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Associate General Counsel/Deputy General Counsel – San Francisco or Silicon Valley, CA

Job Type
Practice Areas
General Corporate, Mergers & AcquisitionsTechnology & Commercial Transactions
Company Name
Solutus Legal Search
Job Title
Associate General Counsel/Deputy General Counsel – San Francisco or Silicon Valley, CA


Our client, a publicly-traded global technology company, seeks to hire an Associate General Counsel or Deputy General Counsel (depending on seniority and relevant experience) to add to its growing legal department.

This new legal executive will report directly to the Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary and will serve as a true generalist in the legal department. S/he will be responsible for a diverse array of legal matters, including but not limited to negotiating, drafting, reviewing, and advising on general corporate matters, commercial and technology transactions such as marketing and advertising agreements, corporate financings, and M&A matters; and overseeing litigation. This attorney also will work on IP strategy and management, employment, privacy and compliance matters; and will interact with government bodies as required.

This position is located in either Santa Clara (headquarters) or in San Francisco, CA.

The ideal candidate will have 10+ years of legal experience with a depth of knowledge and experience in some of the transaction practice areas identified above as well as at least four to five years of hands-on complex litigation experience gained in a national or international law firm. Clerkship experience is a plus. In house experience is preferred. Local candidates only.

In order to thrive in this corporate environment, this attorney must possess a positive attitude and strong work ethic, be collaborative and flexible. The successful candidate will have the ability to team well with others and thrive in a fast paced and collaborative environment. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, sound business and legal judgment are required. This attorney will possess a highly responsive and service-oriented value system and be skilled at prioritizing work and managing deadlines.

This is a phenomenal opportunity for a dynamic legal professional to join a company that is continuing to scale and disrupt its industry. This position will provide the successful candidate with the immediate opportunity to positively impact business and become an important contributor to the Company’s success. Competitive compensation including equity, comprehensive benefits, and matching 401k.

Our client has engaged Solutus Legal Search as its exclusive representative on this highly coveted engagement. Interested candidates, please submit your resume to search@solutuslegal.com. All resumes submitted directly to our client will be forwarded to Solutus for review and evaluation.

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