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Assistant General Counsel

Company: Uniphore
Location: palo alto
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Uniphore, the leader in Conversational AI and RPA, is looking for a highly motivated Assistant General Counsel to support Uniphores growing business. Primary responsibilities will initially be strategic commercial and privacy compliance initiatives.
The ideal candidate has demonstrated success with: (1) managing multiple projects/deals and driving them to completion autonomously within required timeframes; (2) adopting a builders mindset of figuring stuff out even without prior (or direct) experience in that area; and (3) developing trusted partnerships within your team and with key stakeholders.
This position will report directly to the General Counsel, with a potential for expanding responsibilities for the right candidate. Primary Responsibilities:
  • Lead US commercial efforts, with primary responsibility for the drafting and negotiation of SaaS customer agreements, distribution/reseller agreements, professional services agreements, DPAs, and other related agreements
  • Build and improve legal processes in a company experiencing exponential growth.
  • Provide business-minded legal advice to the Sales and Product teams.
  • Apply a deep understanding of privacy and other regulations impacting the business, including CCPA and GDPR; ability to translate that understanding into actionable guidance for business teams.
  • Create sales enablement materials and train our sales team on relevant legal issues and processes.
  • Depending on interest, handle a wide variety of other demands and projects (including M&A and general compliance projects)
Required Experience:
  • 5+ years of experience in corporate transactional work, with a preference for at least 2 years of in-house legal experience with a focus on negotiating software/SaaS and enterprise B2B transactions.
  • Experience working at a software/SaaS company or working with SaaS clients strongly preferred.
  • Ability to skillfully draft and negotiate complex commercial agreements with a solution-oriented approach; you should have a strong attention to detail while also being comfortable enough to think quickly on your feet.
  • Strong knowledge of privacy principles and grasp on what is required for an effective privacy program.
  • Working knowledge of software revenue recognition principles.
  • Excellent business judgment, with a balanced approach to growth and risk tolerance.
  • Ability to put aside ego and steer the team towards successful outcomes.
  • JD from an accredited law school and an active Bar membership (California preferred).
Nice to Have:
  • CIPP certification.
Uniphore is a global Conversational AI technology company with offices in the U.S., India and Singapore. Uniphore believes the future of customer service is every voice being truly heard. The Companys vision is to bridge the gap between people and machines through voice. Uniphore enables businesses globally to deliver transformational customer service by providing a platform of Conversational Analytics, Conversational Assistant and Conversational Security that changes the way enterprises engage their consumers, build loyalty and realize efficiencies.
Uniphore is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. For more information on how Uniphore delivers business value using Conversational Service Automation, please visit

Keywords: Uniphore, Palo Alto , Assistant General Counsel, Other , palo alto, California

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