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Job Title:  Principal Counsel


Southlake, TX, US

Req ID: 53157

Job Family: Legal


Sabre Corporation is a leading technology provider to the global travel and tourism industry. Headquartered in Southlake, Texas, USA, Sabre operates offices in approximately 60 countries around the world. At Sabre, we make travel happen. Positioned at the center of the business of travel, our platform connects people with experiences that matter in their lives. Today, Sabre is creating a new marketplace for personalized travel. It is our people who develop and deliver powerful solutions that meet the current and future needs or our airline, hotel and travel agency customers. Join our journey! 

Job Description


Sabre seeks a strategic, highly skilled commercial transactions attorney to provide legal support for corporate transactions and day-to-day business support for its Travel Solutions business, including support for its subsidiary, Radixx Solutions International.  The successful candidate will draft and negotiate a wide variety of complex international technology transactions and serve as a strategic partner to Sabre’s internal business and technical teams in the development, commercialization and deployment of IT solutions and services.  


This counsel will:

  • Draft and negotiate complex license and technology transactions for SaaS and cloud solutions
  • Draft, review and negotiate Master Agreements, NDAs, Consulting, Data Protection, Maintenance and Support, Service Level, Data Protection and other commercial agreements
  • Maintain standard contract templates and playbooks
  • Provide legal advice and counsel for day-to-day for operational and transactional matters, including contract interpretation, customer management, strategic relationships, legal and regulatory requirements related to privacy, information security and incident response
  • Provide general privacy and information security advice in support of Sabre’s global business 
  • Support pan-Sabre Data Processing Agreement contracting support integration of privacy, risk and compliance requirements into business planning processes
  • General legal research and counsel on legal developments and regulations impacting the business
  • Work cross-functionally with sales, finance, security and technical teams to ensure contractual terms are compliant with legal, regulatory and company policies and risk preferences
  • Other responsibilities and special projects as assigned

Job Requirements



Juris Doctorate degree from accredited law school and licensed to practice law in applicable jurisdiction 
Top school (and top 25% ranking) preferred



  • Minimum of 3-6, and ideally 6-8+ years of experience practicing law, preferably with contract and commercial law emphasis
  • Experience with complex software and technology agreements, such as SaaS and cloud agreements
  • General knowledge of international privacy regulations and competition laws
  • Excellent problem-solving skills; creative in finding solutions
  • Team player and consensus builder that takes a pragmatic, commercial approach to law
  • Demonstrated ability to influence and interact effectively with all levels of personnel, including senior management and outside law firms
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy in drafting
  • Ability to manage a high volume of transactions within tight deadlines
  • Self-motivated and ability to work independently
  • Proficiency in written and verbal communications in English required.  Additional language skills preferred.


Reasonable Accommodation

Sabre is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. Applicants applying for a Sabre position with a disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process may contact Sabre's Compliance Office at compliance.office@sabre.com.

Affirmative Action

Sabre is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, and disabled individuals. EEO IS THE LAW


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Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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