Chief Legal Officer

Overview:

Corporate Tools in Post Falls, Idaho, is looking for a highly experienced Chief Legal Officer as a new member of our executive team. The Chief Legal Officer will above all, be responsible for solving complex legal problems for the business; making smart, calculated decisions and being a savvy business player to drive the business forward. You have the credentials to show your intelligence, but where you really shine is using your street smarts to play the legal game and don’t get bogged down by the minutiae that is law.

You have led and developed a team of other lawyers to rise up as trusted partners and problem solvers for the business. You have a history of working in-house, preferably for a private company, that had a focus in technology, SAAS or service based operations. Your legal skills are top notch, but you are humble enough to know you won’t know all the answers and can own up quickly when you are wrong because you know that established trust is imperative to success.

Relocation to Post Falls, Idaho or surrounding area is required for this role.

Wage:

Up to $300,000/year + relocation package. We are family owned and run, so there's no equity or bonus structure as part of the compensation package.

Benefits:

  • 100% employer-paid medical, dental and vision for employees
  • Annual review with raise option
  • 22 days Paid Time Off accrued annually, and 4 holidays
    • After 3 years, PTO increases to 29 days. Employees transition to flexible time off after 5 years with the company—not accrued, not capped, take time off when you want
    • The 4 holidays are: New Year’s Day, Fourth of July, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day
  • Paid Maternity and Paternity Leave
  • 4% company matching 401(k) with no vesting period
  • Quarterly "Work Wherever" allowance
    • Use to make your remote work wherever set up more comfortable, for continuing education classes, a plant for your desk, coffee for your coworker, a massage for yourself... really, whatever
  • Open concept office with friendly coworkers
  • Creative environment where you can make a difference
  • No dumb benefits like free dog walking on the weekends that snobby hipster places have to make you feel cool, but mathematically won't cost the company much money because you won't use it
  • Trail Mix Bar --- oh yeah

Responsibilities:

  • Help drive the company from the legal perspective working with management and stakeholders to unblock legal hurdles
  • Oversight and responsibility on all regulatory matters, contracts, trademark, employment law, corporate governance and policies related to the organization. We do registered agent service, corporate filings, software as a service, and operate physical locations in every state.
  • Lead and inspire an existing team of legal professionals
  • Balance legal risk and business savvy to move forward with decisions that make sense
  • Manage and oversee all legal activities related to business acquisitions

Additional Benefits:

  • Company sponsored CLE’s to keep your law skills sharp

Requirements:

  • Experience managing teams of lawyers and legal professionals. Ability to influence, lead change and accomplish goals through collaborative leadership approach
  • Law degree with 15+ years of progressive legal experience
  • Proven experience launching products and advising on the legal and regulatory aspects of product development in the technology space
  • Work in our Post Falls, Idaho office 2-3 days/week

Why you might like this job:

You want to build a legal team that outperforms any competitor. You enjoy the strategic thinking involved, appreciating the complexity of the challenge and outsmarting others through legal maneuvers. If it were easy, it would lose its appeal. The more demanding the legal task, the more invigorated you feel. We’re a private company that competes with massive public companies with endless budgets to waste. We specialize in the tactical approach. No ego needed. Perhaps you’ve encountered situations where the glass ceiling limited your opportunities because you’re not drawn to pretentiousness. You enjoy the game. You just haven’t been at a place where you could play the game that’s actually fun