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General Counsel Corporate Securities

Company: WayUp
Location: Las Vegas
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

General Counsel, Corporate Securities This role will provide expert advice and counseling on a broad range of strategic and tactical projects within a regulated environment. This position will report to the Chief Executive Officer and will be responsible for providing legal support to the executive team. Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating commercial contracts, primarily for the purchase and sale of goods and business units, as well as other commercial contracts as needed.
  • Respond promptly to legal requests from executive team and effectively communicate legal concepts to business people within the organization including human resources, operations and the administration.
  • Support the continuous improvement of standard agreements, policies and processes.
  • Overseeing the legal matters of the business, including acting as the business' chief legal representative.
  • Setting internal governance policies and manage the impact of external factors.
  • Anticipate issues and strategically estimate risk and identify proactive solutions to eliminate or mitigate risk.
  • Maintaining knowledge of and the updating of the company's corporate legal documents and operations.
  • Ensuring company's compliance with all laws applicable to operations.
  • Crafting and reviewing legal strategy in response to any litigation and supervising outside counsel.
  • Keeping a record of all legal documents and proceedings for the company.
  • Facilitating filings of licensing forms and other statutory requirements.
  • Communicating with and supervising outside counsel as necessary.
  • Overseeing and maintaining the company's intellectual property including preparing and overseeing the filing of company copyrights, patents and necessary renewals.Experience and Education
    • Juris Doctorate Degree and licensed to practice law in the State of Nevada, or able to obtain a license to practice law in Nevada upon acceptance of employment.
    • 4+ years of practice with an established law firm or prior experience as a General Counsel or Associate General Counsel.
    • Proficient legal experience in fund investments and venture capital financing.
    • General or specific knowledge of Intellectual Property Laws.
    • Leadership experience managing outside counsel.
    • Experience in negotiating agreements, the resolution of disputes and litigation.
    • Proficient understanding of business sensitivities and confidentiality.
    • Overall broad legal knowledge (corporate law, litigation, employment law, etc.)
    • High degree of professional ethics and integrity.
    • Ability to develop legal strategies and objectives to mitigate or eliminate risks.What's In It For You:
      • Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental, & Vision)
      • Paid Vacation
      • Paid Holidays
      • Short Term Disability
      • Training & Development
      • Stock Option Plan
      • Perks & Bonuses
      • Monthly Company Lunches
      • Voluntary Benefits, including Critical Illness Insurance, Accident Insurance, Hospital Indemnity Insurance, and Legal Services

Keywords: WayUp, Las Vegas , General Counsel Corporate Securities, Legal , Las Vegas, Nevada

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