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Senior Commercial Counsel - Contracts, Data Privacy & Regulatory Compliance


Shoreview, MN, US, 55126

Who Are We?
Do you want to help to make the world a better place? Join our team! At TSI our vision is to create a better world by helping to protect people, products and the environment. We are proud of the wide range of solutions we provide that solve our customer’s problems around the world. From helping to ensure worker safety and understanding air quality to supporting complex highly technical industries such as pharmaceuticals manufacturing, semiconductor, and research customers, TSI employees are part of something special with a purpose.


Senior Commercial Counsel at TSI

TSI is seeking a Sr. Commercial Counsel – Contracts, Data Privacy & Regulatory Compliance to review and negotiate contracts with moderate to high risk to the company.  Contract activity may be non-routine and require development of specialized contract vehicles and techniques to accomplish business goals and objectives.  Generally, involves independent judgment and analysis of significant issue identification and resolution.  May require development of new contract policies and processes or assessment of required deviations from established norm.  Prefer candidates with experience working in a corporate legal or contracts department and comfortable in a fast-paced environment supporting internal business clients, as well as working directly with vendors and customers.


What Will You Do?

In order to grow and build a successful career with TSI, you will be responsible for:

  • Reviewing complex solicitations and preparing specialized and/or non-routine response for proposals, bids, and contract modifications.  May prepare complex requests for proposals.
  • Analyzing significant, and/or unique contract requirements, special provisions, terms and conditions to ensure compliance with appropriate laws, regulations, and corporate policies and business unit procedure.
  • Providing contractual guidance to internal stakeholders for appropriate Statement of Work.
  • Partnering with General Counsel on contract change control process.  Assisting in identification, development and implementation of new contract policy and processes.
  • Functioning as domain expert on contracts, data privacy & regulatory compliance issues.
  • Researching and providing informed legal advice on privacy and data security matters impacted by CCPA, GDPR and other state and federal privacy and data security laws and regulations. Overseeing maintenance of privacy law tracking tools based on new and emergent privacy legislation and industry standards Reviewing and maintaining internal privacy policies, notices, and security standards
  • Developing negotiation strategy and leads internal negotiation team on complex contractual issues.
  • Analyzing new law, regulation and contract trends for potential impact on business unit goals and objectives.
  • Providing authoritative guidance to internal business teams on corporate goals and objectives relating to contract activity.
  • Being focal point for all communication with law, finance and business team disciplines for resolution of contract issues and disputes.
  • Being focal point for all communication with legal, engineering and marketing teams on regulatory compliance including UL, CE, wireless, intrinsic safety and all US / foreign laws and regulations related to product approvals. 
  • Assisting the General Counsel in negotiating and closing corporate transactions (M&A, equity and debt financings, forming new subsidiaries, etc.)
  • Assisting the General Counsel with other in-house legal matters, including, but not limited to, compliance with U.S. and foreign regulatory requirements, technology licensing transactions, and developing and implementing regulatory compliance policies and procedures.
  • May assist in new business pursuit and associated contract strategy.
  • May participate in development of less complex business alliances and partnering agreements.
  • Having a general understanding of the business case and an appreciation of financial/analytical issues and profit and loss implications.


What Do You Need?

  • Bachelor’s & JD Degree
  • 5-7 years’ experience drafting and negotiation of contracts.

  • 3-5 years’ experience in the field of data privacy  

  • 3-5 years' experience in the field of product regulatory compliance

  • Drafting moderate to complex, non-routine contractual instruments.

  • Working to excellent knowledge of corporate policies and procedures, coupled with ability to identify required improvement to established policies.

  • Working to expert knowledge of contracting concepts, Uniform Commercial Code, applicable public contract acquisition law and regulations, and applicable international contract law.


  • 7+ years’ experience drafting and negotiating of contracts, data privacy and product regulatory compliance  

  • CIPP/E or CIPM


What Can We Give You?
At TSI, our employees are our most valuable assets, and we care about their health and happiness. In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a competitive benefits program to keep our employees and their family members protected and foster a healthy work-life balance.

Dress for your day: We want our employees to be comfortable at work and we know they are more productive when they’re comfortable. The dress for your day policy allows employees’ discretion to select appropriate dress for the business of each workday.

Free Beverages/On-site Cafeterias: Enjoy complimentary coffee, tea and hot chocolate each day at work. We also have two large cafeteria’s employees can eat lunch in, as well as an outside patio area that employees can enjoy during the summer months.


Benefit Offerings: Competitive medical insurance plans, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability, 401K Employer Contribution, Flexible Spending Account, Education Assistance, and more.


Flexible Work Arrangement: TSI employees can expect to have work-life balance, vacation, sick time, 8 paid holidays, bereavement leave, maternity/paternity leave, and more.

All offers of employment in the U.S., where legally permitted, are contingent on the candidate showing proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (currently one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine or two doses of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine + 14 days) to pass the pre-employment requirements. Individuals with medical issues or sincerely held religious beliefs or practices that prevent them from getting the vaccine may request an exemption / reasonable accommodation from the vaccine requirement.


Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship.  We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 



TSI provides trusted measurement, application guidance, and data analytics solutions that enable our global customers to make informed decisions.  We are creating a better world by helping protect people, products and the environment, as well as by optimizing research and industrial processes.

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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