Associate General Counsel for a Fashion E-Commerce Retailer

Area : Los Angeles, CA

Description : Our client is a well-known and extremely fast-growing fashion e-commerce retailer. They are seeking an Associate General Counsel to partner with their existing GC on a wide variety of legal and compliance matters while serving as a senior advisor to their executive team.

This is an in-office position in Los Angeles.

Responsibilities:


- Draft, review, negotiate, and disseminate standardized corporate documents, agreements, and policies in support of scaling infrastructure and operations

- Provide practical legal advice and support to the leadership team and functional leaders

- Identify, negotiate, and manage external resources (i.e., contractors, consultants, external-counsel) as needed to respond to inquiries, claims, and potential litigation

- Assist HR team in evaluating complex employment matters and in the review of employee files, accommodation requests, and unprotected leave requests

- Partner with cross-functional resources to develop and provide internal training and counsel

- Serve as a resource for reviewing and editing internal and external messaging related to employment issues, real estate matters, licensing, trademark, and across the legal spectrum

- Serve as liaison and point person for external legal resources as-needed

- Maintain professional certification and licensure by participating in ongoing training and development in the legal profession

Requirements:

- Bachelor's degree, required

- 6-10 years of relevant legal experience in a medium or large law firm and/or an in-house setting with a top firm

- Excellent academic credentials from a top law school

- Admitted to practice as part of the California Bar

- Ability to draft well-structured, complete, and concise correspondence and documents

- Deep knowledge of specific contract provisions as they apply in commercial contexts including indemnification provisions and limitations of liability

- Experience with tech and data security, required (M&A experience, a plus)

- Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills

Published : Apr 4, 2022

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