Sidewalk Labs is an Alphabet company tackling the challenges of urban growth. We are currently designing a new kind of mixed-use, complete community on Toronto's waterfront in partnership with the tripartite agency Waterfront Toronto and the local community. This joint effort, called Sidewalk Toronto, will combine forward-thinking urban design and new digital technology to create a people-centered neighborhood that achieves precedent-setting levels of sustainability, affordability, mobility, and economic opportunity.

We're looking for a strong AGC who, working independently but in sync with our General Counsel, will own a large part of our corporate, technology, and product legal work. We are confident this opportunity will be interesting to you if you have a curiosity for urban development, thrive on cross-disciplinary work, and enjoy tackling novel questions and problems.

What will make you successful in this role…

Strong Legal Foundation: You’ve worked as a corporate associate at a top-tier firm (4-5 years) to build a dynamic legal foundation for your career. In addition, you have spent 3-5 years in-house as a generalist, working as a legal partner across many teams.  Deep experience with commercial contracting, complex transactions, technology licensing requests, compliance and regulatory matters, intellectual property, vendor agreements, T&C documents, and general business and product counseling is a must, as you’ll become the point person for many legal questions at the firm.

Product Acumen: You have a deep understanding of technology products. You know how to facilitate all of the legal needs around their creation, development, and entry into the marketplace.

Stellar Partner: This work requires a legal expert and adept business partner.  Our team relies on exceptional collaboration to get our work done, you are no exception to this work style.

Bias to action:  You will have autonomy in this role. We’ll trust you to self-direct, but it’s crucial you have an inherent bias to action. Our team at large relies on you to be a proactive partner; you keep the process moving and you get things done quickly, every time. You’re known to chase down the answers when you don’t have them to take your work across the finish line.

Flexibility: In this role you will own and execute on both exciting and not-so-exciting work. All of it is crucial to deliver on our vision and mission. We expect you to have a roll-up-your-sleeves-and-dive-in attitude all the time.This is a startup, your scope will change and stretch, you’re happy to roll with the punches.

Bonus Points if you have...

Prior Public Sector Experience:  You understand the dynamics of working in a public facing role and facilitating complex Public/Private Partnerships.
Exposure to Data Privacy: You have demonstrated interest in and experience with the legal aspect of privacy and data.

 

The community of the future is a place for everyone, and Sidewalk Labs is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All employment is based on merit and business need.

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