Description:

Overview:
American International Group, Inc.’s (AIG) Global Legal, Compliance, and Regulatory (GLCR) department is comprised of attorneys and other professionals providing high quality advisory and transactional support with integrity and objectivity across all parts of AIG. The GLCR team enables AIG’s diverse financial services business to comply with laws, regulations and internal policies in over 60 countries, while also minimizing and managing risks to AIG and its clients. This is an international, diverse, and award-winning team that has been recognized for its leadership, innovative solutions, and pro bono commitment.

About the Technology & Sourcing Legal Department:
GLCR’s Technology & Sourcing Legal department provides legal support to the firm’s CIOs and the global technology organization, and to all business units, on a wide range of technology. Among other topics, this department provides primary legal coverage in the areas of Cloud, Technology Transactions, Outsourcing, Telecom, SaaS and Licensing Agreements. The department supports many of the firm's most strategic, transformation and cutting-edge initiatives, including, the acquisition of all technology services and external partnerships and collaborations.

Position Description:
We are currently seeking an Assistant General Counsel to join the Technology Transactions team. This is an excellent opportunity for an attorney with experience in technology transactions to support the technology initiatives of the firm's businesses and corporate functions. The attorney in this role will handle the structuring, drafting, negotiation and analysis of agreements for the acquisition of global and domestic technology products and services, including but not limited to SaaS agreements, platform agreements, in addition to the drafting of client-facing technology terms. The attorney will work closely with colleagues in the GLCR, Sourcing/Procurement and Third-Party Enterprise Risk Management, and Technology Controls.

This position is located at AIG’s midtown office in New York City.

In This Role You Will:
  • Review, draft and negotiate a wide variety of technology agreements, including software development, licensing and maintenance agreements, application hosting agreements, cloud services agreements, telecommunications services, and hardware leasing and purchase agreements
  • Draft and negotiate agreements for procurement of other goods and services including professional and consulting services, technology and business process outsourcing, and other information technology-related services
  • Review, update and maintain vendor contract templates, clause libraries, and contract review checklists, in line with market practice and AIG’s legal and business needs, including to address compliance with regulatory requirements and policies and standards. Liaise with the procurement and vendor risk assessment teams with respect to vendor contracts. Conduct training on templates to various stakeholders
  • Creating contract abstracts, summarizing key points/dates
  • Review of internal policies and procedures as needed to improve the vendor contracts process
  • Collaborate with other functional partners to ensure appropriate awareness and escalation of issues as they arise while being sensitive to confidentiality restrictions
  • Provide effective and strategic legal advice by gathering information in a complex business environment, understanding business needs and goals, detecting legal issues and obstacles, identifying legal solutions and alternatives, and succinctly and competently counseling and communicating with technology and business professionals regarding legal risks, solutions, and alternatives

Qualifications:
  • 3+ years of experience as a practicing attorney required
  • Prefer experience in a top tier law firm and/or in a corporate in-house attorney role as well as experience working in a regulated financial services company
  • Experience drafting and negotiating complex global technology agreements, e.g. software licensing/support, software as a service, outsourcing, cloud, consulting, professional and other services agreements
  • JD (or local equivalent if outside the US) and Attorney candidates must be in compliance with all relevant licensing requirements to practice law, and in good standing, in at least one US jurisdiction
  • Familiarity with cybersecurity, technology controls, information security, data privacy and protection, and data management
  • Excellent verbal, written, negotiation and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and legal research skills

Veterans are encouraged to apply

The base salary range for this position is $132,000.00 - $165,000.00, and the position is eligible for a bonus in accordance with the terms of the applicable incentive plan. In addition, we’re proud to offer a range of competitive benefits, a summary of which can be viewed here: AIG Benefits Overview.

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A look at our Benefits
We're proud to offer a range of employee benefits and resources that help you protect what matters most - your health care, savings, financial protection and wellbeing. We provide a variety of leaves for personal, health, family and military needs. For example, our "Giving Back" program allows you to take up to 16 hours a year to volunteer in your community. Our global mental health and wellness days off provide all colleagues with a paid day off to focus on their mental health and wellbeing.

We also believe in fostering our colleagues' development and offer a range of learning opportunities for colleagues to hone their professional skills to position themselves for the next steps of their careers. We have a tuition reimbursement program for eligible colleagues to enhance their education, skills, and knowledge in areas that relate to their current position or future positions to which they may transfer or progress.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer
American International Group, Inc., its subsidiaries and affiliates are committed to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and its policies and procedures reflect this commitment. We provide equal opportunity to all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, age, gender, gender expression, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected categories such as sexual orientation. At AIG, we believe that diversity and inclusion are critical to our future and our mission – creating a foundation for a creative workplace that leads to innovation, growth, and profitability. Through a wide variety of programs and initiatives, we invest in each employee, seeking to ensure that our people are not only respected as individuals, but also truly valued for their unique perspectives.

To learn more please visit: https://www.aig.com/about-us/diversity-equity-and-inclusion

AIG is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to job applicants and employees with physical or mental disabilities. If you believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or to complete any part of the application or hiring process, please send an email to candidatecare@aig.com. Reasonable accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis.

Functional Area:
LG - Legal, Regulatory & Gov't Affairs

Estimated Travel Percentage (%): No Travel

Relocation Provided: No

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