Associate/Staff Counsel

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Location:
 Syracuse, NY US



SRC, Inc. is currently seeking an experienced attorney to join our team as staff counsel. This role requires a strong background in corporate and/or commercial law and will be based out of our Syracuse, N.Y. headquarters office. The successful candidate will be responsible for serving as the lead attorney on a wide range of legal issues and will be integral to the success of SRC’s strategic plan.

SRC is experiencing rapid growth, both in its core reasearch and development (R&D) work and in its commercial subsidiaries. This opportunity is ideal for a well-organized and self-driven individual. This position requires excellent legal skills, sound judgment, professionalism, and strong interpersonal skills.

Responsibilities

  • Review, draft and negotiate commercial business transactions and support established government contracts administration and procurement staff
  • Advise on other legal matters including employment, regulatory compliance, cyber-security and intellectual property
  • Collaborate effectively within the company by providing timely, correct and consistent legal support to operations
  • Review regulatory developments and implement necessary compliance measures
  • Facilitate corporate transactions such as financing, acquisitions and business development
  • Assist with implementation of SRC’s intellectual property strategy



  • Minimum of two or more years of relevant legal experience
  • In-house counsel experience or relevant private law firm practice strongly preferred
  • Graduate of an accredited law school and a current member in good standing of at least one state bar with eligibility for admission to New York
  • Experience in one or more of the following practice areas: commercial contracts, government contracts and regulations, corporate transactions, employment law, commercial leasing, or in-house legal practice
  • Strong business acumen is highly valued; MBA or business degree beneficial
  • Outstanding organizational, analytical and drafting skills, with consistent attention to detail
  • Effective at multi-tasking efficiently and independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Comfortable and confident in dealing directly with all levels of management
  • Excellent writing, listening and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills and project leadership in a group setting


Security Clearance Requirements

Must be a U.S. citizen, green card holder or protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3). Applicants selected will be subject to a background verification and drug screen.

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