Our client, a rapidly growing mid-stage technology company, has exclusively retained Solutus Legal Search to assist the Company in its search for a strong and dynamic legal executive to lead the legal function. This attorney will report directly to the CEO and will manage a small team of professionals.
Responsibilities include: drafting, reviewing, and negotiating a variety of commercial and technology agreements including enterprise sales and SaaS, partnership, vendor, MSAs and communications agreements. This attorney will also counsel executives on privacy, data protection, and compliance issues. S/he will manage regulatory matters and refine processes to facilitate legal support of the company’s operational teams. This is an exciting opportunity to work with other business functions to provide strategic, business-oriented legal guidance on a wide variety of matters.
The ideal candidate will possess:
8-14+ years of experience practicing law in the technology industry - with at least 2 years as an in-house attorney. Strong law firm experience is a plus.
Experience working at a SaaS, cloud, enterprise software and/or communications/telecom company;
Experience advising executives on issues related to software, including contracts, privacy, data security, regulatory, IP, and marketing;
Impeccable legal and business judgment and an ability to quickly risk-assess and prioritize;
Excellent presence and proven ability to influence at all levels;
Great written and oral communication skills
A collaborative approach with no ego in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment;
Culture is top-notch (people love working there!) and an attractive compensation package is offered.
Solutus Legal Search has been retained on an exclusive basis for this search partnership. Interested candidates may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Candidates applying directly to the company will be redirected to Solutus for consideration.
About Solutus Legal Search
Solutus Legal Search is a full service legal search firm dedicated exclusively to the placement of lawyers in law firms and corporations. The firm was founded on the bedrock principles of quality, integrity, and hard work. Client service is a concept that is easy to invoke, but hard to execute. At Solutus, it is a concrete reality. The Solutus team of recruiters is comprised entirely of former lawyers who practiced at the top of the profession and bring with them the most sophisticated market knowledge in the business.
We place junior and senior associates, law firm partners, general counsel, and in-house lawyers across a wide spectrum of industries and experience levels. In each case our goal is the same: to establish long term relationships with clients and candidates by providing the highest quality service throughout the search process, from candidate sourcing and pre-screening through offer and acceptance. We're after a good fit for client and candidate alike.