Mid Level Attorney, Legal Manager at Atrium
San Francisco, CA, US
Atrium is the most client-centric law firm providing legal services and applications to fast-growing companies. Atrium has helped hundreds of companies with everything from drafting and reviewing commercial contracts to raising over $500M in new capital. We’re based in San Francisco and have $75.5M in funding from top investors including Andreessen Horowitz, General Catalyst, Y Combinator, SV Angel, Greylock, and more. Atrium aims to disrupt Big Law and the $160 billion corporate legal services market.
This is a rare and exciting opportunity to join Atrium's management team, specifically focused on the managing and mentoring of our Junior Associates. As a Legal Manager on Atrium Seed, a mid-level attorney can utilize their technical legal knowledge while developing practical management skills. This is a unique opportunity to take a step back from the front lines of legal work and leverage one’s aptitude for teaching and mentoring to systematically help Junior Associates get up to speed on startup work more quickly while also ensuring high quality legal work is being provided to dozens of early stage startups.

What would you be doing?

    • Supervise Junior lever Associates in delivering corporate legal work to 50-100 early-stage startups
    • Focus on developing general management skills
    • Work with General Manager to develop training curriculum for systematically training Junior Associates
    • Strategize with cross functional roles on how to streamline and standardize processes in order to enable Junior Associates to operate more autonomously

What does success look like in this role?

    • 3-4 years working as an Attorney in a corporate startup practice
    • Experience handling all aspects of a early-stage startup client’s lifecycle including formations, board actions, option plan administration, and financings. The ideal candidate will have worked on 100+ venture financing transactions, including convertible financings
    • High competency in modeling venture deals, deep understanding of venture math and proficiency in Excel required
    • Excellent project management and organizational skills as this role is required to handle a high volume of relatively low-complexity clients
    • Passion for venture ecosystem as this role must be able to provide meaningful market intelligence to Junior Associate and clients re: market deal terms, valuation ranges, etc.
    • Ability to work independently and take on significant responsibility in a fast-moving organization
    • Passion for mentoring and teaching, and must be an excellent communicator of complex concepts to inexperienced attorneys and clients
    • Positive, optimistic attitude!

What would you get from Atrium?

    • The rare opportunity to join one of the hottest SF startups with $65M in new funding. We're not just another legal tech company disrupting a traditional industry, we're transforming how legal services are provided!
    • Compensation and benefits competitive with Bay Area AmLaw 100 firms, includes equity in Atrium LTS
    • Catered lunch daily, Bevi machine, endless coffee and snacks
    • A collaborative work environment where your input is highly valued
    • San Francisco office across from 4th & King CalTrain with large private patio and views of downtown
Atrium is committed to building a diverse and inclusive company that celebrates and develops individuals of all backgrounds. We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage all applicants.