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JobId: 146607
Job Title: Counsel
Location: Alpharetta, GA
Category: Legal
Employment: Full-Time
Open Date: 2017-12-22T06:10:53Z Close Date: 2022-12-21T00:00:00Z


ADP is hiring Counsel. ADP is seeking a Counsel to provide legal support for ADP's Compliance Solutions business unit. The position is located in Alpharetta, Georgia, a suburb of Atlanta.

At ADP we are driven by your success. We engage your unique talents and perspectives. We welcome your ideas on how to do things differently and better. In your efforts to achieve, learn and grow, we support you all the way. If success motivates you, you belong at ADP.

We strive for every interaction to be driven by our CORE values: Insightful Expertise, Integrity is Everything, Service Excellence, Inspiring Innovation, Each Person Counts, Results-Driven, & Social Responsibility.


Responsibilities include negotiating, drafting and closing a wide variety of complex client contracts, and related contracts, including for employment tax filing services, unemployment compensation management services, employment verification services, wage payment and garnishment services, and health compliance services, under limited supervision.

The primary focus is client contracts and documents related to client contracts; however, additional responsibilities will include conducting periodic training on the services agreements and the contract process in general for Sales; assisting in connection with responses to RFPs; and negotiating and drafting professional services agreements, nondisclosure agreements, and other legal documents. In addition, the position will require providing general legal advice as required on other matters relating to the Compliance Solutions business unit. The position interfaces with all levels of Legal and Corporate Management, including Sales and Business Operations.

  • Bar membership required (Georgia Bar preferred). Seeking a candidate with excellent academic credentials and minimum of 5 to 7 years of relevant experience, preferably with a top law firm or corporation, and preferably with a focus on outsourcing.
  • Experience with software licensing, e-commerce and other technology-related contracts useful. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, one-on-one negotiation skills and time management and project management skills necessary. Some travel may be required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:Preference will be given to candidates who have the following:

  • Contract negotiation
  • Dispute resolution
  • Analysis and management of contractual risk and exposure.
  • Must possess a superior knowledge and application of contract and business law with strong legal analysis skills and judgment.
  • Must demonstrate ability to be assertive while maintaining diplomatic and professional demeanor.
  • Excellent legal drafting skills.
  • Demonstrated understanding of software, hardware, telecommunications and related technology is necessary.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work under pressure and meet critical deadlines are necessary.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills to work with all levels of ADP and vendor management/attorneys.

Software in the Cloud. Experts on the Ground:
ADP powers the working world with comprehensive solutions that drive business success. Consistently named one of the \"Most Admired Companies\" by FORTUNE® Magazine, and recognized by Forbes® as one of \"The World's Most Innovative Companies,\" ADP has over a half-million clients around the globe and 65 years of experience as one of the largest providers of human capital management solutions world-wide.

At ADP, we believe that diversity fuels innovation. ADP is committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, genetic information, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, lawful alien status, national origin, age, marital status, non-job related physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status. We support an inclusive workplace where associates excel based on personal merit, qualifications, experience, ability, and job performance.

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