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Our client, a hospitality unicorn and one of the fastest growing late-stage startup companies in the world, has retained Solutus Legal to assist the company with its search for an experienced compliance attorney. The ideal candidate will possess at least 7 years of diverse compliance experience at a top law firm and in-house legal department.
The successful candidate will be responsible for a wide range of compliance matters including corporate, regulatory, HR, IP, and insurance.
A JD with a State Bar membership (top academic credentials required)
7+ years of compliance and corporate governance experience
In-house experience is required
Diverse compliance experience including corporate governance, regulatory compliance, HR compliance (I-9, fair pay, exemptions), intellectual property, and insurance
Experience implementing and monitoring a U.S. compliance program in a publicly traded company or fast growing private technology company
Ability and desire to roll up your and go beyond the traditional boundaries of the role
Entrepreneurial mindset: flexible, self-starting, hard-working and a problem solver
Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
Ability to prioritize and effectively multitask
Adaptable to change
The successful candidate will be responsible for the implementation of compliance programs in the U.S. This attorney will work closely with legal, finance, HR, business teams, managers and other leaders throughout the organization to embed the compliance culture and practices in daily operations and activities within the region. Other duties include the following:
Communicating with and training employees on new policies and procedures as they relate to the organization’s compliance programs, and
Performing periodic risk assessments on regulatory and legal matters and making compliance recommendations to executives
The Senior Compliance Counsel must be a hard worker, responsive, proactive, team player, critical thinker, intellectually curious and a creative problem solver. This attorney must be able to thrive in a high performance culture and high growth environment, prioritize and manage several projects at once and have passion for innovation.
This company is a rocket ship. Its visionary founder and superb management team possess a keen eye for disruption. They are moving swiftly to affect change and expand the organization. Heavyweight investors (SoftBank, Sequoia Capital, Lightspeed Venture Partners to name a few) have bet on company leaders to create one of the most successful hospitality companies in the world.
Our client has retained Solutus for this coveted search. Interested candidates are required to submit their resumes directly to Solutus for consideration at email@example.com.
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.