Senior Legal Counsel

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Accel
New York, NY
Closed
Posted 40 Days ago
Accel
New York, NY
job - , paid
Posted 40 Days ago
Closed

Description

Senior Legal Counsel at Squarespace New York City, NY, US Squarespace is seeking an experienced in-house attorney to join our legal team. As a key part of a fast-growing global SAAS organization, you will lead the legal aspects of the companys mergers & acquisitions function, serve as a strategic advisor to the company, and provide general legal advice and support across business functions. This role reports into our General Counsel and is based in our New York City headquarters. RESPONSIBILITIES Actively manage M&A transactions and processes, including coordination of internal and external legal teams, post-close integrations, and internal processes Support the drafting and negotiation of NDAs, definitive agreements, and ancillary documents for M&A transactions Coordinate with our internal tax team on matters of corporate structuring and domestic and global tax issues Provide practical legal advice and support on a variety of topics, including commercial contracts, data privacy, product counseling, marketing, and employee relations QUALIFICATIONS A minimum of 8 years of diverse M&A experience; a combination of law firm and in-house, including tech-focused M&A, is preferred Proven ability to manage and lead cross-functional teams / projects with a diverse group of stakeholders across organizational lines Flexibility and creativity in solving problems and dealing with ambiguity Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills, and strong business judgment Organized and diligent with a high attention to detail and a commitment to operational execution Interest in learning new areas of law and business ABOUT SQUARESPACE Squarespace makes beautiful products to help people with creative ideas succeed. By blending elegant design and sophisticated engineering, we empower millions of people from individuals and local artists to entrepreneurs shaping the worlds most iconic businesses to share their stories with the world. Squarespaces team of more than 900 is headquartered in downtown New York City, with offices in Dublin and Portland. For more information, visit www.squarespace.com/about . PERKS Health insurance with 100% premium covered Flexible vacation & paid time off Equity plan 401(k) plan with employer match Free lunch and snacks Dog-friendly workplace

Skills

legal advice, mergers & acquisitions, data privacy, commercial contracts, law, commercial transactions, negotiation, microsoft word, contract management, marketing, employee relations, problem solving, cross-functional team leadership, organization, business

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