Senior In-House Counsel

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ActionIQ is looking for a motivated, business savvy Senior In-House Counsel to be the founding hire of our legal team. This role will be a strategic partner to our go-to-market teams, and will handle a broad range of responsibilities, marrying a deep understanding of all aspects of commercial law with a nuanced view of the direction of the business. The ideal candidate loves to draft and negotiate complex contracts and will appreciate being a critical part of the operations in a fast-growing, market-defining startup.

One year from now you will have:

  • Independently negotiated complex commercial agreements integral to the business, including customer contracts with enterprise brands, as well as contracts with a wide variety of vendors, technology partners and resellers.
  • Become an expert in ActionIQ’s unique product offering and translated your understanding of applicable regulations into actionable guidance for the business.
  • Build systems from the ground-up supporting legal workflows and compliance; a chance to ‘get it right’ from the beginning.


  • Provide business-minded legal advice to teams through ActionIQ and the executive team.
  • Independently draft, revise and negotiate complex commercial contracts integral to the business.
  • Gain a deep understanding of privacy and other regulations impacting the business, including CCPA and GDPR, and the ability to translate that understanding into actionable guidance for business teams.
  • Handle a wide variety of other demands and projects, big and small, that arise in a rapidly growing startup (spanning everything from reviewing vendor contracts to advising on international expansion).


  • Excellent business judgment; intellectual curiosity and the ability to balance legal and business requirements.
  • Exceptional at drafting and negotiating complex commercial agreements with a solution-oriented approach; comfortable thinking quickly on your feet.
  • Highly motivated, with the drive to work independently, plan and accomplish goals, manage and prioritize projects with deadlines, and ability to thrive in a fast paced, changing environment.
  • Ability to operate autonomously and work collaboratively as a team player with sales and other internal business partners.
  • JD from accredited law school.
  • Admission and member in good standing of the bar of New York or the necessary qualifications to register as in-house counsel.


  • 4-6 years of experience in corporate transactional work, with a preference for at least 2 years of in-house legal experience with growing businesses, ideally with experience navigating privacy laws and issues in a commercial context.
  • Experience in or demonstrated interest in technology companies.


  • Work with a fun, inclusive, smart team of people as we build a NYC-based enterprise software company backed by top-tier VCs
  • Competitive compensation package, including significant equity component
  • Top health insurance benefits
  • Great office location in the Flatiron district
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What are ActionIQ Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
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