Junior Corporate Associate, Emerging Growth 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.
 
“Atrium Seed” is one of Atrium’s core legal teams. This team focuses on servicing early stage companies. As a member of Atrium Seed’s legal team, this associate will have a unique opportunity to exclusively service early stage startups, largely chosen from premium channels like YC, Rough Draft Ventures (General Catalyst’s dorm fund), and Dorm Room Fund (First Round Capital’s dorm fund). Atrium Seed is the only law firm to be an YC company, having participated in YC W18.
 
The Atrium Seed channel is a place to get instance ownership over client and develop both your technical legal skills and your client counseling skills. By focusing on early stage clients you will level up more quickly on this type of work.
 
The Atrium Seed team and Atrium is growing quickly. An associate will have an opportunity to shape one of the fastest growing law firms ever through process optimization, technology, and specialization.

What would you be doing?

    • Advise the hottest tech startups backed by the top investors
    • Be primary point of contact for startup founders and CEOs
    • Learn how to identify and advise on the key issues venture-backed clients face
    • Work closely with Atrium Seed partners such as YCombinator and General Catalyst to better serve their network of companies
    • Identify inefficiencies in legal practice and work with our engineers to develop, implement, and test solutions
    • Set quarterly and annual goals designed by you with Atrium management to improve your practice and further your professional growth
    • Receive behind-the-scenes mentorship and support from senior Atrium lawyers

What does success look like in this role?

    • 1-3 years of experience as a startup lawyer with entrepreneurial instincts and a passion for startups
    • California Bar Membership strongly preferred
    • Knowledge of basic startup legal concepts and understanding of how venture transaction work
    • Process-oriented and process-improvement mindset
    • Self-motivated with proven ability to take initiative, work independently, and take direction as needed
    • Hunger to level up as a practicing lawyer

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