Nike, Inc. is an American multinational corporation that is engaged in the design, development, manufacturing, and worldwide marketing and sales of footwear, apparel, equipment, accessories, and services. The company is headquartered near Beaverton, Oregon, in the Portland metropolitan area.
About the Job
As with other industry leaders, all aspects of Nike’s business are powered by information technology. We are looking for a technology attorney to join our growing Legal team as Associate General Counsel and support Nike’s Global Technology team as they take Nike’s digital transformation and growth to the next level, with a special focus on supporting Nike’s growing technology hub in Bengaluru, India.
Review, draft and negotiate a wide range of agreements and documents for Nike’s India Technology team as they transform Nike’s information technology function to support and drive growth. Transaction types range from traditional outsourcing, license and project service agreements to evolving areas such as cloud services and artificial intelligence.
Advise and counsel Nike business managers on a wide-range of legal and process issues associated with Nike’s information technology function, including regulatory compliance (particularly privacy issues in transactions), compliance with internal control processes, responses to government inquiries, and management of business disputes that have not ripened into litigation
Contribute your knowledge and experience toward efforts to reengineer delivery of legal services to improve quality, efficiency and service levels using traditional and new model legal service providers
Prepare and deliver training programs designed to enhance business results and manage risk
Monitor and research (changes in) laws
Review and update legal precedents
Bachelors or master’s degree in law or local equivalent from an accredited school of law and registration with a Bar Council in any of the States in India.
3 years post-qualification experience (may be a combination of both law firm and in-house), with a minimum 2 years of practice of transactional business law and minimum 1 year of experience in a transactional practice that includes a significant information technology component.
Experience in a practice that includes a significant privacy compliance component is preferred.
A demonstrable interest in, and passion for, information technology.
Law firm experience in one or more of the following specialty areas is preferred: outsourcing, licensing, information technology, information security, data privacy, data security, digital product.
An ability to communicate effectively and succinctly, both verbally and in writing, with technology and business personnel at all levels and across geographies.
An ability to work as part of a large, matrixed organizational structure, in (virtual) teams and independently as needed.
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