Remote - Corporate Counsel

Austin, TX Legal
We are looking for a talented Corporate Counsel to be a vigorous legal advocate for the company, which provides brands with on-demand digital engagement services with teams working remotely and in operation centers around the world. Working with the COO | General Counsel, the Corporate Counsel will provide top notch service to all ModSquad departments, with a primary focus on supporting Sales, People Operations and Technology.  This role is a great opportunity for an attorney who is enthusiastic, collaborative, has good judgment and is able to navigate a fast-paced online work environment.
Although the company has operation centers in Austin, Northern California, and Northern Ireland with business operations in Costa Rica, San Francisco, New York, and London, this position is a work-from-home job for a US-based lawyer.

What You’ll Do:

  • Negotiate sales, partnership, vendor, employment and contractor agreements in the United States and worldwide
  • Advise on legal risks and liabilities on a variety of worldwide compliance issues, including hiring, terminations, benefits, leave, wage and hour compliance, disability accommodations and privacy 
  • Assist the information security team in monitoring and reviewing information technology policies
  • Manage outside counsel on specific issues around the world
  • Support the corporate secretary with registrations, filings, stock and governance requirements for the parent company and subsidiaries
  • Provide training to the company on legal and compliance topics, as necessary
  • What You Bring to the Table:

  • Seven or more years of legal experience, with a solid background in transactional, employment or technology law a plus, especially with e-commerce, gaming, tech or outsourcing companies
  • J.D. degree and member of good standing of a state bar
  • Strong academic credentials
  • Stellar verbal, written and online communication skills
  • Excellent judgment, attention to detail and ability to handle confidential information
  • Able to work well remotely and quickly shift from one task to the other
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Google Docs, Sheets and Slack
  • A sense of humor and disdain for the passive voice

  • Modsquad

    ModSquad is a company that provides on demand digital engagement. ModSquad works with the world’s coolest brands, and we’re oriented around flexibility, people, and results.

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