Our Legal team is looking for a skilled Legal Counsel to join Spredfast + Lithium. The ideal candidate will be an
accomplished mid-level attorney with a distinguished professional
record, strong business orientation, a creative and problem solving mindset and
strategic agility. The position requires experience in contract drafting and
negotiations in the cloud/ SaaS industry, a solid understanding of data privacy
rules both in the U.S. and abroad, and basic understanding of security
standards applicable to cloud companies.
The role requires exemplary ethics and integrity, a high level of
organization/ project management skills, self-motivation, and problem-solving
aptitude. The candidate must have the
ability to partner with and support the business to achieve key goals while
maintaining the high standards of the Spredfast + Lithium Legal department. The individual in this role must be able to
perform and thrive in a fast paced highly collaborative environment, and will
be accountable for significant legal decisions and counsel. Prior law firm
experience strongly preferred.
Provide common sense, risk based legal advice and solutions
regarding issues and risks in a high-growth, dynamic environment.
Manage customers’ transition from third party contracts to Spredfast + Lithium contracts.
Negotiate and draft master subscription agreements, professional
services agreements and a variety of other agreements.
Provide Legal advice to Spredfast + Lithium product management, sales, and other
internal groups on topics such as contract interpretation, customer disputes,
and regulatory compliance.
Assist as needed in M/A due diligence and transitions.
Design, implement, and improve upon legal department processes
Provide legal counsel and support in business development
activities, including conducting due diligence.
Other duties and special projects as assigned.
JD and licensed to practice with a preference for TX, CA, DE or
A minimum of 4 to 6 years’ experience in contract drafting and
Experience in a major law firm and/or in-house SaaS legal
Solid understanding of data privacy rules both in the U.S. and
Basic understanding of security standards applicable to cloud
Specific knowledge re: any/all of the following preferred: EU data privacy regulations and GDPR; HIPAA;
Experience with M/A due diligence and integration efforts preferred.
Interpersonal skills (and a sense of humor) to work
collaboratively a must.
Ability to think critically and quickly in the absence of full
information and anticipate, proactively identify, and resolve issues before
they become problems.
Flexibility/adaptability and a willingness to learn new areas of
law, work on a broad range of matters and take on projects outside of core
Effectively multitask, re-prioritize, and work independently to
meet deadlines and drive agreements to conclusion, while remaining calm under
Detail-oriented with excellent organizational skills and the
ability to perform in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
Possess a high degree of integrity and the ability to maintain
the strictest level of confidentiality.
Excellent written, oral and negotiation communication skills and
Responsive and service-oriented attitude.
Disciplined self-starter able to take on work independently, but
also be a great teammate.
Spredfast-Lithium offers a great working environment and competitive compensation and benefits packages. We're looking for fast-thinking, innovative, passionate team players who enjoy brainstorming new ideas, working with the best and brightest in the social media software industry.