General Counsel

San Francisco, CA

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Asana is looking for a General Counsel to manage our legal efforts and to provide practical and sound legal advice and counsel to the management team in a variety of transactional, compliance, and corporate matters. The General Counsel will report directly to our CFO.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide practical legal and business advice regarding a wide variety of issues
  • Manage Company’s compliance efforts with respect to federal, state and local rules and regulations
  • Act as a strategic business partner to senior executives by providing advice and oversight in the areas of business ethics, transparency, and best practices
  • Partner with heads of business, sales leaders and other internal business constituents throughout the customer lifecycle to ensure partner and customer success
  • Partner with accounting, sales operations, technology operations, and other stakeholder teams in the creation of and adherence to consistent internal corporate controls, policies and procedures
  • Draft, review and negotiate a wide variety of commercial and strategic agreements
  • Participate in the definition and development of corporate policies and procedures in a wide variety of areas including but not limited to enterprise transactions, corporate matters, financial compliance, privacy, intellectual property, employment, and regulatory compliance
  • Manage outside counsel, including the development and expansion of outside counsel relationships to support Company’s international expansion efforts
  • Participate in and build relationships with relevant industry players, legal, and policy organizations in an effort to advance Company’s knowledge and industry engagement
  • Manage litigation matters
  • Structure and manage Company’s legal department as it grows over time
  • Exercise good judgment in all matters

Qualifications:

  • SaaS experience required
  • 10 years of relevant experience as a corporate attorney, including experience at a leading law firm
  • Ability to partner and collaborate in a fast-paced, team oriented and customer focused environment
  • Excellent communication and analytical skills
  • Demonstrated ability to draft and negotiate complex agreements, advise executive management, and facilitate teamwork
  • Highly organized with attention to detail and strong ability to prioritize
  • Superior business acumen, and ability to evaluate risk and resolve complex issues in creative and effective ways
  • Law degree from an accredited law school
  • Member in good standing of the California Bar
  • IPO, Public Company, M&A and international experience preferred
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