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Senior Counsel

$0 - 0/ year
Posted Jan 19
Full Time
Remote
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Now is the time to join us! 

At Virgin Pulse we value and celebrate diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We believe in creating teams made up of individuals with various backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. Why? Because diversity inspires innovation, collaboration, and challenges us to produce better solutions. But more than this, diversity is our strength, and a catalyst in our ability to #changelivesforgood.   

Who are you?

Senior Counsel assist in protecting Virgin Pulse's legal interest and maintaining its operations within the scope established by law and will provides hands-on legal counsel to all levels of the organization, be responsible for identifying and analyzing legal issues, drafting key documents (master services agreements, statements of work, strategic alliance agreements, partnership agreements, business associate addendums, service level agreement terms, teaming agreements and other contracts), presenting clear recommendations, and assuring legal compliance. Must be a graduate of an accredited law school with at least 7-9 years of experience as an attorney (in-house and firm experience preferred) and admitted to practice in Colorado, Providence, or California. Must have strong drafting skills and experience with a variety of healthcare industry and technology industry concepts. The position will report to the SVP Legal and involve regular interaction with sales representatives and various levels of company management, as well as attorneys representing Virgin Pulse’s customers, partners, and vendors.

In this role you will wear many hats, but your knowledge will be essential in the following:  

  • Manage commercial contracting legal team, including other attorneys and aparalegals
  • Provide support to SVP, Legal on litigation, employment, and M&A matters
  • Support sales, product, engineering, privacy compliance, marketing, IT operations, general procurement, and other corporate functions
  • Manage Commercial Agreements, including but not limited to: drafting and negotiating a wide range of commercial agreements, including enterprise SaaS subscription agreements, strategic partnership agreements, data licensing agreements, online terms and conditions, non-disclosure agreements, and other agreements as needed
  • Manage outside counsel, always seeking to find the best balance regarding cost and expertise and associated risks
  • Partner with the finance to strengthen internal controls, establish a comprehensive risk management framework, and improve the company's operational velocity (scalability)
  • Attract, develop, direct, motivate and drive performance from team
  • Anticipate issues and estimate risks strategically
  • Deal with external parties (regulators, external counsel, clients)

You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

What you bring to the Virgin Pulse team

In order to represent the best of what we have to offer you come to us with a multitude of positive attributes including:

  • Proven in-house experience advising technology companies (SaaS experience a plus) with business acumen
  • A minimum of 8 years of experience practicing law with a combination of law firm and in-house experience
  • Overall broad legal knowledge (corporate law, litigations, employment law, data privacy, etc)

You also take pride in offering the following Core Skills, Competencies, and Characteristics:

  • Clear communicator, who can land messages across a wide variety of audiences as well as communicating clearly in a written manner. You are able to facilitate meaningful discussions and feedback gathering from others eloquently and with confidence.
  • Well-versed in how businesses operate with financial acumen, ability to strike a sensible and practical balance between legal risks and business objectives
  • Previous experience at a public tech company a plus
  • High degree of professional ethics and integrity
  • Excellent judgement and analytical skills
  • Admission to bar of good standing

No candidate will meet every single desired qualification. If your experience looks a little different from what we’ve identified and you think you can bring value to the role, we’d love to learn more about you!

Why work at Virgin Pulse??? 

We believe a career should provide competitive pay and benefits, a collaborative and supportive culture and cutting-edge technology and services. Virgin Pulse is an equal opportunity organization and is committed to diversity, inclusion, equity and social justice. To that end, we make a particular effort to recruit candidates from minoritized backgrounds to apply for open positions.

In compliance with all states and cities that require transparency of pay, the base compensation for this position ranges from 180,000-200,000. Note that salary may vary based on location, skills, and experience. This position is eligible for 10% target bonus as well as health, dental, vision, mental health and other benefits.