General Counsel
Posted on 7/19/2023

201-500 employees

Remote in USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Public Policy
Legal & Compliance
  • 15+ years of legal experience, with meaningful litigation experience at a top tier law firm as well as experience with privacy matters and leading an in-house legal function
  • J.D. from an accredited law school and US state bar admission in good standing
  • Subject matter expertise across several of the following areas: corporate governance and securities, litigation, regulatory, and privacy and information security
  • Strategic/operational GC who enjoys rolling up their sleeves while being a strong and collaborative business partner to the CEO, CFO, internal staff, and externally facing customers, partners/board of investors. The ability to devise practical solutions to issues rather than running through a check-list
  • Exceptional business judgment, people management and analytical skills, and critical, strategic thinking with demonstrated success working as a team player in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong emotional intelligence (EQ) with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization and customer base
  • An engaged business executive and not just a functional leader
  • Public company experience
  • In depth experience with data privacy and consumer protection matters in a similar organization, with a track record of practical solutions to complex issues
  • 5+ years of experience in hands-on commercial litigation at a top tier law firm
  • Experience directly working with regulators and legislators on public policy, legal affairs and compliance-related matters
  • Be a Good Person - We have a team of high integrity people you can trust
  • Be Direct With Respect - We communicate directly, even when it's hard
  • Members Over Metrics - We focus on building an exceptional experience for families
  • High Intensity High Impact - We do whatever it takes to get the job done
  • Managing established and talented professionals on the legal team
  • Responsible for strategically overseeing all legal functions of the company including but not limited to: contracts and contracting processes, litigation and regulatory matters, compliance, vendor negotiations, M&A and related matters, intellectual property maintenance and enforcement, corporate and securities law-related matters as well as company policies related to the same
  • Serve in the capacity of Corporate Secretary and be responsible for drafting resolutions, board minutes and providing corporate governance advice and support. This key leadership role serves as trusted advisor to the executive team and Board of Directors
  • Oversee the company's compliance with applicable regulations including but not limited to data privacy, consumer protection and security by simultaneously balancing appropriate controls and compliance activities against operational needs
  • Oversee the company's compliance with securities laws and regulations under both the Australian and US regimes and work with Australian and US attorneys, corporate advisors and the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX). Be prepared to oversee the legal process for a US IPO
  • Provide legal expertise in areas such as software and hardware development, vendor agreements, intellectual property, partnerships and referrals, marketing, and NDAs
  • Maintain knowledge of organization's operations and legal documents
  • Remain abreast of legal, compliance and regulatory developments generally and ensure Life360 remains ahead of the curve on addressing stakeholder needs in these areas
  • Assist with HR and other employment matters as they arise as well as advise on existing and new regulatory requirements in the employment context
  • Proactively and strategically manage outside counsel and legal expenses
  • Collaborate closely with business stakeholders to help minimize risk while enabling the company to achieve its strategic objectives
  • Keeps management and the Board of Directors apprised of material developments and matters on a timely basis, exercising sound business and legal judgment
  • Supports and contributes to senior management on all legal aspects of major or sensitive transactions and emerging legal issues
Desired Qualifications
  • Commercial experience in both small and large environments - startup experience is a plus