Senior Commercial Counsel



United States · Remote
Posted on Friday, August 25, 2023

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Socure is the world leader in digital identity verification and fraud prevention. Our recent awards include Forbes 2022 America’s Best Startup Employers, The Forbes Cloud 100, The Deloitte Technology Fast 500, and Inc. 5000’s fastest growing companies.

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Socure's legal team is adding a Senior Commercial Counsel position. Reporting to the Head of Commercial Legal, you will have a chance to help shape the company’s legal function, build processes and policies, partner with sales, finance, product, and development teams, and mentor other attorneys. We offer an exciting, fast paced company environment, with a shared mission to eliminate identity fraud and take over the identity verification market.

This is a great opportunity for someone who is passionate about their work, enjoys taking ownership of projects and identifying pragmatic solutions.

This is a full time position based remotely in the US.

What you’ll do:

  • Advise on a broad range of commercial matters and support our sales teams on deal structure and contract negotiations

  • Review, draft, negotiate, and interpret a wide range of technology and commercial contracts including SaaS agreements, Partner/Reseller, NDAs, Evaluations, vendor contracts

  • Use and build upon your knowledge of legal issues relating to IP, Licensing, Data Use, Privacy, Regulatory compliance

  • Become an expert on Socure's products and business models, help us bring new offerings to market

  • Be responsible for identifying and advising on risk and offer creative risk mitigation solutions

  • Prepare, maintain and improve template agreements, playbooks, operational guidance

  • Provide guidance and mentorship to more junior team members.

What you’ll bring:

  • JD from an accredited law school and active Bar membership

  • 8+ years of post JD experience negotiating sales-side SaaS agreements

  • Law Firm, Data Use/Licensing and fintech experience preferred

  • You understand the commitment and hard work involved in working at a successful, fast growing start-up.

  • Voice your opinion and a drive for continuous improvement

  • Ability to independently manage and own multiple projects with varying deadlines; the ability to make decisions under ambiguous circumstances.

  • A focus on closing deals and finding pragmatic solutions to any issue you encounter

  • Adapt to change in a fast paced, dynamic environment

  • Collaborative partnership and diplomatic communication with multiple constituencies

Salary Disclosure:

Base Salary range: $180,000 - $224,000

This represents the expected salary range for this job requisition. Final offers may vary from the amount listed based on factors including geography, candidate experience and expertise, and other job related factors. Socure's compensation and rewards package for full time roles includes a market competitive salary, equity, comprehensive benefits, and, for applicable roles, commissions plans or an annual discretionary performance bonus.

Socure is all about encouraging people to push the boundaries of what’s possible through top-tier performance, innovation, ownership, and shared expertise.

We empower excellence by providing great perks and benefits to both our fully remote employees in North America and our hybrid teams in India.

To learn more, check out Socure’s Career Page: https://www.socure.com/company/careers

Socure is an equal opportunity employer and value diversity of all kinds at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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