Overview: The Head of Legal will handle a wide range of matters, including providing legal advice and guidance to investment staff, reviewing legal financing documents, managing outside counsel, and assisting in internal company legal matters, such as fund formation, carry issuances, compliance, regulatory and employment matters. This role requires the ability to be self-directed and proactive on a variety of projects, showcasing a high level of attention to detail, prompt and clear communication skills, analytical problem-solving ability, and an orientation toward execution.
Company: Initialized Capital is a San Francisco-based early stage venture capital firm with over $770M in assets under management.
Experience: Strong academic credentials, J.D. from a nationally recognized law firm, and 5-7 years of relevant corporate experience (venture capital financings, mergers and acquisitions, general corporate work) gained at a top national law firm.
Location: San Francisco, CA, (or New York, NY)
Internal Number: 110678
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