Associate Counsel at CIS – Center for Internet Security

Associate Counsel

  • Job Locations US-Remote | US-NY-Albany
  • ID 2021-1329
  • Category: Legal
  • Type: Regular Full-Time


CIS (Center for Internet Security) is the trusted guide to confidence in the connected world. CIS collaborates with the global security community to lead both government and private-sector entities to security solutions and resources. CIS is an independent, not-for-profit organization.
The Associate Counsel will partner with CIS team members to promote the CIS mission and help support our growth; the primary focus of this position is to provide legal support to the Sales and Business Services team.

What You’ll Do

  • Provide legal support to CIS’s Sales and Business Services operations
  • Draft, negotiate and edit sophisticated contractual arrangements, both domestically and internationally
  • Work with various internal and external stakeholders and provide legal support for other parts of the organization as the need arises
  • Conduct legal research as needed
  • Other tasks and responsibilities as assigned

What You’ll Need

  • Juris Doctor Degree from accredited institution
  • 3-6 years’ experience as a practicing attorney
  • Active member of a state bar in good standing
  • Strong commercial drafting skills for a variety of commercial contracts and agreements, including vendor contracts, purchase agreements, purchase orders and terms and conditions
  • Must be able to handle a significant number of legal issues and negotiations simultaneously, and to be able to prioritize competing demands
  • High level of personal integrity and accountability, and demonstrated level of maturity, discretion and judgment
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States

It’s a Plus if You Have:

  • Active member of New York State Bar, or ability to qualify for in-house counsel registration in New York
  • Prior in-house legal experience, preferably working with sales teams
  • Prior non-profit law experience
  • Prior experience with cybersecurity or technology industry
  • Prior experience with contract management software
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