Senior Legal Counsel

New York, New York Permanent USD200,000 - USD225,000 per year
  • SaaS client hiring Commercial Counsel to report to General Counsel
  • Role will handle a wide range of commercial legal matters

About Our Client

Software company.

Job Description

The Commercial Counsel will report directly to the General Counsel and be responsible for managing legal matters, while coordinating with international team. Responsibilities will include:

  • Draft and negotiate complex commercial and technology agreements, including: SLAs, SaaS agreements, license agreements, NDAs, vendor contracts, DPAs, and partnership agreements
  • Advise management, sales, customer success as well as finance and other company departments on legal issues and risks, complex deal structures, approval processes, company policies, procedures and negotiation strategies;
  • Advise business leaders on a wide range of legal matters in a clear and concise manner
  • Interact with internal clients on a daily basis
  • Manage outside 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 US ABA-accredited law school
  • Admission to NY State Bar
  • 4+ years of experience dealing with technology contracts with an emphasis on SaaS contracts, gained in-house at a technology company or related industry
  • Experience must include transactional expertise in software, data, complex licensing, outsourcing, employment law legal experience
  • Experience supporting Sales and Customer Success teams important
  • High-volume technology contracts experience, drafting and negotiating technology agreements, including, consulting services agreements, software license and maintenance agreements, vendor contracts, SLAs, DPAs, etc.
  • Must have experience partnering directly with clients on a daily basis
  • Team player with excellent communication skills
  • Must be able to work autonomously

What's on Offer

  • Competitive base salary
  • Bonus
  • Great benefits
  • Exceptional perks and additional benefits
  • Hybrid 3x per week in brand new office
Jennifer Pettigrew
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Job summary

Sub Sector
Attorney - In-house
Technology & Telecoms
New York
Contract Type
Consultant name
Jennifer Pettigrew
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