General Counsel/Chief Legal Officer/Head of Legal
San Francisco Bay Area
Our client, a cash-flow positive Series C fintech company has exclusively retained Solutus Legal Search to assist the executives in their search for their next Chief Legal Officer.
Our client seeks to hire a mission, values-oriented and purpose-driven General Counsel committed not only to their company by giving their best every day, but also intrinsically motivated to make a societal difference by driving consumer-empowered finance through mobile technology.
The CLO will be responsible for all aspects of the company’s legal, compliance, regulatory and government relations functions. S/he will serve as a commercially oriented and practical advisor, counseling the Chief Executive Officer, senior leadership team and Board of Directors on issues of overarching importance to the company, advising on current and future risks and assisting in setting, influencing and implementing the overall strategic direction of the company.
The CLO must be an experienced, versatile, business-oriented and agile lawyer with a track record to address the depth and breadth of legal, regulatory, compliance and government relations issues that arise in a complex and novel start-up that is rapidly growing and expanding. She or he will be a mission, values-oriented and purpose-driven lawyer with the ability and desire to have an impact on the future of the business and consumer financial empowerment more generally. The successful candidate will have a pragmatic, responsive and professional nature, and be a highly motivated self-starter with a high energy level. The General Counsel will design and create a legal function that can support the company’s business objectives and be effective at working across multiple priorities under deadline pressure, with a willingness to “roll up one’s sleeves” and dig in.
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Solutus has been selected as the exclusive representative on this desirable search. Interested candidates, please submit resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org for consideration. Resumes submitted directly to our client will be forwarded to Solutus for review and evaluation.
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