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Senior Commercial Counsel/AGC - San Francisco Bay Area
Solutus Legal Search
April 12, 2018
San Francisco Bay Area, California
Full Time - Other
7-10 years experience
Our client, an early stage, pre-public financial services/SaaS technology company, has retained Solutus Legal Search on an exclusive basis to assist the Company with its search for a Senior Commercial Counsel/AGC. This attorney will report directly to the General Counsel and will be responsible for managing the Company’s global commercial legal matters related to expansion into key geographic areas.
This is a rare opportunity to join the ground floor of a dynamic, high-performing and rapidly growing company and legal department, and to work on challenging issues that impact the business at all levels. In addition to legal functional responsibilities, the successful candidate will how want to be part of a team to help build and scale a business. So business acumen, enthusiasm, team spirit and an entrepreneurial drive is required. This role offers exposure to a wide variety of commercial issues with the opportunity for advancement and professional growth.
The person in this role will advise business teams on the various legal issues and risks, business strategies, complex commercial deals and other issues related to technology transactions. Other duties include drafting and negotiating enterprise SaaS agreements as well as reseller, alliance, professional service, support, customer, partnership, OEM arrangements and vendor agreements. In addition, s/he will lead the legal expansion in key international jurisdictions and draft and negotiate a variety of complex technology transactions that are both domestic and international in scope. Strong experience with enterprise sales, and highly customized products and implementation activities is preferred.
The ideal candidate has 8-12 years of commercial experience with a strong acumen in enterprise SaaS matters. Law firm experience is required. Excellent legal and business judgment, an athletic mindset and the ability to work in a fast-paced startup environment are also musts. This attorney will be a team player who can effectively collaborate with members of Legal and other functional groups, often building the operations of the company. S/he will also prioritize responsiveness and service to internal clients and have excellent communication skills.
Solutus Legal Search has been retained on an exclusive basis for this search partnership. Interested candidates may contact us at email@example.com. Candidates circumventing Solutus and applying directly to the company will be redirected to Solutus forconsideration.
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About Solutus Legal Search
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.