Associate General Counsel - Part Time

| Greater LA Area
This role will support the general legal needs of the business from the executive team and the board to day-to-day operations across the organization. The Associate General Counsel, reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, will manage Appetize’s entire transactional and commercial domain. This includes drafting and negotiating a wide variety of agreements, maintaining our forms, assisting with our terms of service, and maintaining strong relationships and processes with the internal stakeholders. You will also advise clients on the various legal risks, business strategies and other issues related to commercial transactions and general operations. We’re looking for a diligent and strategic thinker who will be able to learn the nuances of our business, tackle drafting challenges while keeping in mind the objectives of the greater business.
Part Time role. Expect 20-30 hours of work per week.
* In this role you will:* 
* Draft, negotiate, and review a multitude of different types of agreements (including sales, software license, non-disclosure, partner and vendor agreements)
* Provide practical and strategic legal advice on a wide variety of legal matters
* Work with teams across the company to negotiate contracts of all sizes
* Provide legal support to the Appetize Sales and Marketing teams concerning contractual obligations, intellectual property rights, and privacy rules and regulations
* Provide ongoing legal training to the Appetize Sales team on contractual, privacy, and compliance issues
* Partner with Sales and other internal stakeholders throughout the customer lifecycle to ensure customer success and protection of Appetize
*Provide legal support to Appetize HR for employee relations and employment law
* Collaborate with many teams across the company to help achieve company-wide goals
* Department in solving complex legal issues and advising on other general corporate matters as may be necessary
* Evaluate risk of business terms being put in place and negotiated with customers and partners to help manage Appetize’s risk profile
*We are looking for:* 
* Law degree from a top tier program
* Currently eligible to practice in California
* 7-10+ years experience at a law firm and or corporate law department, with law firm, practice group, or in-house management experience
* Experience working in a high tech industry preferred
* Ability to organize, prioritize, and manage multiple projects effectively in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
* Superior written and verbal communication skills
* Ability to build and maintain strong relationships

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Location

6601 Center Drive West , Los Angeles, CA 90045

An Insider's view of Appetize

What’s the vibe like in the office?

I started at Appetize when it was (literally) in a garage as one of the first 10 employees. Even as the company nears 200 employees, it has never lost its startup charm. Everyone up the ladder is approachable and truly fun to be around – both inside and outside of work. It’s my first job where I don’t know how many hours are left in the day!

Mike

Operations Product Manager

What makes someone successful on your team?

Someone who will take initiative, ask questions, be excited about learning, and have innovative ideas while keeping company goals in mind. This does not come from putting in long hours, but from putting in meaningful and productive time to work on projects that are priorities not only for the short-term but the long-term success of the business.

Courtney

Controller

What are Appetize Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Pet Friendly
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
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