Commercial Legal Counsel

New York, New York Permanent USD180,000 - USD200,000 per year
  • Hybrid role with 3 days in brand new NYC office of rapidly growing SaaS company
  • Looking for candidates with high-volume SaaS contracting experience

About Our Client

SaaS platform.

Job Description

The Legal Counsel will report to the Head of Legal for the US and will join a growing legal team.

As a Legal Counsel, you will serve as a legal point of contact and provide legal support to our teams in the US. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Partner with and provide legal advice to internal clients, including sales, procurement and customer success
  • Review, draft, negotiate, and interpret a wide variety of commercial agreements including SaaS agreements, NDAs, vendor contracts, data processing addendums, business associate addendums, platform integration, and partnership agreements
  • Work closely with the Head of Legal and other attorneys on the legal team to meet deadlines and collaborate on projects
  • Manage a high volume of deals and support colleagues in the US and internationally
  • Keep up to date on legal developments that affect the tech industry and support future initiatives accordingly

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • JD from a US ABA-accredited law school
  • Admission to NY State Bar
  • 4-8 years of experience dealing with SaaS, SLAs, DPAs, change orders, licensing agreements in-house, ideally at a B2B SaaS company with privacy experience
  • Must have experience partnering directly with clients on a daily basis
  • Ability to provide clear and pragmatic legal advice to business people
  • Ability to handle a high volume of contracts, managing tight deadlines
  • Team player with excellent communication skills
  • Must be able to work autonomously

What's on Offer

  • Brand new office space
  • Hybrid 3 days in office
  • Competitive base salary: $185,000-$200,000
  • Bonus
  • Great benefits
  • Catered breakfasts
  • FSA
  • Ability to grow with a legal team
  • Mentorship opportunities
  • Please note that remote working and visa sponsorship are not available for this role
Contact
Jennifer Pettigrew
Quote job ref
JN-042024-6408143

Job summary

Sector
Legal
Sub Sector
Attorney - In-house
Industry
Technology & Telecoms
Location
New York
Contract Type
Permanent
Consultant name
Jennifer Pettigrew
Job Reference
JN-042024-6408143