Job Specifications

  • LocationNew York,New York
  • Publisheda day ago, 2021-06-12T03:03:23Z
  • 2021-06-15Full Time

Legal Counsel

Second legal hire for fast-growing tech start-up

Reports directly to US Legal Counsel

About Our Client

Rapidly growing international technology start-up!

Job Description

Our client is looking for a smart, motivated, self-starter attorney to join our growing global legal team. As the second Attorney in the US, the Legal Counsel will report to the US Head of Legal.

As a Legal Counsel, you will serve as a legal point of contact and provide legal support to our teams in the US. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Primary responsibility supports our sales and review, draft and negotiate a wide variety of commercial agreements (license agreements, NDAs, vendor contracts, and partnership agreements), among other contracts
  • Handle a high volume of commercial agreements
  • Advise and support the company's different departments such as sales, business development, customer success, human resources, finance, operations etc
The Successful Applicant
  • JD from a US ABA-accredited law school OR LL.M.
  • Admission to NY State Bar
  • 3-7 years of experience dealing with commercial and technology transactions gained from either a top law firm's Tech Transactions Practice or in-house at a tech company
  • High-volume technology contracts experience, supporting a sales team
  • Must have excellent contract drafting and negotiating skills
  • Must have experience partnering directly with clients on a daily basis
  • Team player with excellent communication skills
  • Must be able to work autonomously
  • Exceptional writing skills
What's on Offer
  • Bonus
  • Equity
  • Additional benefits
Contact: Jennifer Pettigrew

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