Legal Counsel II

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Full Time
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Closing date
1 Nov 2021

At Blackhawk Network, we shape the future of global branded payments through the prepaid products, technologies and network that connect brands and people. Our collaborative innovation and scalable, security-minded solutions help our partners to increase reach, loyalty and revenue. We believe our future holds great things for Blackhawk Network and its partners. We believe that together, we can shape the future. Our beliefs? Win as one team, be innovative, global excellence and be inspiring!

So, what are you waiting for? Shape your career and join our global network.


Blackhawk is seeking legal counsel to support its growing retail business in the United States. You would be responsible for completing commercial agreements with some of the biggest global brands while ensuring compliance with applicable laws and regulations. This position is part of a global team of dedicated legal professionals, reporting to Blackhawk’s Principal Legal Counsel for US Retail. We will consider candidates to work in Blackhawk’s Portland, Maine, Fenton, Missouri or Lewisville, Texas office to support Blackhawk’s business units as they endeavor to innovate, grow and meet and exceed their business targets.

Our Ideal Candidate:

You are business-minded, solutions-oriented, confident, and trustworthy. You are a team player yet can work independently, with little day-to-day oversight. You have excellent interpersonal skills, an ability to manage changing priorities and a broad range of legal requests. You are passionate about client service, delivering practical legal results, and helping grow Blackhawk’s business with efficiency and excellence. If this sounds like you then you may be the person we are looking for to fill this exciting position

This position may be performed remotely anywhere within the United States except the state of Colorado.


  • Reviewing, drafting and negotiating commercial agreements
  • Ensuring compliance with relevant laws and regulations and Blackhawk policies and procedures
  • Mitigating legal risks
  • Managing external counsel from time to time
  • Keeping the Principal Legal Counsel up to date with respect to all material legal matters
  • Some travel may be required from time to time, including to the Bay Area


Must have the following:

  • Licensed to practice law in the state located
  • 2-5 years as a corporate lawyer at a top law firm
  • Some experience with negotiating and drafting commercial agreements, including those related to technology-related products and services
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills, including the ability to manage projects and competing priorities, stakeholders and deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Energetic self-starter with demonstrated initiative, exceptional business judgement and creativity
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with internal clients, external counsel and the global Legal team
  • Knowledge of, and adherence to, legal ethical rules, guidelines and compliance requirements
  • Ability to analyze complex issues, propose effective solutions and understand and apply vision and direction



EEO Statement:

BHN provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, BHN will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

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