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Contract Law Attorney / Information Technology Attorney in Pleasanton, CA

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Company name

Ellie Mae, Inc

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Information Technology
Contract Law

Years of Experience

Min 8 yrs required


Pleasanton, CA

Date Last Verified

Aug 09,2017

Posted on

Jul 12,2017

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Senior Commercial Counsel The candidate will report directly to the company’s EVP, General Counsel and will play a critical role in all facets of the company’s commercial contracting, with a primary focus on supporting the sales and services teams. Work collaboratively with the legal team on other matters such as drafting and negotiating strategic supplier and partnership transactions, assisting in mergers and acquisitions, and defining and implementing corporate policies. Maintain ownership and responsibility for all customer-facing agreements and related documents, including related strategy and operation. Provide thoughtful and prompt legal and business guidance to internal stakeholders. Draft and negotiate a wide variety of commercial agreements. Gain a detailed understanding of company’s products and services, partner with technology and product leaders to ensure alignment between contracts and products. Assist all internal business functions to identify and solve a range of legal issues. Manage and interface with outside legal counsel on transactions relating to the foregoing. J.D. degree from an accredited law school and 8+ years of relevant legal experience at a top-tier law firm and/or technology company required. Experience reviewing, negotiating and drafting commercial SaaS agreements as well as other software license agreements, reseller/distribution agreements and vendor agreements required. Excellent written and oral communication skills required. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to both lead and work within a team required. Ability: and desire to work closely with senior management; to independently manage complex projects and meet aggressive timelines required.

Additional info

Job ID: 170832

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Ellie Mae, Inc
4155 Hopyard Road
Suite 200
Pleasanton, CA 94588
Fax: 925-227-9030