Junior Corporate Associate, Emerging Growth at Atrium
San Francisco, CA, US
Atrium is reinventing the way legal services are delivered by combining modern technology and operational efficiency to deliver fast, transparent, and price predictable services to high-growth companies. Atrium aims to disrupt the $158B corporate legal services market. We’re based in San Francisco and have $75.5M in funding from top investors including Andreessen Horowitz, General Catalyst, Y Combinator, Greylock, First Round Capital, and more. 
Atrium’s platform promotes collaboration between clients and their attorney to seamlessly manage corporate records, draft key documents, and track projects in one place, resulting in a vastly superior experience that enables our clients to focus on growing their business. Atrium has helped ~400 companies with everything from corporate governance and drafting commercial contracts to raising over $1B in venture capital. We are a cross-functional team of engineers, designers, product managers, operations and legal experts building products and tools that are changing the future of the legal industry. 
“Atrium Seed” is one of Atrium’s core legal teams that 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. An associate will have an opportunity to shape one of the fastest growing law firms ever through process optimization, technology, and specialization.

What will 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
    • 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 you'll get from Atrium:

    • The rare opportunity to join one of the hottest SF startups with $65M in new funding. We're not just a law firm disrupting an archaic industry, we're transforming how legal services are provided!
    • Top-tier mentorship from experienced founders and former AmLaw 100 attorneys 
    • A cross-functional, collaborative and growth-oriented environment where your input is highly valued
    • Competitive compensation with Bay Area AmLaw 100 firms including equity in Atrium LTS, top-tier health and commuter benefits, 401k, pet insurance, and paid vacation and sick time-off; plus sweet perks like catered lunch daily, cell phone reimbursement, professional development stipend, etc.
    • San Francisco office across from 4th & King CalTrain with large private patio and views of downtown.