Contracts Attorney

Los Angeles (90024)

Employee; Full-time; Regular

 

Reports to C-Level Executive (i.e. CEO and President and/or CFO)

 

Essential Functions

  • Review, draft, revise, negotiate and finalize a variety of company agreements and other legal documents as required
    • Domestic and international (i.e. EMEA, APAC, etc.) client/customer contracts (i.e. corporate and franchisee, quick service restaurant and fast casual brands)
    • Joint venture contracts
    • Vendor contracts
  • Interpret laws, rulings and regulations and determine how they apply to the company, contracts and deal terms
  • Engage with C-suite and other functional heads, and provide expertise in the structuring of contracts, deal terms, etc.
  • Participate in due diligence activities (responding on 3rd party inquiries or evaluating new opportunities)
  • Provide strategic and tactical legal guidance and advice to company leadership, exercising advanced-to-expert levels of attention to detail, preemptively protecting the Company, its officers and directors, and its intellectual property and other assets
  • Provide legal support to all company departments, including marketing, human resources, IT, to ensure compliance with federal, state and local laws
  • Develop internal education resources to broadly and deeply foster and instill company-wide understanding and compliance as it relates to sales, marketing, and other contracts
  • Revise company contract templates and policies, as needed
  • Stay abreast of new business laws and regulations impacting Tillster’s business operations, locally and internationally
  • Interact with federal and state regulatory agencies, as needed
  • Other duties as directed or required

 

Requirements

 

Areas of Expertise

  • Intellectual property licensing
  • Equipment leasing
  • Trademark and patents applications
  • Data privacy compliance
  • Financing transactions
  • Corporate governance
  • Mergers & acquisitions
  • Due diligence and disclosures
  • Regulatory compliance

 

Credentials / Experience

  • Juris Doctor (preferably earned from top 15-20 US law school - https://www.usnews.com/best-graduate-schools/top-law-schools/law-rankings)
  • Be a member in good standing with the California Bar
  • 7+ years’ experience, heavy contracts drafting and finalization
  • Willing to work onsite predominantly; but with some work remote privileges
  • Domestic/international travel estimated up to 25% of time

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