Mid-Level Government Contracts Attorney - In-House Counsel
Posted on: November 19, 2023
SAIC is currently seeking a Corporate Counsel Associate to join the
Office of the General Counsel. The ideal candidate will work
closely with other members of the Office of General Counsel as well
as executives and other employees in the Business Sectors and Staff
Functions, advising them on a wide variety of federal, state, and
local government contract matters, commercial contract matters,
international activities, general legal compliance, and other
related areas of practice. The ideal candidate will work with
business stakeholders to provide legal advice but also practicable
compliant business solutions. This person will serve as legal
advisor to business unit leaders on a broad array of topics,
including legal risk mitigation, customer management, strategic
initiatives, and compliance programs.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Provide accurate, timely, business-oriented legal advice to all
levels of company.
Advise on and supports government and commercial contracts,
international activities, and a wide variety of other legal and
Assist in the prevention of disputes and litigation by proactive,
early involvement and mediation in business transactions; manage
disputes and related litigation.
Ensure that business practices and procedures comply with Federal,
State, and local laws and are consistent with applicable corporate
policies and procedures.
Serve as a pro-active partner to internal clients and demonstrate
outstanding teamwork and professionalism.
A Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school with at
least one U.S. state bar membership.
A minimum of five (5) years of directly transferable experience on
U.S. Government contract and commercial contract matters
litigation, and/or investigation response required.
Possess in-depth knowledge of the FAR/DFARS as well as compliance
requirements unique to contracting with the U.S. Government.
Experienced in advising on proposal development, negotiations,
contract performance, protests, and dispute resolution in
connection with Government, international and commercial
Experience in international business operations and activities,
contracting and regulatory compliance matters, including ITAR, EAR,
FCPA, and trade compliance regulations; federal government cyber
security requirement, and federal government cost accounting are a
Must be able to clearly and effectively with all levels of
management and Government agency personnel.
Demonstrated business acumen and ability to interact with a
demanding leadership team.
Possess an ability to prioritize and be work successfully in a
dynamic team environment.
Possess superior communication and writing skills.
Strong negotiation and drafting skills.
Ability to perform sophisticated legal analysis, strong writing and
communication skills, and superior judgment required.
Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or
boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed
when work is performed at a customer site. REQNUMBER: 2314711
SAIC is a premier technology integrator, solving our nation's most
complex modernization and systems engineering challenges across the
defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our
robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in
systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud
services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and
training. We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united
purpose, and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston,
Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion.
For more information, visit saic.com. For information on the
benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA
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