About the Role: We are currently seeking an entry level law clerk for our legal department. This position is for recent law school graduates. Your primary role will be to assist senior in-house and outside counsels in a broad range of legal matters such as contract, transactional and corporate matters, privacy, commercial litigation, product liability litigation, internal and/or government investigation, and various compliance matters. You shall endeavor to ensure that the company’s operation and business decisions comply with law and regulations. You would have opportunities to directly work with different business departments on various business projects and apply your legal knowledge in real life business decision making process. The successful candidate should have solid legal knowledge in contract and business law, great legal research and writing skills and be a quick learner for new things and excellent team player.
Conduct legal research and draft legal memos related to the company’s operation and business plan.
Draft, prepare, review and assist in negotiations on legal documents including but not limited to, commercial contracts, master service agreements, marketing and PR related agreements, employment agreements, vendor/service agreements, waivers, consents, and legal correspondence.
Work closely with individual departments (such as sales, marketing, operation, HR, and compliance) to anticipate, identify and manage liability areas, legal exposure and risk management.
Develop and maintain required legal resources, including contract forms, terms of service, privacy policies, FAQs, and other consumer facing policies.
Work with outside counsel on legal matters.
Participate in special projects as requested.
LL.M or J.D. Degree from an ABA accredited law school, and good GPA.
One-year accumulative legal experience at law firm(s) (including internship) preferred.
Concrete understanding of contract, business and corporate law. Knowledge of trademark, copyright, and commercial litigation is plus.
Must be fluent in English. Excellent legal writing and communication skills are plus; Bilingual Mandarin Chinese preferred.
Strong interpersonal skills.
The ability to work efficiently and meet deadlines, including the ability to effectively prioritize among multiple projects.
Working Authorization and/or Visa:
Must have proper working authorization, OPT is accepted. We would sponsor H1B visa for right candidate.
This position comes with three-month probation period before receiving company benefits.