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      Senior Legal Counsel

      Boston, MA




      A leading private economic consulting firm is currently looking to appoint a Senior Legal Counsel to join its Boston offices.

      The Senior Legal Counsel will provide thoughtful legal advice and support to the firm’s consultants and administrative teams. This position will handle a diverse range of legal matters and will involve working closely with both internal consultants and external clients. You will work independently with the goal of providing timely and practical legal guidance to support the firm’s needs. This position will require sound judgment and critical thinking. You will be asked to work on a wide variety of legal issues, and you will be challenged to find creative and innovative legal solutions to further the important and impactful work for clients.


      Key Responsibilities

      • Contracts – Work independently in drafting, reviewing, and negotiating a wide variety of agreements with clients and vendors, including engagement letters, consulting agreements, collaboration agreements, data license agreements, confidentiality agreements, data privacy agreements, independent contractor agreements, Master Services Agreements, and Statements of Work. This includes working collaboratively with consulting and administrative teams (Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology and Information Security) regarding contractual obligations.
      • In-House Advice – Provide practical legal advice to consulting staff on a wide variety of topics that balances risk and business needs. This work may involve legal research regarding evolving issues and collaborating on long-term projects pertaining to issues that are a priority for the firm.
      • Risk Management – Assist in risk management on a firm-wide basis, including in emerging fields like generative AI. Work on improvement of certain business processes with an eye for increasing efficiency and reducing risk to the firm.
      • Manage Outside Counsel – Engage and manage outside counsel as needed to provide timely and practical advice on specific legal issues.


      Skills, Knowledge & Experience

      • JD required.
      • Minimum of five years of legal experience required.
      • An ideal candidate will have five to eight years of substantive relevant experience.
      • Experience independently drafting, reviewing, and negotiating complex agreements.
      • A combination of experience at a law firm and in-house is preferred.
      • Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills.
      • Excellent judgment and ability to tailor advice to circumstances at hand.
      • Strong analytical, strategic, and critical thinking skills.
      • Excellent attention to detail.
      • Ability to work in fast-paced environment and manage multiple tasks and deadlines.
      • Willingness to learn.
      • Enjoys contributing to a collaborative team environment.
      • An inclusive and growth-oriented mindset, strong interpersonal skills, and an ability to work across differences.
      • To the extent permitted by applicable law, eligible candidates must be authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship or restriction, now and in the future.

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      Darren Cooper

      Human Resources & Talent Recruiter

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