Job Description

Reports To: General Counsel & Chief Risk Officer

Job Type: Full Time/ Exempt

Career Level: Senior

Location: Alpharetta, GA

The candidate will join the corporate legal team and will interact with and support various groups across the company, with a primary focus on Priority Commercial Payments. This person will report to the General Counsel & Chief Risk Officer. 
Job Functions & Duties
  • Provide  counsel to Priority Commercial Payments leadership team and lead drafting of commercial payments transactions
  • Draft and negotiate commercial contracts and IT Licensing agreements
  • Provide support on corporate governance matters and 34 Act filings
  • Stay up-to-date and keep the Legal team advised on general legal issues and best practices
  • Support the shareholder relations department on shareholder related matters
  • Draft and Negotiate ISO and merchant agreements  
  • Provide support for M&A transactions, assist with due diligence, drafting and negotiating deal agreements, and actively managing deal process and execution
  • Provide support on real estate, corporate, commercial and other transactions and special projects

Minimum Requirements: 
  • Active member of the Bar in good standing
  • Minimum of 5 years of corporate law experience, preferably in payments related industry
  • Experience interacting at senior and business management level 
  • Solid transactional experience required
Preferred Requirements:
  • Familiarity with merchant acquiring. 
  • Team attitude that no job is too big or too small. 
  • Thrives in an environment where you need to roll-up your sleeves and own outcomes. 
  • Ability to strike sensible and practical balance between legal risks and the need to do business. 
  • Adept at working in a fast-paced, high activity environment with smart and creative people. 
  • Strong ability to influence, provide point of view and to listen. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to effectively work with various departments and levels within the organization

Benefits & Perks:

  • Highly-competitive salary

  • Medical, Dental & Vision

  • PTO

  • 401k match

  • Flexible hours

  • Telecommute options

  • Casual attire

  • Bonus structure

  • Continuous education programs

  • Gym membership reimbursement