Senior Legal Counsel (Kingston)

  • Kingston, RI


: $129,410.00 - $129,410.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Legal

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I certify that all information I have provided in order to apply for and secure employment with PrismHR is true, complete and correct. I understand that any information provided by me that is found to be false, incomplete or misrepresented in any respect, will be sufficient cause to (1) cancel further consideration of this application, (2) immediately discharge me from this employers service, whenever it is discovered. I expressly authorize, without representation, PrismHR, its representatives, employees or agents to contact and obtain information from all references (personal and professional), employers, public agencies, licensing authorities and educational institutions. In addition, PrismHR is authorized to verify the accuracy of all information provided by me in this application, resume, or job interview. I hereby waive any and all rights and claims I may have regarding the employer, its agents, employees or representatives, for seeking, gathering and using such information in the employment process and all other persons, corporations or organizations for furnishing such information about me. I understand that PrismHR does not unlawfully discriminate in employment and no question on this application is used for the purpose of limiting or excusing any applicant from consideration for employment on the basis prohibited by applicable local, state or federal law. If I am hired, I understand that I will be employed at will. This means that either PrismHR or I may terminate my employment at any time for any reason, with or without cause and without prior notice, except as may be required by law. This application does not constitute an agreement or contract for employment for any specific period or definite duration. I understand that no Manager or representative of the employer is authorized to make any assurances to the contrary. No implied oral or written agreement contrary to the foregoing expressed language are valid unless they are in writing and signed by the company president. I also understand that if I am hired, I will be required to provide proof of identify and legal authority to work in the United States and that federal immigration laws require me to complete an I-9 Form in this regard. I acknowledge that as part of my normal job duties at PrismHR, I may be required to work overtime, travel, and perform other duties as required. Under Massachusetts law, an employer is prohibited from making written, pre-employment inquiries of an applicant about his or her criminal history. MASSACHUSETTSAPPLICANTSSHOULDNOTRESPOND TO ANY OF THEQUESTIONSSEEKINGCRIMINALRECORDINFORMATION. I certify that I have read, fully understand and accept all terms of the foregoing Applicant Statement. I confirm that I have read, understand and agree to the above statement. You must agree to the disclosure statement provided in order for us to accept your application. To finalize your application, please confirm you are not a bot You will receive confirmation after we have received your application. In this role you will be the main legal partner for the company including our sales, marketing and customer success teams. You will also assist the senior leadership team with all strategic initiatives. This role reports directly to the Chief Financial Officer. SPECIFIC DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for legal and corporate governance involving close collaboration with sales, marketing, finance, human resources, engineering and other departments on a range of legal matters. Structure and negotiate SaaS sales contracts and partnership agreements, working directly with PrismHRs customers and partners. Provide end-to-end contract support (i.e., advising, drafting, negotiating and readying for execution) to our sales, marketing and customer success teams on a broad range of commercial agreements in support of new sales, upsells, renewals, partnerships. Create and implement scalable contract policies, process and templates for new business initiatives and to expedite contract review and negotiation. Negotiate vendor contracts and work with internal stakeholders. Support our Human Resources team with legal employment matters. Research, monitor and address relevant industry regulations including on new and emerging employment, privacy, cybersecurity and tech laws to serve as an internal resource on topics of importance to our business. Partner with the security team to ensure ongoing compliance with GDPR and other privacy laws and readiness for California Privacy Compliance Act CCPA. Work with the product and engineering team to the extent necessary to ensure SOC2 compliance. Assist with special projects, as assigned. Handle the legal process associated with any mergers and acquisition activities. Work with external legal counsel as needed. Partner with the CEO & other members of the senior leadership team on the legal issues related to the strategic priorities of the company. Become involved in other day-to-day legal matters of importance to the growth of our business. Apply innovative problem-solving skills and practical business judgment to minimize legal, compliance and regulatory risks for PrismHR. ESSENTIAL SKILLS and EXPERIENCE: 5 to 10 years of relevant experience (ideally combined between a highly regarded law firm and an in-house legal department in a technology company). Law Degree with excellent academic credentials. License and certification to practice law in good standing. Experience with complex SaaS or Software Sales transactions & partnership agreements. Experience identifying and mitigating risks in a complex business environment. Strong negotiation and business acumen. Attention to detail and follow through. Collaborative nature. Excellent oral and written communication skills, with clear and concise drafting skills. A passion for entrepreneurship and innovation. Ability to balance multiple tasks and priorities in a fast-paced environment. Self-starter with an aptitude for learning and creative problem solving. Strong organizational and interpersonal skills, flexible and responsive. Strong core corporate/transactional/labor law experience. Ability to effectively create and implement new and scalable processes. Ability to work independently while having good judgment to escalate significant matters Pragmatic mindset balancing protecting the company from risk while enabling fast paced growth and innovation.
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