Based in Bain’s San Francisco office, you will advise on technology-related issues and review, draft and negotiate a range of technology-related contracts.


  • Advising regarding, and conducting due diligence with respect to, licensing and technology matters (including open source issues) and relationships, including in connection with the development and launch of new digital products and tools, strategic partnerships and other strategic initiatives across Bain’s global operations
  • Counseling on the legal issues and related processes associated with outsourcing, consulting, licensing, hosting, software development and other third party engagements, including negotiation of contracts, providing guidance on disputes and monitoring of third party performance, participation in risk analysis, advising on process issues and documentation related thereto
  • Advise on inbound and outbound licensing issues and strategy and develop related forms and guidelines
  • Serve as the point person providing legal services and risk management advice to Bain digital product development teams


  • JD with 5+ years’ experience reviewing, drafting and negotiating business contracts in a law firm or in-house setting
  • Deep knowledge of IP law and significant experience with software, licensing, SaaS, cloud service, software development and other IT agreements is required
  • Experienced at drafting complex commercial and technology contracts and addressing novel IP issues in a creative fashion
  • Interest in, and general understanding of, computer/electronics technologies, including hardware, software, databases, client/server concepts, agile development and social media collaboration tools
  • Experience in the technology sector is preferred
  • Experience with data privacy law a plus
  • Strong legal drafting and negotiation skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly-developed organizational skills and be articulate, detail oriented and hard working
  • Ability to work independently, but within a team-focused environment
  • Proficient in MS Word and PowerPoint
  • Working knowledge of big data analytical tools such as Alteryx and Tableau a plus
  • Experience in servicing global clients preferred
  • Business fluency in one or more foreign languages a plus

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