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Associate General Counsel
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New York, NY, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)
  • JD Degree from a top law school
  • Bar admission in CA, NY or TX preferred
  • 8 to 10+ years of experience after law school, with experience in an AmLaw 100 firm or Fortune 500 company, counseling and working directly with executives
  • In-house experience in a publicly-traded company strongly preferred although not required
  • Technology contract experience, working with a broad range of commercial and general business matters
  • Experience advising SaaS/software or technology-sector companies is preferred
  • Excellent business judgment with the ability to meet demanding deadlines while managing multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience and confidence leading negotiations with a variety of counterparties
  • The ability to work independently with limited oversight
  • An understanding of data privacy and data security
  • The ability to develop and implement policies, guidelines, and commercial templates
  • An ability to anticipate potential problems and develop mitigation strategies in advance
  • Willingness to serve on project teams in merger and acquisition, corporate structure development, affiliated entity formation, and other contexts
  • Approach work in a creative and collaborative way, working with all internal stakeholders in a strong service-oriented way such that you are regarded as a trusted business partner, welcomed to join any project or team
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal), internally and externally
  • Adaptable and able to work independently and effectively, especially as priorities shift according to the needs of the business
  • Welcome opportunities to grow legal expertise
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and analytical skills; ability to partner cross-functionally with a dynamic leadership team
  • Ability to navigate in an ambiguous, fast-moving environment, while also driving toward clarity, efficiency, and results
  • Courage of conviction; intellectual curiosity. Approach that challenges norms and processes; relentlessly identifies ways to add value and position the organization for success
  • Demonstrated agility when building systems and practices required for scale
  • Attention to detail and the highest standards for accuracy and precision
  • Demonstrated success in a fast-paced and dynamic organization; experience with a leanly staffed, high-growth entrepreneurial organization preferred
  • Finance and business expertise
  • Legal operations experience
  • An understanding of export controls
  • An understanding of international law
  • Partner with key decision-makers across the company to support DISCO's success in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. Help drive new business opportunities, develop growth strategies, and provide advice and direction on key legal, legislative and regulatory developments which could have a material impact on the company's finances, competitive positioning and/or reputation
  • Provide guidance on corporate governance matters and relevant laws, rules and regulations, including SEC reporting and disclosure, compensation, and other public company matters
  • Help provide prompt legal advice to DISCO's business to facilitate, improve and strengthen operational decision-making through integration of legal analysis as part of the overall business development process
  • Build strong relationships and engender trust across the organization; use legal expertise, business savvy and sound reasoning to seek constructive and pragmatic solutions
  • Help build, manage and resource DISCO's legal function for scale, increasing service levels to align with rapidly growing and increasingly global business; Leverage technology and optimize process to enhance performance, productivity and responsiveness
  • Advise on commercial matters, including partnering with the business to accelerate and streamline commercial agreements, evolving related policies and processes as needed
  • Serve as one of the principal legal advisors on corporate transactions; manage and support related due diligence, negotiation, preparation of term sheets and definitive agreements, and financing documentation and closing processes. Assist with post-deal integration activities as needed
  • Participate in day-to-day corporate and commercial legal functions across the breadth of the enterprise, encompassing data privacy, data governance and records management, international, finance, tax, litigation, intellectual property, human resources and labor and employment matters
  • Partner with the General Counsel in selecting, evaluating, and effectively managing outside legal counsel and vendors in a cost-effective manner
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience in legal technology and AI is a plus

201-500 employees

AI e-Discovery legal software
Company Overview
Disco’s mission is to empower lawyers to do what they went to law school to do by applying human legal judgment to their legal matters. The company is innovating the legal space by using AI, cloud computing, and data analytics to help bring justice for their clients and win important disputes around the world.
  • Competitive base salary
  • Start-up
  • Open PTO
  • Free catered lunches
  • Growth opportunities
  • Medical, dental, and vision, 401(k)
Company Core Values
  • Meaningful Impact
  • All-in
  • Grit & Grace
  • Innovation
  • Craft