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Commercial Counsel
Posted on 12/14/2022
United States
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • 3+ years of experience at a law firm, in-house, or other relevant roles. Tech transactions experience preferred
  • Substantive knowledge of SaaS licensing, strategic alliances, channel sales and distribution models, and/or intellectual property
  • Entrepreneurial mindset, solution-oriented ethos, and ready to roll up your sleeves
  • Passion for efficient processes
  • Strong project management and organizational skills
  • Excellent drafting and written and verbal communication skills with the ability to break down complex legal jargon into easy-to-understand and practical advice
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Sense of humor
  • Law degree (e.g. JD or equivalent)
  • Serve as a key legal advisor on a variety of commercial transactions, including strategic partner relationships, customer contracts, and vendor agreements
  • Partner with our Business Development, Sales, and Client Services teams to build out and manage Rippling's commercial counseling function
  • Develop enablement tools (playbooks, trainings, etc.), templates, and negotiation processes to establish best-in-class practices at Rippling
  • Navigate complex regulatory frameworks in the U.S. and abroad to create scalable and innovative solutions for our products and services
  • Collaborate cross functionally with our internal teams (Privacy, Finance, Security, Product and Engineering) on development and documentation of new features and services
  • Drive the compliance culture at Rippling and embed integrity and compliance in all of our operations as our company grows
  • Advise and assist with Rippling's general legal needs as they arise
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience negotiating SaaS/software, strategic alliances, or channel sales agreements
  • Experience in data protection and privacy-related matters

501-1,000 employees

Employee management software
Company Overview
Rippling is on a mission to eliminate the administrative work of running a company. The company offers an all-in-one platform to help manage HR and IT operations.
Company Core Values
  • Humility - We try to understand others before trying to be understood, even when it’s inconvenient.
  • Integrity - We try to do the right thing, especially when it’s inconvenient.
  • Responsibility - We take responsibility for our role in every outcome, especially when it’s inconvenient.
  • Never not my problem - We’re willing to step out of our lane to make life better for each other, and our customers.
  • We push the limits - We dream one size bigger. We always have the audacity to challenge the status quo.
  • We run hard - In business, every second matters. We act quickly and execute with urgency.