Job type full-time
Full job description
Inflection is looking for an associate attorney who is good at juggling (metaphorically)You may be the right fit if you’re hungry to contribute to a quickly growing silicon valley tech company, and your background is a confluence of privacy law and commercial contracts experienceYou must be an innovator and problem solver, and, most importantly, you must be excited about joining a legal department that promotes innovation by looking for creative ways to say “yes!” in inflection’s legal department, we pride ourselves on our ability to facilitate business success while simultaneously mitigating risk.
About the role:
We’re looking for someone with a strong work ethic and a honed sense of urgency, demonstrated problem solving ability, and an ability to work autonomously in a lean legal departmentThe ideal candidate will be someone who is not afraid to ask questions, thinks creatively, and shines in the spotlightYou must be a self-starter who takes ownership over initiatives, and can drive projects from innovation to completion, in collaboration with stakeholders across all departments of the businessRemote applicants are highly encouraged to apply.
Privacy: you’ll have an opportunity to advise inflection teams on a wide-range of privacy issues, including gdpr, ccpa, and fcraYou will be a key strategist as you build and refine the company’s privacy frameworks and programs to ensure we maintain and enhance trust through the power of dataThis position will require you to become an expert in domestic and international privacy laws that impact our products and business operations, so you must be prepared to digest and leverage meaty statutes to balance risk and achieve business objectives while promoting good stewardship of data and privacy by design.
Contracts: inflection’s legal team is truly a partner to the business, not a blockerIn addition to privacy experience, we’re looking for a candidate who is also business-minded and wants to fuel the success of sales, vendor and partner management, and corporate developmentIdeally, you’ll be comfortable with saas and technology-focused agreements (msas, eulas, etc) in a commercial capacityYou must feel comfortable (i) discussing contract provisions with vendors and customers by phone and email, (ii) owning projects and making decisions, and (iii) using positivity, optimism, and humor to deepen relationships between the legal department and its stakeholder groups.
What you’ll do:
Be a key contributor in developing, growing, and maintaining inflection’s privacy frameworks, both domestic and global
Counsel inflection’s teams to ensure products, services, and processes comply with privacy laws in a way that appropriately balances risk
Educate internal and external stakeholders about relevant privacy practices and obligations by creating educational resources and training materials
Research shifts and developments in privacy law to enable inflection to quickly adapt and proactively tweak its privacy practices as needed
Manage, and take ownership of, the privacy policies of all lines of business
Negotiate contracts with customers, partners, and vendors
We prefer candidates who can clearly and efficiently communicate ideas and points of pushback in order to close deals quicklyfind creative ways to structure agreements for optimal risk mitigation and customer satisfaction
Track and manage agreements, identify key contract clauses, and insert relevant data in our contracts database, springcm
Serve as the primary point of contact for contract-related questions and trainings
Refine contracts process at the organization to optimize for efficiency and thoroughness
This includes improving contract templates and workflows by leveraging technology
You’ll be a fantastic match for this role if you bring:
Familiarity with privacy laws, including gdpr, and ccpa
Knowledge of fcra is a plus
Experience in building initiatives from scratch and achieving buy-in from key stakeholders
Must be a team player with a “challenge accepted” attitude
Knowledge of and experience with software and service contracts, ideally in a b2b capacity
You must be technologically fluent and quick-to-learn software applications used by the legal team (experience with springcm a plus)
Demonstrated results in improving contract workflow and efficiency in a b2b capacity
Minimum of three years of responsibility with quantifiable results in contract negotiation and management, or a similar rolejd required, admitted to any state bar
To wit, inflection offers:
Innovative, high growth products that customers love
Competitive compensation including equity options
Comprehensive benefits package including medical/dental coverage, 401k, and life insurance
Track record of promoting and hiring internally
Startup environment with big opportunities for impact
High energy team with mix of experienced entrepreneurs, talented engineers, and successful silicon valley veterans
Learning and development funds to enhance and learn new skills
Diversity and inclusion programs
3 paid days off per year, to volunteer
Flexible work from home arrangements
You believe work is about more than just the bottom line: we don’t want to just be good at what we do; we want to be good for the worldWe’ve met rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparencyWe care about all stakeholders, including customers, employees, and the community.
Inflection is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our companyWe do not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, ethnicity, religion or religious belief, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, military or veteran status, disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristicsWe also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws.
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