PwC Office of the General Counsel Contracts Attorney in McLean, Virginia

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Job Description

The Office of the General Counsel (OGC) is the U.S. Firm's legal department, providing dedicated legal support to the partnership. OGC divides its resources into six practice groups:

Litigation, which oversees claims and regulatory proceedings involving the firm and its personnel.

Counseling, which supports the individual Lines of Service with respect to practice issues, as well as advises on regulatory issues.

Corporate, which advises the firm on matters relating to its operations, including mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property, commercial contracting, governance and partnership law matters, privacy and treasury affairs.

Commercial, which supports the firm's client contracting function.

Employment, which advises on matters related to employees and partners of the firm.

Tech, IP & Data Protection, which advises the firm on intellectual property, technology transactional matters, data issues and data privacy.

See "Additional Information" below for a description of the specific OGC role that the firm is currently seeking to fill.

Position/Program Requirements

Minimum Year(s) of Experience: 2

Minimum Degree Required: Juris Doctorate

Knowledge Preferred:

Technical professional knowledge in legal specialty.

Skills Preferred:

  • Experience with managing outside counsel to obtain optimal outcome and contain costs.

  • Proven experience in identifying and analyzing complex legal/regulatory/business issues and providing appropriate legal advice regarding applicable legal and professional standards, often on a time-sensitive basis.

  • Extensive negotiation skills with respect to legal issues.

  • Proven ability to manage multiple cases/matters/projects and/or teams of internal and/or external resources.

  • Proven ability to build consensus, even for difficult or unpopular courses of action necessitated by legal or regulatory requirements.

This candidate will be responsible for reviewing, drafting, revising, negotiating and advising on complex commercial and potentially state, local and multilateral requests for proposal, consulting services agreements, master services agreement, engagement letters, subcontracts, nondisclosure agreements, access letters and other types

of agreements consistent with the firm’s risk management practices. The candidate will be required to effectively and efficiently manage multiple priorities with deadlines. This candidate must work comfortably both independently and as part of a team.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law.