• M & A and Securities Counsel - Attorney

    Location US-MA-Burlington
    Job ID
    Legal - All Openings
    Pos. Type
    Full Time
  • Company Overview

    At Nuance, we empower people with the ability to seamlessly interact with their connected devices and the digital world around them.  We are creating a world where technology thinks and acts the way people do by designing the most human, natural, and intuitive ways of interacting with technology.


    Our nimble technology uses analytics and advanced algorithms to transform the inanimate into animate and reduce complicated processes into simple ones.

    Job Summary

    At Nuance, capitalizing on new ideas and innovative ways of doing business is what we do best.  Do you possess a deep knowledge of the legal field and a passion for innovation? As a part of our Legal practice, you’ll help uphold Nuance’s high ethical and corporate standards, as well as support our employment law practices. You’ll help provide legal support for all our products and businesses across the globe. 


    85% of Fortune 100 companies partner with Nuance. 

    #1 AI partner to global car manufacturers.

    98% of physicians recommend Nuance speech solutions.


    The M & A and Securities Counsel/Attorney will be responsible for assisting with the legal aspects of Nuance’s Corporate and Real Estate activities with a focus on experience in M&A transactions, SEC/'34 Act filings and general corporate law. This role will report the V.P., Associate General Counsel 



    • Advise, lead, and support mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures, both domestic and international, including all aspects of due diligence; drafting and negotiating all agreements including, confidentiality, LOI and transaction agreements and documents; throughout all stages of process (including government, third-party and internal approvals);
    • Supervise outside counsel;
    • Developing solutions to improve the efficiency of the M&A process;
    • Provide M&A post transaction and integration support;
    • Assist with drafting, reviewing, and providing legal advice on required SEC/'34 Act filings;
      Work on ad hoc strategic legal projects, including but not limited to financing activities, research, and the development new policies, templates and processes, and other legal, compliance, and regulatory matters; 
    • Lead real estate support and advice, manage, and draft, review and negotiate real estate documents; and
    • Assist with corporate policy development



    • Juris Doctor

    Required skills:

    • 3 to 5 years of legal experience at a large to midsize law firm or within a large public company's corporate legal department.
    • 3 to 5 years of working directly on relevant corporate, M&A, and SEC/'34 Act, especially for public companies.


    Preferred skills:   

    • Business-oriented approach to problem solving, tempered by an appreciation for legal complexity and risk
    • Superior legal and analytical skills – excellent judgment and initiative in selecting the most effective solutions
    • Excellent collaborative, communications and negotiation skills
    • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to stand firm when necessary
    • Detail-oriented and resourceful with excellent follow-through skills
    • Ability to work under pressure and prioritize and manage workload simultaneous tasks, and meet deadlines with a changing fast-paced environment

    Additional Information

    Nuance offers a compelling and rewarding work environment. We offer market competitive salaries, bonus, equity, benefits, meaningful growth and development opportunities and a casual yet technically challenging work environment. Join our dynamic, entrepreneurial team and become part of our continuing success.  


    Nuance Communication Inc.  is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster and its supplement is available here. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please call 781-565-5086 – Human Resources Department and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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