Senior Counsel - IT

| Philadelphia, PA
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What you will be doing

As of August 24, 2021, AmerisourceBergen requires all U.S. team members to be fully vaccinated and show proof of completed vaccine status at time of hire. If you cannot receive the COVID-19 vaccine due to a disability/medical reason or sincerely held religious belief you will be required to follow AmerisourceBergen's policy and process to apply for an exemption/accommodation.

In this key role, the Senior Counsel will provide legal advice to AmerisourceBergen's ever-growing Enterprise IT Procurement Team and will focus on negotiating a wide range of IT deals on behalf of the enterprise.

The ideal candidate is a skilled technology lawyer who understands the legal issues and can balance legal advice with pragmatic and strategic business-minded considerations in the technology and information security space.

This position is "office-flex", meaning that it is a hybrid of in-office (Conshohocken, PA or Carrollton, TX) and remote work capabilities.

  • Review and negotiate a wide range of complex, high-volume IT procurement deals across the enterprise. This includes software licensing, data licensing and subscriptions, website hosting and development, telecom, consulting, hardware purchases and leases, and other technology-related agreements. Contracts include MSAs, Statements of Work, License Agreements, SaaS and cloud agreements, Data Processing Agreements, etc.
  • Provide related guidance regarding domestic and international privacy regulations (GDPR, CCPA, CPRA, HIPAA, etc.)
  • Anticipate and guard against legal risks involving the Company, particularly regarding privacy compliance, information security and protection of IT assets
  • Counsel on contract interpretation and disputes
  • Review and negotiate information security addendum
  • Build strong client relationships across the enterprise
  • Develop new templates and implement efficiency measures as needed
  • Manage outside counsel and support staff
  • Seek out and accept developmental opportunities and willingly accept additional responsibility, challenging tasks, and/or projects

What your background should look like

  • Must have a minimum of 4 to 8 years of experience as a lawyer combined with specialized expertise in IT procurement, privacy, and information security/ Law firm experience and experience in-house is preferred
  • Law Degree - must be a graduate of an accredited law school and admitted into the state bar
  • This role is comparable to a senior associate or counsel in a law firm and is a lawyer who can do sophisticated work with minimal guidance and oversight from his or her manager in most instances
  • Strong negotiator and client partner
  • Excellent judgment and ability to resolve complex issues effectively
  • Strong technology, privacy, and information security legal expertise
  • Demonstrates confidence in work product and seeks guidance on specific, sophisticated issues
  • Exceptional drafting skills and able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Well-organized and efficient/ Able to effectively manage a large volume of work with minimal oversight
  • Able to provide contract interpretation counsel and legal advice directly to senior business leaders and decision-makers
  • Able to build strong relationships with diverse clients across the enterprise
  • Life-long learner of technology, privacy, and information security laws, trends, and best practices
  • Adept at using technical tools, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Teams, and document sharing and e-signing tools


What AmerisourceBergen offers

We offer competitive total rewards compensation. Our commitment to our associates includes benefit programs that are comprehensive, diverse and designed to meet the various needs across our associate population.

Throughout our global footprint and various business units, we take a balanced approach to the benefits we offer. Many benefits are company-paid, while others are available through associate contributions. Specific benefit offerings may vary by location, position and/or business unit.


Full time

Affiliated Companies
Affiliated Companies: AmerisourceBergen Services Corporation

Equal Employment Opportunity

AmerisourceBergen is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or membership in any other class protected by federal, state or local law.
More Information on AmerisourceBergen
AmerisourceBergen operates in the Biotech industry. The company is located in Conshohocken, PA and Frisco, TX. AmerisourceBergen was founded in 2022. It has 41000 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 48 open jobs at AmerisourceBergen, click here.
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