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Sr. Counsel/AGC – Corporate (San Francisco, CA)

Location
San Francisco, California
Job Type
Full-time
Practice Areas
General Corporate,
Company Name
Solutus Legal Search
Job Title
Sr. Counsel/AGC – Corporate (San Francisco, CA)

Description

Our client, a well-funded, cutting-edge pre-public technology company, seeks to hire an experienced corporate attorney to join its small, but growing, legal team. This role has a diverse range of responsibilities, primarily focused on general corporate work, mergers and acquisitions and other strategic ventures and corporate partnerships, as well as securities law compliance, corporate governance and stock administration matters.

Responsibilities:
• Be the primary lawyer on strategy and execution of corporate development projects, strategic ventures and partnerships, and other corporate transactions;
• Handle day-to-day general corporate matters across the company and subsidiaries while supporting fast-growth and expansion;
• Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including finance, tax, stock administration, accounting, people, corporate and business development, product, and engineering to manage corporate transactions and initiatives;
• Provide advice, strategic support and education to business clients about corporate governance, securities, M&A, and other corporate matters; and
• Manage multiple deals and support colleagues to ensure business initiatives are executed timely and accurately.

Requirements:
• J.D. from an accredited law school and licensed to practice law in California (registered in house counsel is acceptable);
• At least 6 years of general corporate and M&A experience at a top-tier law firm; in-house and IPO experience is a plus;
• Experience working with venture-backed high growth private companies is desired;
• The ability to work independently, think creatively and flexibly, and provide practical legal solutions;
• Must enjoy working with a broad range of business team members in a fast-paced environment; and
Local candidates only (San Francisco Bay Area).

Our client seeks a go-getter with the ability to quickly build rapport with business teams. The legal department is extremely collegial and friendly with a good sense of humor. The ideal candidate will thrive in such an environment. This is an outstanding opportunity for the right attorney to take on interesting work and assume a great deal of responsibility at a fast-paced, creative, high-growth, and disruptive company. Our client offers competitive compensation, including equity, comprehensive benefits, and startup perks. Title and compensation will be dependent on directly relevant experience.

Solutus has been selected as the exclusive representative on this desirable search. Interested candidates, please submit resumes to search@solutuslegal.com for consideration. Resumes submitted directly to our client will be forwarded to Solutus for review and evaluation.

Ref. #453-SLS

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