Leading global aerospace and defense company providing innovative systems and products to government (federal, state, defense) and civil customers worldwide seeks to hire an accomplished government contracts lawyers with a minimum of seven years’ experience. This position results from an internal promotion. This Fortune 500 Company was rated a Top 15 Company for work-life balance in 2019, a Top 50 Company for diversity for the past 10 years, and a Top 50 Company for Corporate Responsibility in 2020.
A unique feature of this position is the ability to serve as an operations counsel for several business groups within a division. While maintaining your government contracts core focus, you will gain experience akin to that of a generalist in-house counsel for a small company supporting a business division with all of its legal needs. You will provide advice to executives and other business partners on government and commercial contract matters, while coordinating with various legal subject matter experts internally to address any litigation, internal investigations, IP, export, ethics, anti-corruption, and employment law issues.
Experience with FAR and DFARS obtained in the following practice environments: law firm and in-house, law firm and federal government, or government only (ideally in one of the military service branches). Position requires seven years of prior experience in federal procurement matters, and prior commercial contracting expertise would be a plus. Ability to respond to a range of legal issues that arise from diverse business activities is required as is the ability to work collaboratively and build internal relationships. Workplace location: flexibility to work in Northern Virginia or Baltimore area office (telecommute for now).
This opportunity will allow you to build upon existing government contracts expertise while expanding your substantive knowledge in related disciplines. You will be affiliated with a corporate leader and will benefit from the training and expertise of like-minded and trained elite colleagues. Compensation includes base salary on the upper end of in-house compensation in the region, plus a performance-based bonus (equity becomes a component of compensation with increased seniority and demonstrated contributions). Join a company committed to promoting from within and to retaining its best talent. Find your permanent professional home.
Job ID: 28184
Internal Number: 28184
About Garrison & Sisson Inc.
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