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Our client, one of the largest vertically integrated cannabis operators in California, has exclusively retained Solutus Legal Search to assist the Company in its search to add a top notch corporate attorney to its legal team. This is a truly exciting opportunity to get in on the ground floor at a high growth company, in a high growth industry, tackle interesting and unique issues and work across the business on corporate matters, compliance and corporate transactions. This person will report directly to the General Counsel.
This attorney will be responsible for a variety of areas:
Supporting M&A activity, including drafting and negotiating key deal documents, handling due diligence matters, attending to closing and post-closing integration matters;
Advising on corporate governance matters, including providing support to the Board of Directors, maintaining corporate records and corporate governance policies;
Advising on corporate securities matters and providing support on financing transactions;
Researching and counseling on compliance issues;
Collaborating with and managing outside counsel; and
Providing legal support to and working with internal teams on a variety of legal matters.
The ideal candidate will have:
a JD and admission to the California Bar (RIHC is acceptable). Local candidates only (Northern California).
2-5 years of general corporate law experience at a law firm or in house, including securities, initial public offering, M&A, corporate governance and compliance experience;
Law firm associates will be considered;
Cannabis experience is a plus, but is not required;
Strong legal and business judgment and an ability to quickly risk-assess and prioritize;
An ability to communicate complicated issues with ease, strong written and verbal skills and a keen attention to detail; and
Comfort level working in a fast-paced, challenging environment where decisions you make will have a large impact.
Our client has developed and shaped the legal cannabis industry since 2015, and has quietly become one of the best funded and largest vertically-integrated cannabis companies in California, with much more on the horizon. They offer competitive compensation, including equity and comprehensive benefits.
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.
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.