TransCore (TRN), a subsidiary of ST Engineering, is seeking an Assistant General Counsel to join our team in Nashville, Tennessee.
Summary: Headquartered in Nashville, TransCore is the global leader in electronic road tolling and intelligent traffic solutions, operating throughout the United States and in several foreign countries. TransCore is seeking an experienced, agile, and creative attorney to join as Assistant General Counsel. An integral member of the Legal Department, this person will be responsible for advising TransCore operations staff in negotiation of public works technology and construction contracts, analysis of contract disputes and litigation support, and ensuring compliance with laws, regulations, and contractual commitments. This position will support litigation efforts and compliance with data protection and privacy laws and regulations affecting TransCore's business activities. This position reports to the General Counsel.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following (other duties appropriate to the position may be assigned):
- Perform public works construction contract administration activities including support in preparation of proposals in response to requests for information, qualifications, and/or proposals. This duty requires detailed review of technical specifications, contract terms and language, government and/or private procurement announcements, as well as any applicable statutory requirements,
- Perform construction and technology contract and subcontract drafting, negotiation, and analysis activities,
- Prepare and negotiate additional goods and services agreements, as well as project teaming agreements and nondisclosure agreements,
- Prepare reports and correspondence and maintain contract files,
- Advise management of contractual rights and obligations and provides interpretation of terms and conditions,
- Provide support to the General Counsel for litigation matters, including review of pleadings and briefs and coordinating responses to discovery requests (including document collection and organizing and drafting of discovery responses)
- Utilize relevant specialized software programs for document management (contracts) and e-discovery platforms (litigation)
- Interact with Outside Legal Counsel as required and directed by General Counsel,
- Act as a subject matter expert on matters relating to applicable privacy laws, including providing strategic data privacy and security matters,
- Provide legal support for privacy and data security efforts, both at the corporate and project-specific levels.
- Perform other related duties as may be assigned or required.
- This position will have normal working business hours of Mon through Fri, 8am - 5pm with occasional nights/weekends when required.
- J.D. from ABA-accredited law school
- Admission in good standing to TN state bar or able to obtain in-house counsel waiver from TNBPR.
Required Skills & Experience:
- Minimum of five years' experience as a licensed, practicing attorney.
- A demonstrated proficiency in construction and/or commercial contracts, negotiating skills and a basic understanding of contract law, risks, and drafting.
- Proficiency as a commercial or personal injury litigator.
- Ability to work independently, analyze a variety of legal topics and conduct basic legal research.
- Exceptional organizational skills.
- Excels in time management and multi-tasking.
- Strong interpersonal skills.
- Experience with MS Office Software, Adobe, e-discovery platforms, and contract management software.
Preferred Skills & Experience:
- Proficiency with e-discovery platforms and/or contract management software.
- Jury trial experience.
- Technology sector and privacy law experience are a plus.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)