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SUMMARY:

The Corporate Attorney will work as an integral part of the PAR Technology Corporation legal team to provide support in multiple areas as detailed below.

PAR Technology Corporation (NYSE: PAR) is a leading provider of restaurant and retail technology for the hospitality segment. With revenues for this segment of approximately $141 million for 2015 and approximately $105 million for the 9-months end September 30, 2016, PAR’s hospitality business segment products can be found in large chain and independent table service restaurants to international quick service chains, as well as retailers, cinemas, cruise lines, stadiums and food service companies. PAR’s government business is also a leader in providing computer-based system design, engineering and technical services to the Department of Defense and various federal agencies.

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES  

  • Drafting, reviewing, and negotiating a variety of corporate and business agreements, including non-disclosure agreements, consulting and employment agreements, service, supply and distribution agreements, commercial leases, licenses, etc.
  • Assisting in Federal and state securities law and NYSE reporting and compliance, and corporate governance.
  • Performing legal and Internet research and providing opinions or memoranda regarding applicable laws and regulations, as well as other general corporate matters.
  • Providing research and advice for development, maintenance and enforcement of PAR’s intellectual property assets, including patents, trademarks, etc.
  • Reviewing and approving marketing materials and activities through social media and other outlets for compliance with applicable laws.
  • Assisting in managing labor complaints with Human Resources and outside counsel, including internal investigations and EEOC claims.
  • Assisting Human Resources with respect to affirmative action, workers’ compensation, and disability issues.
  • Consulting on the legal implications and potential business risk in connection with a wide range of business issues.
  • Maintaining current knowledge of relevant legal principles, practices and trends.
  • Participating in legal aspects of PAR's transactions and the preparation of reports and statements of a legal nature.
  • Assisting with regulatory issues and processes, including Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, International Trade and others to guide product development and sales, cost reduction, application and business risk.
  • Ensuring the quality and timeliness of legal advice to internal business clients and senior management on a broad range of legal and regulatory matters.
  • Participating in the development and implementation of corporate policies, procedures and programs (compliance, document retention/destruction, etc.).
  • Monitoring press releases and public announcements to ensure proper legal treatment.
  • Representing PAR by demonstrating a clear understanding and adherence to ethical principles, PAR values, code of conduct and policies.
  • Supporting the legal team in formulation of strategic initiatives including: mergers, acquisitions, financing, joint ventures and strategic partnerships, including negotiation, documentation and due diligence related to major transactions.

 

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • JD degree from an accredited law school, NYS Licensure or Registration
  • 5+ years legal experience at law firm or mix of corporate/firm experience
  • Ability to drive results, provide solutions and prioritize multiple projects independently.
  • Experience in Federal and State securities laws, rules and regulations
  • Must possess resourcefulness, flexibility and strong work ethic
  • Strong business and financial acumen as well as superior, analytical and writing skills.
  • Experienced in effectively presenting information to senior management.
  • Experience advising a technology company with relevant knowledge of software licensing, software as a service, hardware as a service, data privacy and security.
  • Experience in government contracts, including prime and subprime contracting and regulatory compliance relating to performance of the same

 

Quality: “Possesses an understanding of and performs work related activities in accordance with and in support of PAR’s Quality Policy”.

 

NOTE: This job description is intended to be illustrative of the position’s duties and should not be construed to be an exhaustive statement of the essential functions of the job.

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