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Corporate Counsel job

Allbirds, Inc. jobs
Company Type:  Certified B Corporation
Industry:  Other/Not Classified
Employment:  Full-time
Impact Area:  Quality of Life
Company Name:  Allbirds, Inc.
Country:  United States


San Francisco, CA | Legal Team | Reports to Co-CEO

Where do we need help?

At Allbirds, we’re on a mission to create thoughtfully designed products that deliver comfort through renewable materials and superb product development. We are a global business with an expansive supply chain, and multi-channel and international sales, and legal complexities to match. The Corporate Counsel will be our first internal lawyer and will play a vital role in managing the multitude of legal needs we encounter.

What does the job entail?

  • Liaising with external counsel across intellectual property, commercial, employment, real estate, corporate (including equity and debt financings), and other legal needs;

  • Negotiating and drafting contracts with third parties for various commercial needs such as procurement, real estate, and others;

  • Leading the development of a thoughtful and proactive approach to intellectual property protection, prosecution, and litigation as needed;

  • Managing compliance in a multi-state, and international environment for both corporate and retail needs;

  • Handling litigation strategy and execution, as needed;

  • Maintaining corporate governance best practices in terms of internal processes and legal structuring matters;

  • Managing employment issues across corporate and retail positions;

  • Identification of key risk areas and mitigate through development of sensible policies and processes.

What might describe you?

You are an experienced lawyer, likely with a background in litigation, and a balanced view of risk management and streamlining business processes. You are a:

  • Litigator with a keen ability to ‘see the future’ and implement appropriate protections across matters affecting employment, supply chain, IP, and others;

  • In-house counsel at a company that manufactures physical goods and maintains soft intellectual property associated with a brand, with previous experience at a reputable law firm;

  • Experienced lawyer with a J.D., and 7+ years as a barred attorney

  • Preferably someone with experience managing an IP portfolio for a global brand

What can we offer?

  • Competitive salary + equity

  • Health insurance

  • Fitness benefits

  • 401k retirement savings plan

  • Paid parental leave

  • Free shoes

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