Senior Corporate Counsel at Fyllo

Fyllo

Full-Time

Chicago, IL, USA

Not defined

23 Nov → 23 Dec

Job Description

Why Fyllo

At Fyllo we are on a mission to accelerate the economies of tomorrow. What does that mean? Our technology platform enables high-growth companies to reach and understand consumers, activate marketing and loyalty programs across multiple channels, and navigate today’s ever-changing regulatory landscape.

We have created the world’s largest data marketplace of cannabis and CBD purchase data along with a market-leading regulatory database that is used by Fortune 500 companies and emerging brands in highly-regulated industries like cannabis, crypto, short term rentals and more.

Having been founded in 2019, we have closed our Series C and raised 100 million to date. 2022 has proved to be another big year with our acquisition of Semasio based in the EU, so that together we will continue to grow our footprint globally. Semasio is a Unified Targeting provider that enables digital advertising professionals to reach their target audience by seamlessly combining audience, contextual and brand fit solutions into one targeting strategy. If you are someone who has a bias to act and believes in having more fun together, then read on!

Your Role

You will report directly to our Chief Legal Officer as an internal corporate generalist supporting a wide variety of legal servicing needs for our US, EU and APAC operations. Your day-to-day responsibilities will include working directly on as well as overseeing outside counsel on a wide range of projects including but not limited to commercial contracting, corporate governance and structuring, L&E, IP, state-specific cannabis compliance, tax and more.

More specifically, you will be asked to review, draft and negotiate a variety of commercial agreements (e.g. services agreements, NDAs, etc…), support the continuous improvement of various contract templates, advise our media team on a number of compliance risks related to working with US based cannabis companies, advise on internal governance standards and required corporate filings, assist with various Board matters, oversee global employment practices and related legal compliance matters, partner with our international accounting team to ensure proper cross-border inter-company legal structuring, advise on global IP strategy, assist with occasional M&A and fundraising related matters, etc…

Your Role

You will report directly to our Chief Legal Officer as an internal corporate generalist supporting a wide variety of legal servicing needs for our US, EU and APAC operations. Your day-to-day responsibilities will include working directly on as well as overseeing outside counsel on a wide range of projects including but not limited to commercial contracting, corporate governance and structuring, L&E, IP, state-specific cannabis compliance, tax and more.

More specifically, you will be asked to review, draft and negotiate a variety of commercial agreements (e.g. services agreements, NDAs, etc…), support the continuous improvement of various contract templates, advise our media team on a number of compliance risks related to working with US based cannabis companies, advise on internal governance standards and required corporate filings, assist with various Board matters, oversee global employment practices and related legal compliance matters, partner with our international accounting team to ensure proper cross-border inter-company legal structuring, advise on global IP strategy, assist with occasional M&A and fundraising related matters, etc…

Day to Day
• Deliver timely, pragmatic, and business-focused legal counsel to your clients and other internal stakeholders, even in ambiguous situations.
• Develop and maintain expertise in a variety of areas of legal knowledge, such as data privacy and advertising/media issues necessary to provide guidance on business and legal risks, company policies, and risk tolerance.
• Build and improve agreements, policies and procedures, legal processes, etc. that can scale globally.

Preferred Experience
• JD Degree (or equivalent) with excellent academic credentials.
• Admitted to a U.S. State Bar – licensed and in good standing.
• Should be capable of working flexible/odd hours as position will be focused on supporting our EU and APAC operations in addition to domestic activities.
• 4+ years of relevant work experience – strong preference given to candidates with strong corporate governance experience, L&E experience, and/or experience with high-paced commercial contracting, specifically ad-tech and marketing commercial contracts.
• 2+ years of AM 200 law firm (or similar) experience strongly preferred.
• Strong inter-personal skills and willingness to develop and maintain inter-company relationships within all business units.
• Familiarity with technology and use of data in marketing campaigns (e.g. use of beacons, cookies, MAIDs, cookie alternatives, etc.) across devices, programmatic technologies, and matching of datasets is preferred but not required.
• Familiarity with the media buying and ad tech ecosystem in general, including DSPs, DMPs, etc. preferred but not required.
• Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with exceptional business judgment, including the ability to think strategically and give practical advice while balancing business needs with legal risks.
• Ability to communicate complex legal concepts for internal clients in a practical way, focusing on balancing legal risks and business objectives.
• Highly organized self-starter with the ability to coordinate and follow up on multiple priorities, manage time effectively and meet deadlines with little supervision.
• Desire to grow legal skill-set and develop into team-player with broader focus and willingness to pitch in where needed most.
• Experience working in a fast-paced, growth-stage startup a plus.
• Experience with Fundraising and/or M&A a plus, but not required.

Perks & Benefits
• Unlimited PTO
• Monthly mobile stipend
• Home office stipend
• 401K matching
• Hybrid or remote work schedule
• Blue Cross Blue Shield medical coverage
• Dental & vision insurance
• Parental leave
• Pre-tax commuter programs
• Learning & development programs

Job Responsibilities

  • You will report directly to our Chief Legal Officer as an internal corporate generalist supporting a wide variety of legal servicing needs for our US, EU and APAC operations
  • Your day-to-day responsibilities will include working directly on as well as overseeing outside counsel on a wide range of projects including but not limited to commercial contracting, corporate governance and structuring, L&E, IP, state-specific cannabis compliance, tax and more
  • Deliver timely, pragmatic, and business-focused legal counsel to your clients and other internal stakeholders, even in ambiguous situations
  • Develop and maintain expertise in a variety of areas of legal knowledge, such as data privacy and advertising/media issues necessary to provide guidance on business and legal risks, company policies, and risk tolerance
  • Build and improve agreements, policies and procedures, legal processes, etc

Benefits/What We offer

  • Perks & Benefits

  • Unlimited PTO

  • Monthly mobile stipend

  • Home office stipend

  • 401K matching

  • Hybrid or remote work schedule

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield medical coverage

  • Dental & vision insurance

  • Parental leave

  • Pre-tax commuter programs

  • Learning & development programs

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