Associate General Counsel, Commercial Contracts (option for remote)

Custom InkWashington, DC

Custom Ink, the leader in custom apparel for groups and communities, is all about bringing people together. That's what inspires our innovative online platform, world-class customer support, and award-winning work environment. With 1,600+ team members (“Inkers”), we are passionate about the success and well-being of our team and have earned frequent recognition as a top workplace from such organizations as Fortune Magazine and The Washington Post. Our customers are counting on us to come through for them, and that’s important to all Inkers - no matter what role they’re in.

How you’ll make a difference:

We are seeking an experienced commercial contracts attorney with a business-driven focus to join our legal team in the role of Associate General Counsel, Commercial Contracts. Legal is a key function supporting the company’s business objectives, partnering with cross-functional teams to empower teammates to achieve shared company goals while managing risk and protecting our business. This role provides a super opportunity to have a positive impact inside and outside the organization, especially given the company’s growth trajectory.

What you’ll do:

As Associate General Counsel, Commercial Contracts, your work will include:

  • Drafting, reviewing, editing and negotiating the company's wide array of commercial contracts (vendor and customer), and providing general commercial transaction support across the organization
  • Assessing contracts to determine risk levels and advising on the same and risk mitigation strategies
  • Collaborating with respect to, and working on, the enhancement, updating and creation of certain “playbooks” setting forth company guidelines and procedures to scale the legal function as the company grows
  • Continually looking to improve the contracting process to ensure efficiency, accuracy, compliance and a positive experience with the contracting process for all
  • Providing general support to the legal function by handling other legal matters, as applicable
  • Spearheading and supporting the legal function initiatives aimed at streamlining and improving upon legal processes and policies

How you’ll be measured:

  • Accuracy, efficiency and high quality in your work supporting the legal needs of Custom Ink, in particular with the contract process and deliverables
  • Impactful contributions to streamline and improve upon the contract process and other legal processes
  • Positive senior leadership team feedback and degree to which you are an effective business partner
  • Professionalism, friendliness and flexibility in your interactions with others and in your work; team player no matter the task, big or small
  • Superior level of integrity, sound business and legal judgment and dedication to excellence

What we’re looking for:

  • JD from an accredited law school and be admitted to practice in at least one state
  • 6+ years of broad-based commercial contracting experience with exposure to other legal matters; having a combination of law firm and in-house experience is preferred
  • Ability to manage a high volume and wide array of commercial contracts from complex to routine, in a dynamic and fast-paced environment, as well as adapt quickly to changing priorities and complete projects in a timely and accurate manner
  • Familiarity with a wide range of legal matters, especially those pertaining to commercial contracts, including information security, data privacy, and intellectual property matters
  • Superb written and oral communication skills, with clear and concise drafting skills and the ability to communicate legal concepts or nuances in a non-legal way
  • Exemplary level of professionalism, attention to detail and high quality work product
  • Sound judgment; ability to make and articulate well-reasoned recommendations
  • Solid business acumen with an unrivaled commitment and deep-seated drive to provide responsive service to our teams and get things done; approaches responsibilities with a business friendly and pragmatic mindset while maintaining a commensurate balance of risk
  • Ability to work independently while also being a strong collaborator
  • Process oriented with the ability and desire to find and implement efficiencies and improvements
  • Interest in, and enthusiasm for, working on non-contract legal projects and initiatives on an ad hoc basis
  • Team player
  • Dedication to excellence

Our Perks:

We strive to live by the Golden Rule and create an environment that supports Team Members both professionally and personally. You can look forward to:

  • Working for a nationally & locally recognized top employer with competitive pay, benefits, and perks
  • Opportunities for growth and development
  • Volunteer opportunities through our “Three Hearts Volunteer Team”
  • Wellness Program Offerings

Please submit a letter of interest with your application.

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