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Corporate Counsel

Company: Checkr
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: July 13, 2018

Job Description:

Checkrs mission is to build a fairer future by improving the understanding of the past. Since graduating Y-Combinator in 2014, Checkrs product has shifted the on-demand economy and has continued to scale into serving enterprise companies across various industries. As a company that provides modern and compliant background checks for global enterprises and startups, Checkr knows first hand how difficult it may be for individuals with prior criminal history to find employment and we want to help provide fair chances for the formerly convicted. A career with Checkr provides the opportunity to make an impact on the professional lives of millions of people and we encourage all qualified individuals to apply for our roles.

We are looking for a motivated and experienced attorney with a strong technology transactional background to join our dynamic legal team. As Corporate Counsel, you will report to Checkrs Lead Corporate Counsel and partner with our sales and business development teams to draft, negotiate and review complex contracts and commercial partnership agreements. You will interact with internal clients at every level of the company and also work closely with our compliance team to advise on legal, regulatory and compliance issues. While this is a highly collaborative, flexible, and fun environment, we are looking for a self-starting problem-solver who can work collaboratively and autonomously and roll up their sleeves when necessary to get the job done.

Responsibilities:


  • Structure, review, draft and negotiate a variety of commercial agreements, including customer sales agreements, commercial partnership agreements, and services agreements.
  • Develop, improve and maintain contract templates, standard forms, corporate policies and processes, and training programs.
  • Build and manage processes and workflows that can scale to keep up with our fast growth.
  • Research and analyze laws that affect the company, including the Fair Credit Reporting Act, from a commercial standpoint.

  • Contribute to cross-functional teams as a trusted advisor, creative problem-solver and strategic thinker.
  • Advise on projects as needed, including general corporate, HR, IP, litigation, vendor relationship and risk management issues, as well as assisting with the management of external counsel.

    Qualifications:


    • JD degree and a member in good standing of the California Bar
    • 3-5+ years of relevant experience, ideally as in-house counsel in a high-growth technology company
    • Top-notch expertise in structuring, drafting and negotiating a wide variety of commercial contracts
    • Pragmatic strategist who can identify and resolve legal issues in the context of the companys commercial goals and risk thresholds
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Flexible and able to organize, prioritize and complete multiple priorities and projects (internally and externally) in a fast-paced environment
    • Collaborative team player with excellent interpersonal skills and a good sense of humor

    • Ability to learn quickly and take on challenging new projects with enthusiasm

      All Checkr employees enjoy the following:


      • 100% medical, dental, and vision coverage
      • Unlimited PTO policy
      • Gym membership and commuter benefits
      • Catered lunch, dinner, and snacks

        Equal Employment Opportunities at Checkr

        Checkr is committed to hiring talented and qualified individuals with diverse backgrounds for all of its tech, non-tech, and leadership roles. Checkr believes that the gathering and celebration of unique backgrounds, qualities, and cultures enriches the workplace.

        Checkr also welcomes the opportunity to consider qualified applicants with prior arrest or conviction records. Checkrs commitment to diversity extends to hiring talented individuals in spite of a prior criminal history (in accordance with San Franciscos Fair Chance Ordinance as well as state and/or federal laws).

        Keywords: Checkr, San Francisco, Corporate Counsel, Legal, San Francisco, California

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