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VP of Legal
Posted on 6/28/2022
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • A minimum of three years corporate commercial and transactional law experience in firm and/or in-house environments
  • Law degree from a reputable university
  • Member in good standing of a recognized bar association
  • Financial services regulatory expertise
  • Breadth of legal knowledge across disciplines relevant to most startups (corporate law, litigations, etc.)
  • A solutions-oriented mindset geared towards growing the business successfully rather than simply policing in-house activity
  • Strong experience in managing international entities including setting up and filings
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal, drafting, negotiation, and written/verbal communication skills
  • Excellent judgment with the ability to balance competing priorities and meet tight deadlines
  • Excellent organizational skills with high level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Proven ability to lead transactions and projects
  • Demonstrated ability to proactively identify and resolve problems
  • Practical team player with the ability to professionally collaborate in a results-oriented environment
  • Partnership mentality - you're excited to work cross-functionally and contribute to the success of other teams and the organization as a whole
  • Review, draft, negotiate, and execute a wide range of routine and mission-critical contracts, agreements, licenses, and other legal agreements that support and enable business operations
  • Lead all required compliance audits
  • Address pertinent issues relevant to business and product initiatives including: Intellectual property protection, compliance and safety requirements, consumer privacy and data protection
  • Advise leadership and company on standard startup legal matters, including, but not limited to; Employment agreements, bilateral commercial agreements, privacy agreements, standard user terms and conditions, and cap-table related corporate legal matters
  • Anticipating unique legal issues and "blind spots" that could have a material impact on the company's compliance
  • Staying abreast of relevant legislative and regulatory developments
  • Negotiating business deals with major customers
Diamond Foundry

51-200 employees

Sustainable diamond
Company Overview
Diamond Foundry's mission is to make diamond the foundational component of every most advanced technology. As the most extreme material in the universe in more than a dozen dimensions, diamond is perfectly suited for this application.