Corporate Counsel

  • Bowery Farming
  • New York, NY
  • Apr 09, 2021

Job Description

What You'll Do:

  • Draft and negotiate a variety of commercial and strategic agreements, including business development, real estate, vendor, supplier, procurement, master services, license, technology, confidentiality and other operational and commercial agreements
  • Assist General Counsel with corporate governance and corporate secretarial matters and the execution of strategic transactions, including equity and debt financings
  • Lead or assist the Legal team’s efforts in the preparation, implementation and refinement of forms, processes and procedures
  • Provide advice and counsel to business team leaders on all legal matters affecting the candidate’s areas of coverage, in consultation with the Legal Team and outside counsel, as necessary
  • Build close relationships with personnel at supported business operations and obtain and maintain a strong knowledge of the products and objectives of those operations while helping the company scale
  • Manage outside counsel
  • Conduct periodic employee training on relevant matters
  • Develop and maintain current knowledge on legal developments relevant to Bowery’s business
  • Improve the Legal Team and support your Legal Team members

Who You Are:

  • Experience from a leading law firm
  • Admitted, active and in good standing with the New York State bar
  • In-house experience at a technology or consumer goods company preferred
  • Strong general commercial contract drafting and negotiation skills
  • Strong understanding of the interplay between legal and business risk
  • Have excellent communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills
  • A multitasker with excellent analytical and legal skills
  • Organized, detail-oriented, resourceful, and flexible
  • Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Passionate about technology and energized by the challenges of serving a dynamic, hyper-growth company
  • Ability to understand business needs and partner with the business to create solutions
  • Highly analytical and have exceptional business and legal issue identification and problem-solving skills
  • Strong and astute negotiator with impeccable judgment
  • Ability to operate autonomously while being a team player who brings a positive, “can do” attitude to the workplace and works collaboratively with other members of the legal team and with internal clients
  • Have a strong desire to learn the business and new areas of law

Organization Type

Company

Organization Size

101-250

Sectors

Food & Agriculture

Drawdown solutions

Plant-Rich Diets