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Assistant General Counsel

Legal | Los Angeles, CA | Full Time

Job Description

Exciting Opportunity as Assistant General Counsel

Verifi is growing rapidly and we have a need to expand our legal team with folks who are passionate, hardworking and like to have fun while supporting our company with a variety of legal support services. 

 

Join Verifi and you join the leading solution in the ecommerce marketplace for payment and risk management.

 

You will be responsible for assisting our General Counsel with a diversified range of responsibilities including:

  • Proactively providing legal counsel, advice and representation, to various business teams on a variety of legal risks and opportunities including regulatory, employment, contracts, sales/business development, marketing, real estate, intellectual property, branding guidelines, data privacy, and other business matters
  • Oversee external IP counsel and all pending IP matters
  • Drafting, review, revising and providing feedback on all types of legal contracts both domestic and international including services, leases, vendor agreements, ndas, etc.
  • Partner with the Compliance team to assist teams in ensuring compliance with the laws and regulations affecting their operations.
  • Participating in legal updates to employee handbooks, information security documentation, vendor management, etc.
  • Support legal needs associated with global expansion (corporate formation, employment, marketing guidelines, and regulatory requirements)
  • Willing to roll up your sleeves and work on not only complex, but even the simplest tasks
  • Other duties as assigned

 

You must bring to the table:

  • Must be a graduate of an accredited law school with at least 10+ years of relevant experience in a corporate or in-house setting
  • Active member of the California State Bar
  • Must have experience with complex international commercial contracts, trademark and patent management/laws
  • Ability to handle a broad range of general legal matters and work effectively with all levels of business unit personnel in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent analytical and strategic business decision making/problem solving skills
  • Ability to develop strong relationships with internal business units as well as with management
  • Ability to provide sound legal advice to implement business goals pragmatically
  • Strong communication skills, including formal presentation skills and ability to craft communications appropriate to the designated audience
  • Self-discipline, results-orientation, and ability to learn quickly
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and work both independently and as a member of a team
  • Must have incredible legal research/writing skills with incredible attention to detail

 

Additionally, but not a must:

  • Litigation experience
  • Expertise with M & A
  • Knowledge within the e-commerce and payments space
  • Knowledge of corporate governance, business filings, etc.

 

We are located in Los Angeles and offer:

  • Dynamic, stimulating and open environment with opportunity for personal development. 
  • Competitive Salary, Bonus and Employee Stock Options
  •  Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance and 401k
  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • Paid Parking and Complimentary Food
  • Socially conscious and community oriented company
  • Energized employment filled with activities and events