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Corporate Counsel

Company: Yardi Systems
Location: Santa Barbara
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Yardi is a global software company providing innovative property management solutions and services in every real estate market. We are focused on providing our customers with superior products and outstanding customer service. We are passionate about technology and believe work should be fulfilling and fun! We are committed to our customers, employees and the communities where we live.We are seeking a highly motivated, positive, passionate-about-litigation attorney to join our team! If you have at least five years of litigation experience, enjoy learning new things, embrace discovery, and have the desire to be in-house we want to hear from you. The position will be located at our headquarters in Santa Barbara and will require travel from time to time to our office in Boston and elsewhere depending on litigation needs. This position will report directly to Senior Corporate Counsel but will work regularly with the Vice President, General Counsel and others.What you will doHandle a range of litigation matters involving legal, regulatory and business disputes and includes assisting with the management of outside counselManage the successful resolution of pending, threatened and actual disputes including all aspects of discoveryUse your strong analytical skills to analyze software licensing agreements, vendor agreements, non-disclosure agreements, lease agreements, and other types of contractsProvide guidance and advice to a variety of internal Company departments at all levels on both litigation and non-litigation business mattersExecute existing and develop new strategies for handling pending, threatened and actual litigationUse your strong communication skills to communicate effectively with internal and external parties, including opposing counsel, customers, regulators, public authorities, and senior managementBe in the know- develop and maintain strong knowledge of existing laws, rules and regulations applicable to various aspects of the company's business"including in particular the company's tenant screening business, which is governed by the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and other rapidly evolving state and local laws, rules and regulationsBe part of a great team and collaborate with team members across the U.S.What you need to haveLaw degree from an ABA accredited law schoolActive Bar membership in the United States with no record of discipline5 + years of relevant legal experience, with some commercial litigation experienceHighest level of professional ethics, personal integrity, and sound judgementSuperlative verbal and written communication skillsStrong ability to work individually and as a team, including under pressure, with minimal direct supervision and while managing competing prioritiesInterest in learning, monitoring, and analyzing complex rules and regulations (such as the FCRA)Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook, and a comfort level learning and using proprietary Company softwareFriendly, collegial, flexible, comfortable in an individual contributor role, collaborative, and with an enthusiasm for work, life, and litigationAbility to problem solve with creativity and a genuine comfort with appropriate risks and 180-degree pivotsWillingness and ability to travel up to 35% of the time for litigation and business mattersWhat would be helpful to haveMix of law firm and in-house legal experienceLitigation matter management experience (in both state and federal court)A working knowledge of the FCRA, consumer reporting generally or tenant screening specifically would be a nice plusSoftware licensing agreement drafting and negotiation experienceFamiliarity with software development, complex relational databases, cloud computing and software-as-a-service (SaaS) environmentsWhat you get as a Yardi EmployeeA great place to work with fantastic peopleAbility to learn new technology and develop professionallyCompetitive compensationComprehensive benefits - Medical/dental, paid time off, sick time, paid holidays, 401(k), profit sharing, life insurance, and more!At Yardi, we've created a team of over 7,000 employees in over 40 locations around the globe dedicated to making great real estate software products and fostering a collaborative work environment. Yardi is a place where people with a wide variety of cultural and life experiences come together to make a difference. Our corporate culture stresses integrity, respect, trust, responsibility, and fun! Come join our growing team!All submissions for open positions should be received through Yardi's applicant portal, accessed from Yardi's corporate website.Privacy OverviewSDL2017

Keywords: Yardi Systems, Santa Barbara , Corporate Counsel, Other , Santa Barbara, California

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