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General Commercial/Contracts, Technology, Transactions
Our client, a rapidly growing private B-to-B software/marketing data company, has exclusively retained Solutus Legal Search to assist the Company in its search for its first in-house attorney to lead the legal function. This is an exciting opportunity to get in on the ground floor and work across the business, with a particular focus on partnering with Product and Sales, to provide strategic, business-oriented legal guidance on a wide variety of issues.
Responsibilities will include:
Structuring, drafting, reviewing, and negotiating a variety of commercial agreements, including sales, partnership, and inbound agreements;
Advising on product development, from early stages through product launch;
Counseling on privacy, data protection, and compliance issues;
Managing the development of the company’s intellectual property portfolio;
Designing and building processes to facilitate legal support of the company’s operational teams;
Building out the commercial legal team over time.
The ideal candidate will possess:
8-12+ years of experience practicing law in the technology space, including at least 2 years as an in-house attorney;
Experience at a SaaS, cloud computing or enterprise software company;
Experience advising product development, sales, and operational teams on issues related to cloud software, including contracts, privacy, data security, intellectual property, and marketing;
Impeccable legal and business judgment and an ability to quickly risk-assess and prioritize;
Excellent presence and proven ability to influence at all levels;
An ability to communicate complex issues, both written and oral, with ease;
A collaborative approach with no ego in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment;
Strategic sense to build a team, but tactical enough to execute on a day-to-day basis;
a JD, admission to the California Bar, and an excellent academic record. Local candidates only (Northern California).
Solutus Legal Search has been retained on an exclusive basis for this search partnership. Interested candidates may contact us at email@example.com. Candidates applying directly to the company will be redirected 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.