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Senior Associate General Counsel – Senior Director
Global Head of Commercial Transactions
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Austin, TX, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • 14+ years of experience, including substantial experience handling commercial transactions
  • Significant experience managing attorneys or other legal professionals
  • J.D. degree and admitted to practice law in one or more US states
  • Empathetic manager who is able to empower team members to achieve at a consistently high level while building trusted relationships
  • Experience growing, scaling, and managing an international team, with attorneys and non-attorneys, to establish effective solutions efficiently and in an amenable manner
  • Substantive experience in drafting and negotiating highly complex commercial agreements, including SaaS, licensing, consulting, joint development and reseller/distributor agreements
  • Strong ability to assess risk tolerances by working closely with the business to dynamically balance risk against reward in Cloudflare's various commercial arrangements
  • Practical legal and business judgment, the ability to think critically, a willingness to give and receive constructive feedback, and the ability to manage multiple matters across a large team
  • Ability to manage competing demands and deal with non-standard and often unstructured requests, at short notice
  • Solid understanding of local and international privacy and data protection laws
  • Strategic thinker with a verifiable history of providing sound and practical advice
  • Ability to translate complex technical concepts into easy to grasp terms for non-techies
  • Ability to partner with internal stakeholders to deliver continuous improvement of Cloudflare's legal processes, with an emphasis on efficiency and scalability
  • You will lead the team of attorneys and contract managers responsible for supporting Cloudflare's global sales and procurement efforts
  • The Commercial Transactions team is the largest function within Cloudflare's overall Legal team and is responsible for drafting, reviewing, and negotiating complex commercial contracts with Cloudflare's customers, business partners, and vendors around the world, while partnering closely with with our Sales, Security, Finance and other business teams and delivering practical and business-minded legal advice that balances market demands and Cloudflare's interests.You will manage groups of attorneys and contract managers in the Americas, EMEA and APJC and report to our Vice President, Head of Corporate Legal

1,001-5,000 employees

Web performance & security platform
Company Overview
Cloudflare's mission is to help build a better Internet. The company specializes in providing a content delivery network and DDoS mitigation services.
  • Competitive salaries
  • Take-what-you-need paid vacation policy
  • Comprehensive health plans and benefits
  • Paid maternity and paternity leave
  • Commuter and ride share options
  • Returnships
Company Core Values
  • Be curious to learn and grow
  • Communicate clearly, directly, and transparently
  • Do the right thing
  • Embrace diversity to make Cloudflare better
  • Get your work across the finish line
  • Lead with empathy and assume good intentions