Description:

Corporate Attorney Needed
Sutter Law, a Bay Area law firm is looking for a business and transactional attorney.

Our team requires a fast-learner, someone who can research independently and is comfortable making judgment calls on his or her own, but who is also comfortable taking directing and working within an established system when required. In all cases, you will have substantial amounts of autonomy, and you will be expected to use that flexibility to grow your role within our practice. The ideal candidate can work remotely or from our office, however we would prefer to have someone who is able to be present at the office at least four days per week. From day one, you will be interfacing with clients and working with the firm’s partners.

What the Position Entails
Help entrepreneurs through the early stages of forming a company, or restructuring existing companies to appropriately fit their strategic goals.
Conduct legal research upon and analysis of financial regulatory matters, and guide clients through funding rounds, Angel, Series Seed and Series A, B & C rounds.
Assist with reviewing, drafting, and negotiating various types of commercial, intellectual property and sales agreements.
Take a leading role on structuring and closing assigned Mergers and Acquisitions.
Counsel and assist clients who are facing corporate disputes, such as founder disagreements and vendor disagreements, including drafting documents for arbitration, mediation and settlement offers.

You must be comfortable working independently. Compensation is highly competitive and negotiable.

Requirements
California licensed attorney (Required)*
  • Five years plus of relivent legal experience (Required)*
  • Must have excellent grammatical and proof-reading skills (Required)*
  • Must be detailed oriented and organized (Required)*
  • Litigation (including trial) experience a plus but not required
  • Enthusiasm, great communication skills and an effective strategic thinker
  • Places an emphasis on time efficiency and functioning effectively without intensive supervision
  • Must be comfortable being self-reliant when necessary and have experience being a self-starter
  • Confident and proactive researcher
  • Must be comfortable having all manner of discussions with clients and with counsel
  • Punctuality, ability to take and follow direction, and experienced in time tracking and entries (Required)*

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