Corporate Counsel

  • Individual Contributor
  • Remote-Friendly
  • Remote, US (Remote)
  • Experience level: 5+ years

Website gofundme GoFundMe

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Join us! The GoFundMe team is searching for our next talented attorney to join our legal team. As Corporate Counsel, you will be responsible for handling a wide range of legal issues including but not limited to vendor and other contracts, dispute resolution /litigation, subpoenas, intellectual property policing and prosecution work, product support, and support of other corporate initiatives.   We are looking for someone who is motivated by our purpose and is a creative, flexible, business-minded problem-solver and isn’t afraid to break new ground.

The Job…

  • Draft and negotiate a variety of agreements. Develop, improve, and maintain templates, corporate policies, and processes
  • Manage  intellectual property prosecution and policing work
  • Work cross-functionally to identify risks and provide strategic, practical and creative legal and business advice
  • Advise on projects as needed, including general corporate, regulatory, IP, and risk management issues
  • Manage (improve and implement) GoFundMe’s subpoena process, litigation and other dispute resolution


  • A JD from a top law school and membership in the California Bar
  • 5-7 years of relevant experience, including in-house and/or law firm experience
  • Experience structuring, drafting, and negotiating a wide variety of contracts
  • Dispute resolution experience, including subpoenas
  • Ability to effectively build, document and implement processes and procedures in support of new policies and workflows among cross-functional teams
  • International experience and intellectual property /  privacy background are a plus
  • Ability to provide quick, concise, and practical legal advice consistent with GoFundMe’s business objectives
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment, act decisively and run projects autonomously
  • Good judgment, strong ethics, kind heart
  • Confident self-starter and proven ability to work cross-functionally with business partners
  • Creative thinker with strong problem-solving skills and the ability to stay calm under challenging circumstances
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments simultaneously, with effective resolution of conflicting priorities
  • A passion for GoFundMe’s mission while being a genuine GoFundMe ambassador who amplifies GoFundMe’s culture in all communications and interactions

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