Legal Counsel (Fort Kent)

Compensation

: $102,040.00 - $186,680.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Legal



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Improbable believes in a future where new, virtual worlds will augment human experience and become as meaningful, lasting and rich as the physical world. Our platform, SpatialOS, lets developers transcend the limits of regular computation, allowing swarms of servers running in the cloud to cooperate in order to simulate worlds far larger and more complex than any single server could. The team in Arlington, VA is focused on applying our technology to solve real world problems within Government and Industry. At Improbable, you are surrounded by people who want to improve everything and everyone around them, and who compel you to improve yourself. We're motivated by the fulfilment of solving hard problems to achieve something profound and transformative. Your Mission Improbable is building a founding team in the U.S. to deliver on a number of active projects to the US Government. This team is comprised of experienced, versatile and entrepreneurial individuals that want to help solve some of the most critical challenges that face our government. As the first in-house Legal Counsel for this business unit, you will build a resilient foundational core of legal compliance and be the authority on all legal aspects of the US business.

Legal Counsel
Washington DC
Legal - Legal
Full-time Permanent
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Improbable believes in a future where new, virtual worlds will augment human experience and become as meaningful, lasting and rich as the physical world.
Our platform, SpatialOS, lets developers transcend the limits of regular computation, allowing swarms of servers running in the cloud to cooperate in order to simulate worlds far larger and more complex than any single server could. The team in Arlington, VA is focused on applying our technology to solve real world problems within Government and Industry.
At Improbable, you are surrounded by people who want to improve everything and everyone around them, and who compel you to improve yourself. We're motivated by the fulfilment of solving hard problems to achieve something profound and transformative.
Your Mission
Improbable is building a founding team in the U.S. to deliver on a number of active projects to the US Government. This team is comprised of experienced, versatile and entrepreneurial individuals that want to help solve some of the most critical challenges that face our government. As the first in-house Legal Counsel for this business unit, you will build a resilient foundational core of legal compliance and be the authority on all legal aspects of the US business.
Areas for Impact
* Participate in the definition and development of corporate policies, procedures and programs and provides continuing counsel and guidance on legal matters and on legal implications of all matters.
* Draft, review, and negotiate a variety of transactional agreements related to all major business transactions, including both commercial and governmental contracts and licensing agreements.
* Ensure that the company conducts its business in compliance with applicable laws and regulations, particularly in areas such as privacy, securities, export control (ITAR, EAR), and human resources.
* Structure and manage the company's internal legal function and staff and liaises with London-based legal team when required.
* Work with outside counsel on major complex issues and oversees the selection, retention, management and evaluation of all outside counsel.
* Advise on legal aspects of the company's financing, including assessing and advising on current and future business structures and legal entities
We'd like to hear from you if you identify with the following
* Member of Virginia bar, or other U.S. state bar and qualified as in-house counsel in Virginia
* Minimum 7 + years related experience at a law firm or comparable in-house or government position (combination preferred).
* Outstanding analytical, communication and organizational skills, including excellent drafting and negotiation skills.
* Sound business judgement, strong work ethic and flexibility/adaptability to manage multiple wide-ranging matters, conflicting deadlines, and new areas of expertise as business needs change.
* Capable of providing practical legal advice to members of business teams at all levels.
* Ability to work independently and collaboratively to build and support a growing team.
* Demonstrated experience in software licensing, contract negotiations, and government contracting (including FAR, DFARS, ITAR, and EAR) and managing compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
* Strong attention to detail
While we think the above experience could be important, we're keen to hear from people that believe they have valuable experience to bring to the role. If you identify with the team and mission, but not all of our requirements, then please still apply!!
Equal Opportunity
The best ideas are often the least expected and require new ways of thinking; that's why our teams at Improbable are made up of an incredible range of talented people. Improbable is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, related medical conditions and lactation), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, marital status, age, protected veteran or disabled status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status.
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* Minimum 7 + years related experience at a law firm or comparable in-house or government position (combination preferred). * Outstanding analytical, communication and organizational skills, including excellent drafting and negotiation skills. * Sound business judgement, strong work ethic and flexibility/adaptability to manage multiple wide-ranging matters, conflicting deadlines, and new areas of expertise as business needs change. * Capable of providing practical legal advice to members of business teams at all levels. * Ability to work independently and collaboratively to build and support a growing team. * Demonstrated experience in software licensing, contract negotiations, and government contracting (including FAR, DFARS, ITAR, and EAR) and managing compliance with applicable laws and regulations. * Strong attention to detail


Associated topics: attorney corporate, business, compliance, compliance office, corporate, corporate attorney, counsel, legal department, llp, market * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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