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Deputy General Counsel - Commercial

Company name

Aurora Innovation, Inc.

Organization Type


Job Type


Date Last Verified

Mar 16, 2020

Valid Through

Jun 29, 2020

Posted on

Dec 10, 2019

Years of Experience

Min 10 yrs required


Palo Alto, CA, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Deputy General Counsel - Commercial
The candidate will report to the GC and manage Aurora’s commercial matters, identify and strategize at the highest level about risks, and advance Aurora’s interests. Lead (and set an example for) a team of excellent commercial attorneys and legal staff. Draft and negotiate a wide variety of agreements, including partnership, supply chain, business development, and supply agreements. Work with the business team and across the company to structure mutually beneficial and enduring cross-border commercial relationships. Manage day-to-day commercial needs of the legal and business teams. Build process around commercial needs, templates, and more. Good judgment are required. JD from a top school and 10+ years of law firm and/or in-house experience are required. Must have managed at least four attorneys over time and on complex projects, including over the course of performance review cycles, and enjoy mentoring attorneys are required. Strong commercial background, including significant experience drafting and negotiating multi-year and cross-border agreements related to complex technology or automotive (preferably) are required. Sophisticated understanding of international supply chain issues and intellectual property, plus experience negotiating with sophisticated and large counterparties are required. Desire to work in a fast-paced environment with many new challenges; a good sense of humor and positive outlook; a keen aptitude for problem-solving are required. Work has real purpose and will improve lives all around the world. Our technology will increase roadway safety, expand access to transportation, revitalize our cities, and create a new platform for people to enjoy next generation experiences in transportation are required.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Aurora Innovation, Inc.
1880 Embarcadero Rd
Palo Alto, CA 94303

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