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Corporate Counsel, Government Contracts

Long Beach, CA
Full Time
Exp.: 5+ Years
LeoLabs is looking for a self-motivated, dynamic Corporate Counsel with 5+ years of federal government contracting experience. You will build and support the company’s growing government contracting function, with focus on sales to the Department of Defense and related national security agencies. You will work closely with LeoLab’s Federal Business Division, and also provide various legal support across the company as needed.

This role will be reporting directly to the General Counsel.

LeoLabs is a small and rapidly growing company that offers cutting-edge safety-of-flight and risk analysis services to companies and public institutions operating in low Earth orbit (LEO). We want our platform to change the way people use space. See examples at,, and Employees at LeoLabs enjoy a fun and flexible work environment with exceptional benefits, while contributing to an important mission. We build data services for some of the newest space companies and government organizations in the world, and are building industry-leading radar systems that provide valuable services to the space industry

  • Serve as subject matter expert on all aspects of government contracting, to include FAR and DFARS.
  • Provide full-lifecycle contracting support, to include business capture and contract management.
  • Architect and implement process improvements pertaining to government contract management and compliance, and increase efficiency as we grow.
  • Provide company-wide legal support, with focus on LeoLabs' Federal Business division.

  • 5+ years of direct, hands-on experience with federal government contracting, to include negotiating and managing full life-cycle federal government contracts, acquisitions, protests, contract formation, subcontractor/supplier relationships, and cost accounting standards.
  • An exceptional understanding of, and demonstrated experience with, federal contract types and contacting principles, laws, regulations and procedures applicable to pre-award and post-award actions (including the FAR and DFARS).
  • Working knowledge of federal cybersecurity requirements, including NIST, and federal supply chain compliance requirements.
  • Experience and interest with US Government policy.
  • Demonstrated experience addressing the legal needs of the technology/software sector, particularly with SaaS contracts
  • An exceptional understanding of a variety of commercial agreements, including hands-on experience in reviewing, negotiating, and drafting.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, attention to detail, problem solving skills, and decision making.
  • J.D. degree from an ABA-accredited law school.
  • Admitted to and member in good standing of at least one U.S. State Bar.

  • In-house/start-up experience.
  • Top Secret clearance.
  • Experience in the space or SaaS industry.

Send us:
  • Your resume
  • A cover letter, and be sure to tell us why you’re interested in LeoLabs

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