You have an entrepreneurial spirit. You crave a creative and collaborative—rather than purely adversarial—experience in the law. You are a skilled and concise writer and communicator, and excel at and enjoy detail-oriented tasks, fact-finding, and investigative work. You are eager to take on an in-house role on a small and supportive team that affords opportunity for professional growth. You look forward to channeling your skills into supporting and advocating for a mission-driven and groundbreaking business. You embrace and are not daunted by ambiguity or a challenge, have a perennially positive attitude, and are eager to help build a legal department and support the business in a fast-paced and innovative startup environment. You enjoy taking the lead on projects and naturally take the initiative to solve problems and improve and streamline systems and processes.
Contribute to legal strategy and day-to-day commercial and corporate work, as well as management of any pending litigation and investigations, including HR and other employment matters
Assist with legal operations work, and work closely with the Trust and Safety and People Operations functions
Support the work of senior members of the legal team as needed.
What success looks like 90 days in:
You are deeply familiar with the legal team’s commercial and corporate work, as well as pending matters, and are adept at communicating and coordinating with outside counsel
You are taking a lead role in legal operations work that supports the legal team.
You are taking a lead role in supporting the work of functions such as People Operations.
Your senior teammates view you as an invaluable contributor to their success and the team’s success.
Need to have:
JD, admission to a state bar.
Bias toward action and solving (not just spotting) problems
Ability to take ownership of your work and manage projects independently
Commercial, transactional, and/or corporate legal experience (including in a summer role during law school)
Excellent communication and writing abilities
Comfort and skill navigating complexity and ambiguity and working on a leanly staffed team
Ability to work under pressure and autonomously and meet tight deadlines
Agility and flexibility to take on new tasks and responsibilities when necessary to support the business and legal team’s needs in a fast-moving, rapidly scaling, and dynamic tech company
Nice to have:
Expertise in the areas of employment (including immigration matters) and data privacy/security
Experience working cross-culturally and with diverse, global teams