Commercial Counsel

Legal Reno, Nevada Bloomington, Minnesota Roseville, California


Position at Clear Capital

The Legal team at Clear Capital works collaboratively with our internal business partners to provide accurate and timely counsel in a variety of legal topics, to ensure compliant and effective strategies, processes and policies and to support the rapid scale growth and leadership of our organization. The Commercial Counsel role will play an important role to support execution of various agreements and our overall legal and risk strategy. The successful candidate will report to the VP, Deputy General Counsel.

What you will work on

  • Develop, draft, review, and approve legal terms and conditions,, negotiating a wide variety of commercial agreements; draft new contract templates applicable to our different product, analytics, and SAAS business lines
  • Analyze contract terms to ensure compliance with applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations, industry best practices, and company policies. To the extent contract terms influence potential modifications to company policy, ensure terms are escalated for appropriate review and change 
  • Support contract negotiations with account teams, clients and outside counsel where appropriate
  • Advise internal business line and administrative support teams on contract matters, including structuring, negotiation, interpretation, compliance and enforcement, risk assessment, legal and regulatory compliance, and consistency with business/operational requirements
  • Anticipate internal and external business challenges and provide creative problem-solving solutions to analyze legal and commercial risks while supporting corporate strategy and goals 
  • Additional opportunities (such as intellectual property, privacy, employment, etc.) may be available depending on candidate qualification

Who we are looking for

  • Juris Doctor required with active bar license in California, Minnesota or Nevada
  • Minimum of 5 years experience at a law firm or in-house, with experience in commercial contract drafting and negotiation of various commercial agreements, ideally in real estate valuation or financial services industries
  • Experience with drafting and negotiating technology/licensing requirements 
  • Solid understanding of contract and legal terminology
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with others across various internal business units 
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and conflict resolution skills.  Must be comfortable navigating healthy tension with organizational units and third parties
  • Self-motivated, resourceful, able to meet aggressive deadlines, able to adapt quickly to change in direction, and demonstrate willingness and ability to learn new concepts/software/industries quickly
  • Anticipate internal and external business challenges and provide creative problem-solving solutions to analyze legal and commercial risks while supporting corporate strategy and goals 
  • Prior experience with Ironclad preferred
  • Bonus points: 
    • Experience with supporting intellectual property, employment, or general litigation matters
    • Experience with international contractual matters, including coordination with international counsel on cross-border matters
    • Experience with applicable privacy laws including GLBA, CPRA, and state law, and are able to serve as a resource on privacy issues, including training and guidance to business regarding new products and services; Data protection or related certification; Prior experience with OneTrust 

What You Can Expect 

  • Competitive compensation and immediate contribution!
  • Inclusive benefits package offerings include 401k plans and customizable benefits including dental, vision, medical, etc. for you and your dependents. 
  • An innovative culture that understands the importance of quality of work over quantity.
  • Company supported and employee-driven ambassador groups that promote diversity, working on a hybrid schedule and philanthropy.
  • Learning and development programs to help advance your career and personal growth.

What We Value 

  • Wherever it leads, Whatever it takes! We believe in making the impossible possible.
  • Thrive personally, grow professionally―be happy!
  • Innovate, learn, lead- Knowledge and growth is never ending.
  • We believe in hiring nice people because anything is possible when you have the team's support.   
  • Improving the lives around us- A smile could change the entire world.
  • Be the most trusted, respected, and loved real estate valuation company in the world.

About Us 

Clear Capital is a national real estate valuation technology company with a simple purpose: build confidence in real estate decisions to strengthen communities and improve lives. Our goal is to provide customers with a complete understanding of every U.S. property through our field valuation services and analytics tools, and improve their workflows with our platform technologies. Our commitment to excellence — wherever it leads, whatever it takes® — is embodied by more than 1,500 team members across four brands (Clear Capital, Clario, CubiCasa, and REO Network) and has remained steadfast since our first order in 2001.

Clear Capital is an equal opportunity employer.

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