Business Group Highlights General Counsel The office of the General Counsel is responsible for legal...
Business Group Highlights General Counsel The office of the General Counsel is responsible for legal, privacy, contracting, merger and acquisition, litigation, and compliance activities, as well as government and regulatory affairs. These functions support the company's success and growth efforts and maintain high ethical standards. The ethics office promotes a culture of performance with integrity and encourages ethical conduct, reinforces our values and drives compliance with the code of business conduct, internal policies and the law. Responsibilities Corporate Legal Counsel ? Government Contracts Legal Perspecta is seeking an experienced attorney to join its legal team to be located at corporate headquarters in Chantilly, VA. Perspecta provides cutting edge technology services and solutions to the U.S. government. The successful candidate will join Perspecta's Office of the General Counsel (OGC) and report directly to the General Counsel. The OGC adds strategic value to Perspecta by providing high-quality, sophisticated counsel across the business and laying the foundation for an ethical culture. The OGC hires, retains and develops talent in a collaborative and inclusive environment. This attorney will be responsible for providing legal counsel to several business groups at Perspecta on a broad range of issues related to U.S. federal, state and local government contracts. This position requires a strong knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulation, as well as the ability to provide counsel to the business, contracts and sales teams regarding government procurement, GSA contracting, data privacy and security, intellectual property and other government contracts legal topics. The successful candidate will handle a wide variety of legal, issues arising from the company's business activities in the federal government arena and, as needed, will work collaboratively with the VP of Contracts, the VP of Supply Chain, and Perspecta's Business Group leaders to assist and advise in assessing legal risk and to develop practical solutions that ensure compliance while protecting the business interests of the company. At times, and in consultation with the General Counsel, Contracts, Supply Chain, and the Business Group, engage outside counsel on bid protests or other matters requiring additional subject matter expertise. Specific responsibilities include: * Working with Contracts and Supply Chain functions, Business Groups and other internal clients to develop resolutions to legal or regulatory issues or disputes. * Ensuring compliance with all corporate policies and directives of the General Counsel. * Reviewing internal policies and procedures and providing proactive legal advice to internal groups. * Training internal clients on various legal or regulatory issues, approaches and preferred practices. Qualifications * At least 5 years of legal experience in public sector procurement, preferably with experience in complex information technology business transactions. * A record of academic distinction at a highly regarded university and law school, followed by a record of achievement as a lawyer. * Strong oral and written communication skills, including the ability to present advice clearly and concisely. * Ability to identify legal risk of contemplated litigation or disputes in which the corporation is involved.SDL2017