Director of Legal

| Culver City
Reporting into the VP of Finance, the Director of Legal will be responsible for all internal and external legal and compliance.

In this role you will:

  • Draft and review a broad range of contracts and lead/assist in the negotiation of contractual issues
  • Provide day-to-day legal support and legal advice to internal business partners on relevant business and legal matters
  • Advise management with respect to the legal implications of all major decisions, strategies and transactions of the company
  • Represent the company with respect to asserted claims or legal proceedings
  • Develop, implement, and improve corporate governance and compliance policies and procedures to ensure compliance with applicable laws, rules, and regulations
  • Manage outside counsel and serve as key legal advisor on all litigation and major business transactions
  • Advise on employment matters
  • Keep informed of industry-specific regulations and ensure that appropriate risk management strategies are in place
  • Anticipate and mitigate potential legal problems within the organization and develop strategies to avoid costly litigation and reduce potential areas of risk
  • Research, process and renew licenses, permits, filings compliant with appropriate Governmental Entities
  • Actively participate in annual and multi-year strategic planning activities

We are looking for:

  • Juris doctorate from an accredited top tier law school
  • Member of the California Bar Association
  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience in a transactional-related legal position at a corporate law firm or in-house legal department
  • Experience in structuring, negotiating, reviewing and drafting a variety of contracts in a broad range of areas
  • Confidence to challenge business plans to ensure that the e-commerce targets and plans are “future proof” and met in a legally acceptable manner
  • Strong knowledge and demonstrable experience (at a leadership level) in competition law, data protection, contracts advertising and consumer laws, intellectual property and ideally also, e-commerce regulations
  • A clear understanding of financial reporting, P&Ls and market share analysis
  • Multi-country experience in emerged and emerging markets is beneficial
  • Must possess the highest level of professionalism, work ethic and integrity with the ability to maintain confidential information
  • Excellent analytical, writing and oral communication skills
  • Startup experience a plus

Benefits and perks:

  • Join the early team and work closely with founders on all aspects of the company
  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Competitive salary and generous equity grants
  • Daily catered lunches from LA’s best restaurants
  • Unlimited vacation

Founded in 2015 and based in Los Angeles, California, GOAT is the safest way to buy and sell sneakers. Whether you’re looking to buy rare sneakers, discover new ones, or earn money by listing sneakers you already own, GOAT is your destination. And with an authentication service, buyer protection guarantee and great customer service, it’s the safest option in the industry. We are backed by some of the leading names in venture capital, including Accel Partners, Andreessen Horowitz, Ashton Kutcher, Guy Oseary, Matrix Partners, NEA, SV Angel, Upfront Ventures and Y Combinator.

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Location

Culver City, CA 90232
Culver City, CA 90232

Perks of working here

401(K)
Casual Dress
Company Equity
Company Outings
Daily Meals Provided
Dental Benefits
Fitness Subsidy
Happy Hours
Health Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Stocked Kitchen
Unlimited Vacation
Vision Benefits
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