Corporate Counsel

Job Locations US-VA-Reston
Requisition ID
Position Category
Legal and Contracts
Top Secret


Peraton is seeking a Senior Corporate Counsel to support its business operations. The Corporate Counsel reports directly to the Company’s Deputy General Counsel, Business Operations and works closely with Peraton’s sector leadership and other members of the Legal Department, advising them on internal operations, including matters related to government contracting, data privacy and cybersecurity, and international and trade compliance.


Primary areas of responsibility include:

  • Government Contracting – work closely with other members of the Legal Department, Contracts, Procurement and Sector leadership and program teams to support the company’s contract and procurement activities, including advising on contract, subcontract and teaming agreement negotiation and execution issues, contract claims and disputes, bid protests and organizational conflicts of interest issues.
  • Data Privacy and Cybersecurity – advise the company on privacy and data protection matters for our businesses in the United States and around the world, including compliance with appliable federal, state and non-US laws; developing and implementing privacy policies and procedures, including on US and non-US requirements and on emerging areas such as artificial intelligence; provide legal support on incident responses, data mapping and inventory, risk assessments, and training and awareness programs.
  • International and Trade Compliance – advise the company on doing business outside the United States, including compliance with local laws, import/export laws and regulations including International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and economic sanctions.


The position requires a minimum of 10 years of overall professional experience with a minimum of 5 years of experience specialized in federal procurement. Substantial in-house experience in the federal contracting industry, experience in the areas of trade compliance and privacy/cybersecurity and excellent law school credentials are highly desirable.


Candidates should possess:

  • Strong writing skills.
  • Reputation for and unqualified commitment to integrity and professionalism.
  • Superior interpersonal skills and the ability to relate to employees and management at all levels.
  • Attention to detail and organization.
  • Strong time management skills.
  • Ability to think critically and develop creative and practical solutions.
  • Highly adaptable to change; ability to work independently and collaboratively.
  • Ability to multi-task and operate in a fast-moving environment.

Bar: Juris Doctor and a member in good standing of the bar in at least one U.S. jurisdiction.

Security clearance: possession of or eligibility to obtain a Top Secret clearance.

Peraton Overview

Peraton is a next-generation national security company that drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted, highly differentiated solutions and technologies to protect our nation and allies. Peraton operates at the critical nexus between traditional and nontraditional threats across all domains: land, sea, space, air, and cyberspace. The company serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies and supports every branch of the U.S. armed forces. Each day, our employees do the can’t be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.

Target Salary Range

$146,000 - $234,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


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