Senior Counsel, Contracts & Commercial

Senior Counsel, Contracts & Commercial



Dallas, New York, Norwalk

Career Track

People & Culture / Legal

Senior Counsel, Contracts & Commercial

Senior Counsel, Contracts & Commercial

Our People & Culture and Legal teams make sure we provide a highly ethical working environment where everyone at Priceline can bring their whole selves to work and deliver their very best every single day. We want you to thrive – to feel safe, supported, valued, and growing to your highest potential!

Why this job’s a big deal:

Reporting directly to the VP Legal, Head of Commercial, Strategic & Corporate Affairs. You will be based in Dallas, TX. You may also be based in New York City or Norwalk, CT. Priceline is looking for an inquisitive, engaging, and experienced senior corporate and commercial lawyer to work in the contracts and commercial vertical within our Strategic Partnership division.

In this role you will get to:

  • Support the VP Legal and Head of Commercial, Strategic & Corporate Affairs on commercial contract drafting and negotiations for all services and products.

  • Drive and assist in supporting and advising on strategic partnerships, licensing new business initiatives, sales, customer care, inventory and content supply agreements, and general corporate matters.

  • Apply your intellectual curiosity and outspoken self-starter approach who enjoys negotiating with counterparties and engaging with the business to solve sophisticated business and legal issues.

  • Develop and implement standardized templates and processes.

  • Build partnerships with colleagues around the world.

  • Work with cross-functional teams across the globe and support the readiness and release of products and features by identifying and driving resolution of issues related to privacy, data security, marketing, competition, intellectual property, tax and other legal and regulatory areas to build scalable processes to provide products that our customers can trust

Who you are:

  • At least 8-12  years of legal experience as a qualified attorney, law firm experience required, and preferably some in house experience.

  • Exceptional legal education and law firm credentials.

  • Commercial and contract drafting experience and strong negotiation skills with counterparties is required

  • Hospitality or franchising industry experience a plus

  • Privacy and general knowledge of legal issues facing tech and finance institutions is strongly preferred

  • Strong writing and editing skills and solid social skills.

  • Illustrated history of living the values vital to Priceline: Customer, Innovation, Team, Accountability and Trust.

  • The Right Results, the Right Way is not just a motto at Priceline; it’s a way of life. Unquestionable integrity and ethics is essential

There are a variety of factors that go into determining a salary range, including but not limited to external market benchmark data, geographic location, and years of experience sought/required. In addition to a competitive base salary, certain roles may be eligible for an annual bonus and/or equity grant.

The salary range for this position is  $140,000-$175,000.