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Deputy General Counsel Global Contracts

Company name

DocuSign, Inc.

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Valid Through

Nov 27,2019

Posted on

Aug 14,2019

Years of Experience

Min 15 yrs required


San Francisco, CA, United States

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Practice Area
Contract Law >> Contract Law
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Deputy General Counsel - Global Contracts
The candidate responsibilities will include: Manage risk, ensure compliance while building trust and integrity into everything we do. Manage a team of legal professionals in negotiating on prem, SaaS (Cloud), partner and other agreements involving a variety of complex and evolving issues. Provide support for key business initiatives and transactional process improvements. Interact daily with customers, partners, senior executives and other internal clients across multiple organizations, including Sales, Finance, Customer Success and Security. Manage a team of legal professionals in the negotiation of complex on prem, SaaS (Cloud) and partner agreements. Provide business and legal advice for issues and risks related to contracting processes, including approval matrices, company policies and procedures, and IP and regulatory requirements. Collaborate with other members of the legal team to ensure business needs are met and to improve transactional processes. Drive business and efficiency initiatives and projects, as required. Should have 15+ years of relevant legal experience at a leading law-firm and/or in-house experience, with a minimum of 5 years of people leadership experience in building, running and/or developing high performing teams. Experience with enterprise software and SaaS businesses is required. Must have substantial experience negotiating complex on prem, SaaS (Cloud) and partner agreements. JD degree and excellent academic credentials. Must have California Bar admission in good standing (or Registered In-House Counsel status with California State Bar). An experienced team leader, ready to drive results and develop successful legal professionals, preferably with experience managing teams of 15 or more legal professionals across geographies preferred. Substantial experience relating to software and SaaS centric issues, such as revenue recognition, tax, privacy, security, HIPAA, GDPR, intellectual property rights, etc., preferably with US and international enterprises and public sector entities desired. Knowledge and understanding of DocuSign a plus.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
DocuSign, Inc.
221 Main Street
Suite 1000
San Francisco, CA 94105

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