Full-Time

Senior Counsel

Commercial

Updated on 6/18/2024

Wayfair

Wayfair

10,001+ employees

E-commerce platform for furniture and decor

Consumer Goods

Senior

Cambridge, MA, USA

Required Skills
Communications
Management
Requirements
  • 3+ years of transactional legal experience at a law firm or in-house.
  • J.D. with top academic credentials and membership with at least one state bar.
  • Willingness to master new and unfamiliar areas of practice and to roll-up sleeves, pitch-in and tackle complex problems with the broader Wayfair team, including both legal and non-legal colleagues.
  • Highly effective, business-friendly and persuasive writing and communication skills including excellent negotiation and relationship-building abilities.
  • Project management experience and the ability to prioritize, multi-task, meet deadlines and maintain flexibility in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.
Responsibilities
  • Partner closely with stakeholders, our Strategic Procurement team, and other Legal team members to service and support internal legal requests and organizational initiatives.
  • Become an expert in our most common commercial agreements and proactively identify and drive process improvement opportunities (e.g. templates, automation, knowledge management).
  • Help drive the product roadmap for contract lifecycle management tooling, including matter and contract management systems and client-facing legal request tools.
  • Learn our business and industry, and develop and deploy a calibrated risk-based approach to complex and novel legal issues.

Wayfair is a leading e-commerce platform specializing in home furnishings and decor, offering an expansive selection that caters to diverse tastes and budgets. The company stands out for its strong customer-centric approach, utilizing advanced e-commerce technologies to enhance the shopping experience. Working at Wayfair provides employees with the opportunity to be part of a dynamic team that values innovation in digital commerce and customer engagement, making it an ideal environment for professionals passionate about driving technological advancements in the retail industry.

Company Stage

IPO

Total Funding

$2.3B

Headquarters

Boston, Massachusetts

Founded

2002

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-6%

1 year growth

-10%

2 year growth

-19%