Legal Counsel

New York, New York Permanent USD175,000 - USD200,500 per year Hybrid working
  • Exciting role to join a fast growing tech start-up
  • Great opportunity for an Associate coming from AmLaw 50 firm or combo in-house

About Our Client

Fast growing, innovative, VC-backed tech start-up.

Job Description

The Legal Counsel will report directly to the General Counsel.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Advise internal clients on a wide range of complex commercial transactions.
  • Draft, review and negotiate a wide range of high volume corporate contracts and commercial agreements.
  • Assist with the preparation and planning for board and committee meetings.
  • Oversee and analyze/advise with respect to global corporate administration efforts, including compliance with international, federal and state laws, maintaining foreign and domestic entities, and executive compensation and stock administration.
  • Assist on other projects as needed, including general corporate, compliance and risk management, data privacy issues, and overseeing external counsel.

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 top US ABA-accredited law school with exceptional academic credentials
  • Admission to NY or CA State Bar
  • 3+ years of experience dealing with commercial and corporate legal matters gained at a top-50 law firm with start-up/tech client experience
  • Exceptional drafting and negotiating skills
  • A team player who relates well with management and counterparts
  • Able to demonstrate a high level of independent reasoning, excellent analytical judgment and
    strong business judgment
  • Ability to balance competing projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, negotiation and presentation skills with the ability to
    effectively interact with numerous business units
  • Meticulous attention to detail and superior organizational skills.

What's on Offer

  • Competitive base salary
  • Full medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Equity
  • Huge opportunity for growth
  • Remote/hybrid work from NYC or San Francisco Bay Area
Jennifer Pettigrew
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Job summary

Sub Sector
Attorney - In-house
Technology & Telecoms
New York
Contract Type
Consultant name
Jennifer Pettigrew
Job Reference
Job Nature
Hybrid working