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General Counsel

Company name

Quanergy Systems, Inc.

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Years of Experience

Min 10 yrs required


Sunnyvale, CA

Date Last Verified

Feb 16,2018

Posted on

Jan 04,2018
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
Data Privacy >> Data Privacy
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
International Law >> International Law
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General Counsel Responsibilities: Review, draft and negotiate a wide variety of agreements with most of the focus on sales/customer commercial contracts, supply chain agreements and strategic partnership agreements; Advise and assist with corporate activities, benefits, insurance, privacy, intellectual property, litigation, and other legal matters as required; Stay on top of changing regulations, laws and industry standards and effectively work with a variety of business stakeholders to develop and implement practices and standards that support innovation and growth; Develop and scale legal operations and compliance initiatives to ensure effective execution in a high-growth environment; Prepare and assist in the completion of all SEC filings; review of all press releases; Counsel on privacy, data protection, and compliance issues; Manage international subsidiaries, inter-company arrangements and foreign compliance; and Manage outside counsel on related matters when required.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: JD Degree, with license to practice law in California, and excellent academic record; 10 years of high-level, relevant experience practicing with a law firm and in-house legal department of a public company; Corporate Secretary experience with extensive Board of Directors and subcommittee interactions; Experience with manufacturing and semiconductor operations including supplier agreements; Experience in working in a start-up environment; Experience with global corporations and managing foreign compliance; Excellent negotiation skills, with ability to keep complex legal negotiations simple and clear; Highly skilled with negotiating and drafting a wide variety of contracts with minimal supervision; Impeccable legal and business judgment and an ability to quickly risk-assess and prioritize; An ability to communicate complex issues, both written and oral, with ease; Ability to self-start, meet deadlines, prioritize, manage multiple projects simultaneously, and work well with change in a fast-paced environment; A collaborative approach with no ego in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment; Bias for action and closure; and Strong interpersonal skills. Preferred: 10+ years of experience practicing law in the technology space, including at least 5 years as an in-house attorney in a public company; IPO experience helpful; Automotive industry experience; Experience advising product development, sales, and operational teams on issues including contracts, privacy, data security, intellectual property, and marketing; Excellent presence and proven ability to influence at all levels; and Experience with intellectual property and other litigation.

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Hiring Coordinator
Quanergy Systems, Inc.
482 Mercury Drive
Sunnyvale, CA 94085

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