General Commercial/Contracts Law, Mergers/Acquisitions, Securities
Sapphire Ventures, LLC (“Sapphire” or “Company”) has retained Major, Lindsey & Africa on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for an Associate General Counsel (“Counsel”), to be located in Palo Alto, CA or Austin, TX. Sapphire is an equal opportunity employer.Interested candidates may apply here. Please do not contact the Company directly; all resumes sent to the Company will be routed to MLA for handling and will create delays.
Position Overview: Sapphire Ventures seeks an Associate General Counsel to support its legal team in their direct investment activity and other general corporate matters.
With respect to Sapphire’s direct investments for seed and growth transactions, this will include drafting term sheets, reviewing and negotiating financing documents and advising the investment teams on the commercial and legal terms governing those agreements, reviewing legal due diligence, coordinating the deal closing process, completing D&O and FINRA questionnaires, and managing outside legal counsel.
Experience: 2-4 years of relevant experience with a focus on venture capital transactions, M&A and corporate and securities law.
Compensation: Competitive and commensurate with experience.
Location: Palo Alto, CA or Austin, TX (San Francisco is an option as well).
Relos: Yes, this is a national search.
Bar: Candidate must be a member in good standing of a State Bar.
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