US Senior Legal Counsel

Posted 12.19.23
Location
New York, NY

Lenus is looking for a Senior Legal Counsel for our New York Office.

Do you want to play a vital role in a modern legal department while people are becoming healthier and happier? As a Senior Legal Counsel, you will be a crucial part of a global data-driven company by advising and reducing legal complexity while allowing innovation to happen with respect to compliance. Your mindset is to build a modern legal department where boring manual tasks are eliminated with the advantage of automated processes giving you the time to deliver value on complex legal matters such as Litigation & Dispute resolution and advising Product teams on US regulations. For all of this, you will be working in our energetic New York office in the United States where your professional dream will come true.

 

Who are we looking for?

Responsibilities

  • Manage and oversee all aspects of commercial, employment, intellectual property, contract, and litigation matters.
  • Develop and implement effective strategies for conflict resolution and mitigation, collaborating closely with internal teams and external legal counsel as needed.
  • Independently lead and support strategic projects within the Legal team and across various departments, especially concerning commercial projects in the US.
  • Engage in scenario planning and risk assessments to provide top management with a comprehensive view of potential legal risks and their implications on decision-making in the US.
  • Conduct legal research and stay abreast of industry developments to ensure the company’s practices remain cutting-edge and legally compliant.
  • Review, draft, and negotiate a wide range of contracts, including vendor, licensing, and partnership agreements in the US.
  • Offer practical and business-oriented legal advice by translating complex regulations into actionable steps and best practices pertaining to the company’s digital content and products.

 

Qualifications

  • Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school and active membership in good standing with the New York State Bar.
  • We expect 5-8 years of experience practicing law, with a strong emphasis on commercial, employment, and corporate matters litigation and dispute resolution.
  • Experience from another technology company and/or a law firm dealing with a range of technology/SaaS related issues ideally across various US states.
  • As you will be working closely with commercial teams and the product- & tech teams, the ability to communicate complex issues to non-legal stakeholders is important.
  • You have a go-getter attitude and a desire to learn quickly, ready to hit the ground running and contribute to Lenus’ success.
  • You enjoy having great autonomy and flexibility in your work life where you value the possibility to join a yoga class in the morning or a tennis match in the afternoon.

We encourage you to apply even if you don’t tick all the boxes.

 

The Team

You will be a valued member of our close-knit team consisting of our Head of Legal & Compliance, Jonathan located in Copenhagen, whom you will report to, our US Legal Counsel, Tyler located in our New York office, whom you will sit next to, Our newly hired Senior Legal Counsel in Copenhagen as well as Our Legal Counsels, Veera and Anca, and our two Legal student assistants, Kristine and Clara also located in Copenhagen. Our team is driven by excellent cooperation and dynamic sparring. We take ownership of our projects, come up with new ideas and strive to deliver with the highest quality. Our team is trusted with a great amount of responsibility and we take pride in delivering straightforward solutions on complex legal matters. We trust each other to speak up if feeling stuck or if a new perspective is needed.

 

Benefits & Perks

  • Structured and prioritized development opportunities
  • Development feedback cycle with quarterly check-ins
  • Team events and monthly social events in all our offices
  • Focus on mental wellbeing with our team wellness workshops
  • Daily lunch, snacks, and fuel. Our offices are set up with fruits, snack bars, and a wide selection of drinks
  • A Macbook and other hardware to support you in your daily work
  • A voluntary pension plan

We’ll be going through applications frequently, so if this sounds like a great opportunity for you, hit apply and our talent team will go through it and be in touch with you.

 

About Lenus

Lenus was founded in Denmark by Bertram Thorslund, in 2016. 5 years later, Lenus received the largest series A funding round in Denmark’s history. Since then the company has grown from 5 to 420 employees and today, Lenus is headquartered in Copenhagen, with offices in New York, London, Stockholm, Berlin, Hamburg, Madrid, Helsinki, Toronto, Southern California & beyond.

We are a health technology company that empowers health coaches to scale their businesses through the use of pioneering technology and our in-house business, health and innovation expertise. We’re inspiring a new generation of health coaches. People who have the power to move not only bodies, but minds too. We are at the forefront of an industry under rapid transformation and our strategic innovations pave the path for the change we want to see. Happier and healthier people.

 

  • Unlimited PTO + 11 Paid Company Holidays
  • The base pay range for this role is between $125,000 and $155,000, and your base pay will depend on your skills, qualifications, experience, and location.
  • 401k Plan & Health Insurance
  • Hybrid work schedule option (Minimum 2 days in office)
  • A Macbook and other hardware to support you in your daily work
  • Structured and prioritized development opportunities
  • Development feedback cycle with quarterly check-ins
  • The culture – being recognised when you walk into the office. Your colleagues genuinely care for you
  • Team events and monthly social events in all our offices
  • A focus on mental well-being with our team wellness workshops and in-house Mindful Mondays session
  • Delicious office snacks and drinks
  • A modern pet-friendly office in downtown Manhattan (Tribeca)

We care about your privacy, personal data and information at Lenus. 

We commit to an inclusive recruitment process and equality of opportunity for all our job applicants. 

For specific details on how your personal data and information is processed by Lenus during any recruitment process, please see our privacy policy.

Specific to EU applicants:
Lenus will treat all personal information collected during the recruitment process with the utmost confidentiality and in line with current data protection legislation. We rely on the lawful basis of Art. 6 (1) (b) of the GDPR to process the information provided by you in the recruitment process.

Specific to California applicants:
Lenus will treat all personal information collected during the recruitment process with the utmost confidentiality and in line with current data protection legislation. 

 

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