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Vice President, Deputy General Counsel, Commercial and Legal Affairs (Divisional Lead Counsel) – San Francisco Bay Area
Our client, a fast-growing and dynamic FinTech (subscription billing and payment solutions) company, and division of a high profile, multi-billion dollar technology company, is seeking an experienced and sophisticated attorney to handle all legal aspects of its business, and act as the lead commercial SaaS attorney across its parent organization and subsidiaries. This is a strategic and vital role within the organization that offers management opportunity as well as the ability to have a direct impact on the Company’s exponential growth. This attorney will serve as the head of legal for the Company itself, while also acting as the parent organization’s (and its subs) go-to commercial counsel on all commercial SaaS transactions.
Responsibilities will include:
Structuring, drafting and negotiating a variety of commercial agreements, including specifically SaaS transactions, SWOs, MSAs and NDAs;
Advising on a large gamut of day to day legal issues such as IP, corporate governance, M&A, employment;
Counseling on privacy, data protection and compliance issues;
Managing a team of corporate counsel;
Acting as a trusted advisor to executive management and sales teams;
Designing and building processes to facilitate legal support of the company’s operational teams;
Providing legal analysis and risk assessments to team members, and participating in business decision-making processes;
The ideal candidate will possess:
10+ years experience in corporate in house counsel roles, including with SaaS companies;
Experience working in complex environments and driving issues and projects cross-functionally;
Strong business acumen, as well as customer-facing and negotiation skills;
Comfortable and adept at balancing risk and opportunity;
Adept at leading a legal team, coaching and mentorship;
Calm under pressure and able to handle multiple projects and priorities efficiently in a rapidly changing environment.
This is a unique opportunity to help drive the business and strategy of one of the Bay Area’s fastest growing FinTech companies, while also acting as a key advisor on SaaS commercial issues to an established public technology company and its multiple subsidiaries.
Solutus Legal has been selected as the exclusive representative on this desirable search. Interested candidates, please submit resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org for consideration. Resumes submitted directly to our client will be forwarded to Solutus for review and evaluation.
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