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Sr. Counsel, Digital Payment Solutions

Company: Fiserv, Inc.
Location: Berkeley Heights
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

What does the Senior Counsel, Digital Payment Solutions do?

The Senior Counsel provides first level commercial and other legal-related support to the Digital Payment Solutions business, including contract preparation and negotiation in support of sales executives and client account managers. You're the kind of person who enjoys providing legal consultation to stakeholders, has a business-minded orientation with a genuine interest in learning, and has a demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks in an extremely fast-paced environment. As a Senior Counsel at Fiserv, you can look forward to developing strong knowledge of laws and regulations applicable to corporations in general, specifically technology services and software licensing companies. A great Senior Counsel has strong interpersonal skills, has an eye for detail, and is client focused.

Responsibilities:

* Work directly with business unit leaders to prepare and negotiate client, vendor and other technology-related and commercial agreements for the Fiserv Digital Payment Solutions business.


* Advise business stakeholders on legal, contractual and risk matters impacting their areas of responsibility.


* Provide consultation and legal advice with respect to strategic initiatives, technology projects, customer and vendor contracts, intellectual property, dispute resolution, regulatory matters, corporate policies and procedures, and administration.


* Effectively interact with corporate specialists regarding finance, audit, tax, publicity/press, intellectual property (including patent applications), litigation, regulatory, privacy and technology matters that affect the business divisions.


* Maintain knowledge of industry best practices and applicable legislation affecting the operations of the business divisions.


* Develop and maintain forms of contracts and other legal documentation.


* Perform other duties as required.



The above statements are intended only to describe the general nature of the job and should not be construed as an all-inclusive list of position responsibilities.

Basic Qualifications for Consideration:

* JD from accredited law school


* 5+ years relevant experience


* Licensed to practice, or ability to become licensed to practice, in appropriate jurisdiction


* In good standing with State Bar with no disciplinary record


* Demonstrated ability to drafts and negotiate based on forms and accepted Fiserv fallback positions. Ability to negotiate client and vendor contracts


* Ability to travel 10%+



Preferred Skills, Experience, and Education:

* Background in financial services industry or technology, business-minded orientation with a genuine interest in learning, understanding and contributing to the strategic direction of the business.


* Strong knowledge of laws and regulations applicable to corporations in general, specifically technology services and software licensing companies.


* Solid interpersonal skills, including the ability to pick up on nuances of client interaction and communications.


* Strong project management skills. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks in an extremely fast-paced environment, be extremely organized and have an eye for detail.


* Demonstrated negotiation skills and the ability to provide sound solutions to our clients. Knows when to escalate to appropriate business leads and division counsel.


* Demonstrated ability to identify risks and provide effective solutions to stakeholders. Knows when to escalate to appropriate business leads and division counsel.



Hybrid role:

You can look forward to working with your colleagues, in office, three days a week. Two days per week you have the flexibility to work remotely.

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This role is not eligible to be performed in Colorado

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Keywords: Fiserv, Inc., New York , Sr. Counsel, Digital Payment Solutions, Legal , Berkeley Heights, New York

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