Strava is hiring a

Corporate Counsel

Denver, United States

Strava is composed of dedicated, fun-loving individuals, unified by our mission to build the most engaged community of athletes in the world. And it feels like we’re on to something big. Millions of athletes are already on Strava, with thousands more joining every day, and we’ve assembled an awesome team to keep us growing all around the world. Strava is the Swedish word for “strive,” which epitomizes our attitude and ambition: We’re a passionate community, committed to our athletes, each other, our business, and the deeply held belief that there’s always time for a run, ride, coffee, or all three.

About the role

Strava is looking for a Corporate Counsel to help us build the social network for athletes. As Strava’s first in-house counsel, you will be responsible for oversight of all legal matters. The ideal candidate is a business-oriented leader with great judgment, who works well cross-functionally and enjoys a wide variety of legal matters. We are looking for someone with big law firm experience as well as in-house experience. You should be proactive, creative and able to focus on the big picture without losing sight of the details. It’s a plus if you have in-house experience at a consumer internet company with a global user base.

Responsibilities

  • Oversight of all legal matters using a balanced, efficient approach
  • Review, draft and manage contracts on a daily basis
  • Advise colleagues on legal issues and risks, approval processes, company policies, IP, risk management, and business strategy
  • Partner with HR team on employment issues
  • Equity and cap table management via eShares
  • Support corporate securities transactions on an as needed basis
  • Assist with the development, implementation, and maintenance of compliance initiatives and corporate governance best practices and policies
  • Responsible for coordination of outside counsel and legal budget

Required

  • JD
  • Active and in good standing in California
  • 6+ years of relevant work experience, including in a big firm and in-house
  • Experience with legal issues faced by technology companies
  • Experience with commercial contract review
  • Attention to detail and process management skills
  • Willingness to roll up sleeves (no job too big, no job too small) and collaborate

Desired

  • Strong interpersonal, team skills and sense of humor
  • Transactional IP (licensing) experience
  • Cross-border experience

 

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