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Senior Counsel

L3Harris
Londonderry, NH 03053
Description:

Job Title - Senior Counsel  
Job Location – Londonderry, NH  
Job ID – CS20201203-42936


Job Description:

This position is for a Senior Counsel supporting the L3Harris Integrated Vision Solutions (IVS) business. As Corporate Counsel for IVS, this position has responsibility to provide and manage legal advice and services working in close cooperation with IVS business teams. This position will report to the Communication Systems Vice President, General Counsel.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Provide proactive and practical legal counsel and guidance to IVS business management and functional staff in regard to all general and specialized legal matters including federal, state and local law compliance as well as with a wide      variety of international and commercial business transactions.
  • Support IVS contracts staff in the review, negotiation and approval of customer contracts and to ensure ongoing compliance with applicable laws, regulations and contractual requirements.
  • Partner with IVS leaders to assess, predict and manage legal and other risks in a growing business operating in mission-critical, high-risk environments. 
  • Counsel IVS leaders regarding all legal issues related to their business, including day-to-day legal advice, legal issues that arise in strategic planning and changes in market approach, contract performance issues and disputes,      and changes to laws and regulations that may impact the business.
  • Manage disputes, protest and litigation matters. Implement strategies related to dispute resolution and settlement. 
  • Collaborate with operational, subcontracts and supply chain leadership to ensure that contractual and operational risks assumed by IVS are flowed down to subcontractors and suppliers. 
  • Select and manage outside attorneys as needed for certain legal matters and disputes.
  • Develop, maintain and apply legal, compliance and business processes, practices and guidelines to promote timely and smooth contract performance and risk mitigation. 
  • Ensure that IVS sector practices and procedures comply with federal, state and local laws and regulations, and are consistent with applicable corporate policies and procedures.
  • Coordinate the Communication Systems Vice President, General Counsel and, as necessary, the L3Harris      Corporate General Counsel.
  • Maintain a high level of proficiency on current laws and implementing regulations, and coordinates with IVS staff to develop and deliver timely training, as appropriate.
  • Willingness to travel as business needs require.  

    Qualifications:

    • Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school and a state bar membership.
    • 10 years of government contracting, including state and local contracting, and commercial transactional experience, either with the U.S. government, law firm or as an in-house counsel.

      Preferred Skills:

      • Prior in-house experience, and experience with drafting and negotiating technology or software agreements is a plus.
      • Strong legal, analytical, negotiation, oral and communication skills.
      • Extensive state and local government contracting experience.
      • Knowledge of federal government contracting, state and local government contracting law, or regulatory compliance, as well as experience with commercial contracting transactions.
      • Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities and provide strong problem-solving analysis and resolution taking into consideration legal and practical business implications.
      • Strong business acumen; ability to learn, understand and provide insight on significant business issues.
      • Ability to function as an effective counselor and confidant and work closely with senior business leaders.
      • Sound judgment, strong work ethic and ability to manage multiple matters effectively in a face-paced environment. 


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Posted: 2020-05-18 Expires: 2020-06-17

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