Corporate Counsel
Posted on 4/3/2023
New York, NY, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • JD and NY bar membership or registration as an in-house attorney in NY
  • 4-6 years of relevant experience; in-house experience is essential
  • Experience drafting and negotiating a variety of commercial contracts and directly counseling clients
  • A practical, proactive, creative, and risk-based approach to counseling and negotiating
  • The ability to translate legal issues into clear, “plain English” guidance for non-lawyers
  • A highly collaborative work ethic, while also exercising autonomy as a subject matter expert
  • Flexibility necessary to thrive at an ambitious, dynamic growth company, including strong business judgment and an ability to calibrate when we need a quick response versus a deep dive to get something precisely right
  • An ability to interact effectively with your colleagues and clients, and to build strong relationships and influence across departments
  • An ability to prioritize and manage multiple critical projects under tight deadlines
  • Draft, negotiate, and review commercial contracts covering a broad range of subject matter, with a particular focus on operations and logistics, SAAS vendors, and related agreements, and strategic partnerships
  • Continue to build scalable and effective processes for the commercial legal function, including through the creation and maintenance of playbooks, contract templates and a form library, and self-help workflows
  • Oversee the Legal team's vendor contract review process, policies, and related training
  • Lead the Legal team's review and oversight of marketing and advertising initiatives across all channels, including seasonal marketing campaigns, promotions, partnerships, influencer/ambassador strategies, and related compliance measures
  • Manage the Legal team's compliance programming, including tracking (and, in some cases, leading) annual training and policy review
  • Assist in other areas on the Legal team when needed, including, for example, employment, fashion, corporate matters, and data privacy
Desired Qualifications
  • Familiarity with marketing regulations such as FTC, CAN-SPAM, and TCPA. Familiarity with subscriptions is a plus
Rent the Runway

1,001-5,000 employees

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Company Overview
Rent the Runway's mission is to power women to feel their best every day.
  • Paid Time Off including vacation, paid bereavement, and family sick leave - every employee needs time to take care of themselves and their family.
  • Universal Paid Parental Leave for both parents + flexible return to work program - because we know your newest family member(s) deserve your undivided attention.
  • Paid Sabbatical after 5 years of continuous service - Unplug, recharge, and have some fun!
  • Exclusive employee subscription and rental discounts - to ensure you experience the magic of renting the runway (and give us valued feedback!).
  • Comprehensive health, vision, dental, FSA and dependent care from day 1 of employment - Your health comes first and we’ve got you covered.
  • 401k match - an investment in your future.
  • Company wide events and outings - our team spirit is no joke - we know how to have fun!
  • Flexible Work Policy: Hybrid Work - when our corporate employees return to the office post COVID they will have the option to work remotely 2-3 days a week, in accordance with Company policies.
Company Core Values
  • Great ideas can come from anywhere.
  • Opportunity is yours for the taking.
  • Risk and failure are encouraged.
  • Embrace and trust the RTR Family.