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Senior Legal Counsel - Duluth, GA
 United States of America, Duluth, GA   Full time

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Kapsch TrafficCom develops smart solutions to make mobility safer, more sustainable and efficient for everybody. We design, build and operate traffic management systems including connected vehicles technology and mobility demand management as well as tolling services for cities, roads, tunnels and bridges around the world. We develop data and video analytics platforms, building on state-of-the-art technologies including AI, machine learning, big data and cloud services to enable the digitalization of mobility.

The Role:

Kapsch TrafficCom is seeking an experienced In-House Counsel. This role will be located hybrid/in office in Duluth, Georgia.

The In-House Counsel will provide advice, counsel, training regarding legal requirements, best practices, and strategies for managing risk in order to mitigate the company’s legal exposure. The Counsel will draft, review, negotiate, and manage legal agreements relating to the company’s Electronic Toll Collection (ETC) and Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) businesses. Agreements will include among others MOU(s), NDA(s), teaming agreements, subcontractor agreements, consultancy agreements, services agreements, vendor agreements, and technology licensing agreements.


  • Assisting with corporate governance and drafting and vetting corporate resolutions

  • Assisting with resolution of customer, partner or vendor issues escalated from various corporate departments

  • Assisting in developing standard contracting materials and processes, including organization and publication of same, for the business

  • Assisting in education of, and acting as a liaison to, sales staff and customer relationship managers with respect to legal department matters

  • Maintaining bar registration in all jurisdictions of office locations and attendance of minimum continuing legal education coursework as required by state bars and the corporation

  • Identifying and raising business risk issues to the management team

What’s in it for you?

  • Solving complex problems that improve daily the lives of people around the world

  • Opportunity to work with cutting edge technologies in a high-growth industry

  • Career growth and development opportunities

  • Casual work environment with flexible work hours

  • Excellent benefits including a no-cost medical insurance option for employee and eligible dependents

What we are looking for:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, as well as a JD or equivalent

  • Minimum of 5 years of post-bar attorney experience with at least 3 years in a law firm environment. 

  • Relevant in-house experience should include negotiating, drafting and reviewing contracts and customer requests for proposals; risk management & insurance; knowledge of US contract law as it applies to all types of commercial arrangements including teaming, non-disclosure, and customer agreements.

Our top Candidates will have:

  • Litigation and strong transactional experience, highly preferred

  • Knowledge of or experience with Canadian legal processes

Kapsch TrafficCom is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality or sex. Kapsch TrafficCom is a drug-free workplace.  Kapsch is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities.  If you require need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please advise of the nature of your request along with your contact information.

Unsolicited Third-Party Candidates: Please note that Kapsch TrafficCom does not accept unsolicited resumes/candidates from third-party recruiters that are not engaged and under written contract with Kapsch TrafficCom. Any employment agency, individual or entity that submits an unsolicited resume/candidate acknowledges and understands that Kapsch TrafficCom has the right to hire any applicant at its own discretion without any fee owed or due to the submitting third-party employment agency, individual or entity.