Lucas Group has partnered with our client, a growing company that is helping to modernize the capital markets in their search to hire a Corporate Counsel. The individual will report to the General Counsel.
Drafting and negotiating contracts with third parties (including master service agreements, outsourcing agreements, technology services agreements, SaaS agreements and licensing agreements)
Providing pragmatic advice and guidance to internal clients and stakeholders, and developing solutions to issues while effectively managing legal and practical business considerations
Developing commercial knowledge of product offerings and client sectors to support legal advice
Working collaboratively with internal clients to develop strategies to address identified issues
Confirming that contracts are compliant with company policies
Contractually protecting company's intellectual property rights
Effectively managing workflow, including multiple projects, in a proactive and highly responsive manner
Effectively managing outside counsel spend
Qualifications and Skills:
Member of NY or IL bar in good standing or ability to become authorized in-house counsel within 6 months of joining.
4-7 years of experience as an associate in the intellectual property and technology group of a major US law firm or combination of experience as an associate in the intellectual property and technology group of a major US law firm and in-house experience.
Experience working on technology transactions and negotiating SaaS and licensing agreements required.
Strong drafting and negotiating skills.
Excellent interpersonal, problem solving, teamwork, organizational and analytical skills.
Demonstrated ability to engage and complete transactions quickly and effectively, with minimal supervision.
Strong communications skills. Ideal candidate would be able to communicate legal advice crisply to business audience by zeroing on the commercial implications and addressing risk/reward trade-offs.
In-house or outside counsel experience supporting FinTech start-ups strongly preferred.
Subject expertise in equity capital markets a plus.
Educational & Work Requirements:
Work Experience:4-7 years
Title: Corporate Counsel
Location: NY or Chicago
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