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Head of Legal
Posted on 2/1/2022
United States
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • J.D. with bar admission in good standing from any state across the U.S, ideally California
  • 6+ years of total experience, including at least 2+ years in-house
  • Experience managing an in-house legal function for a growth-stage startup, including managing an in-house team and outside counsel
  • Experience overseeing a broad range of legal subject matter, including but not limited to corporate governance, commercial law, & data privacy
  • A track record of managing risk while enabling business growth and product experimentation
  • Intellectual curiosity and a desire to understand and support product innovation
  • Strong ability to turn legalese into language that everyone can understand, especially as it relates to policy and procedure
  • Oversee the company's commercial functions, negotiating contracts with partners, customers and vendors
  • Handle the company's corporate legal functions, including privacy, intellectual property and employment law
  • Drive the company's legal strategy, effectively assessing risk and enabling effective decision-making across the organization
  • Manage external law firms, ensuring project completion and managing legal costs
  • Work cross-functionally with stakeholders across teams like Sales, Compliance, Product, Engineering, and Marketing
  • Design and build a legal team of both in-house and external resources
  • Ensure we're operationally efficient and effective in negotiating and managing contracts across the organization
  • Partner with and advise our People Operations team on processes, procedures, and compliance
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience as in-house General Counsel is a plus, but not required. We're open to someone who has held other in-house counsel positions at an early stage company

51-200 employees

Secureframe provides automated security compliance technology.
Company Overview
Secureframe provides automated security compliance technology.
  • Work anywhere in the US & Canada - We're a remote-first company with team members coast to coast. The office is wherever home and WIFI are.
  • Paid family leave - We encourage all parents to spend time with their children whether or not they are the primary caregiver.
  • Comprehensive health coverage - We care about our team’s well being — like, a lot. That's why we offer premium health, dental, and vision.
  • Unlimited vacation - We encourage our team to take the time they need to rest and recharge. (Just don’t forget to share a few vacation snaps on Slack!)
  • Team activities & offsites - We value having fun and spending time as a team. Regular company activities, meetups, and offsites help us stay connected.
  • Career development - From online classes and certifications to in-person training, we offer resources for ongoing personal and career growth.
Company Values
  • Customers are our compass - We go above and beyond to keep clients secure and deliver a flawless customer experience.
  • Raise the bar - We are committed to raising standards and gaining new levels of expertise.
  • Value transparency - We believe transparency builds trust — for customers, partners, and colleagues.
  • Move with speed and focus - We move quickly and build with intention. Experimentation helps us break new ground.
  • Build with ownership - We take pride in what we do. Every team member has the power to make our company better.
  • Embrace diversity - We actively cultivate an inclusive culture and seek out diverse perspectives when making decisions.