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Legal Counsel



Mountain View, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024

Who We Are

Moveworks is the AI copilot that takes the friction out of work.

It unifies every business system, giving employees one place to go to find information and automate tasks, increasing employee productivity by simplifying work.

Powered by an genAI infrastructure that leverages the world’s most advanced LLMs and our proprietary MoveLM models, the Moveworks Copilot understands employee requests, devises intelligent plans, then executes actions to get work done across application boundaries.

The world’s most recognizable brands like Databricks, Broadcom, Hearst, and Palo Alto Networks trust Moveworks to automate repetitive support issues, provide a universal search interface, and common use cases across different applications.

Founded in 2016, Moveworks has raised a total of $315 million in funding, and was most recently at $2.1 billion, thanks to our award-winning product and team. In 2023, we were included in the Forbes Cloud 100 list as well as the Forbes AI 50 for the fifth consecutive year. We were also recognized by the 2023 Edison Awards for AI Optimized Productivity, and were included on Fast Company's Most Innovative Companies list for 2024!

Moveworks has over 500 employees in six offices around the world, and is backed by some of the world's most prominent investors, including Kleiner Perkins, Lightspeed, Bain Capital Ventures, Sapphire Ventures, Iconiq, and more.

Come join one of the most innovative teams on the planet!

As Legal Counsel, you will report directly to the Director, Associate General Counsel. In this dynamic role, you will provide legal advice on a diverse array of topics, manage day-to-day legal matters, and spearhead essential business initiatives, including:

What You Will Do

  • Commercial Contracts - Draft, review, negotiate, and finalize a variety of commercial contracts. Coordinate deal negotiation with internal stakeholders and provide counsel regarding contract terms.
  • Procurement: Draft, review, negotiate, and finalize a variety of procurement contracts.
  • Cross-Functional Collaboration - Work closely with internal stakeholders, including sales, procurement, finance, and operations teams, to facilitate the smooth and efficient execution of contracts and initiatives.
  • Risk Mitigation - Identify and mitigate legal risks associated with commercial transactions and provide strategic advice to minimize potential liabilities.
  • Policy and Procedure Development - Assist in the development and implementation of company policies and procedures to ensure compliance with legal and regulatory requirements.
  • Continuous Improvement - Proactively identify opportunities to improve contract processes and operational efficiencies.
  • Research: Stay up to date on legal and regulatory requirements relating to AI and data privacy.
  • Process Improvement: Leverage technology wherever possible to automate, streamline and otherwise drive process improvements. Contribute to legal operations, maintaining systems and processes that enhance departmental efficiency.

What You Bring To The Table

  • J.D. degree and membership in at least one US state bar
  • 3-5 years of relevant legal experience, with a focus on commercial transactions, technology, privacy and SaaS
  • Are a creative problem solver who understands that their role is not only to identify legal issues, but to resolve them and achieve business objectives
  • Possess a strong attention to detail across many workstreams and responsibilities
  • Are comfortable making sense of high-volume and sometimes contradictory information in order to solve problems
  • Strong negotiation, drafting, and analytical skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strives for high-quality work product provided efficiently with a growth mind set.
  • Willingness to be mentored and to continuously improve skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal direction in a fast-paced environment and take initiative in client engagement
  • Proactive, adaptable, and able to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • A sense of humor and a passion for commercial.

Nice To Have

  • Deep understanding of subject matter areas that are foundational to development of AI/ML technologies and software, such as intellectual property, contracts, software licensing, open source, and privacy.
  • Data privacy experience and/or IAPP CIPP/US Certification
  • Experience in managing legal risk across multiple jurisdictions, including global privacy laws, content regulations, litigation, and compliance matters
  • Experience in advancing complex initiatives in a multi-stakeholder environment
  • Deep understanding of subject matter areas that are foundational to development of AI/ML technologies and software, such as intellectual property, contracts, software licensing, open source, and privacy.

Compensation Range: $200,000 - $235,000

*Our compensation package includes a market competitive salary, equity for all full time roles, exceptional benefits, and, for applicable roles, commissions or bonus plans.
Ultimately, in determining pay, final offers may vary from the amount listed based on geography, the role’s scope and complexity, the candidate’s experience and expertise, and other factors.

Moveworks Is An Equal Opportunity Employer
*Moveworks is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We provide employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law.