Litigation General/Commercial Attorney in New York City NY
Years of Experience
10-15 yrs required
New York City,NY, United States
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Assistant General Counsel, Product & Commercial
The candidate will involve managing and overseeing a team of several senior attorneys in multiple office locations so experience of managing large teams (including remotes) is essential. Should have a JD and are admitted to a state Bar (preferably NY or CA) and are qualified to work in-house in New York. Must have 10-15 years of experience, with a mix of both law firm and in-house work. Experience has focused on issues related to product development for global tech and e-commerce companies. Must have handled a wide portfolio of technology, operational and commercial agreements, product and marketing advising, and have developed deep knowledge in some of these areas. Must be seasoned, supportive manager who excels in recruiting, leading and mentoring sizable teams. Must have experience leading teams with responsibility for product, commercial, marketing, privacy & IP legal counseling. Must have spent time advising engineers and product managers on tech product development in a high-velocity environment. Must have experience being the primary point of contact with clients, and taking the lead in managing the legal side of a project. Must often work cross-functionally across legal, compliance, business and engineering functions. Must be an effective communicator with executive presence - verbally and in writing. Must be able to speak to technical experts or business leaders, from junior engineers to the CEO, in plain English, without legal jargon. Must possess strong leadership and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build and maintain global and regional relationships at all levels.