Vice President, Deputy General Counsel – Commercial

Expertise:

Location:

Expertise:

Location:

Commercial

Oakland, CA or San Francisco Bay Area, CA or Denver, CO or Remote (U.S.)

Commercial

Oakland, CA or San Francisco Bay Area, CA or Denver, CO or Remote (U.S.)

Our client, one of the fastest growing unicorn technology companies in the San Francisco Bay Area has exclusively retained Solutus Legal Search to assist the executives in their search for a Vice President, Deputy General Counsel to add to their growing legal team.

This attorney will report directly to the General Counsel and will serve in a commercial leadership role in the organization. S/he will lead a small team of commercial attorneys and will be responsible for all of the company’s global commercial transactions as well as mentoring attorneys and working closely with the business teams. Deep experience with SaaS/commercial agreements is required and business acumen is key – as this is a strategic role that will grow with the business and advise on critical and broad-based areas of risk and opportunity.

Qualifications:

  • 13+ years’ experience with expertise in commercial transactions, in-house sales, SaaS and enterprise B2B transactions, including key substantive legal matters relevant to SaaS contracting such as commercial and data privacy as well experience building and managing a team.
  • Experience negotiating global strategic transactions
  • Strong experience with commercial contracts lifecycle management, and creating, implementing, improving, simplifying and ensuring adherence to systems, processes and procedures.
  • Strong professional judgment along with superb verbal and written communication skills
  • Management experience

Our client is seeking a process and detail-oriented SaaS commercial lawyer looking to be a leader, educator and builder as the company scales to the next stages of commercial growth. This is a spectacular opportunity to join a small and scaling legal department in a company that is experiencing exponential success. The role offers leadership, responsibilities and high visibility among the executives and the Board. The General Counsel is amazing: intelligent, business savvy, supportive and possesses a deep commitment to diversity.

Compensation is market competitive.

Solutus Legal Search has been exclusively retained for this highly sought after search engagement. Interested candidates please submit resumes to search@solutuslegal.com. Candidates who apply directly to our Client will be redirected to Solutus for consideration.

REF. #710-SLS

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