Legal Counsel

Full time
United States
Hiring from: Anywhere

Legal Counsel




About Loom:

Loom is on a mission to empower everyone at work to communicate more effectively, wherever they are. We are already trusted by over 4M users across 90k+ companies. Our customers are global and use Loom at work at world-class companies including HubSpot, Square, Uber, GrubHub, and LinkedIn.

Founded in 2016, Loom has raised $73 million from top-tier investors including Sequoia Capital, Kleiner Perkins, the Slack Fund, and the founders of Instagram, Figma, and Front.

The Role:

Loom is looking for our first legal hire to build and develop our legal function. As our Legal Counsel, you will be responsible for overseeing all day-to-day legal activities, such as commercial relationships, compliance matters, and various aspects of our corporate compliance and governance. This position will work closely with our Leadership Team and partner cross-functionally with Sales, People, Engineering, Product, and Finance/Operations. This position will report to the VP of Finance & Operations.

What You’ll Do:

  • Partner with Loom leadership, cross-functional teams and other stakeholders to address legal matters, manage and scale the legal function

  • Draft, review, and negotiate agreements with enterprise customers partnering closely with our sales and finance teams

  • Design, implement, and improve Loom’s legal policies and procedures to manage legal and business risk on a global scale

  • Provide practical advice on a wide-ranging set of legal issues, including intellectual property, litigation risk, privacy, regulatory, and employment

  • Review products, features, and initiatives to assess legal compliance, from the early stages of product development through launch

What You Should Have:

  • 6+ years combined law firm and/or in-house legal department experience, including areas like corporate governance, product counseling, commercial agreements, and contract negotiations

  • Juris Doctorate/United States law degree and active bar membership in at least one US state (strong preference for California bar membership)

  • An understanding of global data privacy laws and principles, including GDPR and CCPA

  • Comfortable working independently and are able to identify opportunities to escalate an issue or solicit advice from outside counsel

  • Comfortable working in an ambiguous and fast-moving environment, and a willingness to tackle projects both large and small

Perks at Loom:

  • Competitive compensation and equity package

  • 99% company paid medical, dental, and vision coverage for employees and dependents (for US employees)

  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account (DCFSA)

  • Healthcare reimbursement (for International employees)

  • Life insurance

  • Long-term disability insurance

  • 401(k) with 5% company matching

  • Professional development reimbursement

  • Mental health and wellness reimbursement

  • Gym reimbursement

  • Unlimited PTO

  • Paid parental leave

  • Remote work opportunities

  • Yearly off-site retreats (this year was in Barbados)

SF office perks

  • Daily lunch on-site

  • Unlimited snacks & drinks

  • Remote week every other month

Remote-specific perks

  • Home office & technology reimbursement

  • Co-working space reimbursement

  • New-Hire on-boarding in San Francisco (optional)

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