Director, Associate General Counsel Digital Media Transactions
Join the team of attorneys and paralegals who provide legal counsel to the business teams at Adobe that develop, market and sell Creative Cloud and Document Cloud (including Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere Pro, Acrobat, Sign) as well as Adobe Stock, Adobe Sensei, Adobe I / O & Partner Ecosystems, Adobe Research and Adobe Design.
We are seeking a hardworking, positive, and high-energy senior level attorney to lead and support critical business development and strategic partnership transactions.
You will work closely with the global strategic partnerships team as well as colleagues in Legal, to support a wide range of complex transactions and advance business objectives while managing legal and brand / reputational risk.
What you'll do
Report to the VP, Deputy General Counsel, Adobe Digital Media Legal.
Structure, draft, review, negotiate and manage a wide variety of agreements related to Digital Media products, including inbound and outbound technology licenses, content acquisition agreements, strategic partnerships and other business development and vendor agreements, involving complex and evolving issues.
Evaluate and implement continuous improvements for standard terms, templates and legal processes.
Build expertise in Digital Media products and businesses to provide supplemental product support to advise Creative Cloud, Document Cloud, Adobe 3D, and Adobe Stock products and services.
Attend senior leader staff meetings as the primary attorney.
Keep abreast of the rapidly changing industry and legal landscape.
Build positive relationships and advise multiple levels of management on legal issues.
What you need to succeed
J.D. from an accredited law school and membership in good standing of at least one state bar.
A minimum of 10-12+ years of relevant legal experience (complex technology agreements) with some in-house experience preferred .
Excellent drafting skills and experience leading complex and high impact deal negotiations for different types of agreements, with the ability to incorporate the needs of cross-functional stakeholders into cohesive strategies for deal structures.
Extensive experience with software technology agreements is required.
Highly effective communication skills, both written and verbal, including the ability to succinctly frame complex legal issues and communicate effectively with all levels of the organization.
Commitment to providing clients with high-quality and timely legal and business advice.
Proven creative problem-solving capabilities, good business instincts and the ability to apply common sense to provide both practical and theoretical advice.
Flexibility to work with colleagues, business partners / clients and others in time zones other than where the position is based.
A sense of humor, selflessness, strong self-awareness, and a desire to be the best colleague you can be to make an impact on and build an exciting career with our Digital Media Legal team.
At Adobe, you will be immersed in an exceptional work environment that is recognized throughout the world on Best Companies lists.
You will also be surrounded by colleagues who are committed to helping each other grow through our unique Check-In approach where ongoing feedback flows freely.
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