Legal General Counsel - Remote | WFH

Get It Recruit - Professional ServicesLouisville, KentuckyFull Time

As an organization guided by our core values, we are in search of an authentic and compassionate leader who is driven by the desire to create a positive impact on individuals, our environment, and communities. This individual should possess a strong service-oriented mindset and bring a wealth of experience and expertise to collaboratively work alongside our leadership team. This role will report directly to the Chief Executive Officer, who is deeply committed to fostering social change, nurturing a vibrant culture, and championing both people and a movement-oriented brand.


** We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

Medical, dental, and vision coverage

Company-paid basic life insurance

Company-paid short-term disability coverage

Company-paid life assistance program (with medical coverage)

**Company-paid Mental Health Benefits

** Company-paid volunteer time

401(k) plan with employer match

Unlimited responsible Paid Time Off (PTO)

"In The Wild Time": Dedicated paid time during your work week to spend outdoors

Remote work stipend (for remote employees)

60% discount on Cotopaxi products

Additional discounts on outdoor, adventure, and lifestyle brands

$1,000 stipend for a bucket list adventure after 18 months

$5,000 stipend for a bucket list adventure after 5 years

Yearly company-wide outings and regular virtual/in-person celebrations

A vibrant, people-centric company culture


We are Cotopaxi, a carbon-neutral certified B Corporation driven by our commitment to crafting sustainably made outdoor gear that fights extreme poverty, inspires adventure, and fuels positive change. Our Gear for GoodⓇ pledge encompasses the creation of enduring gear and a dedication to generating positive social, environmental, and economic impacts. By 2025, our goal is to incorporate repurposed, recycled, or responsible materials in all our products. Additionally, we allocate at least 1% of our annual revenue to the Cotopaxi Foundation, which supports nonprofits with a proven track record in poverty alleviation. Through our Foundation, we've touched the lives of an estimated 3.5 million individuals facing extreme poverty.

Cotopaxi embodies a culture that values people, innovation, and adventure, which is palpable throughout our work environment. Whether you're stationed in one of our retail outlets, working at our headquarters, remotely from home, or even amidst nature in your van, you'll experience the camaraderie of our exceptional team of innovators, creators, and achievers. As a collective of adventurous individuals driven by purpose, we're dedicated to showcasing that businesses can indeed be a force for good.


** Your key responsibilities will include:

Ensuring legal compliance with applicable laws and regulations

Identifying, assessing, and mitigating legal risks tied to our operations

Overseeing contract negotiation, drafting, and review

Upholding corporate governance according to legal and regulatory standards

Managing legal disputes and litigation matters

Safeguarding our intellectual property assets

Developing and implementing ethics and compliance programs

Collaborating with cross-functional teams on compliance matters

Providing expert legal advice and guidance

Managing the legal team and external counsel

The Ideal Candidate

**Our Ideal Candidate Possesses The Following Qualifications

** Juris Doctor Degree from an accredited law school

Licensed to practice law in the relevant jurisdiction, or admitted to practice in Utah

15+ years of legal experience, ideally as General Counsel in a similar consumer goods organization

Experience advising top-level leadership and Board members

Proven ability to build strong relationships across departments

Preferably, experience in managing legal teams

Strong analytical, problem-solving skills, and business acumen

Ability to balance business needs with legal considerations


** Authorized to work in the US without sponsorship

Juris Doctor Degree from an accredited law school

Licensed to practice law in the relevant jurisdiction, or admitted to practice in Utah

15+ years of legal experience, including serving as General Counsel for sizable consumer goods corporations

Equal Opportunity Employer

Cotopaxi is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all individuals. We prohibit discrimination and harassment based on factors such as race, color, religion, age, gender, national origin, disability, genetics, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws.


To apply, please provide your resume and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and explaining your alignment with Cotopaxi's mission and values.

Salary: $ 250,000.00 Per Year

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