In-House Corporate Counsel

Remote | Career Opportunities | Full-time | Fully remote

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Wolfram, creator of Mathematica, Wolfram|Alpha and Wolfram Language, is seeking an In-House Corporate Counsel to join its Legal department. This position will provide advisory support to the company's day-to-day transactional needs. The focus will be on representing the company in connection with a variety of transactional matters, including areas such as strategic planning, project management, risk management, compliance assurance, finance/budget, human resources, facilities/space planning, information technology and/or legal counsel.


  • Serving as primary legal support for various teams within the business by providing advice and legal representation on a broad range of legal matters including rendering verbal and written advice on legal subjects, recommending legal strategic and tactical initiatives, evaluating the merits of litigation and subpoenas and working with the appropriate senior management to define strategies for defending Wolfram or for filing actions on behalf of the company
  • Structuring, drafting and negotiating distribution, development, licensing, production, etc. of agreements/contracts, including but not limited to sponsorships, partnership contracts, contract renewals, sales site agreements, domain purchases and analysis, third-party software/data integration terms/licenses, and non-disclosure agreements
  • Representing the company before federal and state administrative agencies on a variety of complex matters such as contract compliance, copyright, intellectual property, brand infringements, trademark and patent issues, etc.
  • Interpreting and implementing constitutional, statutory and administrative rule requirements
  • Negotiating and advising on contracts, acquisitions, new business ventures and other transactional matters
  • Providing ongoing legal counsel across a range of fields, including intellectual property, digital media and regulatory compliance
  • Reviewing and validating government import/export and other commerce requirements
  • Assisting senior management with risk management strategies, insurance procurement and claims
  • Providing training and assistance in the development of institutional policies, procedures and programs
  • Researching, advising and developing expertise on new product initiatives and regulatory matters that impact business
  • Working directly with business colleagues, serving as lead counsel in strategic content deals and helping manage existing relationships
  • Serving as legal partner for the company on day-to-day matters, as well as long-term strategic issues

Required qualifications

  • JD degree with a proven record of professional excellence and achievement as a practicing attorney in good standing
  • 3+ years of broad commercial and corporate legal experience
  • Experience supporting various commercial transactions and contracts, including negotiation of client-facing agreements
  • Must be a member of a Bar in good standing
  • Licensed to practice law in Illinois or willing to apply for a limited license

Preferred qualifications

  • In-house experience within a corporation, professional partnership or other large business structure
  • Experience (at a law firm or in house) supporting a professional/consulting services business
  • Should have a desire to be a part of a long-standing technology organization with an appetite for growth and development of skills in new areas of the law

Location: Champaign, Illinois, or remote

Wolfram is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at its company. Women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ community, individuals with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.