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Corporate General Counsel of Technology - Metropolis

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Job Title
Corporate General Counsel of Technology
Job Location
Los Angeles, CA
Job Description

Corporate General Counsel of Technology 

Los Angeles, CA, New York, NY, Nashville, TN

The company

Metropolis develops advanced computer vision and machine learning technology that makes mobile commerce remarkable. Our platform is already deployed in hundreds of mobility facilities and industries with billions in opportunity. Weโ€™re building the digital pipes through which the future of mobile commerce will move.

The role

This is an exciting opportunity to lead a variety of initiatives on our legal and compliance team. The Corporate General Counsel of Technology is a business partner trusted to deliver innovative solutions to the legal and compliance issues that our teams are facing as a fast growing technology company. The ideal candidate will have prior experience with legal issues related to technology platforms and a desire to tackle challenges at the intersection of mobility, real estate, and technology. Partnering cross-functionally, the attorney will advise and support privacy, data security, intellectual property, regulatory, licensing, and employment. Metropolis will look to the Corporate General Counsel to proactively ensure the company is well-positioned for operational excellence and future growth.

Responsibilities

  • Advise on an array of legal areas, with a focus on technology, intellectual property, data, privacy, general corporate, and mergers and acquisitions
  • Review Metropolis products and technologies to assess legal compliance and draft relevant terms and conditions, disclaimers, and other policies
  • Lead the strategic and legal management of all intellectual property matters, including adoption and use of trademarks, copyrights, patents and enforcement practices
  • Train and educate Metropolis employees on legal risks and best practices related to intellectual property, data privacy compliance, and information protection laws and regulations
  • Develop, implement, and manage processes and systems to enable the legal team to efficiently and effectively operate and scale
  • Manage outside counsel and other outside advisors on legal matters
  • Maintain knowledge of applicable federal, state, and local laws and of industry legal standards and best practices

Requirements 

  • J.D. and licensed to practice law in at least one U.S. state
  • 5+ years of legal experience, preferably with in-house corporate experience at a growing tech company
  • Experience in the areas of technology, intellectual property, data, privacy, and employment law
  • Entrepreneurial mindset - self-starter who thrives on ambiguity and the opportunity to bring structure where needed
  • Ability to translate sophisticated legal issues into clear and simple advice and to communicate and collaborate with a broad range of cross-functional colleagues, including the executive team and other senior leaders across the company
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at a time and meet deadlines in an exciting, fast-paced environment
  • Passion for transportation, mobility, and/or proptech is a plus!

Metropolis Headquarters Location

Los Angeles, CA

Metropolis Company Size

Between 200 - 500 employees

Metropolis Founded Year

2017

Metropolis Funding Rounds

  • Series B

    $167,000,000 USD

  • Series A

    $41,000,000 USD

  • Seed

    $20,000,000 USD