Who you are:
You have 10+ years of Legal experience under your belt and are looking for your next challenge in a hyper-growth, fast-paced, industry disrupting, SaaS company. You are excited to work with emerging technologies and modern tech stack with a collaborative team, where you will have a direct impact on the customer experience. Does this sound like you? If so, keep reading and apply today!
What You’ll Do
- Strategic partner and influential contributor to the leadership team, driving high quality risk-weighted decision making
- Identify, research, analyze a wide range of legal topics (e.g. intellectual property, data security, data privacy, labor, corporate structuring) and advise business teams to ensure compliance with laws and regulations
- Draft, redline, and constantly improve the company’s SaaS and services agreements, balancing company growth with protecting corporate interests; lead legal negotiations with related third parties (customers, partners, etc.)
- Collaborate with go-to-market teams, managing a strong pace of deal flow, prioritizing based on commercial opportunity and providing a high degree of visibility/communication
- Work cross-functionally with the People Ops team to adeptly navigate issues impacting employees
- Lead legal aspects of equity fundraising processes, board-level activities (e.g. minutes; UWCs), and employee equity administration
- Build the company’s vendor management procedures, workflow and documentation
- Oversee and maintain corporate-level registrations and licensing
- Coordinate and manage external law firms and resources when specialist counsel is required
- Maintain knowledge of current and pending legal topics impacting the company’s customer base, partners, and the broader mortgage finance ecosystem
- Participate in ad hoc and new initiatives as needed
What you have:
- 10+ years of relevant legal practice is required including at high growth venture-backed businesses
- Experience negotiating B2B SaaS contracts with large financial institutions is required
- JD from an ABA-accredited law school is required
- Prior working knowledge of the mortgage finance industry is a plus
- Prior working knowledge of Carta is a plus
Extras you bring to the table:
- Enthusiastic about building a rapidly scaling vertical software business
- Broad, generalist legal knowledge enabling expeditious problem identification and resolution with a practical business-oriented approach to legal issues
- Comfortable leading negotiations with third party senior counsel
- Self-starter and acting with integrity, urgency and fairness
- Detail-oriented, dynamic and disciplined thinker exercising sound judgment
- Effective at handling high volume of multiple competing priorities
- Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to provide sound, clear legal advice to internal partners
Why join Polly?
- We are attacking a trillion-dollar market with gross inefficiencies and seeking to transform the way an entire industry operates
- We have an experienced leadership team that previously built large and impactful platforms
- Outstanding opportunity for professional growth and upward mobility
- Direct engagement with the decision makers and senior business leaders
- Competitive salaries
- 100% paid medical/vision/dental/disability/life insurance
- Flexible vacation
- Remote environment
Let’s get to know each other.
Polly is transforming the mortgage industry with its modern, data-driven capital markets ecosystem. Banks, credit unions, and mortgage lenders nationwide trust Polly’s revolutionary Product and Pricing Engine (PPE), Loan Trading Exchange, and actionable data and analytics to automate and optimize the entire capital markets value chain, helping their secondary teams operate faster, smarter, and more profitably. Polly was founded in 2019 by a seasoned team of technology and mortgage experts and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.
Polly is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy status, disability status, veteran status, or any other legally protected status. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.