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Senior Corporate Counsel
Posted on 3/23/2022
Chicago, IL, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • 5 years significant legal experience within a corporation or law firm
  • Licensed to practice law in Illinois
  • Corporate, commercial, and regulatory legal experience required
  • Successful in partnering with and effectively counseling internal business clients on a wide array of matters, balancing strategic and tactical issues
  • Able to work autonomously, issue spot and provide incisive, practical, and business-focused advice and counsel
  • Able to resolve complex legal issues in a practical manner and to grasp creative/complex business ideas and express them clearly and concisely in a written product
  • Able to juggle competing priorities and adjust priorities as the business requires
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to clearly and concisely articulate complex legal concepts to non-lawyers and to interact with stakeholders of all levels, including senior management
  • Detail-oriented, well-organized, and able to manage time efficiently
  • Strong interpersonal skills; a team player able to deal effectively with individuals at all levels and across business units
  • Able to deliver well organized, clear presentations in groups and in one-on-one meetings
  • Able to maintain discretion and confidentiality
  • Able to communicate and work effectively within the legal department and across business units
  • We embrace hybrid and remote work options so that you have the flexibility to create a work/life balance that actually works!
  • Virtual yoga, HIIT, meditation classes, and team SPINS Peloton rides
  • Each employee is allotted paid time to use to volunteer with an organization of their choice and charitable donations are matched
  • CEO Connect, a monthly informal small group Q&A session with our top leader
  • Semi-annual company-wide survey that is used to shape company programs, perks, and culture
  • Take primary responsibility for supporting sales and retailer recruiting, including development of form commercial, data licensing, SaaS, and non-disclosure agreements and negotiating comments to form agreements
  • Proactively identify legal risks within the business and initiate practical solutions to mitigate those risks
  • Identify process improvements to effectively mitigate and manage legal business risks, reduce outside counsel costs, improve quality of service, and ensure compliance with SPINS' legal requirements
  • Keep abreast of legal and regulatory developments impacting the business and provide training, communication, and advice to management and coworkers regarding such developments, including data privacy regulations
  • Anticipate and counsel management leaders regarding potential disputes
  • Provide legal counsel on diverse regulatory and compliance matters
  • Support and manage policy development and implementation
  • Assist in management of intellectual property matters
  • Support mergers and acquisitions activity
  • Support drafting and negotiation of strategic agreements
  • Serve as a legal-business advisor to help define the structure of complex agreements
  • Assist SPINS' General Counsel with regard to regulatory and litigation matters
  • Assist with special projects and other matters as needed to support the General Counsel
  • Participate as a full member of the SPINS legal department staff
  • Provide leadership and guidance to help the business meet its objectives through deep understanding of each business segment and the application of laws/regulations to those segments. Establish rapport and build positive, trusted working relationships with business unit management and coworkers at all levels to ensure collaboration
  • Provide a broad array of legal advice to all business segments, including support in a variety of regulatory matters
  • Collaborate with and advise various internal clients and supporting departments, such as Finance, Sales, and HR
Desired Qualifications
  • Data licensing experience a plus
  • SaaS contract experience a plus
  • In-house experience a plus

201-500 employees

Company Overview
Dedicated Servers, Bare Metal, VPS, Cloud, Server Hosting, Web Hosting, Datacenter, Colocation, Managed Services
  • Extracurricular Activities
  • Location
  • Agile Work Environment
  • Parental Leave
  • Bike Storage
  • Flexible Schedules
  • Fresh and Healthy Snacks
  • Wellness Program
Company Values
  • Direct: We communicate with clarity, honesty and respect in all situations and embrace opportunities to provide solution-oriented feedback.
  • Determined: We are committed to overcoming all obstacles to achieve results. We adapt to change, seek opportunities to learn and rapidly translate that learning into action.
  • Passionate: We go above and beyond to help our partners achieve their goals. We challenge assumptions and are comfortable forging new paths.
  • Collaorative: We leave our egos at the door, believing that working together we will produce an outcome that’s greater than each individual contribution.