G&S has been exclusively engaged by a global enterprise technology company to assist in its search for two Associate Counsel to support its Business Development and Operations teams. Founded in 2014, this company has experienced exponential growth, was recently valued at $1B and has doubled the size of its Legal Dept. in the past year.
Our Client: Their solutions are used across the communications, finance, marketing, risk, and strategy departments at more than half of the Fortune 500 as well as with early-stage startups. In 2021, they were recognized by Inc. as one of the fastest growing companies and one of the best workplaces and Forbes recognized them as one of the best startup employers.
The Role: These are two newly-created transactional positions in DC (where the majority of their OGC is based). You will work closely with attorneys here as well as the managing attorney in Chicago. Key responsibilities include: Drafting, reviewing, and negotiating SaaS contracts and partnership agreements with a wide range of corporations and NGOs; providing counsel on major business transactions, including software and services sales; advising on risk related to security, intellectual property, privacy, regulatory compliance, and other commercial issues; and assisting on ad hoc projects that come with scaling a high-growth company.
Qualified candidates should have a minimum of one year of transactional experience at a law firm or in-house legal department. Strong negotiating and relationship-building skills and excellent interpersonal, influencing and communication skills are required. The ideal candidate will have strong attention to detail and the highest commitment to quality work product and client service, as well as project confidence, be self-directed, and have a “roll up your sleeves” attitude.
**The company offers good career advancement prospects, reasonable hours (9-6pm), the ability to telecommute 2-3 days a week once the office reopens, and a convenient location (near Metro Center). Ground floor opportunity with this rapidly expanding industry leader!
Job ID: 14554