SimilarWeb is hiring a

Legal Counsel

New York, United States

SimilarWeb is the industry standard for understanding the digital world. SimilarWeb’s market intelligence solutions provide customers with the insights into their digital market for any website or app across all industries worldwide. Hundreds of thousands of businesses, including Ebay, L’Oreal, Google and AirBnB, use SimilarWeb’s insights to understand, track and grow their market share

We are seeking an analytical, creative, detail-oriented and business-minded attorney to join the Legal Department

ROLE AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Report directly to General Counsel in support of a fast-paced SaaS business
  • Provide timely, practical, business-oriented legal advice and recommendations to senior management on a variety of commercial, regulatory and corporate issues
  • Draft, review, negotiate and close commercial contracts, including master services agreements, SaaS subscription agreements, statements of work, licenses, RFP responses and supporting documentation with customers, partners, resellers, data licensors and vendors
  • Coordinate commercial and contractual issues with other groups (Finance, Sales, Marketing, Business Development, Security, IT) in furtherance of corporate policy
  • Monitor and provide guidance on applicable laws, including data privacy and other global regulatory compliance issues
  • Support acquisition transactions including participating in due diligence reviews and negotiation of purchase and sale agreements
  • Advise HR team and manage employment and labor law matters
  • Develop and maintain company contract templates, business processes and internal policies to help scale the business
  • Manage and coordinate outside counsel in support of company initiatives

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Ability to independently review, draft and close commercial agreements with minimal support
  • Strong organizational skills – ability to manage and support multiple matters simultaneously for different stakeholders
  • Good interpersonal skills, including the ability to work effectively within a globally distributed team in a fast-paced business environment
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Self-driven and highly motivated to contribute to the success of the company
  • Ability to comfortably deal with a global customer base in a multicultural environment
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including a clear and concise drafting style

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE  

  • JD or LLB law degree and qualification to practice law in United State
  • At least 5 years of commercial/corporate law experience, including work in a major law firm and in-house legal department environment
  • Experience handling complex technology-related commercial and corporate legal matters
  • Knowledge and experience in data privacy laws and related regulations
  • Experience in SaaS or big data, a plus  

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