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Associate General Counsel

Company: Ladder
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Ladder is reinventing life insurance. We are a growing team of innovators creating a company built on beautiful design, powerful technology, advanced data science and an incredible consumer experience. Our team is made up of people who are both inspired innovators and results driven individuals who are prepared to roll up their sleeves and challenge the status quo, all to redeem and grow a fundamentally important product that is good for families and communities. Role Ladder is looking for an experienced, dynamic, articulate, and persuasive attorney to lead our partnerships and marketing commercial contracting function. This role will report to our General Counsel. What You'll Do

  • Build a world class commercial contracting function focused on supporting Ladder's partnerships and marketing teams.
  • Partner with senior executives throughout the company to help drive commercial strategy, advise on transactional matters and negotiate agreements with business partners.
  • Advise colleagues on relevant legal issues, risks, agreements structures, approval processes, and company policies and procedures.
  • Identify and evaluate business and legal risks in transactions, and find creative ways to mitigate risks while achieving business goals.
  • Develop and drive comprehensive, long-term legal strategies that balance risk and business objectives.
  • Create and improve agreement templates and contract processes.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to design, implement and launch a company-wide contract management system.
  • Support and/or manage other legal matters as they arise. Must Haves
    • JD from an ABA accredited law school.
    • Membership in at least one state bar, with good standing.
    • 10+ years of legal practice, including extensive commercial and transaction counseling experience.
    • Excellent judgment and analytical skills.
    • Superb interpersonal and communication skills; phenomenal ability to communicate information effectively internally and externally (including to non-legal audiences), and to drive cross-functional alignment and action.
    • Execution oriented mindset with the humility, drive, and scrappiness to get things done.
    • Experience learning new areas of law.
    • Team-player who is willing to take on any project that comes up.
    • Experience with technology companies and/or startup organizations or experience in or knowledge of insurance regulatory law. Ladder is building a diverse team of talented and enthusiastic people. We are an equal opportunity workplace. At Ladder, differences are celebrated and supported for the benefit of our people, our product, and our community. Let us know why you're interested in this position and what unique contributions you can make to the Ladder team. -

Keywords: Ladder, Palo Alto , Associate General Counsel, Legal , Palo Alto, California

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