Legal Counsel Tech and Commercial

New York Permanent $175,000 - $250,000 per year
  • SaaS client hiring Commercial Counsel to report to General Counsel
  • Hybrid working environment

About Our Client

Tech client

Job Description

The Commercial Counsel will report directly to the Head of Legal and will be responsible for handling a wide range of commercial legal matters, including:

  • Draft and negotiate complex commercial and technology agreements, including: SLAs, SaaS contracts, license agreements, NDAs, vendor contracts, 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

The Successful Applicant

  • JD from a US ABA-accredited law school
  • Admission to a US State Bar
  • 3+ years of experience dealing with commercial contracts, technology contracts gained in-house at a technology (SaaS sales) company or related industry
  • Experience must include transactional expertise in software, data, complex licensing, outsourcing, etc.
  • Experience supporting Sales and Customer Success teams important
  • High-volume technology contracts experience, drafting and negotiating technology agreements, including, software license and maintenance agreements, re-seller agreements, SaaS contracts
  • 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
  • Equity
Contact
Jennifer Pettigrew
Quote job ref
JN-092022-5742187

Job summary

Function
Legal
Subsector
Legal Subsector
Industry
Technology Media & Telecoms
Location
New York
Contract type
Permanent
Consultant name
Jennifer Pettigrew
Job reference
JN-092022-5742187

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