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General Commercial/Contracts, Technology, Transactions
Our client, a successful publicly-traded technology company that is frequently named as one of the “Best Places to Work,” has exclusively retained Solutus Legal Search to assist the company in adding a senior commercial transactions attorney to their growing legal team. This person will report directly to the General Counsel, and will be responsible for leading the commercial legal function, managing commercial matters and partnering with the company’s sales, operations, business development, procurement and other teams to negotiate complex commercial transactions. This is a high visibility role with great opportunities to make a meaningful and immediate impact.
Drafting and negotiating SaaS agreements, service agreements, sales contracts, strategic alliances, licenses, intellectual property agreements and other inbound and outbound commercial agreements;
Standardizing form agreements, driving processes and streamlining policies and procedures;
Supporting and advising internal stakeholders (including, sales, operations, business development, procurement, etc.) in all ranges of commercial transactions;
Managing, mentoring and supporting the career development of the best commercial legal team in the business.
9 to 12 years of relevant experience (including at least 4 years in house);
JD from an accredited law school and admission to practice law in California (Registered In House Counsel is acceptable). Local (San Francisco Bay Area) candidates only;
Extensive experience structuring, drafting and negotiating a wide range of complex commercial agreements, comfortable and adept at partnering with members of the sales organization in fast-paced outbound commercial transactions;
Experience at a SaaS, cloud computing or enterprise software company and deep understanding of SaaS contracting models;
Management experience in a high growth environment and strong deal-making skills;
Experience advising on a variety of other legal matters including privacy, federal and state regulations, intellectual property rights, product counseling, and training internal clients;
Willingness to roll up sleeves, dig into details and contribute where needed;
Ability to prioritize and coordinate multiple projects across different jurisdictions globally and drive projects to conclusion in a timely manner.
Our client’s culture is high-energy, imaginative, dynamic and collaborative. The ideal candidate will thrive in such an environment. S/he will be passionate, authentic, proactive and have excellent judgment. S/he will be a business-minded attorney that has the ability to quickly earn the trust and respect of and sustain lasting relationships with internal and external clients.
This is a perfect opportunity for a high quality candidate to join a small, dynamic and collegial legal team at a thriving and growing company, in a role with the ability to make an immediate impact and have a great deal of opportunity, visibility, and responsibility.
Solutus Legal Search has been exclusively engaged on this search. Interested candidates should submit resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org. Resumes submitted directly to our client will be forwarded to Solutus for consideration.
Solutus Legal Search is the leading legal search boutique and market leader in the placement of high quality lawyers in corporations and law firms. We deliver strategic search services for our clients, as well as effective career counseling and placement services for candidates. With over 30 years of collective experience in the search business, our extensive relationships, networks and contacts... in the legal community provide our candidates with a crucial edge in landing the perfect job. In addition, our quality of clients and job opportunities is unmatched. Every recruiter at Solutus is an attorney who has practiced in either large law firms or world-class corporations. This added expertise enables our team to better understand your background and career needs and creates a high placement rate for our candidates. Our search specialties include General Counsel and all levels in-house; law firm lateral associate and retained lateral partner placements. With offices across California, Solutus services clients throughout the West Coast, U.S. and the globe.
For a current list of our in house and law firm opportunities, please visit our website at www.solutuslegal.com.