This role is with one of our customers in the San Francisco Bay Area looking for a General Counsel to lead their legal team. The company is a fast growth late stage Technology startup. They're open to experienced candidates being remote permanently with expected travel.
Engage directly with leadership to understand company priorities and goals, trends in our business, and understanding the entire scope of our business.
Establish best practices for company securities compliance and corporate governance.
Lead all aspects of commercial contracts, product decisions, technology transactions; privacy and data security matters; labor and employment and litigation matters; diversity and inclusion functions, stock administration functions, as well as legal operations; intellectual property; real estate; and mergers and acquisitions.
Provide legal advice and direction in new product development.
Create high quality and timely legal services, processes, and systems across the company—including selection and retention of outside counsel.
Lead a team of 10 legal professionals and help with growing and developing the team.
Current member in good standing of a state bar, preferably California
10+ years of experience leading the legal function and team as GC or DGC at a either a late stage startup or publicly traded technology company, preferably in SaaS, cloud, software, etc.
Ability to communicate high level concepts in a way that anyone in the organization can understand.
Ability to calculate risk to support innovation while protecting the company
Have partnered with all levels of the organization. Board Members, Executive Team, Product, Recruiting etc.
Strong communication skills.
A bias towards action over indecision.