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*** Hybrid Role - Must be able to attend meetings and/or conferences onsite as needed. Preferred office Tampa, FL. We will consider candidates who reside near other Wolters Kluwer U.S. offices. ***

Legal Counsel – Wolters Kluwer Corporate Performance and Environmental, Social, and Governance (“CP & ESG”) business unit - will serve as the responsible attorney for, and provide legal advice and guidance on, a wide variety of commercial and contractual matters, specifically involving CP & ESG’s TeamMate products and related services.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide comprehensive legal counsel regarding a broad spectrum of corporate, commercial, privacy and regulatory matters impacting CP & ESG and specifically the TeamMate product.

  • With direction from Managing Legal Counsel, structure, draft, negotiate, interpret, manage, and enforce all types of agreements, including customer agreements, vendor agreements and partner, joint venture and strategic alliance arrangements.

  • Keeping CP & ESG’s business representatives and Managing Legal Counsel abreast of significant legal developments.

  • Work cross-functionally with Global Law and Compliance Department (“GCLD”) team members as needed.

  • Where appropriate, effectively manage outside counsel in a cost-effective manner.

  • Driving consistency of process and standardization, fostering knowledge sharing and supporting technology to automate tasks.

  • Developing an in-depth understanding of the CP & ESG businesses, people, organization, markets, products, customers, competitors, and regulatory environment.

  • Educate business teams about contract forms, including recent contract best practices, common clause objections, commercial and legal risks and internal contract review and approval procedures.

  • Supporting the GLCD’s M&A, regulatory, employment and litigation teams with respect to matters affecting CP & ESG TeamMate.

  • Performing other assignments as designated by leadership.


  • Candidates must have both a bachelor’s degree and law degree (J.D.) and must be admitted to practice law in the state in which the candidate’s assigned office is located, either directly, or with an in-house counsel/single-client exemption.


  • 2-5 years of progressively responsible corporate/commercial legal experience.  Experience at both a law firm and in-house a plus but not required. 

  • Strong intellect, excellent legal acumen, and rigorous analytical skills.

  • General understanding of privacy laws and regulations applicable to CP & ESG’s business (or a willingness to learn).

  • Superior legal drafting and negotiating skills.

  • Excellent communication and change management skills.

  • Unquestioned integrity and business ethics.

  • A proactive, energetic, and enthusiastic approach to all tasks, and the confidence to work effectively with a talented and demanding client group.

  • The ability to handle a substantial workload, including multiple, concurrent projects, many involving time pressured situations.

  • The experience and confidence to push for change and, when appropriate, to challenge the status quo.

  • A willingness to travel when necessary or appropriate.

  • Poise and strong interpersonal skills.

  • Decisive and calm under pressure.

  • Works well as a member of a global and cross-functional team.




Target salary range CA, CT, CO, HI, NY, WA: $112,000-$156,650
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Legal Counsel (Corporate and Commercial Transactions)
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