Hot Jobs

MCCA sends out an email blast of Hot Job announcements to our network on the last Friday of every month.  The positions listed in the Hot Jobs announcements are open to all MCCA member companies and law firms. All others wishing to advertise their open positions to our diverse network may post them through MCCA’s Job Bank.

This Hot Jobs announcement email service is provided in addition to the MCCA Job Bank.  Employers have access to a host of tools and features and will be able to post new positions for the low price of $300 for MCCA Members and $400 for MCCA Non-Members.

Past Monthly Hot Jobs

HOT JOBS – APRIL 2017
HOT JOBS – MARCH 2017

Please visit the MCCA Job Bank at http://jobbank.mcca.com to post your open position and look for your next opportunity today!

If your company or law firm is a member of MCCA and you would like to submit a job announcement to be included in MCCA’s exclusive Hot Jobs email blast, please email MCCA, at hotjobs@mcca.com to receive the requisite form.  All forms must be submitted by 5:00 pm EST on the 20th of the month before the listings are to be sent.

Hot Jobs – May 2017

Mergers & Acquisitions, Energy & Private Equity Transactions Associate

Position: Mergers & Acquisitions, Energy & Private Equity Transactions Associate
Company: McGuireWoods LLP
Location: Houston, Texas

Description: The Houston office of McGuireWoods seeks a junior associate to join its Energy Transactional practice. Qualified candidates will have 3 – 4 years (2012 or 2013 law graduates) of law firm mergers & acquisitions and capital markets experience in the energy sector, preferably with project finance or oil & gas exposure. Candidates should possess strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with client business and legal teams. Candidates must be admitted to practice in Texas. Please submit cover letter, resume and transcript.

Contact: Tamara Fairhurst, Attorney Recruiting Manager
Tfairhurst@mcguirewoods.com

Qualifications: Qualified candidates will have 3 – 4 years (2012 or 2013 law graduates) of law firm mergers & acquisitions and capital markets experience in the energy sector, preferably with project finance or oil & gas exposure.

E-Discovery Staff Attorney

Position: E-Discovery Staff Attorney
Company: McGuireWoods LLP
Location: Charlotte, NC

Description: The Charlotte office of McGuireWoods seeks an E-Discovery Staff Attorney with 2+ years of litigation experience and 2+ years of e-discovery experience. Manage discovery start to finish from preservation through review and production and creation of privilege logs. Tasks include advising the client on preservation issues and assisting with the implementation of the hold; interviewing witnesses to assess the scope and volume of documents to collect; evaluating discovery requests and objections to those requests; working with the case team to determine the proper and proportional scope of discovery; and managing the collection, review and production of documents. Keep the case team abreast of progress during discovery operations, report on work that has been accomplished, work remaining and estimated costs and timetables for completion. Help determine, document and execute project planning, scheduling and technical requirements. Work with the case team, the client, Litigation Support, document review services and vendors, to define the project’s budges, goals and objectives and develop a plan for achieving these tasks. Must understand the substantive aspects of the litigation and have practical experience managing large e-discovery projects. Must also have substantial experience with Relativity and know how to work in the tool, perform searches, etc. Take ownership for this process, shepherding the project through the planning, collection, processing, review and production, including the ultimate use of productions in depositions, motions practice and trial. Assist the case team in developing the facts of the case, interviewing witnesses and transferring this information to the document review team. Will be flexible and able to adapt to the unexpected, navigate difficult deadlines and manage the many internal and external participants in the process. Must be licensed to practice law in North Carolina. Experience with Relativity and other review platforms expected. Significant experience managing e-discovery projects a plus. Please submit cover letter, resume and transcript to Tamara Fairhurst at tfairhurst@mcguirewoods.com.

Contact: Tamara Fairhurst, Attorney Recruiting Manager
Tfairhurst@mcguirewoods.com

Qualifications: 2+ years of litigation experience and 2+ years of e-discovery experience

Complex Commercial Litigation Staff Attorney

Position: Complex Commercial Litigation Staff Attorney
Company: McGuireWoods LLP
Location: Dallas, TX

Description: The Dallas office of McGuireWoods seeks a staff attorney for the Complex Commercial Litigation Department. Qualified candidates will have 3+ years of experience in Commercial Litigation for a position involving mortgage-related disputes and general litigation. Texas bar is required. Candidate must have strong academic credentials, excellent writing and interpersonal skills, be well-organized (responsible for handling a large volume of cases), and have good negotiation skills. Please submit cover letter, resume and law school transcript to Tamara Fairhurst at Tfairhurst@mcguirewood.com.

Contact: Tamara Fairhurst, Attorney Recruiting Manager
Tfairhurst@mcguirewoods.com

Qualifications: Qualified candidates will have 3+ years of experience in Commercial Litigation for a position involving mortgage-related disputes and general litigation.

