General Counsel, Global

Employer
Xsolla Inc.
Location
Los Angeles
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 09, 2023
Closes
Oct 07, 2023
Practice
Litigation
Position
Counsel
Contract Type
Permanent

Our company, a thriving multi–billion–dollar entity in the video game e–commerce sector, is seeking a highly skilled Global Head of Legal Counsel to join our team. You will play an instrumental role in our continuing innovation and success, extending your expertise not only to our core business operations but also to our family office estate planning, foundation, and other related areas.

As the Global Head of Legal Counsel, you will be entrusted with the oversight and execution of all legal matters pertaining to our global operations. This includes business transactions, regulatory compliance, intellectual property, risk management, and the unique legal elements associated with estate planning, philanthropy, and foundations. Your ability to integrate your skills and strategic mindset with our senior leadership team will be essential in aligning our legal strategies with our business goals, maintaining our industry leadership position.

This exciting and diverse role is perfect for someone with a passion for legal strategy, innovation, and an ambition to impact a dynamic, expanding technology company. If you are ready to contribute to our success story, apply now as our Global Head of Legal Counsel.

This position is based onsite at our headquarters in Sherman Oaks, CA.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Provide comprehensive legal advice to our executive leadership team on all legal matters, including corporate governance, transactions, regulatory compliance, risk management, strategic initiatives, family office estate planning, and foundation–related concerns
  • Negotiate, draft, and review intricate legal agreements and contracts related to various business transactions, such as licensing, partnerships, acquisitions, strategic alliances, estate planning, and foundation management
  • Oversee and manage all intellectual property matters, advise on potential IP risks, and provide guidance on legal aspects of family office estate planning and foundation management
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures to ensure compliance with all relevant laws and regulations, including GDPR, CCPA, and other international data privacy laws, along with laws and regulations pertaining to estate planning and foundation management
  • Lead the legal team in supporting business operations, provide training to the company on legal topics and compliance, and offer specialized advice in areas of family office planning and foundation management
  • Participate in the definition and development of corporate policies, procedures, and programs, and provide continuing counsel and guidance on legal matters and implications of all matters
REQUIREMENTS
  • 10+ years' experience as a practicing attorney, with 5+ years in a leadership role within a corporate environment
  • Deep understanding of e–commerce business models
  • Experience and understanding of family office structures, estate planning, and foundation management
  • Comprehensive knowledge of corporate law, data privacy law, intellectual property, international regulatory compliance, and experience in the tech industry
  • Proven experience in negotiating and drafting complex legal agreements and contracts
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to effectively communicate legal concepts to non–legal stakeholders and influence at all levels of the organization
  • Demonstrated leadership skills with the ability to lead, manage, and mentor a team of legal professionals
  • Experience working with global teams and international stakeholders, with a strong understanding of international law and regulations
  • Ability to handle multiple simultaneous tasks, organize and prioritize work, and meet deadlines
  • High degree of professional ethics, integrity, and gravitas
A plus if:
  • Prior experience in the video game, payments, or e–commerce industry
  • Previous work experience at an organization with an entrepreneurial mindset
  • Experience with M&A transactions, due diligence, and legal aspects of family office operations
  • Familiarity with data privacy, cybersecurity laws, and laws related to foundation management and estate planning
  • Experience in managing outside counsel and legal budget
  • Proven track record in implementing legal frameworks for family office estate planning, foundation management, and other philanthropic activities
$450,000 – $500,000 a year

BENEFITS

At Xsolla, our Benefits Program is designed to meet and enhance our team's physical, mental, and emotional well–being. We offer 100% company–paid medical, dental, and vision plans for full–time employees AND their families (that start on the first of the month after start date)! Additionally, disability and life insurance are company–paid. Chiropractic coverage and flexible spending accounts are there for you, should you need them. And our 401(k) retirement plan is entirely immediately vested at the start date and includes a 4% company match to help you plan for the future.

Burnout is bad for people and bad for business. That's why we offer paid unlimited Flexible Time Off and 14 paid holidays each year.

We are all about personal and professional growth! Every Xsolla employee has a customized career roadmap, curated by the employee alongside their manager, that helps align company goals with individualized personal goals. In an effort to foster your growth at Xsolla, we offer opportunities for in–house training, independent study, conference attendance, and higher education.

ABOUT XSOLLA

Xsolla is a global video game commerce company with a robust and powerful set of tools and services designed specifically for the video game industry. Since its founding in 2005, Xsolla has helped thousands of game developers and publishers of all sizes fund, market, launch and monetize their games globally and across multiple platforms. As an innovative leader in game commerce, Xsolla's mission is to solve the inherent complexities of global distribution, marketing, and monetization to help our partners reach more geographies, generate more revenue and create relationships with gamers worldwide. Headquartered and incorporated in Los Angeles, California, with offices in Berlin, Seoul, Beijing, Kuala Lumpur, Tokyo and cities around the world, Xsolla supports major gaming titles like Valve, Twitch, Roblox, Ubisoft, Epic Games, Take–Two, KRAFTON, Nexters, NetEase, Playstudios, Playrix, miHoYo, and more.

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PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands for this position are sits, stands, bends, lifts, and moves intermittently during working hours. These physical requirements may be accomplished with or without reasonable accommodations.

The duties of this position may change from time to time so the individual and organization can achieve their results. This job description is intended to describe the general level of work being performed. It is not intended to be all–inclusive.

Xsolla takes your privacy very seriously, and will not sell or externally distribute any data received during the hiring process. For more information related to GDPR or CCPA please reach out to .

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