Legal - Technology, Intellectual Property & Contracts – Vice President - New York

  • Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Goldman Sachs USA
  • 20 Oct 18

Legal - Technology, Intellectual Property & Contracts – Vice President - New York

We work at the intersection of finance and law, providing counsel and advice that support activities across the firm. We handle litigation and arbitration, perform research and due diligence, aid in financing and legal filings, deal with contracts and intellectual property rights that show our commitment to clients, shareholders, and regulators. Whether you're an experienced attorney or a quick learner with a strong interest in financial law coupled with critical thinking skills, our dynamic group might be right for you.

We are looking for an attorney, with financial services and technology expertise and experience to be part of the Technology, Intellectual Property & Contracts team tasked with advising, structuring and negotiating technology and intellectual property-related transactions for Goldman Sachs globally. This role will interact closely with business teams and colleagues throughout the firm's legal and compliance functions in connection with the development of new financial technology products, services and capabilities.



  • Drafting and negotiating agreements for technology-related goods and services, including electronic trading platform agreements, SaaS and software licensing
  • Advising on intellectual property and licensing issues for Goldman Sachs' mergers and acquisition activity
  • Drafting and negotiating outsourcing transactions, including offshoring, ITO and BPO
  • Addressing issues related to internet/digital, social media and e-commerce in new products and services

  • 5 years+ attorney work experience, preferably a mix of law firm and in-house experience within financial services
  • Emphasis on experience in global technology-related contracts, information security, data protection and privacy, service and outsourcing arrangements
  • Experience partnering with and supporting fast-paced internal clients and business development initiatives to close deals; strong organizational skills to prioritize and manage multiple time-sensitive projects simultaneously
  • High level of initiative, integrity and organization
  • Adept at developing interpersonal relationships
  • Excellent academic credentials
  • Admitted to the New York State Bar

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