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Deloitte

GPS State Local Higher Education (SLHE) Attorney (20941)

Education and Training

Higher Education

Yearly

No

New York, New York, United States

DELOITTE GPS State Local Higher Education (SLHE) ATTORNEY
Deloitte LLP is the U.S. member firm of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited and services are provided by the subsidiaries of Deloitte LLP (Deloitte & Touche LLP, Deloitte Consulting LLP, Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP, Deloitte Tax LLP and their subsidiaries), and not by Deloitte LLP. The subsidiaries of the U.S. member firm are among the nation's leading professional services firms, providing audit, tax, consulting and financial advisory services through nearly 40,000 people in more than 90 cities. Known as employers of choice for innovative human resources programs, they are dedicated to helping their clients and people excel.
Work you'll do
Deloitte LLP is searching for an attorney to specialize in US state, local, higher education and non-profit contracting and legal matters to support its growing State, Local and Higher Education (SLHE) focused business practices.
Responsibilities

  • Assist teams in responding to requests for proposals and draft, review and negotiate contracts, primarily professional services agreements, many of a technology-based nature, with SLHE industry-based clients, such as state/commonwealth department and agencies, cities and municipalities, public and private colleges and universities, and non-profit entities, as well as associated contracts.
  • Advise and provide solutions to internal business clients serving SLHE industry-based clients on legal issues.
  • Perform other responsibilities as assigned.


Experience Requirements
  • 2 - 5 years of experience as a practicing attorney.
  • Experience with drafting and negotiating services agreements, consulting agreements and/or vendor agreements.
  • Experience in negotiating technology/software implementation, managed services, and/or application maintenance and operations services agreements. Experience in SLHE a plus, either representing or engaging with SLHE entities.
Educational Requirements
  • Law degree.
Other Requirements
  • Active member of a U.S. State bar.
  • Aptitude for learning.
  • Exceptional negotiating and drafting skills.
  • Business acumen with a solution-oriented, proactive and positive approach.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Effective time management and organizational skills.
  • Able to work in a high-energy, fast-moving environment with short deadlines, as required.
  • Limited immigration sponsorship may be available.


As used in this posting, "Deloitte" means Deloitte LLP. Please see www.deloitte.com/us/about for a detailed description of the legal structure of Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries. Certain services may not be available to attest clients under the rules and regulations of public accounting.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.