BAE Systems Counsel in Nashua, New Hampshire

As a member of the Electronic Systems Legal Department, the selected individual will provide responsive, superb-quality support to BAE Systems' Electronic Systems business. We are looking for the right candidate to join a dynamic team in a fast-paced environment supporting BAE Systems as it operates throughout the world.

Job Description:

To assist the Vice President, Chief Counsel and Deputy Chief Counsel in providing legal advice and representation involving all matters where the Company, including its subsidiaries and affiliates is, or would be, a party.

These duties include, but are not limited to, providing legal opinions, interpretations, drafting of documents, guiding litigation and other general legal assistance, to all levels of Company personnel and management, on all legal issues affecting the Company.

Duties include:

  1. Under general direction, this position will function in a generalist role supporting the Deputy Chief Counsel.

  2. Conducts legal research and prepare written opinions based on that research.

  3. Guides the successful resolution of legal problems, examines various documents and data and provides counsel to all levels of management, including senior management, on best courses of action.

  4. Negotiates and prepares a variety of contractual documents including, but not limited to, licenses, contracts, non-disclosure agreements and teaming agreements.

  5. Stays current on legislative issues, statutes, decisions, laws, regulations and ordinances.

  6. Participates in reviewing, interpreting and drafting various company policies and procedures.

  7. Analyzes, prepares, and reviews various matters including contractual documents to ensure the Company's interests are protected. May consult with or refer matters to outside counsel as required, typically upon recommendation of the Deputy Chief Counsel.

  8. May assist with analysis and advice regarding litigation and pre-litigation matters.

  9. In collaboration with Electronic Systems' Intellectual Property counsel, reviews and advises on Intellectual Property rights, software license rights and other intellectual property matters affecting product development, contract negotiation and other business issues.

  10. Conducts internal investigations under the supervision of the Vice President, Chief Counsel or Deputy Chief Counsel.

  11. Assists in the preparation of various legal training courses.

  12. Interprets and analyzes various governmental regulations and policies.

  13. Remains current on state and federal laws, regulations and practices affecting company business.

  14. Accepts other tasks as assigned by the Vice President, Chief Counsel or Deputy Chief Counsel.

Minimum Education And Experience

Bachelor's Degree and 5 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills And Education

Required Education: Bachelor of Arts or Science and a Juris Doctorate Degree. Admission to practice in the United States, preferably the State Bar of NY, NH, or MA.

Required Experience: At least 5 years of experience.

Required Skills: Excellent oral and written skills as well as outstanding organizational and analytical skills required. Minimum 5 years' experience as a transactional attorney in either an in-house or law firm environment. Must be a self-starter, able to manage and prioritize a multitude of complex and challenging situations with little supervision. Must be able to competently provide research, analysis, and advice, directly to all levels of Company personnel and management.

About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security

BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services.

The Electronic Systems (ES) sector spans the commercial and defense electronics markets with a broad portfolio of mission-critical electronic systems, including flight and engine controls; electronic warfare and night vision systems; surveillance and reconnaissance sensors; secure networked communications equipment; geospatial imagery intelligence products and systems; mission management; and power-and energy-management systems. Headquartered in Nashua, New Hampshire, ES employs approximately 13,000 people globally, with engineering and manufacturing functions primarily in the United States, United Kingdom, and Israel. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression


Nashua, New Hampshire


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