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Corporate Counsel - Commercial

Company: Foursquare Labs, Inc.
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: April 10, 2021

Job Description:

Foursquare is the leading independent location technology company, powered by our deep understanding of how people move throughout the world. Our solutions help businesses make smarter decisions, developers create more engaging experiences, and brands build more effective marketing strategies. Foursquare's platform includes Attribution, Audience, Pinpoint, Proximity, Places, Pilgrim SDK and Visits. As the industry's first and only accredited company for location data from the Media Rating Council (MRC), this foundation powers all our solutions - those that exist today and those we have yet to build. Over 14 billion consumer-verified place visit confirmations help us keep our map and models fresh and up-to-date, building a phone's-eye-view of the world with 105 million unique places of interest worldwide. About the role: Foursquare is looking for a Corporate Counsel (Commercial) to join our Legal team. Reporting to the Associate General Counsel, the Corporate Counsel will be responsible for many day to day legal issues facing the company. This individual will frequently interact with the Sales & Business Development teams, and occasionally with members of the Product & Engineering teams. This person will draft, review, and negotiate contracts, resolve disputes, and have an opportunity for continued growth and development. We are open to candidates based out of LA, SF, or NYC. If you're looking for an opportunity to make a significant impact from day one (and have fun while doing so). Foursquare's legal team is the place for you! We are open to candidates based out of LA, SF, or NYC. Responsibilities of the role:--

  • Reviewing, drafting, and negotiating a wide variety of commercial agreements, including master services, licensing, professional services, marketing, and vendor agreements;--
  • Identifying legal and regulatory issues in product initiatives and customer agreements, including privacy and data security issues, and working with the appropriate resources to create solutions and minimize risk;
  • Assisting with tracking and managing existing contract expirations, renewals, non-renewals, extensions, and amendments;
  • Engaging strategically in risk assessment/mitigation and developing innovative approaches to legal issues in support of business objectives;
  • Providing practical, creative legal advice in a fast-paced, high growth environment;
  • Working closely with the teams charged with generating business and proactively establishing relationships with other departments including Marketing, Finance, Product, and Engineering;
  • Assisting with corporate, M&A, and other legal matters as requested; and
  • Providing strategic legal advice and counsel on a broad range of legal topics. Qualifications:--
    • 3-6 years of legal experience, preferably with experience being part of an in-house legal department;
    • Strong academic credentials, including a Juris Doctor degree and membership in good; standing in at least one state bar (New York or California preferred);--
    • Experience drafting and negotiating complex commercial agreements, including licensing agreements (data licensing, SDK, API agreements, SaaS agreements);--
    • Business judgment and ability to assess legal risk while providing practical advice;
    • Ability to act as a legal advisor and partner, providing insight and advice in conversations with the sales and BD teams;--
    • A team-player mindset with the ability to work collaboratively across various functions and with colleagues at all levels; and
    • Enthusiastic team member who enjoys taking ownership of projects, building relationships cross-functionally and working on cutting-edge legal issues.-- Additional Preferred Qualifications:--
      • Base-level familiarity with technology, IP and privacy experience is a plus;
      • Proficiency with Salesforce, Box, and the Google Suite;
      • Experience in a technology and/or start-up company environment; and
      • Experience with international commercial transactions. Foursquare is proud to foster an inclusive environment that is free from discrimination. We strongly believe in order to build the best products, we need a diversity of perspectives and backgrounds. This leads to a more delightful experience for our users and team members. We value listening to every voice and we encourage everyone to come be a part of building a company and products we love. Foursquare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment Information (Completion is voluntary) Individuals seeking employment at Foursquare are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation. You are being given the opportunity to provide the following information in order to help us comply with federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action record keeping, reporting, and other legal requirements. Completion of the form is entirely voluntary. Whatever your decision, it will not be considered in the hiring process or thereafter. Any information that you do provide will be recorded and maintained in a confidential file. Gender Please select Are you Hispanic/Latino? Please select Race & Ethnicity Definitions If you believe you belong to any of the categories of protected veterans listed below, please indicate by making the appropriate selection. As a government contractor subject to Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA), we request this information in order to measure the effectiveness of the outreach and positive recruitment efforts we undertake pursuant to VEVRAA. Classification of protected categories is as follows: A "disabled veteran" is one of the following: a veteran of the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service who is entitled to compensation (or who but for the receipt of military retired pay would be entitled to compensation) under laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs; or a person who was discharged or released from active duty because of a service-connected disability. A "recently separated veteran" means any veteran during the three-year period beginning on the date of such veteran's discharge or release from active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval, or air service. An "active duty wartime or campaign badge veteran" means a veteran who served on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service during a war, or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge has been authorized under the laws administered by the Department of Defense. An "Armed forces service medal veteran" means a veteran who, while serving on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service, participated in a United States military operation for which an Armed Forces service medal was awarded pursuant to Executive Order 12985. Veteran Status Please select Form CC-305 OMB Control Number 1250-0005 Expires 05/31/2023 Voluntary Self-Identification of DisabilityWhy are you being asked to complete this form? We are a federal contractor or subcontractor required by law to provide equal employment opportunity to qualified people with disabilities. We are also required to measure our progress toward having at least 7% of our workforce be individuals with disabilities. To do this, we must ask applicants and employees if they have a disability or have ever had a disability. Because a person may become disabled at any time, we ask all of our employees to update their information at least every five years. Identifying yourself as an individual with a disability is voluntary, and we hope that you will choose to do so. Your answer will be maintained confidentially and not be seen by selecting officials or anyone else involved in making personnel decisions. Completing the form will not negatively impact you in any way, regardless of whether you have self-identified in the past. For more information about this form or the equal employment obligations of federal contractors under Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act, visit the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) website at www.dol.gov/ofccp . How do you know if you have a disability? You are considered to have a disability if you have a physical or mental impairment or medical condition that substantially limits a major life activity, or if you have a history or record of such an impairment or medical condition. Disabilities include, but are not limited to:
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