Senior Counsel
Legal & Business Affairs, Technology/Commercial Transactions
Posted on 3/29/2023
New York, NY, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • At least 7 years of transactional legal experience with an emphasis on technology (including hardware) at both a law firm and in a corporate legal department
  • Solid understanding of the different types of intellectual property and of related issues in agreements
  • Ability to identify, evaluate and provide risk-appropriate solutions to the business based on excellent legal and business judgment
  • Proven ability to succinctly and cogently articulate positions and to draft contracts in clear, concise language
  • Are self-sufficient but know when to ask questions and otherwise involve appropriate stakeholders
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with proven ability to persuade
  • Effective organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and complete them on time
  • Familiarity with data protection and privacy issues in the context of technology and commercial transactions
  • Able to thrive in a fast-paced environment and successfully manage aggressive deadlines
  • Be a team player who can perform assigned responsibilities with minimal supervision
  • Experience working in a cross-department, cross-functional role requiring good relationship building skills
  • Prior experience working with high-growth technology companies is strongly preferred
  • Bachelor's degree and a Juris Doctorate degree from a U.S. accredited law school
  • Licensed to practice law in the State of California (or other appropriate US jurisdiction)
  • Draft and negotiate a variety of agreements, which may include but are not limited to, development and collaboration agreements, master service agreements, consulting services agreements, SaaS / master subscription agreements, professional services agreements, manufacturing agreements, component (e.g., SoC) supply agreements, patent and technology license agreements, and logistics agreements
  • Support product and engineering teams by providing guidance on a wide range of legal issues, including contract interpretation and intellectual property rights
  • Support M&A transactions, including due diligence, negotiation of key intellectual property and business reps and warranties, and the structuring and negotiation of ancillary licensing and transition services agreements
  • Act as a subject matter expert on intellectual property issues (e.g., copyright, trade secret, trademark, and patent) in the context of technology/commercial transactions
  • Communicate with executive management and manage outside counsel as needed
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with a wide variety of Roku business units and other legal teams
  • Support continuous improvement of forms, policies, and processes to help streamline, simplify, and automate relevant contracting processes
  • Keep up to date on the latest developments in applicable laws, regulations, and industry trends

1,001-5,000 employees

Streaming platform for television
Company Overview
Roku's mission is to be the TV streaming platform that connects the entire TV ecosystem around the world. The company connects users to the streaming content they love, and we enable content publishers to build and monetize large audiences and provide advertisers with unique capabilities to engage consumers.
  • Unlimited vacation days
  • Medical, wellness, and financial benefits
  • Free snacks and access to fitness center at headquarters
Company Core Values
  • High performance
  • Proud to work here
  • Trust and responsiblity
  • Talent
  • Communication and context
  • World class product
  • Simple process
  • Excellent partnerships
  • Content standards
  • High ethical standards