About the Role You will be a critical team member in Lyra’s growing legal team to support internal stakeholders in fulfilling Lyra’s mission to bring mental and emotional health solutions to large employers across the country. This is a full-time role that can be located in the headquarters in SF Bay Area (Burlingame, California), or remote. You will be expected to work independently in reviewing contracts, conducting legal research, working with internal stakeholders to resolve questions and lead projects to support Lyra’s growth.
The ideal candidate will be an experienced attorney with a proactive nature in identifying issues and presenting solutions and someone who is searching for a collaborative environment brimming with novel questions. The legal team plays an essential role at the company, responding and managing all legal questions, and candidates with all around experience are welcome to help support the various needs of the company.
Provide practical and creative legal advice and support on business matters in a fast-paced environment
Independently support critical commercial matters for the company, including complex and strategic transactions (partnerships, customer launches, technology integrations, among others)
Negotiate terms for customer agreements, license agreements, partnership agreements, confidentiality agreements, statements of work, vendor and Saas agreements, data security agreements, requests for proposals (RFPs) and other documents; when appropriate, collaborate with leadership and internal stakeholders to define/drive discussions with clients and prospects
Work cross-functionally and provide legal guidance to various internal functions in the business including new opportunities and product lines.
Collaborate with internal and external experts to ensure that commercial agreements appropriately manage risk and comply with policies, laws, rules, and regulations.
Law degree and membership in a state bar with good standing
4+ years legal experience in-house or at a law firm
Excellent problem-solving capabilities, judgment, communication (written and verbal), and interpersonal skills
Experience negotiating, drafting, and/or editing with a wide range of commercial agreements, including technology transactions, health care agreements, data sharing agreements, and sales contracts.
Experience leading projects, including collecting, distilling and summarizing issues from relevant stakeholders and moving projects forward
Experience working in-house with a technology company and/or health care organization strongly preferred.
Willing and eager to take on new areas of law and function independently in a demanding fast-paced environment
Ability to think quickly on your feet, convey grace under pressure, and simultaneously manage workloads, multiple client demands and shifting priorities
Ability to operate autonomously while being a team player who brings a positive attitude to the workplace
Sense of humor and strong affinity for team donut day
Additional contracting experience with the the following a plus
Health care privacy laws, CCPA, GDPR, etc.
State and/or Federal health care programs/regulations