General Counsel
Posted on 3/17/2023
United States
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)
  • J.D. with excellent academic credentials, and a state bar member in good standing in a state where Arcadia does business
  • 15+ years of legal practice, including demonstrated success as in-house counsel and/or outstanding and highly shown experience at a top law firm
  • Experience as a General Counsel or Chief Legal Officer at a publicly-traded company, including leading a company through an IPO or a direct listing
  • The background vital to lead the legal operations of a company with significant international operations, including a large Indian subsidiary
  • Very practical and business-oriented approach with strong attention to detail
  • Client-service orientation and demonstrated success in handling competing deadlines for multiple internal partners with minimal supervision
  • Willingness to take feedback, learn, and grow; an ethos of continuous self-improvement
  • Outstanding judgment and uncompromising professional ethics
  • Experience coordinating and communicating with an international team across multiple time zones
  • Public company readiness: Prepare the company for its initial public offering
  • Transactional: Draft, review, edit, and negotiate contracts with a wide range of individuals, non-profits, and business organizations
  • Compliance: Advise business units on compliance with legal, regulatory and third-party obligations
  • Product counsel: Advise on the design, creation, and deployment of new products and features; participate as a legal advisor on major business transactions
  • Leadership: Lead by example as a member of the legal team to cultivate a workplace with the highest moral, ethical, and legal standards to deliver an environment that promotes respect, innovation, and creativity; help establish the legal team as a trusted partner and key ingredient to business growth
Desired Qualifications
  • Community Solar, Energy Regulatory, or Utility Experience
  • Experience with high-growth, venture-funded SAAS startups
  • Demonstrated excellence at assessing risk with a flexible risk tolerance matched to the company's objectives
  • Experience leading a globally distributed team operating in multiple countries
  • Leading the legal due diligence and execution of merger & acquisition events

201-500 employees

Energy tech company
Company Overview
Arcadia's mission is to stop climate change by breaking the fossil fuel monopoly. Their technology is lighting a cleaner path forward for everyone, from everyday consumers and small businesses to the innovators building the next generation of energy products.
  • Competitive compensation and paid time off
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, and FSA plans
  • Paid parental leave for everyone
  • Remote work opportunities
  • Professional development and ongoing feedback
  • Company stock options and 401(k)
  • Snacks, beverages, and regular lunches in the office
  • On-site gym, new parent, and wellness rooms in DC
  • Commuter benefits and secure bike storage
  • 100% clean energy match for all employees
Company Core Values
  • Build for good
  • Build for all
  • Build with urgency
  • Build for simplicity
  • Build togethere