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General Counsel, San Francisco, San Francisco Bay Area [Mid-Peninsula]

Job Type
Practice Areas
Finance, Real Estate/Land Use/Environmental
Company Name
Solutus Legal Search
Job Title
General Counsel, San Francisco, San Francisco Bay Area [Mid-Peninsula]


Our client, a Series B real estate/finance technology startup company has exclusively retained Solutus Legal to assist the C-Suite with their search for a business savvy General Counsel to provide legal guidance to the company’s fast-growing business. This attorney will report directly to the CEO and will manage a small team.

The General Counsel will be responsible for the negotiation and management of customer contracts, insurance matters, employee relations and board matters. This attorney will ensure legal compliance on M&A activity and consumer protection and will oversee corporate governance. S/he will also manage employment, IT, real estate and vendor contract matters. IPO or SPAC experience is a strong plus, but is not required. Our client is strongly partial to candidates in the SF Bay Area, but will consider strong candidates in Los Angeles, CA

The Ideal Candidate:

  • 7-10+ years of law firm and inhouse experience, ideally in the Real Estate, Mortgage or FinTech industry
  • Experience in one or more of the following practice areas: real estate, lending, mortgage, corporate finance, finance regulation, commercial letters of credit
  • Legal experience in fund investments, venture capital financing and M&A.
  • Experience with corporate governance issues and corporate secretarial duties.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Our client has earned multiple awards and has cemented a winning reputation with an A+ from the Better Business Bureau. The company offers a competitive compensation package that includes stock options and a 401k plan as well as numerous other appealing perks.

Solutus Legal has been exclusively retained for this highly desirable search. Interested candidates please submit your resumes to search@solutuslegal.com. Do not submit resumes directly to our client - as they will be forwarded to Solutus for consideration.

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