Corporate Attorney at Varsity Tutors (Remote)

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Varsity Tutors, a Nerdy Company,  is searching for a Corporate Attorney to join its growing in-house legal team and provide legal support under the direction of the Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary. The Corporate Attorney will be responsible for contract drafting/editing with external customers (including government entities, such as K-12 public school districts, and corporate customers),  reviewing/negotiating vendor contracts, ongoing legal and regulatory compliance, serving the Company’s internal customers, and helping cover a wide variety of legal issues as needed. Familiarity with government contracting/procurement requirements, negotiations, and processes is preferred.  The person in this role will work closely with the in-house legal team and the K-12 institutional partnerships team.

About Varsity Tutors

Varsity Tutors, a Nerdy Company, is the leading direct-to-consumer, curated platform for live online learning benefiting both learners and experts. We have built a comprehensive online learning destination that enables the delivery of scaled high-quality live expertise for learners of all ages across thousands of subjects and multiple learning formats through the application of technology and AI. Nerdy LLC, the parent company of Varsity Tutors, combined with TPG Pace Tech Opportunities (n/k/a Nerdy Inc.) in September 2021 to become a publicly traded company listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol "NRDY” with a $1.7 billion market valuation. Read more about Nerdy here: https://www.nerdy.com/  Read about K-12 institutional partnerships at http://www.varsitytutors.com/school-solutions

Qualifications

  • J.D. from an accredited law school and licensed to practice law in at least one US jurisdiction
  • 3+ years of prior work experience in law firm or in-house, preferably in contract negotiation, although experience in broader or diverse areas of law preferred (as legal work may include corporate/transaction, SOX compliance, privacy laws such as FERPA, M&A, investor relations, executive compensation, benefits, employment, corporate governance, IP (primarily copyright and TM), real estate, litigation, marketing/sales compliance, and International transactions/laws)
  • Demonstrated ability to perform legal research and analysis as requested and make written recommendations regarding courses of action to the Chief Legal Officer and other members of the legal and operational teams
  • Ability to prioritize and manage numerous tasks quickly, accurately, and efficiently in a fast-paced environment and under deadline pressure
  • Ability to work in and maintain a highly confidential and privileged environment
  • Strong presentation and negotiation skills, solid business instincts and judgment, and outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Familiarity with Google applications and other office-related technologies
  • Ability to work independently with strong drive and motivation to achieve results
  • Familiarity with FERPA and other regulatory requirements for government contracting and procurement processes preferred

Responsibilities

  • General legal advice to Chief Legal Officer and K-12 institutional partnerships team
  • Drafting, reviewing, and negotiating sales agreements, general contracts, third-party agreements, and vendor/supplier relationships
  • Create business-oriented legal reports and correspondence and effectively present legal information to senior management
  • Develop information and obtain materials relevant to the objectives determined by the Legal Department
  • Analyze and draft legal memoranda assessing the merits and respective legal risks and opportunities with focus of different problem-solving approaches
  • Strong desire to learn about business and function within an in-house legal team
  • Understanding legal issues facing platform or marketplace companies
  • Provide timely and practical legal support to different business groups and units
  • Other duties as may be assigned

Varsity Tutors Leadership Principles

Relentless Focus on Customers * Comfort with Ambiguity * Ownership * Simplify * Intellectual Curiosity * Build Teams * Think Big * Insist on High Standards * Bias for Action * Build Trust * Go Deep * Have Conviction * Deliver Results * Are Right, a Lot

Benefits/Culture:

  • Healthcare Plans (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life)
  • 401k Company Plan
  • PTO plus a floating holiday
  • Paid VTO ("volunteer time off" to do community service/charity work)
  • 52 hours of Free Learning Sessions per year for you or immediate families members and free access to our Virtual School Day classes and [email protected] program
  • Once in a lifetime opportunity to help revolutionize how the world learns!

Varsity Tutors is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. (INDHP)

More Information on Varsity Tutors
Varsity Tutors operates in the Edtech industry. The company is located in St. Louis, MO. Varsity Tutors was founded in 2007. It has 4138 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 21 open jobs at Varsity Tutors, click here.
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