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Corporate - General Attorney in Sunnyvale, CA

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Company name

Proofpoint, Inc.

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Corporate - General

Years of Experience

3-5 yrs required


USA Sunnyvale, CA

Date Last Verified

Mar 05,2018

Posted on

Feb 21,2018

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Associate Counsel The candidate will build and enhance our proven security platform. Will blend innovation and speed in a constantly evolving cloud architecture. Analyze new threats and offer deep insight through data-driven intel. Collaborate with customers to help solve their toughest security challenges. Provide primary legal support for commercial and corporate transactions and development of templates and forms, including drafting, reviewing and negotiating a broad range of commercial agreements, including SaaS, channel, licensing, service and operational agreements; as well as support for certain aspects of M&A and other corporate transactions. Drive development and implementation of various legal templates, forms, training materials, communications and operational systems to improve the delivery and scalability of legal resources to a worldwide, distributed client base. Provide legal analyses of applicable laws, regulations and industry guidance that impact product development, operations and commercial agreements, and assist in the design and implementation of appropriate policies to ensure compliance. Proactively communicating issues back to management and driving good business, legal and operational processes throughout the organization; drafting and implementing related policies; travel as requested. Should preferably have 3-5 years of experience as an attorney, with previous in-house experience. Law firm (AMLAW 200 or equivalent) experience is preferred, especially in business transactions, litigation, intellectual property and/or licensing. Member in good standing of California state Bar is needed. Must have experience and skills in the following areas: Commercial transactions with Fortune 1000 companies, and Channel (VAR, OEM, SI, etc.) programs and relationships required; A broad range of legal issues for in-house counsel; an excellent negotiator with strong influencing skills and experienced at drafting commercial and IP related contracts.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Proofpoint, Inc.
892 Ross Drive
Sunnyvale, CA 94089