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Lead Commercial Counsel

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Date Last Verified

Dec 31,2019

Valid Through

Apr 14,2020

Posted on

Aug 09,2019

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


San Francisco, CA, United States

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Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Lead Commercial Counsel
The candidate will draft and negotiate a variety of complex agreements on behalf of the partnerships and business development teams of Calibra, firm’s blockchain initiative. Provide legal and strategic business advice to help develop a comprehensive, long-term approach to the commercial aspects of our products and programs. Commercial transaction support for other departments and initiatives as required. Willingness and ability to manage numerous deals, meet tight deadlines, and work extended hours when necessary to complete project. Open to travel as and when required.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have J.D. (or foreign equivalent) with membership in at least one U.S. state bar. Should have 5+ years of legal experience (either in-house and/or at a law firm), with experience in technology transactions. Must have experience drafting agreements with technology companies and financial institutions and leading contract negotiations. Must have experience advising clients and managing deals on deadlines with minimal supervision. Should have experience building relationships and collaborating cross-functionally with business teams and other members of the legal team (regulatory, product, privacy, etc.) to ensure business needs are met. Should preferably have background in fintech and/or blockchain and experience with the legal issues arising from fintech and/or blockchain applications. Must have excellent legal judgment and outstanding communication skills.

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Hiring Coordinator
1 Hacker Way Menlo Park
Menlo Park, CA 94025

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