Need help hiring top legal talent? Contact our team.
Company logo

Senior Corporate Counsel

$135,000- $210,600/ year
Posted May 07
Full Time
RemoteBellevue, Washington

Smartsheet is seeking a talented Senior Corporate Counsel to join its collaborative legal team. We are looking for a highly capable and motivated individual with strong interpersonal skills to assist us in supporting the sales function and other parts of the business.

This position reports to the Director of Legal, is remote eligible, and will cover United States west coast (PST) working hours.

You Will


  • Negotiate, draft, and review commercial agreements concerning online subscription software, data privacy and processing, intellectual property use, and professional services
  • Provide strategic and practical legal advice to sales and other departments with customer-facing responsibilities
  • Collaborate with all members of the legal team across office locations, including attorney and non-attorney personnel
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of document templates, alternate language playbooks, and internal resource documents
  • Deliver training and guidance to employees on legal issues, best practices, and company policies
  • Support general business operations by responding to requests for assistance from non-sales personnel as needed
  • Complete special projects as requested

You Have


  • 6-8 years of relevant legal experience
  • 2+ years of experience drafting and negotiating technology contracts such as software licenses, software-as-a-service (SaaS) agreements, software development agreements, and IT professional services agreements
  • JD from an accredited law school and an active member of a state bar
  • In-house legal department experience at a cloud software company preferred
  • Experience working directly with sales representatives and advising business teams on issues relevant to customer contracts
  • Ability to analyze problems and recommend practical solutions that balance legal and business risks
  • Skilled at developing strong working relationships with other business units despite competing priorities and interests
  • Aptitude and disposition to uphold company’s business standards and risk tolerance
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, business judgment, and strategic thinking
  • Flexible with a service-oriented mentality
  • Persistent attention to detail

Perks & Benefits


  • HSA, 100% employer-paid premiums, or buy-up medical/vision and dental coverage options for full-time employees
  • Equity - Restricted Stock Units (RSUs) for eligible roles
  • Lucrative Employee Stock Purchase Program (15% discount)
  • 401k Match to help you save for your future (50% of your contribution up to the first 6% of your eligible pay)
  • Monthly stipend to support your work and productivity
  • Flexible Time Away Program, plus Incidental Sick Leave
  • US employees are automatically covered under Smartsheet-sponsored life insurance, short-term, and long-term disability plans
  • US employees receive 12 paid holidays per year
  • Up to 24 weeks of Parental Leave
  • Personal paid Volunteer Day to support our community
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development including access to LinkedIn Learning online courses
  • Company Funded Perks, including a counseling membership, local retail discounts, and your own personal Smartsheet account
  • Teleworking options from any registered location in the U.S. (role specific)

Smartsheet provides a competitive base salary range for roles that may be hired in different geographic areas we are licensed to operate our business from. Actual compensation is determined by several factors including, but not limited to, level of professional, educational experience, skills, and specific candidate location. In addition, this role will be eligible for a market competitive incentive opportunity and some roles may be eligible for a RSU stock grant upon accepted offer. California & New York: $145,800 to $210,600 | All other US States: $135,000 to $195,000

Get To Know Us

At Smartsheet, we’ve created a place where everyone is welcome — people from all over the world, all backgrounds, all ages, all colors, and all beliefs working side by side. Here, everyone can make a difference and empower others to do the same. You’re encouraged to apply even if your experience doesn’t precisely match our job description—if your career path has been nontraditional, that will set you apart. At Smartsheet, we empower everyone, everywhere to change the way the world works—join us

Equal Opportunity Employer

Smartsheet is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to fostering an inclusive environment with the best employees. We provide employment opportunities without regard to any legally protected status in accordance with applicable laws in the US, UK, Australia, Japan, Costa Rica, and Germany. If there are preparations we can make to help ensure you have a comfortable and positive interview experience, please let us know.