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VP of Legal

Remote (United States)

Hypori Inc, a leading provider of SaaS cybersecurity solutions, is transforming secure mobility for federal and commercial customers, including the United States Army. Hypori’s secure virtual workspace enables users to access critical data and apps from any mobile device without compromising user privacy. From commercial IP to national security level intel, Hypori protects critical data from every type of threat.


Hypori is seeking a Vice President of Legal to join our dynamic team! Reporting directly to the CFO, you will oversee all legal operations with a strategic and business-oriented approach. In this role, you will be crucial in advising on a range of legal matters, including providing daily support to cross-functional teams and driving company growth through supporting all revenue transactions for our commercial and federal government business lines. In addition, this role will own the creation and negotiation of contracts with vendors, channel partners, and other third parties. 


The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in SAAS/software technology transactions, negotiating, drafting, interpreting commercial agreements, and providing innovative legal and risk management strategies. Collaborating with other leaders, you will define and implement legal frameworks and policies that align with our business objectives. You are a strategic thinker who understands the impact of legal terms on business success, thrives in a fast-paced environment, and works closely with the executive team to drive overall company growth and compliance.


Responsibilities:

  • Legal Leadership: Provide strategic commercial and transactional legal advice and support to the Executive Team and other company stakeholders.
  • Compliance and Governance: Ensure the company's compliance with all applicable laws and regulations, including data protection and cybersecurity laws.
  • Transaction Management: Lead and manage all legal aspects of revenue transactions, including negotiating, drafting, and interpreting commercial agreements.
  • Commercial Contracts:
  • Strong focus on negotiating, drafting, and managing SaaS/software contracts.
  • Review and negotiate end-user license agreements and ancillary documents such as DPAs and BAAs. Responsibilities include contract review, MSA's, NDA's, software, leases, and insurance. 
  • Experience with federal government contracts is a plus.
  • Corporate Legal Matters:
  • Oversee corporate governance.  
  • Participate in board meetings and ensure accurate minute-keeping.
  • Transactional Work:
  • Manage legal aspects of funding rounds, debt transactions, and M&A transactions.
  • Address regular technology-related legal issues, including product, intellectual property, and other related matters.
  • Act as a transactional attorney who can manage various legal issues and call in support as needed.
  • Risk Management: Develop and implement innovative legal and risk management strategies to mitigate potential risks and support business growth.
  • Business Impact: Translate legal terms and requirements into practical business solutions, ensuring alignment between legal strategies and business objectives.
  • Team Collaboration: Work collaboratively in a fast-paced team environment, providing thought partnership and leadership in developing commercial legal frameworks and policies.
  • Communication: Exhibit excellent written and verbal communication skills to convey legal concepts and strategies to non-legal stakeholders effectively.
  • Experience Utilization: Leverage your extensive experience to provide practical and sound business judgment in legal matters.


Qualifications:

  • Juris Doctor (JD) from an accredited law school.
  • Active bar membership in good standing.
  • A minimum of 10 years of law practice experience, with a preference for a combination of law firm and in-house experience.
  • Significant experience in technology transactions.
  • Proven experience in negotiating, drafting, and interpreting commercial agreements.
  • Demonstrated understanding of how legal terms translate to business impact.
  • Strong business judgment and working well in a fast-paced team environment.
  • Proven ability to provide thought partnership and leadership in developing innovative legal and risk management strategies.


Preferred Attributes:

  • Strategic thinker with the ability to anticipate legal issues and provide proactive solutions.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to mentor and develop people within the company.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships across all levels of the organization.
  • High ethical standards and integrity in professional practice.


Hypori Inc. provides a generous benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, parental leave, and life and disability packages. We also invest in our employees' futures by providing a 401(k) plan with employer-matching contributions that vest starting from your first day of employment. We are dedicated to investing in the tools and skills required to be strong, collaborative colleagues and people managers to help build and retain a strong workforce. 


Hypori is an Equal Employment and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 


At Hypori, we are committed to creating and promoting an inclusive workplace that embraces differences and perspectives – making us a stronger, more successful company. In doing so, we are committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should contact [email protected] for assistance.

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