Position Summary:
The In-House Counsel provide educated legal advice to senior management, board members and other executives on various legal matters and advise them on how to remain compliant with current corporate laws. This role will have a broad knowledge of all aspects of the legal field, including litigations, corporate law, and labor law, to increase legal acumen across our Teams.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Review, structure, draft and negotiate commercial agreements in a broad range of transactional disciplines, including but not limited to marketing and services agreements, influencer agreements, production agreements, co-branding agreements, NDAs, license agreements, sponsorship agreements, vendor agreements.
  • Proactively identify litigation risks and work across business teams to mitigate these risks.
  • Ensure that appropriate litigation and dispute resolution processes are implemented and are evolving to effectively meet team and corporate needs.
  • You will assist with managing litigation and investigations and on the strategy and resolution of cases, plus general risk management.
  • You will handle litigation and dispute related issues and draft various motions, briefs, and other pleadings.
  • Negotiate, review, and prepare commercial contracts.
  • Draft and review legal documents including MOUs, business agreements, employee letters, company SOPs, etc.
  • Manage legal claims against the company
  • Gather and evaluate internal and external information, and perform legal research and analysis, to determine whether company actions or processes comply with company policies, laws and regulations.
  • Responsible for reviewing, tracking, and monitoring legislation that impacts the company's products and/or processes.
  • Guiding managers on regulatory and compliance matters
  • Analyze and summarize legal documents.
  • Assist in selection, retention, management, and evaluation of all outside counsel.
  • Help to coordinate and manage the company's IP.
  • Address any labor law related issues and disputes that arise
  • Assist in corporate business development affairs
  • Manage and collaborate with top tier outside law firms.

Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities):
  • Minimum of 1-2 years of corporate, transactional law and litigation experience.
  • In-house experience preferred, but not required.
  • Self-starter; entrepreneurial, “roll up your sleeves” attitude.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced start-up environment.
  • Exceptional legal drafting, research and analytical skills.
  • Assists in improving processes and procedures
  • JD from a U.S. accredited law school
  • Must be a current member of good standing of a state bar in the US.
  • A strong work ethic, attention to detail and sense of professional accountability.
  • A good sense of humor and values collaboration
  • Knowledge of general business law
  • Ability to take constructive criticism and direction from internal resources.
  • Ability to attend to multiple projects while prioritizing and meeting tight deadline
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, analytical, diplomatic, research and writing.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.

Physical Activities:
  • Remaining in a stationary position, often standing or sitting for prolonged periods.
  • Moving about to accomplish tasks or moving from one worksite to another.
  • Adjusting or moving objects up to 20 pounds in all directions.
  • Communicating with others to exchange information.
  • Assessing the accuracy, neatness and thoroughness of the work assigned.

Environmental Conditions:
  • Low temperatures.
  • High temperatures.
  • Noisy environments.

Physical Demands:
  • Sedentary work that primarily involves sitting/standing.
  • Light work that includes moving objects up to 20 pounds

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) of this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee(s) will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an at will relationship.

The company is an equal opportunity employer.