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Transactions Counsel – San Francisco Bay Area

San Francisco, California
Job Type
Practice Areas
Technology & Commercial Transactions,
Company Name
Solutus Legal Search
Job Title
Transactions Counsel - San Francisco Bay Area


Our client, a global science and technology leader of pure, sustainable ingredients and consumer products for the health & wellness, beauty, and flavors & fragrances markets, has exclusively retained Solutus Legal Search to assist in their search to add a transactions counsel to its growing legal department.

This attorney will serve as primary counsel to both a company brand and a business line.  The successful candidate will possess 6+ years of experience providing legal advice on a variety of contractual, marketing and advertising, and transactionally relevant governance matters.  This attorney will be responsible for managing the intake, review, drafting, negotiating, signing, filing and tracking of standard commercial and technology-related contracts (e.g., non-disclosure agreements, consulting agreements and vendor/service provider agreements, supply agreements, software licenses, agreements related to sales, marketing and advertising, influencers etc.).  They will provide guidance on e-commerce issues to cross-functional partners (business, security, product, HR and engineering teams) and be familiar with applicable laws.  They also will advise business and marketing teams on laws and regulations relating to consumer sales, advertising, and marketing, and draft and negotiate agreements related to sales, marketing and advertising.  They will identify legal risks and opportunities within the sales, marketing, and advertising areas and propose practical, business-minded solutions.  This hire also will attend and record minutes of the business line’s board meetings.

The successful candidate must have substantive understanding of contract and commercial laws, familiarity with intellectual property concepts adequate to select appropriate contract templates, draft new forms to address business needs and edit as applicable for protection of the company's contractual posture, satisfaction of business specifications,  and adherence to company policy.

The ideal person for this job is someone who has complex commercial negotiation experience and can skillfully handle a large volume of tasks.  Potential for professional growth and advancement of role to more senior position.

Intellectual curiosity along with superb communication and prioritization skills are a must. This attorney must also possess a collaborative nature with the ability to work in a team environment. A high EQ is also required.

Solutus Legal has been exclusively retained on this wonderful search. Interested candidates may submit resumes to search@solutuslegal.com.  Resumes submitted directly to our client will be forwarded to Solutus for evaluation.

Ref. #581-SLS


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