ABOUT THE JOB
Work closely with Product, Design, Engineering, Business Development and Operations teams to provide counseling and guidance on new and existing features and services.
- Work cross-functionally within the legal team, including privacy, compliance, intellectual property, and technical delivery.
Provide sound, practical advice and guidance on legal and business-related issues.
Create and support continuous improvements of forms, policies, and processes to help streamline, simplify, and automate support.
Understand and stay up to date on applicable laws, regulations, and industry standards related to marketplaces with the ability to explain complex legal issues in plain English.
Think ahead, see around corners, and help to prepare for and minimize risks that may arise in the future.
A J.D. and membership in the California Bar in good standing, or eligible to register as in-house counsel with the California Bar
A minimum of 6 years working as a lawyer, with at least 2 years of related experience working in an in-house legal department
Sound and practical business judgment and ability to manage multiple, high priority, competing priorities and include appropriate stakeholders when necessary
Familiarity with legal issues affecting the Internet and e-commerce (such as consumer protection, open source, intellectual property, privacy, SaaS, advertising, and payments)
Innate curiosity, desire and ability to learn rapidly
Resiliency and comfort serving as a trusted business partner
Experience and understanding of technology development, the gig economy, and/or the retail industry
Quick adopter of new and evolving technology
A team player with a sense of humor and self awareness