• Senior Counsel

    Job Locations US-MA-Bedford
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  • Overview

    AspenTech is seeking an attorney to join its Legal Department to manage a variety of complex legal matters with significant financial and business impact, including technology licensing and M&A transactions. This position also provides legal support on intellectual property, litigation, general corporate, data privacy/security, and employment law matters. The position will report to the Associate General Counsel.


    • Provide support for M&A activities and other strategic transactions.
    • Implement and manage best practices to enhance and protect AspenTech’s global intellectual property portfolio, and educate and advise the Company’s employees on the same.
    • Draft, review and negotiate a wide range of commercial contracts, quickly identifying and prioritizing high-risk and mission-critical transactions.
    • Manage litigation, including with respect to intellectual property enforcement.
    • Provide day-to-day support to G&A and Operations business units including IS, Facilities, Finance, HR, Marketing, and Compliance.
    • Assist with the interpretation and implementation of company-wide policies.
    • Manage outside counsel effectively, ensuring high-quality work at a reasonable price. 
    • Provide support for other matters as determined from time to time.


    • 7+ years’ experience as a lawyer in both a diversified US law firm and the legal department of a software technology company.
    • J.D. with superior academic credentials from a nationally-recognized law school
    • Significant subject matter expertise and experience in technology transactions and intellectual property matters.
    • Proven communication excellence with ability to provide clear, correct and concise written and oral advice in a business context.
    • Demonstrated negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
    • Substantial experience and responsibility in contractual negotiations.
    • Flexibility and willingness to work on a broad variety of legal matters and a positive attitude.
    • Ability to form strong working relationships with internal clients while maintaining firm adherence to proper legal standards.
    • Ability to travel internationally and to function in a global time-zone environment.
    • Strong sense of integrity and appreciation for confidentiality issues.
    • Excellent business acumen.
    • Ability to speak, read and write in foreign languages in addition to English is preferred
    • Admission to state bar.

    AspenTech is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer

    EEO Statement

    AspenTech is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.


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