Legal Counsel

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Employer Provided Salary: 140,000-185,000 Annually
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About LeafLink

LeafLink is the largest unified B2B cannabis platform, providing licensed cannabis businesses a suite of tools to manage their business more effectively, sell or order from their favorite brands and accelerate growth. We are one platform, one solution and we’re defining the way thousands of cannabis brands, distributors, and retailers streamline their operations. With thousands of brands and retailers across 30+ markets in North America, we are setting the industry standard for how cannabis businesses grow together. LeafLink processes more than $5 billion in wholesale cannabis orders annually.

Our team, backed by funding from leading VC's, including Founders Fund, Thrive Capital, Nosara Capital, and Lerer Hippeau is poised to define the cannabis supply chain through technology.  LeafLink was named one of Inc. 5000’s ‘Top 5000 Fastest-Growing Private Companies’, one of Built In NYC's 'Best Places to Work in 2021', as well as one of Fast Company's 'Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Enterprise for 2020', joining the ranks of Amazon, Slack, and VMWare - and we're just getting started!

The Role

This is an excellent opportunity for a strong attorney, reporting directly to the General Counsel, who will have responsibility for a wide range of legal matters in a fast-paced, hyper-growth environment.   This role will put you in a position to work closely with leadership on executing the company’s strategic agenda,  key transactions and collaborations, mitigating risks, and providing insight on all contracts and other legal matters. In addition, Legal Counsel will be engaged in matters around corporate development and partnerships that will further the growth of the company. The ideal candidate is an organized self-starter with good business acuity who enjoys a fast-paced environment and can contribute both as a lawyer and a businessperson to LeafLink’s growth. 

What You’ll Be Doing 

  • Actively collaborate with a wide variety of LeafLink teams, including Engineering, Product, Finance, Go-to-Market, and Marketing on a range of issues related to product development and commercialization.  
  • Draft, review, negotiate, and interpret a variety of transactional and commercial agreements with our customers, vendors, and partners, including SaaS, technology, FinTech products and services, and data licensing agreements.
  • Provide strategic advice and counsel business partners on a variety of legal issues in connection to customer relationships, regulatory matters, and commercial agreements.
  • Work with outside regulatory counsel to understand and support the regulatory regime in which LeafLink and its customers operate
  • Support the General Counsel with the management of a wide variety of legal matters, special corporate, commercial, and human resources projects
  • Draft, review, and update foundational processes for product and service offerings
  • Revise, update, and maintain master service, non-disclosure, and other standard form agreements and terms and conditions
  • Help build scalable and effective processes for legal review and launch of new products

Who You Are

  • You work collaboratively and maintain excellent customer service
  • You have the ability to work quickly and independently in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • You have significant experience in drafting, negotiating and interpreting commercial and transaction agreements relating to SaaS, FinTech products and services, master services, data licensing, technology, and general commercial transactions
  • You have broad legal knowledge that enables you to spot and resolve a variety of legal issues in upcoming product offerings (e.g., regulatory, contract, IP, privacy, consumer protection, risk); and an ability to identify and clearly communicate practical, risk-based solutions
  • The ability to effectively prioritize and advance a large number of matters, often on tight deadlines. 

What You’ll Bring to the Team

  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the desire and ability to develop productive and collaborative working relationships with multiple stakeholders across LeafLink
  • Curiosity and a willingness to roll up your sleeves and get into the details of novel and complex business models
  • Prior experience in rapidly scaling organizations, including managing demanding timelines from multiple business stakeholders
  • At least three years of relevant legal experience
  • Outstanding academic credentials
  • New York or California Bar membership
  • A top-tier law firm background
  • Excellent judgment, communication, and organizational skills

LeafLink Perks & Benefits

  • Flexible PTO - you’re going to be working hard so enjoy time off with no cap!
  • A robust stock option plan to give our employees a direct stake in LeafLink’s success
  • 5 Days of Volunteer Time Off (VTO) - giving back is important to us and we want our employees to prioritize cultivating a better community
  • Competitive compensation and 401k
  • Comprehensive health coverage (medical, dental, vision)
  • Commuter Benefits through our Flexible Spending Account

LeafLink’s employee-centric culture has earned us a coveted spot on BuiltInNYC’s Best Places to Work for in 2021 list. Learn more about LeafLink’s history and the path to our First Billion in Wholesale Cannabis Orders here.

Base salary range

$140,000$185,000 USD

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Location

In the heart of the Financial District, we're accessible to most subway lines, the path train, and ferries, with almost too many lunch options!

An Insider's view of LeafLink

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

On a large scale, the LeafLink team collaborates during “Huddle Booze Report” (HBR), a biweekly meeting where team leaders present on company KPIs, accomplishments, and challenges (with some beers). Every member of the team is welcome to comment or ask questions, bringing forth their thoughts and ideas.

Claire

Director of Operations, Marketplace

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

As co-founder and CTO it’s important for me to maintain official communication channels with teams and individuals. We have various meetings that bring leadership together with teams which include sprint demos, retrospects, daily standups and one on one meetings. Open communication supports alignment and productivity something we are all about here

Zach

Co-Founder and CTO

What are LeafLink Perks + Benefits

LeafLink Benefits Overview

LeafLink provides:

- Flexible PTO to give our employees a little extra R&R
- Competitive compensation and 401k
- Learning and Development stipend
- Comprehensive health coverage (medical, dental, vision)
- Commuter Benefits through a Flexible Spending Account
- A robust stock option plan to give our employees a direct stake in LeafLink’s success

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with nonprofits
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Remote work program
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Diversity manifesto
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Leaflink offers voluntary long-term and short-term disability plans.
Dental insurance
LeafLink's dental plan has no deductible and covers 100% of preventative services, including X-rays, and has a $5 co-pay.
Vision insurance
Our vision plan covers annual eye exams and lenses after a $20 copay. Frames and contact lenses are covered up to $100 annually.
Health insurance
Leaflink offers a range of Aetna plans that cover both in network and out of network providers, and have copays as low as $20. We also have complimentary enrollment in One Medical and Teladoc.
Life insurance
Our voluntary Life Insurance plans offer our employees financial stability and security.
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
LeafLink offers discounted Gym memberships to its full time employees.
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K)
LeafLink's 401k plan offers a broad range of available funds, including Vanguard, Fidelity, and American Funds.
401(K) matching
Company equity
LeafLink offers stock options through our Stock Option Plan.
Child Care & Parental Leave
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation + Time Off
Unlimited vacation policy
Leaflink's Flexible PTO policy allows our team to execute ferociously, with the knowledge that they will be able to rest and recharge when they need to.
Generous PTO
Paid volunteer time
Paid holidays
Leaflink offers 11 days per year for Major Holiday observance.
Paid sick days
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
LeafLink offers pre-tax commuter benefits to all full time employees.
Company-sponsored outings
LeafLink has quarterly team outings, an annual holiday party, and an annual incentive trip.
Free snacks and drinks
LeafLink offers unlimited snacks, tea and coffee.
Some meals provided
Company-sponsored happy hours
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
LeafLink has a generous annual budget for attending industry conferences and events.
Lunch and learns
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