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General Counsel

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Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

Min 8 yrs required

Location

Long Island, NY

Date Last Verified

Aug 19,2017

Posted on

Jul 02,2017
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General Corporate/Governance
Corporate >> Corporate - General
Contract Law >> Contract Law
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General Counsel The candidate will lead the implementation of the global legal strategy across all lines of company’s current and evolving business. Create and advise on best practices, play an integral role in facilitating growth and mitigating risk, and align business strategy from a legal perspective. Draft, review and negotiate commercial agreements covering all of commercial activities: merchandise acquisition, licensing, intellectual property licensing, services, partner, and vendor agreements. Assist in the management of corporate and compliance matters, including governance issues, shareholding, fundraising, and the like. Lead legal team member responsible for documentation around equity and debt fund raising activities. Manage multiple matters effectively in a fast-paced environment to ensure the accurate completion and timely execution of business initiatives. Advise business clients on legal issues and risks, company policies, and business strategy. Anticipate and identify issues and risks, recommending potential solutions. Stay abreast of trends in the industry and areas of law relating to Software-as-a-Service, e-commerce, mobile technology, digital advertising, and data / privacy. Advise on HR and employment related issues, global data policies and manage litigation matters. Manage and protect the company's portfolio of IP. JD from a top law school with excellent academic credentials, references and New York bar admission and 8+ years of experience, including prior in-house experience with e-commerce or technology companies and/or at a global law firm required. Experience: with e-commerce, technology, strategic partnerships, capital raising, labor law; negotiating strategic transactions required. Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects while meeting tight deadlines required.

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