Associate Corporate Counsel

Legal Seattle, Washington


Description

Associate Corporate Counsel:

This position is responsible for a variety of duties within the Legal organization.  Assists in protecting an organization's legal interest and maintaining its operations within the scope established by law.  Identifies and analyzes legal issues, drafts key documents, presents clear recommendations to management, and assures legal compliance. 

What You Will Do: 

  • Supports Legal Department to streamline the contracting process, including owning all aspects of assigned contracts through the contract lifecycle 
  • Negotiate, draft, and review contracts, agreements, memos and other documents
  • Design, develop, and implement process and workflow to optimize support of the company's growth and risk management
  • Ensure the organization's business practices comply with applicable laws and regulations
  • Research areas of law as needed, for example, new product areas that the business might look to enter, intellectual property issues, and software licensing issues
  • Represent the Legal Department in office-wide initiatives when required
  • Advise and support various departments across the company, including sales, marketing, finance, engineering and production on legal issues and business risks, as well as broader company policies
  • Support additional projects assigned by the Senior Corporate Counsel
What You Will Need: 
  • 2-3 years legal experience (in house preferred)
  • JD from an accredited law school
  • Current member in good standing of at least one state bar (Washington, California, or New York)
  • Working knowledge of contracts, conflicts of interest, and compliance
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills
  • Business acumen and good judgment 
  • Willingness and flexibility to develop and learn new areas of expertise as necessary for changing business needs
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