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Sensata Technologies, Inc. Associate General Counsel, Transactions in Attleboro, Massachusetts

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The Associate General Counsel, Transactions, exemplifies outstanding leadership ability and acts as a trusted legal advisor to the company’s businesses on complex technology transactional matters. Leads projects and cross-functional teams, with projects having high value impact and visibility across the company. Drafts, reviews, and negotiates contracts utilizing high quality legal documents to protect the best interests of the company. Reporting to the Vice President, Legal, Global Contracts, this seasoned attorney works as part of a high-performing global transactions legal team to collaborate on and solidify new contracting processes and improvements with an eye toward quality, efficiency, and a high level of customer service (internal and external).


General Responsibilities

  • Acts as advisor on a variety of legal matters, including coordinating with external counsel

  • Analyze and summarize complicated legal documents, including contracts, and suggesting modifications to those documents

  • Interpret laws, rulings and regulations for the company

  • Guide the company and ensure compliance with rules and regulations

  • Reviews legal data and advises organization on appropriate legal action to be taken

  • Researches laws, anticipates and guards company against legal risks

  • Prepare legal documents, policies and contracts, accurately and in a timely manner

  • Participate in company audits to ensure full compliance to all local, state and federal laws

  • Develop internal and external messages related to disputes, legal issues and media inquiries

  • Perform due diligence in legal matters concerning contracts, agreements, and mergers and acquisitions

  • Stay inform about current legislation, especially concerning legal specialties

  • Represent organization in legal proceedings

  • Directs internal and external counsel performing litigation on the company’s behalf

Experience / Qualifications

  • A university degree required (i.e. Bachelors degree) or equivalent relevant work experience.

  • Must be a team player able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to handle multiple competing tasks and demands

  • Strong communication skills; oral, written and presentation

  • Strong organization, planning and time management skills to achieve results

  • Strong personal and professional ethical values and integrity

  • Holds self-accountable to achieving goals and standards

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)

  • Strong interpersonal & collaboration skills to work effectively with all levels of the organization including suppliers and/or external customers


  • Acts as legal advisor and leader on a variety of complex contractual matters, including coordinating with internal stakeholders and business partners to set the strategy and achieve business results

  • Initially, this role will counsel the company’s Sensing Solutions businesses, which may include the sale of hardware, software, and services, and transactions with customers in newly acquired businesses

  • Analyzes and summarizes complicated legal documents, including contracts, and making modifications to those documents that are in the company’s best interest

  • Produces high quality transactional legal documents, accurately and in a timely manner

  • Collaborates with the company’s attorneys located internationally to ensure consistency in contract terms for businesses acquired through acquisition

  • Reviews non-standard terms and conditions, including identification and resolution of unusual liability, intellectual property, and indemnification terms in complex technology transactions

  • Licensed attorney with a minimum of 10 years in-house technology transactions experience, including hardware, software, and service contracts

  • Must be a collaborative team player, well organized, and able to work in a fast-paced environment.

  • Handles high transactional volumes with the ease brought by experience

  • Experience in complex technology transactions, IP transactions, inbound and outbound software licensing, SaaS and cloud agreements, and collaboration and development agreements

  • Strong leadership skills, communication skills, and interpersonal skills

  • Highly productive, positive attitude, with strong organizational, planning, and time management skills

  • Virtual working environment with the ability for up to 10-15% travel


Smarter Together

  • Collaborating at Sensata means working with some of the world’s most talented people in an enriching environment that is constantly pushing towards the next best thing

  • Employees work across functions, countries and cultures gaining new perspectives through mutual respect and open communication

  • As OneSensata, we are working together to make things work together

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