As the lead of all our Legal activities within Tangoe you will direct a broad range of Legal, Compliance, and Commercial activities including: contract negotiations and preparation, legal and regulatory affairs, Data Privacy & Security rights in the US & EU, IP management, and of course always ensuring the integrity and compliance of the company. You’ll be directly managing a team of 4 and indirectly another 6, as well as outside counsel abroad, and will also be carrying your own caseload, making this a very “hands-on” role. You'll be defining and developing corporate policies, procedures and programs, and providing counsel on a range of legal matters to the business, working with a broad audience including our private equity owners, our executive leadership team, external counsel, employees throughout the global organization (Operations, Product Management, Engineering, IT, Finance, Sales, Marketing, and HR), clients, and business partners, so your visibility within the organisation is high.
Who you are:
We’re looking for an experienced, highly motivated attorney who holds admission to the bar of at least one (1) US state with the ability to be admitted as New Jersey in-house counsel. We expect that you have a minimum 15 years of commercial legal experience, some of which working for a global tech company. We need a strong operational mind-set, decisive with a “get it done” mentality, and outstanding interpersonal and problem-solving skills. You’re recognized for your high integrity, ability to create productive, long-lasting relationships at all levels, and exceptional team leadership skills. A general understanding of how Private Equity / Portfolio Companies work is needed and any experience in cyber-security would be a bonus.