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Corporate Counsel/Senior Corporate Counsel – San Francisco Bay Area, CA
SOLUTUS LEGAL SEARCH
May 29, 2018
San Francisco Bay Area, California
Full Time - Other
5-7 years experience
Our client, a privately held software company, has exclusively engaged Solutus Legal Search to identify and place an experienced commercial transactional attorney in the company’s growing legal department. The Corporate Counsel/Senior Corporate Counsel (DOE) will report directly to the General Counsel and will have significant interaction with executives and a globally distributed sales team. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who can work independently but collaboratively in a collegial team environment within a small but very fast-paced legal department.
Responsibilities will include:
Negotiating, drafting, and analyzing a wide variety of domestic and international revenue sales contracts, such as subscription services, software licensing, consulting/professional services, as well as procurement agreements.
Counseling multiple business lines within the Company including Sales, Product and Marketing, and Engineering on legal issues and risks, complex deal structures, corporate policies and procedures, data privacy, and intellectual property protection.
Supporting the continuous improvement of standard forms of agreement and legal processes.
Other corporate legal matters.
The ideal candidate will have:
4+ years of transactional experience in a law firm and/or in-house corporate setting.
Experience advising clients on and structuring complex commercial transactions (particularly for a SaaS business), including subscription agreements, licensing agreements, reseller agreements, statements of work, professional services agreements, and procurement contracts.
Excellent written and oral communication skills to facilitate successful interaction with all levels of management and staff.
Excellent customer service (internal and external), interpersonal, and organizational skills.
Seasoned and balanced business judgment and keen strategic thinking.
Flexibility and willingness to work on a broad variety of legal matters with a team-player attitude.
Hard working, self-motivated, and able to manage numerous projects simultaneously under deadline pressure.
The ability to integrate legal, business, technical, and practical analysis is essential.
Multinational/international legal knowledge and experience, including data privacy, is a plus.
Excellent sense of humor, project management skills, and commitment to professionalism are required.
Experience working in a high-technology business/company environment with a significant transaction volume is preferred.
Entrepreneurial, small business-oriented attorney that does not need or expect a large infrastructure of support.
Candidate must have a J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school and be a member in good standing of the CA Bar (RIHC is acceptable). Local (San Francisco Bay Area) candidates only.
Solutus Legal Search has been retained on an exclusive basis for this search partnership. Interested candidates may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Candidates applying directly to the company will be redirected to Solutus for consideration.
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.