Commercial Counsel

Bittorrent San Francisco , CA 94118

Posted 6 months ago

As Commercial Counsel for Tron, you'll be integrated in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, supporting the company's commercial transactions and helping to ensure that organization-wide business strategies, policies and programs are developed and applied in full recognition of all legal implications and risks, including the formulation of internal policies to ensure compliance with applicable law. You'll advise Tron's internal customers, manage contract negotiations and execution, and assure protection of company's intellectual property, business and legal interests within applicable legal constraints and working on cutting edge issues.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Drafting and negotiating a wide variety of contracts, including marketing and business development agreements, consulting agreements and other licensing agreements, as well as helping to manage day-to-day legal needs. You will also advise clients on the various legal risks, business strategies and other issues related to commercial transactions and general operations.

  • Diligent and proactive, you have strong legal skills and have demonstrated excellent legal and business judgment and strategic thinking, along with the ability to work independently. Provide strategic business and legal advice to develop a comprehensive, long-term approach to our relationships with key partners. Administration and resolution of legal issues that arise in existing commercial relationships.

  • Develop, gain approval for, promulgate and enforce appropriate company policies and processes to ensure compliance with laws and regulations applicable to its business.

  • Management and protection of legal and intellectual property interests.

Preferred Experience

Ideal candidates will possess a strong combination of the following experience:

  • JD from an ABA accredited law school and at least 3-5 years professional experience as a lawyer with extensive experience in international and domestic contract negotiation and drafting, and international and domestic corporate compliance

  • Must have at least 3+ years of technology transactions experience at both a law firm and in an in-house legal department

  • Demonstrated experience advising clients in structuring complex commercial technology-related transactions. Extensive background in drafting and negotiating agreements especially desired. Experience working in a cross-department, cross-functional role

  • Understanding intellectual property (copyright, trade secret, trademark and patent) issues in the context of commercial transactions is required

  • Experience creating and supporting legal processes and internal controls (experience at a reputable public technology company highly desirable)

  • Familiarity with privacy, data protection and software security issues desirable

  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage several simultaneous projects under deadline pressure

  • Blockchain industry experience is preferred but not required

  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills

  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with all employees and other key stakeholders

  • Admission to the California Bar

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