Corporate, Litigation, Employment, Data Privacy, Compliance, Mergers & AcquisitionsExp.: 10 - 15 Years
What is a day in the life?
The General Counsel will play a critical role in providing strategic legal advice, working with other key internal and external stakeholders, driving internal governance, and risk management activities for our organization. The successful candidate will be an experienced attorney and leader who is capable of working with, and providing legal advice to, our executive team and the Board.
Ok, how about a few specific responsibilities?
Provide counsel, legal opinion and legal interpretation to management and the Board on a wide range of legal matters
Oversees the definition and development of corporate compliance activities including the creation of policies, procedures and programs
Oversees the drafting, reviewing and approval of all company agreements, including key agreements relating to customers, partnership arrangements, suppliers and vendors, payers, distributors, software and technology licensing, employment and consulting
Oversees corporate governance, including maintenance of corporate records working with outside counsel, where required,
Stays informed of changes to law and regulations and advising management about any impact to the business
Provide legal counsel on issues arising from actual or anticipated lawsuits. Anticipate and guard against legal risks facing the company. Advise on changes in laws and regulations. Advise on changes in laws and regulations. Advise on changes in laws and regulations. Advise on changes to laws and regulations
Build and manage legal processes in conjunction with other functional leads. Develop and recommend company policy and position on legal issues
Manage the day-to-day activities and outcomes of the legal department
What type of things help me thrive in this role?
J.D. degree from an accredited law school and Utah Bar Registration
10-15 years of relevant experience, either in-house or in a legal practice
4-5 years in the software/SaaS industry and or healthcare
Proven Legal background in: corporate law, litigations, employment law, data privacy, compliance, M&A, IPO process
Innovative, flexible, and experienced corporate lawyer with business-oriented outlook and strategic experience
Ability to collaborate, interact with, and influence members at all levels of the company, including executives
Ability to anticipate legal issues or risks, develop legal strategy and to advise accordingly
Excellent judgement and analytical skills
Effective communication skills, both written and verbal
Strong ethics and integrity
Exceptional ability to evaluate and prioritize tasks based on evolving business needs