Assistant General Counsel at GoDaddy (Remote)
Location: Fully remote. At GoDaddy the future of work looks different for each team. Some teams work in the office full-time, others have a hybrid arrangement (they work remotely some days and in the office some days) and some work entirely remotely. This is a remote position, so you’ll be working remotely from your home. Once we can safely travel, you may occasionally visit a GoDaddy office to meet with your team for events or offsites. This position is not eligible to be performed in Alaska, Colorado, Mississippi, North Dakota, or the Virgin Islands.
This position is not eligible to be performed in Alaska, Colorado, Mississippi, North Dakota, or the Virgin Islands.
GoDaddy (NYSE: GDDY), the company that empowers everyday entrepreneurs, seeks an experienced commercial transactions attorney to draft, review, analyze and negotiate a wide variety of agreements of varying complexity and assist in solving various commercial and transactional issues. This is an exciting opportunity to play a key role in the company’s Contracts team as it scales to meet the demands of our growing business. This role will report to the Assistant General Counsel managing the Contracts team.
What you'll get to do...
- Lead legal aspects of commercial transactions independently and with minimal direct supervision, partnering closely with internal stakeholders and interacting directly with deal counterparties, external counsel and other advisors.
- Join forces with internal business partners as they develop and negotiate strategic partnerships, including drafting and revising agreements to ensure that they adequately address the business directives and mitigate identified risks.
- Proactively partner with business stakeholders by working shoulder to shoulder, and taking the time to understand the business strategy.
- Support the continuous improvement of standard form agreements, legal processes, and our strategic alignment with the company’s business units.
- Understand, identify, raise and address legal and business issues related to new and existing products and contracts.
- Advise business clients on legal issues and risks, complex agreement structures, approval processes, and company policies and procedures.
- Stay abreast of issues and changes in the law and anticipate potential impact of these changes on the company and its contracting policies and processes.
You must have an active license to practice law in the United States, and your experience should include...
- 7 or more years of prior and relevant legal experience
- Acting as the lead counsel on domestic and international commercial transactions, including being a primary negotiator of key deal terms with counterparties and their counsel
- Demonstrating a depth of legal knowledge, including familiarity with specialized areas that arise frequently in commercial transactions including sales, procurement, real estate/leasing, privacy and information security, internet/technology (including, but not limited to SaaS and licensing) and commercial products
- Drafting contracts from business concept to final execution version
- Joining forces effectively with internal and external stakeholders, including Procurement, Tax, Treasury, Corporate Accounting, Commerce, Compliance, Marketing, and others
- Ability to navigate nuance and multiple stakeholders with diverse perspectives.
- Proactive partnership with the business, which means working shoulder to shoulder, and taking the time to understand the business strategy.
- Exhibiting excellent business judgment and strategic thinking
- Comfortably and confidently advising and interacting with executives and senior leaders, and having a demonstrated ability to earn their confidence and serve as a trusted advisor
- Displaying excellent communication skills, both written and oral, and a keen attention to detail
- Being able to work independently and collaboratively and manage multiple projects in an efficient and timely manner
We've got your back... Enjoy our many benefits (My Wallet), including paid time off, 401k, equity grants and parental leave. Join one of our employee resource groups (Culture). Continue to have a side hustle, if you have one (we love entrepreneurs, remember?). Most importantly, come as you are and make your own way.
About us... GoDaddy is empowering everyday entrepreneurs around the world by providing all of the help and tools to succeed online. GoDaddy is the place people come to name their idea, build a professional website, attract customers, sell their products and services, and manage their work. Our mission is to give our customers the tools, insights and the people to transform their ideas and personal initiative into success. To learn more about the company, visit About Us (https://aboutus.godaddy.net/about-us/overview/default.aspx.)
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