Legal Counsel

New York Permanent USD165,000 - USD200,000
  • Publicly traded SaaS client
  • Reports directly to US Legal Counsel

About Our Client

Publicly traded SaaS client.

Job Description

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.

Description

Our client is looking for a smart, motivated, self-starter attorney to join our growing global legal team. The Legal Counsel will report to the US Head of Legal.

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:

  • Primary responsibility supports our sales team and reviews, drafts and negotiates a wide variety of technology contracts, including: SaaS contracts, software licensing agreements, change orders; as well as commercial agreements (license agreements, NDAs, vendor contracts, and partnership agreements), among other contracts
  • Handle a high volume of SaaS-specific agreements
  • Advise and support the company's different departments such as sales, business development, customer success, human resources, finance, operations etc

The Successful Applicant

  • JD from a US ABA-accredited law school
  • Admission to NY State Bar
  • 3-5 years of experience dealing with technology transactions (SaaS and software) gained from either a top law firm's Tech Transactions Practice or in-house at a tech company
  • High-volume technology contracts experience, with experience supporting a tech sales team
  • Must have excellent contract drafting and negotiating skills
  • Must have experience partnering directly with clients on a daily basis
  • Team player with excellent communication skills
  • Must be able to work autonomously
  • Exceptional writing skills

What's on Offer

  • Base salary
  • Bonus
  • Equity
  • Additional benefits
  • Hybrid/WFH schedule, local to NYC
Contact
Jennifer Pettigrew
Quote job ref
JN-112021-4517311

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-112021-4517311