The CRA Legal Department is involved in all aspects of CRA’s business, actively assessing risk and providing advice to CRA’s consultants, administrative teams and support functions operating around the world.  Currently a small team, the Senior Counsel is expected to be an experienced attorney, able to independently cover the full spectrum of corporate issues, including contract review, drafting and negotiation, intellectual property protection, data privacy issues, regulatory compliance, and all manner of other topics in a challenging, fast-paced environment.

Hybrid/remote work will be considered for this opportunity. 

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Drafting, revising and negotiating a diverse range of international and domestic agreements, including master services agreements, retention agreements, licensing agreements and nondisclosure agreements, in support of CRA’s day-to-day business operations
  • Serving as champion of CRA contracting and risk management standards
  • Responding to requests and inquiries from CRA’s consultants and administrative teams
  • Contributing to the development and maintenance of legal templates, including retention letter templates and contractor agreement templates
  • Performing associated legal research projects and tasks as assigned or required

Candidates must:

  • have 2-5+ years of legal experience, particularly in commercial contracting (in-house experience at a professional services firm preferred)
  • be admitted to practice and in good standing in at least one U.S. jurisdiction
  • have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • have a strong focus on providing superior customer service
  • have a positive and client-focused approach to legal practice
  • be able to adapt to diverse work assignments and constantly shifting priorities
  • be willing and able to learn quickly and contribute to the team 

About Charles River Associates

For over 50 years, Charles River Associates has been a premier consulting firm that offers employees a place to learn from a diverse group of consultants, industry experts, and academics.  At CRA you will be exposed to leading minds who use economic, financial, and business analysis to solve complex world problems for an impressive roster of clients, including major law firms, Fortune 100 companies, and government agencies.  Through a collegial environment, formal and informal training opportunities, and a broad array of professional development resources, your experience at CRA will open doors for you as you launch your career.

How to Apply:

To be considered for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter

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