Associate General Counsel

Rocket Lawyer, San Francisco

Helping 20 million people. Just like you.

About Rocket Lawyer
We believe everyone deserves access to simple and affordable legal services.

Founded in 2008, Rocket Lawyer is the largest and most widely used online legal service platform in the world. With offices in North America and Europe, Rocket Lawyer has helped over 20 million people create over 3 million legal documents, and answer over 30,000 legal questions.

We are in a unique position to enhance and expand the Rocket Lawyer platform to a scale never seen before in the company’s history, to capture audiences worldwide. We are expanding our team to take on this challenge!

About The Role
Rocket Lawyer is looking for a talented senior attorney with significant transactional experience, to join its legal group. The attorney will work closely with business team members and serve as counsel on strategic deals, providing legal advice and guidance in connection with company operations.
Principal duties include structuring, drafting and negotiation of technology development, licensing, procurement, customer, partnership and other commercial agreements, and provision of ongoing legal counseling in the areas of intellectual property, consumer law, technology, digital media, and regulatory compliance. Occasional travel, domestic and international, may be required.


  • Strong academic credentials including a J.D. from a top law school and membership in California state bar is required. 
  • 5+ years of legal experience as a transactional legal counsel, preferably with some portion of that experience in technology and commercial transactions. 
  • 3+ years experience in a top national or international law firm. 
  • In-house legal experience not required, but would definitely be a plus.
  • Strong project management and analytical skills are a must, as are strong communications skills (oral and written). 
  • Contract drafting and negotiating experience is required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience structuring, drafting and negotiating vendor, intellectual property and commercial agreements in support of product development and consumer-facing businesses.
  • Experience with website agreements, terms of service, privacy policies, and contract formation issues.
  • Experience establishing and simplifying legal agreements and processes. 
  • Experience with consumer-facing websites or web services in the legal domain are a plus.
  • You must be enthusiastic, enjoy working hard and getting things done, be able to juggle multiple projects and remain organized, be accountable for handling projects through to completion, and demonstrate sound judgment even in ambiguous situations.

Benefits & Perks

  • Fully paid Medical, Dental and Vision insurance for full-time employees
  • Unlimited PTO; take time when you need it and come back refreshed
  • Competitive salary packages
  • Commuter/Transit Program
  • 401k program
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Medical and Dependent Care)
  • Life insurance and disability benefits
  • Your choice of a Mac or PC
  • Monthly onsite masseuse sessions
  • “Red Friday” catered lunches
  • Company sponsored events, both on- and off-site

About Rocket Lawyer

Our laws were created to protect and empower us—as individuals, families and business owners—but many people don't get the help they need because of costly legal fees and complexity. At Rocket Lawyer, we want to change things by making legal services affordable, simple and available to more people than ever before. I'm proud to say that we've been able to build a service that millions of people rely upon. Every day we spend our time and resources making it easier for people to get the legal help they need, so they can focus on what's really important—taking care of their families and building strong businesses. We combine free legal documents and free legal information with access to affordable representation by licensed attorneys. With Rocket Lawyer On Call, you can create a Will for your family for free or incorporate a business free from legal fees. Then, because we know there's no replacement for qualified counsel, local attorneys are here to help when you need more guidance. With Rocket Lawyer you never have to go it alone. Our commitment to affordable and accessible legal services is at the heart of everything we do. Most attorneys and bar associations agree that much can and should be done to improve access to the law by reducing cost and complexity. We invite you to try our service and see why customers like Sean Reid say they're glad to have Rocket Lawyer On Call®. Together, we'll make the law work for you. Charley

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