Associate General Counsel
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1,001-5,000 employees

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Company Overview
Appian's mission is to become the unified platform for change. The company accelerates customers' businesses by discovering, designing, and automating their most important processes.
McLean, VA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Legal & Compliance
  • Manage Appian's ongoing litigation on a day-to-day basis, including reviewing all pleadings, coordinating any internal discovery, drafting papers and attending hearings as necessary
  • Develop and protect Appian's portfolio of Intellectual Property rights, including engaging with Appian engineering on identifying inventions for patenting
  • Review press releases and marketing materials for compliance with false advertising laws
  • Counsel internal stakeholders with respect to employment matters that may lead to litigation, including international employment matters
  • Provide proactive service and counsel on assigned key legal issues related to contracts, regulatory compliance, governance and business ethics, corporate matters, securities issues or labor laws
  • As assigned, create, implement and ensure adherence to governance, risk and compliance programs
  • Assess legal risks within area of responsibility and suggest appropriate business practices in light of legal risk assessments. Mitigate business risk by establishing policies and business processes to keep potential liabilities to a minimum
  • Develop and provide training to Company employees on legal matters and implications for the organization within area of substantive responsibility
  • Juris Doctorate (JD) from a top-tier law school and actively licensed to practice locally
  • 5+ years legal experience with a focus on IP litigation (patent, copyright & trademark)
  • Employment litigation experience a plus
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strategic thinking skills evidenced by the ability to develop strategies that reduce potential areas of legal risk while furthering business objectives
  • Must be detail-oriented, analytical, and adept at solving complex legal problems
  • Demonstrated flexibility and efficient time management to appropriately prioritize workload based upon Company needs
  • High degree of professionalism and integrity with ability to handle confidential information appropriately