General Counsel

Legal United States


Description

About Semperis 
Semperis is the pioneer of identity-driven cyber resilience for cross-cloud and hybrid environments. We provide cyber preparedness, incident response, and disaster recovery solutions for enterprise directory services – the keys to the kingdom. Our patented technology for Microsoft Active Directory (AD) protects over 40 million identities from cyberattacks, data breaches, and operational errors. We are headquartered in New York City and operate internationally, with our research and development team distributed between San Francisco and Tel Aviv. 

Semperis has received the highest level of industry accolades—most recently being named Best Business Continuity / Disaster Recovery Solution by SC Magazine’s 2020 Trust Awards. We are a Microsoft Partner, and our solutions are recognized by Gartner. 


Role Summary
 

Semperis is searching for a General Counsel to handle all our company’s legal transactions, customer agreements, partnerships, and projects. The ideal candidate will guarantee that all our company’s transactions comply with laws and regulations, while actively helping our company reduce and mitigate possible legal risks.

Other duties will include consulting and leading all corporate legal processes such as compliance, transactions, partnerships. Previous experience working in a technology startup environment and outstanding negotiation and communication skills, with critical attention to detail is a must.

Responsibilities:

  • Negotiate deals and partnerships on behalf of the company
  • Provide expert and strategic legal advice to management
  • Evaluate business partnerships with vendors and subcontractors
  • Design and oversee the company’s policy and position on legal matters
  • Protect the company against legal risks and violations
  • Examine the legal issues related to new products and services
  • Guide management on regulatory and compliance issues to ensure compliance with legal regulations
  • Experience with corporate governance issues and corporate secretarial duties
  • Ability to work with and lead compliance efforts
  • Act as Secretary of the Board of Directors
  • Understanding of intellectual property law and protections

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Law
  • Prior in-house or startup experience
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in corporate law
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing
  • Good understanding of privacy laws and regulations
  • Highly analytical with strong attention to detail
  • Outstanding managerial and negotiation skills
  • Previous experience in international legal and commercial negotiations
  • Ability to work in fast paced startup environment
  • Technical background or skillset is an advantage
Semperis is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Semperis provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.
We do not accept resumes from agencies, headhunters, or other suppliers who have not signed a formal agreement with us.