Associate General Counsel

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Company 1WorldSync Location Chicago, IL, United States



Min 5 yrs required


Jun 02, 2022

Sep 15, 2022

May 23, 2022


Associate General Counsel
Duties: Perform commercial contract work (e.g., draft, review and analyze agreements and other legal documents, support contract negotiations, draft and enhance contract templates, and advise on interpretation of existing agreements). SaaS experience is preferred. Provide legal support for business on marketing and new product initiatives (e.g., review of product literature, press releases, and website disclosures). Support local management and the organization to understand and comply with applicable legal and regulatory requirements (e.g., privacy law and competition law). Support management in identifying and effectively managing legal risks. Proactively communicate issues back to management and drive good business, legal, and operational processes throughout the organization, including drafting and implementing related policies. Oversee input of relevant information into electronic contracts database, consistent with applicable document retention and other corporate policies. Participate as a representative of the legal function in business and strategy meetings. Orchestrate logistics, assist with agenda preparation, gather relevant information, and prepare presentation materials for legal meetings. Generate and deliver various reports for internal, external, and executive reporting on legal matters. As the leader of the legal staff, assist in oversight of Legal work product and development and training of other Legal team members. Manage outside counsel (and other service providers) while working collaboratively with others on the the1WorldSync team (primarily Legal, Finance, HR, Corporate Development and Products) to document, develop, and improve corporate practices. Manage related subsidiary matters and coordinate/ initiate support for various commercial, product and/or marketing-related matters as part of integration efforts. Work and align with the legal team at Battery Ventures (our owners) where needed. Administer international and domestic subsidiary management process. Provide legal analyses of applicable laws, regulations and industry guidance that impact corporate governance, and corporate compliance. Design and implement appropriate practices and policies to ensure compliance. Monitor relevant legislative developments at the domestic and international level. Report matters which bear a significant regulatory, financial, or brand risk to management.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Juris Doctorate degree from an ABA-approved law school. Hold Licenses and Member of the Bar in the State of Illinois or another similar state. Should have 5+ years of professional experience in the corporate department of an international law firm or in an international corporation, 5+ years of experience in intellectual property and licensing (SaaS experience is a plus), and 5+ years of experience in a broad range of legal issues for corporate counsel. Desired Qualifications: Strong drafting skills with keen attention to detail and the ability to develop new policies, processes, forms, and templates. Excellent communication skills, both orally and in writing; able to communicate clearly, concisely, effectively, and persuasively with internal and external clients and management in person, via email, and in formal documentation. Effective multitasking: ability to manage and prioritize a wide variety of matters from various sources to high levels of client satisfaction. Ability to respond under time pressure to business issues with executable solutions clearly linked to business objectives. Ability to manage and supervise effectively.

Company info

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300 South Riverside Plaza,
Suite 1400
Chicago, IL 60606

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