Commercial Legal Counsel

      

Commercial Legal Counsel

 

Indigo improves grower profitability, environmental sustainability, and consumer health through the use of natural microbiology and digital technologies. Utilizing beneficial plant microbes and agronomic insights, Indigo works with growers to sustainably produce high quality harvests. The company then connects growers and buyers directly to bring these harvests to market. Working across the supply chain, Indigo is forwarding its mission of harnessing nature to help farmers sustainably feed the planet. The company is headquartered in Boston, MA, with additional offices in Memphis, TN, Research Triangle Park, NC, Sydney, Australia, Buenos Aires, Argentina, and São Paulo, Brazil. http://www.indigoag.com/      

 

Responsibilities:

 

Go-to person for drafting Commercial agreements, amendments and addendums

  • Gain keen understanding of Indigo’s Commercial activities
  • Draft and negotiate contracts
  • Provide prompt advice and feedback to Indigo team
  • Represent Legal team in Commercial working groups
  • Understand main Commercial programs
  • Help manage litigation and pre-litigation

 

Point person for disputes and litigation

 

 

Competencies:

  • Able to work cross-functionally between multiple groups
  • Able to multitask and prioritize various requests from different business units
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Solution-minded, can-do attitude
  • Able to work independently
  • Able to think creatively
  • Responsive
  • Demonstrated ability to draft documents “from scratch” in previous experience
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to explain legal requirements to commercial stakeholders
  • Able to understand and interpret business needs and translate them into legal documents that match the intended objectives
  • Confident in abilities; assertive and persuasive when necessary
  • Mix of transaction and litigation experience helpful
  • Efficient/comfortable with a fast-paced environment; calm under pressure

 

 

 

Qualifications:

  • 2-8 years of law firm experience; in house helpful but not required
  • J.D. from a reputable law school
  • Experience in contract/transactional/commercial law
  • Experience in agriculture preferred
  • Experience in collections/collections litigation helpful

 

 

 


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