Jennifer  Howard

Jennifer Howard

Attorney at Law

Lancaster
South Carolina
Licensed in
NC
University of North Carolina School of Law
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About
I have 20+ years of experience as an attorney and business advocate with a proven track record in contract negotiation, drafting, and management, program development and implementation, risk management, compliance and strategic analysis. My experience is primarily in the telecom and tech fields.
26
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"Jennifer is extremely professional and is pointed with her input. She does not suggest edits without providing a rationale and some optional language. She has saved us significant time and money."

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"Jennifer came in and was able to quickly identify areas for us to consider and provided rationale and alternative language for each highlighted clause. She was a huge asset to our extended team."

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Work History

CompuCom Systems, Inc.

Director of Commercial Management

Apr 2020 - Present

• Negotiating and drafting complex corporate agreements for domestic and international locations such as, NDAs, licensing agreements, product and services agreements, Software as a Service (SaaS) agreements, and statements of work (2019 revenues of $9.9M).
• Providing advice on strategic business and risk management issues related to customer opportunities.
• Creating and implementing business pr

Apr 2020 - Present

Hospital Corporation of America

Director of Centralized Physician Contracting

Aug 2017 - Apr 2020

• Developed, implemented and managed a centralized referral-source contracting program for the Capital Division.
• Collaborated with healthcare executives, legal, and business development to draft and execute contracts that met the facility’s needs and were compliant with law and corporate policy.
• Leveraged usage of template agreements, standard clauses, playbooks, and corporate policies across

Aug 2017 - Apr 2020

NC Office of Indigent Defense Services

Director of Contracts Management

Nov 2015 - Jul 2017

• Managed a statewide RFP & contracts system for indigent representation.
• Drafted, negotiated, executed, and administered service contracts valued at approximately $20M annually with individual attorneys, law firms, consortia of attorneys, and nonprofits.
• Collaborated with attorneys and trained local court personnel regarding the contracts system.
• Monitored the quality of legal services and

Nov 2015 - Jul 2017

Amazon Web Services - Elemental

Contracts Manager

May 2015 - Nov 2015

• Negotiated and drafted complex corporate agreements for domestic and international locations in support of business operations, including product sales, content licensing, technology licensing activities, evaluation agreements, manufacturing agreements, services engagements, and channel and marketing partnerships (with revenue of approx. $49.2M).
• Worked with the Controller to ensure revenue c

May 2015 - Nov 2015

Zones, Inc.

In-House Counsel/Dir. Contract Management

May 2013 - May 2015

• Negotiated and drafted complex corporate agreements for domestic and international locations such as, NDAs, supply agreements, licensing agreements, services agreements, Software as a Service (SaaS) agreements, reseller agreements, consulting services agreements, logistics agreements, and statements of work (2014 revenues of $1.4B).
• Managed a team of contract and proposal managers supporting

May 2013 - May 2015

NC Office of Indigent Defense Services

Director of Contracts Management

Jan 2012 - Apr 2013

• Developed and implemented a statewide RFP &contracts system for indigent representation.
• Drafted, negotiated, executed, and administered service contracts with individual attorneys, law firms, consortia of attorneys, and nonprofits.
• Collaborated with attorneys and local court personnel to implement a contracts system.

Jan 2012 - Apr 2013

State Library of North Carolina

Digital Preservation Manager

Jan 2006 - Jan 2012

• Led a cross-functional, matrixed project team in the creation of a digital archiving system.
• Coordinated the efforts of project staff in researching, sourcing, testing, selecting, and integrating various software products to accomplish the project objectives.
• Effectively managed vendor relationships and advised stakeholders on risks.
• Ensured the Library’s activities respected the intellect

Jan 2006 - Jan 2012

Nortel Networks Inc.

Senior Manager

Feb 1995 - Jan 2004

• Supported domestic corporate sales efforts to maximize profit and customer loyalty while minimizing risk.
• Negotiated and drafted complex corporate agreements such as, NDAs, purchase and supply agreements, licensing agreements, try and buy agreements, services agreements, statements of work, joint development agreements, and custom development agreements.
• Advised on strategic business issues

Feb 1995 - Jan 2004

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