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Commercial Counsel

| Greater LA Area
Reporting into the Sr. Counsel, the Commercial Counsel will be responsible for all commercial matters and advising internal teams on legal issues surrounding the Company’s services and operations.

In this role you will:

  • Draft and review a broad range of contracts and correspondence 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Coordinate with internal stakeholders from every part of the company as part of cross-functional teams addressing the aforementioned matters

We are looking for:

  • Juris doctorate from an accredited top tier law school
  • Member of the California Bar Association
  • Minimum of 3 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
  • Strong knowledge and demonstrable experience (at a leadership level) in retail law, data protection, contracts, advertising and consumer laws, intellectual property and ideally also, e-commerce regulations
  • 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
  • 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. GOAT will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, if applicable.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • MemcachedDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases

Location

8530 Washington Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232

What are GOAT Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
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