Infosys – Legal - Principal Legal Counsel
Infosys Limited is seeking for an experienced legal professional to join the Americas Legal team supporting the Infosys Sales teams in the U.S, Canada and Latin America. The respective individual will report to a Senior member of the Americas Legal team and will be primarily responsible for the following: negotiating various agreements with external clients and vendors; providing legal and business counsel to internal clients to resolve issues; managing external counsel (as applicable); ensuring that all agreements are concluded in accordance with Infosys' corporate risk parameters and policies and working or leading various department and organization projects as assigned. This position may also have the responsibility of managing junior attorneys on the Americas Legal team.

Basic Qualifications:
  • A minimum of 15 years' legal work experience after law school graduation.
  • JD from an accredited law school; with strong academic performance
  • Must be a member of a State Bar
  • Blend of relevant law firm and in-house experience; preferably transactional IP/IT focused with at least 10 years of prior in-house experience with a large corporation
  • Experience with litigation(including mediation and arbitration); responding to complaints; drafting settlement agreements) required
  • U.S. citizens and those authorized to work in the U.S. are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor at this time
  • Candidate must be located within commuting distance from one of these locations – Richardson TX, Lisle IL, Indianapolis IN, New York NY, San Francisco CA, Hartford CT, Bridgewater NJ, Atlanta GA, Raleigh NC. Flexibility to work in hybrid model
  • Travel expectation : upto 15%
  • Currently the position is able to work remote/virtual from home

Preferred Qualification:
  • Excellent drafting skills: demonstrated experience with commercial transactions, specifically the drafting and negotiation of, but not limited to, the following types of agreements: 1) complex master outsourcing services and technology-related agreements; 2) software licensing agreements; 3) reseller agreements; 4) sponsorship and marketing agreements; 5) teaming agreements; 6) RFPs and RFIs; 7) settlement agreements ; 8) non-disclosure agreements; 9) statement of work(s) ; 10) subcontractor agreements; and 11) cloud hosted services agreements. Background in outsourcing, information technology, data privacy, intellectual property, software licensing, marketing/advertising law, SaaS (preferred)
  • Background in outsourcing, information technology, data privacy, intellectual property, software licensing, export control compliance, SaaS, dispute/ conflict resolution and litigation.
  • Experience overseeing and closing multiple projects and transactions. Strong Project Management skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Prior people leadership/management experience required

The job entails sitting as well as working at a computer for extended periods of time. Should be able to communicate by telephone, email, or face to face. Travel may be required as per the job requirements.

About Us:
Infosys is a global leader in next-generation digital services and consulting. We enable clients in more than 50 countries to navigate their digital transformation. With over four decades of experience in managing the systems and workings of global enterprises, we expertly steer our clients through their digital journey. We do it by enabling the enterprise with an AI-powered core that helps prioritize the execution of change. We also empower the business with agile digital at scale to deliver unprecedented levels of performance and customer delight. Our always-on learning agenda drives their continuous improvement through building and transferring digital skills, expertise, and ideas from our innovation ecosystem.

Infosys is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, spouse of protected veteran, or disability.