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Corporate Counsel - GPO & Distribution

Cisco Systems Inc.
San Jose, CA 95113
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Corporate Counsel - Distribution        

What You'll Do

The Channels Legal team has an immediate opening for an experienced attorney. You'll work with our business teams in the Global Partner Organization (GPO) on high-touch engagements with our most important distributors. Meanwhile, youll play a strategic role as we develop new routes to market and continue transforming Ciscos channel business. These are among the most challenging problems we haveyoull help us solve them in a stimulating, fast-paced environment with smart and creative people. Are you ready to join our team?

Who You'll Work With

Youll be a member of the Channels Legal team within our best-in-class legal department and working closely with Ciscos Global Partner Organization (GPO). Cisco Legal has a track record of pioneering new approaches to providing legal services, helping build careers (not just jobs), and enabling Ciscos continued success.  Ciscos partner community, nurtured by the GPO, is the envy of our industry.  Our global reach, vertical focus, and dynamic programs ensure that partners can succeed in their critical role helping customers to achieve mission-critical business outcomes.

Most importantly, we take the time to know each other as people and have fun together. We are passionate about creating an environment where people love coming to work.

Who You Are

You are great at communicating actionable legal advice to executives and business people at all levels of the company. You have the confidence to accept legal risk when its necessary to enable business outcomes. You put people at ease in stressful situations. You have a passion for both technology and the craft of being a lawyer. You love being a member of a team and cheering for your colleagues. You are dependable and responsive. And finally, you have a self-deprecating sense of humor and occasionally devastating with.

Your qualifications also include:

  • At least 4 years of experience practicing law, preferably including previous in-house legal experience in a sales or commercial legal role.

  • Direct experience negotiating complex partner/resale and SaaS transactions.
  • Experience managing commercial deals and cross-functional projects from start to finish.
  • Committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture.
  • Ability to draft a substantive email in five sentences or less.
  • Fierce organization and problem-solving skills.
  • Unparalleled communication skills.
  • Proficient with basic US anti-trust law (e.g. price discrimination) and at least one global privacy framework (e.g. GDPR).
  • Strong leadership skills.

Why Cisco

At Cisco, each person brings their unique talents to work as a team and make a difference.

Yes, our technology changes the way the world works, lives, plays and learns, but our edge comes from our people.

We connect everything people, process, data and things and we use those connections to change our world for the better.

We innovate everywhere - From launching a new era of networking that adapts, learns and protects, to building Cisco Services that accelerate businesses and business results. Our technology powers entertainment, retail, healthcare, education and more from Smart Cities to your everyday devices.

We benefit everyone - We do all of this while striving for a culture that empowers every person to be the difference, at work and in our communities.

 Colorful hair? Dont care. Tattoos? Show off your ink. Like polka dots? Thats cool. Pop culture geek? Many of us are. Be you, with us! #WeAreCisco


Cisco is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis.


Posted: 2020-03-18 Expires: 2020-05-09
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