Job Details

Commercial Counsel

Company name

Endless West

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Sep 24, 2020

Valid Through

Jan 07, 2021

Posted on

Sep 15, 2020

Years of Experience

Min 4 yrs required

Location

San Francisco, CA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Contract Law >> Contract Law
Corporate >> Corporate - General
Data Privacy >> Data Privacy
Government and Government Relations >> Government and Government Relations
Insurance Coverage >> Insurance Coverage
Intellectual Property >> Intellectual Property - Trademark/Copyright
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
Real Estate >> Real Estate
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Commercial Counsel
Duties: Take point on commercial agreements of all kinds – structuring transactions and reviewing, drafting, and negotiating co-manufacturing, licensing, professional services, sales, marketing, IC, and employment agreements Implement and maintain contract management processes to enhance the agreement life cycle from inception to termination. Advise on contractual/commercial dispute resolution strategy and other pre-litigation matters, and help manage arbitration and litigation as needed. Advise on patent and trademark strategy and manage our IP portfolio, including partnering with outside counsel on patent prosecution and enforcement. Advise on commercial lease and insurance policy portfolio issues, and help ensure compliance with workplace safety regulations. Ensure compliance with applicable privacy requirements and manage privacy policies, T&Cs, and internet/social media risk. Support the CLO and CTO in securing government approval of alcoholic beverage formulas and assist with other food and beverage regulatory matters as needed Partner with the CLO in handling a variety of legal questions arising in the course of business, including matters of first impression Serve as a go-to resource for colleagues on compliance and legal risk in connection with production, sales, marketing, R&D, and operations initiatives.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: JD Degree with an excellent academic record from an accredited law school. Member in good standing of at least one state bar association (California preferred). 4+ years of relevant experience practicing business law, ideally both at a respected law firm and in-house at a dynamic, high-growth company. Significant experience reviewing, structuring, drafting, and negotiating a wide range of complex commercial contracts and transactions. Working knowledge of IP law, particularly domestic and international patent prosecution. Demonstrated ability and eagerness to learn new areas of law quickly and address novel legal questions effectively. Demonstrated skill in proactively anticipating, identifying, and evaluating risks in a range of business activities, including those outside of your areas of expertise. Familiarity and experience with dispute resolution, including litigation, arbitration, and claim settlement. Exceptional written and verbal communication and presentation skills. Exceptional ability to multitask and prioritize, with strong attention to detail and a record of consistent follow-through. Impeccable character and deep integrity. Extraordinary work ethic, motivation to see the business succeed, and commitment to professional excellence. Extraordinary discretion, professionalism, and flexibility. Strong desire to be part of a fast-paced startup in the food & beverage tech space. Experience with alcohol and food regulatory issues and compliance (TTB, FDA, state regulatory schemes) is a major bonus.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Endless West
2565 3rd St
San Francisco, CA 94107

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