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DATE ADDED: Thu 04/10/2018

Remote Transactional Attorney

Chicago, USA
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COMPANY: OPEN DOOR

Job Description

Summary

OpenDoor GC is searching for its next teammate -- a highly qualified, experienced, transactional attorney. The selected individual will report to the company managing partner and will provide transactional and business-related legal counsel. The individual selected for this role will advise clients on a variety of contract, intellectual property, data/privacy, employment, compliance, and business-related issues. This opportunity is remote and full-time.

 

About OpenDoor GC

OpenDoor GC is a close-knit, growing company that provides top-tier “on-demand” in-house counsel services for cutting-edge industries including hedge funds, private equity, software, IT, data, and professional services. OpenDoor GC clients are industry leaders, and as such require best in class legal services Our team has the flexibility to work on an entirely remote basis from anywhere in the world, which means we can choose from the best legal talent from across the country to grow our team. OpenDoor GC requires a dedicated commitment to results and attention to detail, wherever our employees choose to locate. OpenDoor GC offers its employees the opportunity to work on a diverse set of transactional and research assignments and work directly with a network of highly sophisticated clients. See more at #removed#

 

Job Description

  • Contract drafting, reviewing, and negotiation. Primarily commercial and operations-related agreements including operating agreements, non-disclosure agreements, joinder agreements, employment agreements (including non-compete, non-solicit, and severance agreements), data licenses, SaaS agreements, SLA’s, vendor and supplier contracts, professional services contracts (including consulting, IT services, and web development services agreements), etc.
  • Advise clients in small-scale merger and acquisition deals, including legal diligence and drafting and negotiating relevant agreements.
  • Assess the business risk of contract provisions and business decisions, and effectively and concisely communicate these risks in writing to clients, catered to the clients preferred style.
  • Research legal questions and provide detailed, concise, business-oriented answers or suggestions
  • Salary will be based on experience ($100,000 - $125,000 base salary)

Required Background

  • J.D. with an outstanding academic record from a prestigious law school
  • Member in good standing with the State Bar of NY, CA, IL, or TX.
  • 3+ years’ experience in transactional law, preferably in both a law firm and in-house setting.
  • Experience in finance and/or technology industry strongly preferred.
  • Must be extremely well versed in commercial transactions with extensive experience drafting and negotiating contracts, in particular non-disclosure agreements, licensing agreements, and professional services agreements.
  • Experience interfacing directly with clients.

Required Skills

  • Solution-driven, creative thinker with ability to exercise appropriate legal judgment, risk assessment, and ability to provide practical advice and contract drafting that aligns with the specific needs and preferences of clients
  • Must be able to work directly with and effectively communicate orally and in writing with client’s senior management
  • High integrity and moral character; passionate, and engaged
  • Strong sense of work ownership and attention to detail
  • Ability to work in an independent environment and properly prioritize multiple tasks as efficiently as possible
  • Proficiency with Lexis Nexis and Westlaw research tools
  • Expert in MS Word document markup tools and Adobe Acrobat Pro

Application

For immediate consideration, please email resumes and cover letters (highlighting specific transactional experience) to #removed# with email subject line of: “Application – Transactional Attorney” in PDF format. Only applications submitted correctly and include a cover letter will be considered.

Company Description
OpenDoor GC is a close-knit, growing company that provides top-tier “on-demand” in-house counsel services for cutting-edge industries including hedge funds, private equity, software, IT, data, and professional services. OpenDoor GC clients are industry leaders, and as such require best in class legal services Our team has the flexibility to work on an entirely remote basis from anywhere in the world, which means we can choose from the best legal talent from across the country to grow our team. OpenDoor GC requires a dedicated commitment to results and attention to detail, wherever our employees choose to locate. OpenDoor GC offers its employees the opportunity to work on a diverse set of transactional and research assignments and work directly with a network of highly sophisticated clients. See more at #removed#


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