Boston Dynamics has built an amazing team of engineers, scientists, technicians and business professionals devoted to creating and marketing the most advanced dynamic robots in the world. We are looking for a General Counsel to help us grow our business. As a member of the Boston Dynamics executive team, you will have oversight of all legal functions and serve as lead counsel on all business matters. We are looking for someone with a proven track record in both legal and business arenas.
Serve as lead lawyer/legal advisor on all major business transactions, including acquisitions, divestitures and joint ventures.
Assume ultimate responsibility for ensuring that the company conducts its business in compliance with applicable SEC et al. laws and regulations.
Advise on legal aspects of the company’s financing, business structures, and legal entities.
Provide proactive, timely, high-quality analysis and pragmatic advice on legal and business issues.
Participate in the definition and development of corporate policies, procedures, and programs.
Lead and organize the Company’s internal legal function and staff.
Oversee the selection, retention, management, and evaluation of outside counsel.
Provide guidance on legal issues and risk mitigation strategies relating to corporate contracts and commercial sales.
Work with in-house counsel to create, review, manage and maintain the company’s contract and agreement templates.
Work with in-house counsel to negotiate all forms of contracts and third-party agreements.
Support the Human Resource Department on employment matters.
Provide employee training on issues related to employment and contract law and compliance.
Maintain legal files and set up process and systems for contract administration and compliance.
JD degree from an ABA-accredited institutions
7+ years of related experience of general corporate legal practice
Member of the Massachusetts Bar
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to anticipate and estimate risks strategically
Must be highly organized, detail oriented and a team player
Must be able to handle conflicting priorities and meet scheduled deadlines
Experience in the Robotics field
Intellectual property background
Work experience at a startup or emerging growth company
Engineering, design or other similar education or professional experience