasing deal flow as a result of continuous M&A activity.
  • Continuously streamline and scale insightsoftware's contract operations as insightsoftware rapidly grows by using AI, software tools, new and improved processes/templates and improved guides and training.
  • Develop robust reporting and uncover insights into our customers, contracts and contract operations by leveraging capabilities of our LinkSquares contract management solution.
  • Support the negotiation of complex (i) software licensing agreements, partner agreements and data privacy agreements with customers and partners and (ii) vendor agreements, as needed.
  • Regularly advise, support and problem-solve for our clients, including Sales (direct and indirect), Customer Success, Professional Services and Finance.
  • As it relates to contracting, advise, support and problem-solve on matters raised by the Integration, Procurement, Product Management, HR, Marketing and Engineering teams.
  • Lead integration of newly-acquired companies into insightsoftware's contract processes and operations and support contracts-related due diligence and integration synergies as part of M&A and integration.
  • Lead management/resolution of contract disputes, including collections escalations requiring legal support.
  • With peers on the Legal Leadership Team, lead and continuously improve our Legal Department.
  • Lead and contribute in areas of legal work outside of contracting, which may include compliance, employment matters and litigation management.


  • JD and admitted to a bar in any U.S. state.
  • 10+ years of experience in software industry, including commercial negotiations in software sales in fast growing environments.
  • 7+ years experience building, empowering, developing, mentoring and leading high performing teams in fast growing environments.
  • Strong knowledge of key legal concepts and tactics in negotiations.
  • Experience improving and scaling contract operations.
  • Experienced in contracting operations integration resulting from M&A activity.
  • Thorough understanding of privacy law and information security considerations as they relate to software contracting.
  • Strong experience with contract management software and other technology tools in support of contract operations.
  • People-focused leader who leads from the front and by example.
  • Passionate about building relationships and collaborating with legal teammates and key stakeholders.
  • Customer-focused mindset and excellent internal client-facing demeanor.
  • Problem solver - ability to resolve legal and business issues efficiently and effectively.
  • Highly responsive.
  • Ability to work under pressure, prioritize and manage significant workload to meet deadlines in a challenging and fast-paced environment.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent judgment, analytical skills and business pragmatism.
  • Experience successfully managing and resolving contract disputes.
  • Willingness and interest to contribute in other legal areas as needed, including compliance, employment matters and litigation management.
  • Experience in managing responsibilities outside of contracting a plus

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

At this time insightsoftware is not able to offer sponsorship to candidates who are not eligible to work in the country where the position is located .

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