IBM Senior Attorney in MEXICO CITY, Mexico

Job Description

The person in this role is required to have a solid knowledge of civil and commercial law, services and commercial contracts and general corporate law.

Key competencies required:

(1) Attention to detail - Able to review data/documents for accuracy and consistency; take action to prevent mistakes; comply with accepted processes; keep information accurate and up to date.

(2) Influence and persuasion - Able to persuade and enlist others' support in accomplishing objectives; use data and logic to influence others; develop effective working relationships with others who can help promote acceptance of own ideas; use specific planned strategies when negotiating; identify and work with hidden agendas durign negotiations.

(3) Creativity and innovation - Able to apply innovative solutions to improve group performance; challenge others to identify creative approaches to problems; provide support and encouragement to others when they attempt to innovate, even when they fail; generate new ideas that are often implemented.

(4) Integrity - Able to maintain the highest standards of integrity and business ethics; maintain explicit and implicit confidences, build trust with others by acting consistently with organizational expectations, be tactful and helpful, honest and truthful with coworkers; show consistency between words and actions; build on the suggestions/ideas of others to lead to new approaches and improvements.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • JD Degree, licensed to practice in Mexico.

  • Strong drafting and negotiation skills from 7 to 10 years of legal experience in a law firm or an in-house counsel position.


  • Attention to detail

  • Influence and persuasion

  • Creativity and innovation

  • Integrity

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Law Master Degree

  • Knowledge of IT and/or telecommunications laws and contracts

EO Statement

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.