General Counsel – Baltimore, DC, or NY

Our client, an innovative data company, is looking for a talented General Counsel to advise on legal matters, provide dedicated support to the revenue teams, and build relationships with stakeholders. This role is crafted with a personable, self-directed individual in mind who can advise clients, including senior executives, on complex content- and technology-related regulatory matters as well as legal and privacy issues. This is an opportunity to join a vibrant company with a fast-paced, entrepreneurial culture. This role requires someone with deep legal experience involving data, privacy, and ad-tech. This high visibility role requires an advocate with strong communication skills who can be a respected voice working with internal and external stakeholders.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintain strong relationships with internal stakeholders and serve as legal support for revenue team
  • Draft, review, and negotiate SaaS, partnership, data licensing, and distribution agreements
  • Communicate with clients and educate them on applicable legal processes and policies
  • Stay current on changes to policies, laws, and regulations (particularly with regard to digital privacy) and serve as a resource for key partners
  • Work with internal teams to maintain corporate legal infrastructure, company records, and contract management system
  • Manage a team of direct reports

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 5+ years legal experience in SaaS, digital media, ad tech, or with a legal firm serving high-growth clients in those industries
  • JD and active membership in at least one state bar
  • Deep knowledge of legal and regulatory issues in ad tech/digital media space
  • Practical knowledge of digital privacy and data protection laws, with an eye to ongoing developments (GDPR, CCPA, etc.)
  • Flexible and driven mindset, comfortable working with minimal oversight under time constraints
  • Willingness to work modified hours to support international teams
  • Experience counseling and advising product and technology teams on regulatory challenges
  • Candidates based in DC, Baltimore, and NY areas are preferred

To apply, please email your cover letter and resume here:
searchlight@prohaskaconsulting.com

 

 

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