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Senior Legal Counsel

Company name

Medallia, Inc

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Valid Through

Nov 13, 2020

Posted on

Jul 31, 2020

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


San Francisco, CA, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
Corporate >> Corporate - M&A
Intellectual Property >> Intellectual Property - General
Labor & Employment >> Labor & Employment
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Senior Corporate Counsel
Candidate will be responsible for a wide range of privacy, product, intellectual property, commercial transactions, mergers and acquisitions, employment, and general corporate matters for the company and its global subsidiaries, with adaptability to engage in other special projects to support a rapidly growing business. Provide privacy counsel to the business, which includes working with product, engineering, compliance and security teams to ensure that powerful enterprise SaaS software meets the quickly evolving requirements of global privacy laws (e.g., GDPR, CCPA, HIPAA, and other state and federal privacy laws). Advise sales, marketing, customer solutions, and people and culture teams on privacy compliance, strategy, and data usage. Work closely with product, design, and engineering teams to provide counseling, education, and guidance on legal compliance related to new and existing features, services, and offerings. Anticipate internal and external business and regulatory issues and provide applicable legal advice. Develop, manage, protect, and enforce our intellectual property and global brand across relevant substantive areas such as patents and trademarks. Provide intellectual property litigation and due diligence support, and provide IP training and counseling. Provide legal support for real estate matters, including drafting and negotiating leases, subleases, and broker agreements. Review, draft, and negotiate legal agreements, including commercial agreements and key agreements relating to suppliers, vendors, and software and technology licensing. Respond to legal requests from sales, engineering, finance, marketing, and other clients, summarizing and communicating legal concepts in a clear and concise manner. Support merger and acquisition activities, including preparing and negotiating non-disclosure agreements, work with internal tax and finance teams and external counsel on transactions, conduct and coordinate due diligence reviews (and prepare due diligence reports for the business and deal team), develop and communicate responses to critical legal issues as they arise, and assist with post-merger integration efforts. Provide advice and strategic support to people and culture team on global employment matters and laws, including contingent workers, performance management, investigations, corporate policies, and other employment-related matters. Handle other special projects as requested.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Membership of the State Bar where you reside(in good standing), or if you are in California and not a member of the California Bar, eligibility and commitment to register as California Registered In-House Counsel. 5+ years of directly relevant experience, preferably including time both at a top law firm and in-house legal experience with a software or SaaS company. Exceptionally strong business acumen and the ability to work effectively and efficiently on multiple projects in a busy work environment, while being a critical (and often autonomous) go-to partner for fellow peers in the company and legal department. High level of integrity, professionalism, intellectual curiosity, and willingness to grow. Demonstrated experience handling a range of legal matters. Preferred Qualifications: A practical, business-oriented approach and excellent communication skills with the ability to distill complex legal concepts into simple, actionable recommendations. Confirmed ability to interact effectively at all levels of the organization while building strong internal relationships and influence across departments. A good understanding of U.S. GAAP. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with attention to detail. Solid knowledge of SOX compliance requirements.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Medallia, Inc
575 Market St.
Suite 1850
San Francisco, CA 94105
Phone: 650-3213-000

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