Legal Counsel - Corporate

Team Description 

Our Legal team is responsible for ensuring safety, security, and setting global policies, and helps keep our users and their stuff safe. We protect Dropbox, counsel Dropboxers on challenging problems, and stay in sync with other teams here.

Role Description

We're building a legal team to pursue Dropbox’s mission of helping people have their stuff everywhere and share it easily, while protecting our users. Our technology, vision, and team make this a great place to impact people around the world.   
As legal counsel - corporate, you’ll have a broad range of responsibilities counseling the company on issues of corporate governance, M&A, and securities law. Entrepreneurial by nature, you will have immediate impact with your analytic rigor, seasoned judgment, effective counseling and ability to get things done. If you love a challenging, team-focused, and fast environment, then this is the place for you.


  • Take accountability for important issues and decisions and see them through
  • Advise on cross-functional company projects related to governance, corporate structure, compliance, employee compensation and finance
  • Advise the Board of Directors and company management on corporate governance issues
  • Draft, negotiate and review all types of corporate agreements, including mergers and acquisitions
  • Build and manage legal processes, internal projects and trainings in conjunction with other functions and legal leads


  • 4+ years corporate securities experience in a relevant setting (law firm private practice preferred)
  • Extensive experience with, and passionate about, corporate governance and securities law topics, US and international
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills and proven ability to manage high-impact projects and deliver creative, thoughtful and business-oriented results
  • Skilled at drafting, negotiating and interpreting corporate agreements; appropriately balancing growth and risk
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication and organizational skills
  • Comfortable navigating complicated, sensitive and nuanced issues
  • Guided by integrity with a sophisticated understanding, and commitment to, personal and professional ethics
  • Great interpersonal skills and ability to work well and adapt in a fast-paced high-pressure environment
  • JD, admitted to the Bar, distinctive academic record

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