Senior Corporate Counsel, Travel Partner Group
We are looking for an attorney with at least 6 years of experience to support Expedia’s lodging supply team. In this role you will be responsible for handling a variety of complex commercial transactions with hotel and hotel chains, vacation rentals, property managers, and other partners within the industry and providing practical advice to business leaders on cutting edge travel and technology issues.
What you’ll do:
You will draft and negotiate agreements with hotels and hotel chains, vacation rental property managers and software companies, and other lodging partners throughout the world
You will support the day to day operations of Expedia’s hotel and vacation rental supply businesses
You will advise business clients on new products, complex regulatory matters, pre-litigation disputes, and strategic business initiatives
You will partner with legal colleagues and stakeholders in government affairs, product, engineering, tax, and other teams on key lodging supply initiatives
You will develop, implement, and maintain contract templates and other legal processes to drive value and efficiency for the business and the legal department
You will manage outside counsel and budgets for legal services
Who you are:
You have a J.D. degree or equivalent with membership in at least one state bar, or the equivalent
You are a self-starter who can’t wait to dive into a range of complex matters with minimal supervision
You are not afraid to step out of your legal role and provide business advice where appropriate
You are comfortable being uncomfortable and you can make pragmatic decisions and recommendations even in ambiguous situations
You want to own relationships with senior executives and establish constructive (and fun!) working relationships with business clients, legal colleagues, and other stakeholders
You have experience with complex commercial transactions, and you are comfortable dealing with regulatory, consumer protection, competition, privacy, and intellectual property matters
You have been practicing as a lawyer for at least 6 years and have substantial experience at a top law firm or an in-house legal department
About Expedia Group
Expedia Group (NASDAQ: EXPE) powers travel for everyone, everywhere through our global platform. Driven by the core belief that travel is a force for good, we help people experience the world in new ways and build lasting connections. We provide industry-leading technology solutions to fuel partner growth and success, while facilitating memorable experiences for travelers. Expedia Group's family of brands includes: Brand Expedia®, Hotels.com®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Vrbo®, Egencia®, trivago®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Hotwire®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Expedia Group™ Media Solutions, Expedia Local Expert®, CarRentals.com™, and Expedia Cruises™.
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