Legal Counsel - Product & Commercial

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

As legal counsel you’ll have a broad range of responsibilities counseling the company on product development and our commercial evolution.  You’ll develop and implement legal approaches and processes for our products globally.  You’ll structure commercial partnerships and negotiate and draft a wide variety of agreements.  Entrepreneurial by nature, you will have immediate impact with your analytic rigor, judgment, effective counseling, and ability to get things done.  If you are a person with user-driven instincts who loves 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 technical and business development teams from the initial stages of product development, through launch, to market strategy
  • Design, build, and improve legal department processes to keep up with our growing business
  • Review, draft and negotiate all types of agreements
  • Build commercial strategy for product launches
  • Manage internal projects, trainings, processes, and drive cross-functional efforts to successful completion


  • Experience with and passion for intellectual property law, licensing, consumer issues in the digital environment,  and information policy
  • Experience counseling and implementing go-to-market strategies
  • Excellent writing, communication, verbal and written, and organizational skills
  • Skilled at negotiating, drafting and interpreting technology agreements (you may know the arguments for and against the Oxford comma)
  • Eager to learn new technologies and ideas.  Comfortable navigating complicated and nuanced issues
  • Great interpersonal skills and ability to work well in a fast paced team environment
  • 4+ years legal experience in a relevant setting
  • JD, admitted to the Bar, great academic record

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