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Sr Corporate Counsel

General Information

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Travel Amount Required:

Up to 25%

Job Type:

Regular-Full Time


USA - USA - Remote

Company Overview

Here at UKG, our purpose is people™. Our HR, payroll, and workforce management solutions help organizations unlock happier outcomes for all. And our U Krewers, who build those solutions and support our business, are talented, collaborative, and innovative problem-solvers. We strive to create a culture of belonging and an employee experience that empowers our people – both at work and at home. Our benefits show that we care about the whole you, from adoption and surrogacy assistance to tuition reimbursement and wellness programs. Our employee resource groups provide a welcoming place to land, learn, and connect with those who share your passions and interests. What are you waiting for? Learn more at  #WeAreUKG 

Description & Qualifications


UKG seeks a Senior Corporate Counsel who will provide legal, commercial, and operational support to our Sales, Services, Cloud, and Sales Operations teams, with a focus on driving and closing U.S. Public sector deals, including Federal, State and Local transactions. The role will provide negotiation support for customer agreements in assigned U.S. Public verticals, as well as other commercial segments. The Senior Corporate Counsel will drive the Public sector sales engagement processes from initial intake to the final signature of the agreements. Reporting to the Director of Go-To-Market Legal, this is a wonderful opportunity to have a major impact on a strategically important and high-growth area of UKG’s business.

Key Responsibilities

• Supporting the Public Sector sales, including drafting, negotiation, and management of complex distributor and resellers engagements specific to Public, Federal, State, and Local customers, as well as maintaining other commercial terms and conditions
• Advising on contract management activities from opportunity to fulfillment, including RFP support, assessing procurement options, direct negotiations, and other related contracting matters
• Working with other attorneys to maintain compliance with company policies, applicable laws and regulations, and other established guidelines and requirements, in support of sales transactions
• Supporting maintenance of FedRamp certification, addressing customer inquiries regarding UKG’s certification and processes
• Resolving customer and sales team questions to achieve customer satisfaction in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
• Flexibility to work on “ad hoc” projects and other initiatives within the legal department


• Law degree and good standing with the applicable State Bar
• At least 8 years supporting U.S. Public sector sales
• Expert skills in negotiation and organization, with great attention to detail
• Extensive experience in strategic and analytical roles within highly matrixed organizations
• Demonstrated ability to lead complex, cross-functional projects and establish credibility with internal and external executive stakeholders
• Ability to work in an independent yet collaborative environment
• Ability to adapt and be flexible in a high-growth, changing workplace
• Strong drafting skills, with strong experience in MS Word and other digital tools

Pay Transparency for Colorado, New York, Washington and California

The pay range for this position in Colorado, New York, Washington and California is $137,900 to $185,000, however, base pay offered may vary depending on skills, experience, job-related knowledge and location. This position is also eligible for a short-term incentive and a long-term incentive as part of total compensation.
Information about UKG’s comprehensive benefits can be reviewed on our careers site at

San Francisco Bay Area Pay Law

There is a different range applicable to specific work locations, within the San Francisco Bay area, the base pay range for this role in those locations is USD $137,900 to $185,000 per year.

EEO Statement

Equal Opportunity Employer

Ultimate Kronos Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive considerations for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, veteran status, and any other legally protected status under federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws. 

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Disability Accommodation

For individuals with disabilities that need additional assistance at any point in the application and interview process, please email