Legal Associate 9/1/2016

Avasant Law LLP Los Angeles, CA

Company
Avasant Law LLP
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
29478908
AJE Ref #
576061374
Location
Los Angeles, CA
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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AvasantLaw is seeking a fulltime legal associate in its Los Angeles office (El Segundo, California). AvasantLaw is a specialized firm which works in cooperation with other Avasant companies on a global basis. Specifically, the firm was formed to support technology transactions for Avasant's fortune 1000 client base. Today, AvasantLaw supports over 50 fortune 1000 clients and public sector clients.

Position: 4th-6th Year Attorney seeking a blended in-house and outside client advisory position.

Location: Los Angeles

PRACTICE OVERVIEW:

_Technology and Outsourcing_

AvasantLaw LLP specializes in Technology Transactions and Outsourcing Transactions. We regularly advise clients with respect to:

* Outsourcing transactions, including offshoring, ITO and BPO
* Licensing deals
* Technology development and licensing agreements
* Software development and licensing
* Privacy and data security advice
* Intellectual property management and audits
* Risk mitigation strategy in connection with new products and services
* Strategic technology-related consulting

We work regularly with clients in all industries as diverse as media, financial services, healthcare, public sector, transportation, high tech, etc. Our clients are typically large Fortune 500 and Fortune 1000s, major municipalities or government bodies. We work both domestically and internationally, and have offices across the globe.

We frequently assist clients in establishing the core business terms of the deal in addition to advising on intellectual property rights allocation, licensing terms, warranties, indemnities, damages disclaimers and limitations of liability. Also, we actively assist clients in creating new business models.

The group draws on the expertise of thought leaders in the area of technology transactions. We work closely with the management consulting side of our brand-Avasant, LLP.

In Short, we can provide sophisticated assistance on intellectual property and technology matters, no matter how complex or how challenging.

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE - EXPERIENCE

The Los Angeles office of Avasant Law, LLP is seeking candidates with 4-6years of experience. Associate will have a unique role as both an attorney and as a management consultant, because Avasant Law LLP works very closely with Avasant, LLC, a Vault Top 50 Management Consulting Firm.

Drafting experience and knowledge of technology law is required. Must have extensive client facing experience. Experience working on technology transactions (such technology licensing agreements, software development agreements, outsourcing arrangements and/or IP due diligence) is also required. Business experience is a plus, but not required if the candidate is otherwise strong. Must have graduated from a top-tier law school, and have performed well academically. Portable book of business is a plus.

The ideal candidate is looking for a unique role outside of typical attorney experience. He or she may be looking for a lifestyle typically associated with in-house roles, but still desires the challenging and varied work typical of a law firm. We are willing to consider part-time or flex-time candidates.

WHO WE ARE

Our firm has a long standing commitment to our culture and diversity. We encourage you to learn more about who we are and what we do. If you are ready for a new experience, please contact us!