Client Contracts Attorney

Conflicts, Ethics & New Business Intake Atlanta, Georgia Austin, Texas Charlotte, North Carolina Houston, Texas Los Angeles, California New York, New York Sacramento, California San Francisco, California Palo Alto, California Washington, District of Columbia Chicago, Illinois Denver, Colorado Mc Lean, Virginia Miami, Florida

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King & Spalding, a leading global law firm, seeks a Client Contracts Attorney to review all outside counsel guidelines and other client-drafted engagement terms, non-disclosure agreements (NDAs), Business Associate Agreements, responses to Requests For Proposals (RFP’s), pitches, and other non-standard engagement agreements.  The Client Contracts Attorney will advise on
the firm’s ability to comply with such agreements and will make revisions and draft exceptions documents as needed.   The Client Contracts Attorney will also negotiate terms directly with clients when instructed.  This position will work closely with the Client Contracts Attorney Manager, Associate Director of Conflicts & New Business Intake, Director of Conflicts & New Business Intake, and a team of other Client Contracts Attorneys.  This position offers remote work as an option, subject to location approval by the firm.  Occasional travel to the Atlanta office may be required.  

The firm offers a generous total compensation package with bonuses and raises awarded in recognition of individual merit-based performance. Eligible employees may participate in King & Spalding’s comprehensive benefit program including health and wellness plan, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts and a health savings account, a 401(k) plan, discount programs, sick leave, vacation, and parental leave.

Candidates must have a Juris Doctorate (J.D.) and an active law license in the jurisdiction in which they are located. Candidates should have at least three years of contract review and negotiations experience, preferably with a large law firm or in-house.  Successful candidates must have the ability to develop a broad subject matter expertise regarding outside counsel guidelines provisions and the firm’s policies regarding such provisions.  A proven record of working in a fast-paced environment, having to manage multiple assignments with tight turnaround times, and success in contract negotiations are necessary skills for this role.  Candidates must be organized and able to coordinate input from others regarding certain provisions.  Exceptional critical thinking, problem solving, and conflict resolution skills are also a must.  Knowledge of the Rules of Professional Conduct and experience with the U.S. and international privacy and data protections laws are both a plus.  

We are proud of our remarkably cohesive culture, which encompasses more than 2000 lawyers and business professionals in 23 offices worldwide. We seek to attract and develop the very best talent to work with us.

California, Colorado, & New York applicants:  Full-time annualized salary range is $115,000 - $173,000. The salary offer will be contingent upon various factors, including but not limited to, relevant experience, internal equity, market data, job location, and other job-related factors permitted by law.

King & Spalding LLP (K&S) is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees in full compliance with all state, federal, and local laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, age, disability or any other status protected by applicable law.