Associate General Counsel

Associate General CounselAppNexus is seeking a bright, energetic commercial lawyer for our Legal & Business Affairs team. The Associate General Counsel will be responsible for managing and overseeing negotiation and execution of a variety of complex and cutting-edge commercial and technology matters. In this role, you will work closely with internal clients spanning multiple functions across AppNexus, to understand and assess legal and business risks and make sound decisions under tight deadlines.The ideal candidate is a business-minded commercial lawyer who understands business objectives and helps balance legal risks. This person is also a creative problem-solver and a team player who is collaborative and yet comfortable making decisions. She/he can draft and negotiate effectively and thrives in a high growth environment. The ideal candidate is also passionate about technology and may even get a little excited about improving forms, processes and procedures.About the team:The mission of the Legal team is to serve as a trusted business partner in the creation and protection of responsible revenue for AppNexus. We strive to apply both legal acumen and business judgment to provide sound, practical legal advice to all functions throughout the organization. Our responsibilities run the gamut from drafting and negotiating contracts to evaluating product offerings to monitoring and addressing legislative and regulatory developments that affect online advertising. We are energized by the challenges of serving a dynamic, fast-growing company that’s shaping the future of online advertising.About the job:Lead highly complex, cross-border, commercial negotiations with strategic partners and some of the biggest names in digital advertisingReview, negotiate and draft a variety of technology and commercial agreements, including terms governing access to our core advertising services, platform vendor and data provider agreements, online terms of service and other technology agreementsHelp our product, technology and commercial teams to evaluate, protect and commercialize new products and featuresEnsure compliance with laws and regulations dealing with privacy, online advertising, and intellectual propertyStructure and integrate the commercial operations of newly-acquired businessesAbout your skills:JD degree with superior academic credentials4+ years of experience at a top-tier law firm or in-house legal department. (Prior tech experience is a plus)An entrepreneurial spirit and passion for working in a high-growth environmentExcellent business judgment and ability to assess legal risk while also thinking strategically and providing practical adviceStrong work ethic and proven ability to multi-task and set prioritiesExceptional communication, analytical and writing skillsAbility and desire to work both autonomously but also collaborativelyMember in good standing of the New York state bar or eligible to register as in-house counsel in New York StateHiring Manager: Dan HegwoodRecruiter:Clare Gallagher

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