Legal Counsel

| Georgia, USA | Remote
Employer Provided Salary: 130,100-185,900 Annually
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Veeam®, the #1 global market leader in data protection and ransomware recovery, is on a mission to empower every organization to not just bounce back from a data outage or loss but bounce forward.

With Veeam, organizations achieve radical resilience through data security, data recovery, and data freedom for their hybrid cloud. 

The Veeam Data Platform delivers a single solution for cloud, virtual, physical, SaaS, and Kubernetes environments that gives IT and security leaders peace of mind that their apps 
and data are protected and always available.

Headquartered in Seattle with offices in more than 30 countries, Veeam protects over 450,000 customers worldwide, including 74% of the Global 2000, who trust Veeam to keep their businesses running.

We’re looking to recruit a Legal Counsel into the Veeam Legal team. The successful candidate will work in close partnership and provide support on a variety of legal matters, including intellectual property, commercial software licensing, NDAs, and compliance. You will work directly with sales teams on advising on high value transactions and may also support the HR, Procurement, and Privacy departments based on interest and need.


    • Drafting, reviewing, and negotiating of: (a) end user license agreements; (b) distributor; (c) aggregator; (d) pro-partner/reseller agreements; (e) NDAs; and (f) BaaS/ SaaS agreements; and other legal documents related to licensing and/or distribution of Veeam’s software to the territory of NA.
    • Drafting, reviewing, and negotiating agreements and other legal documents related to Veeam-partners (alliances) and (global system integrator) relations (not regarding licensing or distribution of the software).
    • Manage contract forms, including periodic review and change processes.
    • Provide legal advice on GDPR and data protection matters related to licensing or resale and distribution of the software and on BaaS/ SaaS transactions to the territory of NA & EMEA (working with EMEA legal counsel).
    • Resolve legal issues and contract interpretation matters that arise in existing commercial relationships.
    • Anticipate problems and initiate actions to ensure contractual issues are addressed efficiently.
    • Develop and deliver trainings for employees and executives on a variety of subjects within counsel’s areas of responsibility, including on compliance matters, competition, the use of contract templates, risk management, procurement, and good contracting practices.
    • Assist with legal support of efforts to expand business operations internationally.
    • Provide business partners with thoughtful legal perspective and guidance, as well as risk assessment and mitigation strategies.
    • Manage a central NA legal inbox responding to queries in a timely manner and be able to accurately direct non legal queries to the relevant department.


    • 2-7 years’ experience as an attorney with a mix of significant law firm and in-house experience focusing on general commercial contract negotiation and drafting (not litigation), and with a minimum of one-two years’ experience working as an in-house attorney at a technology company.
    • English is mandatory, and a second language, French or German, would be advantageous.
    • Preference for experience in drafting and negotiating license software contracts.
    • Exercises meticulous attention to detail and an organized approach to quickly identify a problem to be solved, and then solve it.
    • Ability to be creative and flexible but with a focus on business-oriented outcomes.
    • Highly developed written and oral communications skills, with the ability to clearly articulate recommendations and options about complex legal issues.
    • Highly collaborative and able to organize and manage projects with multiple stakeholders.
    • Tactful with strong external negotiation skills.
    • Demonstrate a strong willingness to learn.



The salary range posted is On Target Earnings (OTE), which is inclusive of base and variable pay. When making an offer of employment, Veeam will take into consideration the candidate’s expectations, experience, education, scope of responsibility for the role, and the current market demands.

United States of America Pay Range

$130,100$185,900 USD

Veeam Software is an equal opportunity employer and does not tolerate discrimination in any form on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state or local law. All your information will be kept confidential.

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The Privacy Notice sets out the basis on which the personal data collected from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us in connection with our recruitment processes. 

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Veeam operates in the Cloud industry. The company is located in Alpharetta, GA, Atlanta, GA and Columbus, OH. Veeam was founded in 2006. It has 4172 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Health insurance and Life insurance. To see all 142 open jobs at Veeam, click here.
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