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InHouse Counsel

Company name

1stdibs, Inc

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Job Type


Date Last Verified

Aug 16,2019

Valid Through

Nov 29,2019

Posted on

Jun 20,2019

Years of Experience

5-8 yrs required


New York City, NY, United States

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Practice Area
Contract Law >> Contract Law
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In-House Counsel
The candidate will review, draft, edit, and negotiate commercial agreements, including seller agreements, vendor agreements, and NDAs ranging from standard contracts to complex strategic partnerships critical to the company. Provide advice on all legal matters and coordinate with external legal experts in specialized fields including privacy, corporate governance, employment law, equity compensation, financing, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property, litigation, etc. Support 1stdibs’ senior leadership team and work with our Finance, People, Marketing, Sales and other teams to ensure that we have good governance practices in place and to assess and address risk to support our rapid growth. Implement and maintain a comprehensive legal filing system and manage process of timely reviewing upcoming contract renewals. Create scalable processes for triaging a high volume of disparate legal issues from all areas of the business.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have J.D. from a top tier ABA-accredited law school and NY Bar Membership. Should have 5-8 years of relevant experience preferably with experience both at a national law firm and in-house; start-up experience a major plus. Ideal background is business attorney with strong knowledge of US corporate law. Litigation experience would be a plus. Extensive contract drafting and negotiation experience is a must. Familiarity with UK and EU regulation a plus. Should have excellent business judgment and ability to assess legal risk while also thinking strategically and providing practical business advice. Must have ability to prioritize and manage multiple critical projects simultaneously. Should have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. Self-motivated, personable, organized, and a team player is required.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
1stdibs, Inc
51 Astor Place
3rd Floor
New York City, NY 10003

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