Corporate Counsel, State and Local Government & Education (SLED)

Position:  Corporate Counsel, State and Local Government & Education (SLED)
Company: VMware
Location:  Atlanta, Georgia OR  Reston, Virginia

Description:

Corporate Counsel, State and Local Government & Education (SLED) – Worldwide Sales Legal Team

The VMware Legal Department is a team of dedicated legal professionals who share a passion and enthusiasm to both understand and successfully navigate every aspect of our fast-growing company. VMware’s market-leading and evolving businesses routinely present complex legal challenges that demand creative solutions and allow each member of the department to impact the business. The legal team believes in maintaining the highest standards of business and professional conduct, while providing our clients with innovative and pragmatic advice to strengthen and enhance VMware’s competitive market position. If you are looking for a legal department where you can be a team builder, a team player and a leader, all while providing real world solutions to complex problems for the Company’s executives who share a high-level of intellect, confidence and professionalism, then you have found the place.

This position will report directly to the Assistant General Counsel & Director for Government, Education, and Healthcare, Americas WWSLT. This position will provide legal advice and counsel to internal State and Local & Education (“SLED”) clients at all levels, provide transactional support for software licensing, services and cloud businesses, and support day-to-day initiatives and long-term strategies of VMware. The ideal candidate will be comfortable with advising senior decision-makers and able to work independently across the organization at multiple levels. The position will be located in VMware’s Reston, VA or Atlanta, GA office.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Be an embedded part of, and acting as a trusted advisor to, the Vice President of SLED Sales and provide ongoing counsel while bringing ideas that help to define broader business strategy and direction
  • Serve as the primary legal point of contact for Government Relations and Ethics and Compliance for SLED Sales.
  • Provide support to internal Deal Management and Contract Teams to draft, review, and negotiate a broad range of agreements, including software license, maintenance, cloud computing, mobility, hosting, professional services, RFP, teaming, prime/subcontracts and other state and local government and education contracts
  • Collaborate and partner effectively with internal business clients to advise on a wide range of legal topics including applicable state and local procurement laws, and contractual rights, obligations and liabilities.
  • Provide interpretation of terms and conditions, and make practical and pragmatic recommendations based on a risk analysis, ensuring adherence to company policies including revenue recognition
  • Lead and set the agenda for the SLED legal and contracts virtual team to share best practices, identify opportunities to improve processes, manage special projects, and strategically support the SLED business.
  • Interface with various groups to understand key IP, commercial and finance requirements and ensure contractual terms comply with corporate directives, policies and procedures
  • Keep abreast of applicable laws, government regulations and industry guidance that impact the software, service, cloud and mobility businesses, and assist in the design and implementation of appropriate policies to ensure compliance
  • Support compliance in day-to-day sales activities, including providing training and counseling to sales professionals and other internal clients and coordinating with other groups within the Legal Department on compliance matters
  • Collaborate and partner effectively with the business, including providing advice and counsel to executives and sales professionals on issues related to public sector contracts and programs
  • Manage outside counsel as applicable and lead and/or participate in special projects within the Legal Department as assigned, including efforts to develop, implement and enhance processes and policies that improve transaction velocity without material increase in risk and to help create and deliver training

Contact: Miriam Drummond
mdrummond@vmware.com

Qualifications: The individual we seek will be a bright, strategic, broad-based business-minded attorney with meaningful state and local government procurement experience and ideally from either a company known for excellence in its commercial legal activities or from a state or local government agency that focuses on procurement of commercial information technology. He or she will have a minimum of eight years legal experience comprised of time spent at a major law firm, in-house with a multinational corporation, and/or a government agency. The successful candidate will be:

  • An experienced commercial attorney with demonstrated capability handling complex public sector and commercial legal transactions, with a special emphasis on state and local government procurement law.
  • An excellent negotiator with strong influencing skills and experience drafting complex technology and public sector contracts
  • Of the highest degree of personal and professional integrity and ethics
  • A practical and proactive problem-solver who is confident, mature and calm under fire. This person will possess a high degree of emotional intelligence and be able to interact with executives at the VP-level within VMware
  • A well-rounded, engaging and personable individual with demonstrated leadership ability who will be well-received within and outside VMware and has experience working with a geographically dispersed team of legal professionals

Requirements:

  • JD from an accredited U.S. law school; member in good standing of a U.S. State bar
  • At least 8 years legal experience at a major law firm and/or in-house at a multinational corporation and/or at a government agency drafting, managing and negotiating a variety of public sector agreements within the IT sector, with an emphasis on software licensing, service and cloud agreements
  • Excellent negotiator with strong influencing skills and a talent for non-confrontational, win-win negotiations
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills with ability to distill complex issues clearly and communicate well both one-on-one and in groups
  • An exceptional critical thinker who possesses strong business acumen and excellent judgment; must be able to work independently and juggle multiple priorities in a fast-paced high-growth environment
  • Must have excellent interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated leadership ability
  • Of the highest degree of personal and professional integrity and ethics

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