Associate General Counsel

Job Locations US-VA-Reston
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago(4/30/2021 10:31 AM)
Location : Location
Clearance Requirement
Job Requires Relocation


SOSi is currently seeking an experienced Associate General Counsel to join our team in Reston, VA. The Associate General Counsel is responsible for supporting all facets of SOSi’s legal department, and is expected to provide sound judgment and support optimal decision making, as well as provide legal consulting and strategic support to senior management on matters including compliance, business operations, new business opportunities and other projects requested by senior management.


  • Serves as the day to day attorney/legal advisor to the company’s business sectors and/or departments, including contracts, procurement/subcontracting, finance and human resources.
  • Works closely with other lawyers throughout company and coordinates legal matters handled by outside lawyers.
  • Provides legal oversight and support for other transactional legal work, including the review, drafting and negotiation of both commercial and public sector agreements.
  • Interprets contract terms; assesses business and legal risks to minimize loss and liability; and communicates such to management and other internal clients.
  • Assists with the company's responses from the proposal stage (including RFP responses) through contract execution and assists with respect to contract compliance on a "go forward" basis.
  • Responds to ad hoc queries to include identification, analysis, and evaluation of risks in order to provide appropriate legal solutions.
  • Provides risk management analysis related to general business practices and monitors claims against or on behalf of the company.
  • Advises on legal issues involving government and regulatory compliance.
  • Provide legal support on major business transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, international corporate matters, employment issues etc.
  • Participates in the review, analysis, and execution of Government Contract opportunities to ensure compliance with company policies and U.S. and foreign laws and regulations.
  • Participates in the definition, development and continuing legal oversight of corporate policies concerning Government and Commercial Contracting, compliance and related matters.
  • Represents the company in different aspects of federal procurements, including bid protests; contract review and negotiation, performance and terminations; DCAA audits; government investigations; data rights/IP; and dispute resolution, and litigation.
  • Supports the development, maintenance, and defense of the Company’s intellectual property portfolio.
  • Interprets, manages, and updates various internal policies, templates and requirements, including providing employee training regarding such policies, templates and requirements.
  • Develops litigation strategies and negotiates settlements of disputes where warranted.
  • Monitors and provides continuous counsel on U.S. and international law, including anti-corruption and anti-trafficking requirements and export control matters.
  • Creates templates and form contracts for routine transactions.
  • Develops and maintains deep knowledge of the Company’s business strategy and IP issues as well as continuously learning about current and historic products and technologies, including those of company’s competitors.


  • Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school.
  • Member of at least one state bar.
  • At least ten years’ experience in the U.S. Government Contracts environment; this experience may have been gained within a law firm environment, or with a U.S. Government Contractor
  • Demonstrates deep general commercial or functional knowledge across a wide range of sub disciplines, including general corporate law, employment law, immigration law, technology transactions, data privacy, risk management, compliance, contract management, intellectual property/data rights, trade secrets, registration and other resolutions specific to contracting commercially or with the public sector.
  • Experience with Government Contracts administration and associated laws, rules, and regulations including commercial items contracting requirements, Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations (DFAR), International Trade in Arms Regulations (ITAR),, Truth in
  • Negotiations Act (TINA), Procurement Integrity Act, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), Anti-Trafficking regulations, among others.
  • Intelligent and articulate individual who can relate to people at all levels of an organization and possesses excellent communication skills.
  • Strong understanding of Microsoft Office Suite applications.
  • Ability to serve as a business partner to develop practical solutions to challenging problems.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government Security Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in international contracts and transactions, including doing business in foreign countries strongly preferred.
  • Experience with M&A and corporate finance transactions highly desirable.
  • Fluency in a foreign language is desirable, but not required.

Working Conditions

  • Working conditions are normal for an office environment.
  • Fast paced, deadline-oriented environment.
  • May require periods of non-traditional working hours including consecutive nights or weekends (if applicable)
  • May require CONUS or OCONUS travel.
  • May require ability to lift/and or move objects or packages of up to 25 lbs.


SOSi is an equal employment opportunity employer and affirmative action employer. All interested individuals will receive consideration and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or protected veteran status. SOSi takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance diversity and inclusion of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.


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