Senior Counsel, Advanced Transactions Group 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.
We are looking for a Senior Counsel with 7+ years of transactional experience, including mergers and acquisitions, venture financings and other advanced transactions, looking to shake up the way transactional work can be done by radically overhauling how law firms advise companies on these legal matters. The ideal candidate wants to make a name for themselves by being one of the leaders of Atrium’s Advanced Transactions Group and thinking of innovative ways to run an advanced transactions practice. The ideal candidate will also be willing to roll up their sleeves to work alongside their team while also providing guidance and mentorship to the team’s more junior members.

What will you be doing?

    • Advise the hottest tech startups backed by the top investors
    • Lead client engagements and  transactional work sourced for you by Atrium
    • Grow your own team of transactional  attorneys, paralegals   and practice assistants
    • Identify inefficiencies in legal practice and work with Atrium engineers to develop, implement, and test solutions
    • Set quarterly and annual goals designed by you with Atrium management to improve the Advanced Transactions Group and further your professional growth

What does success look like in this role?

    • California Bar Membership
    • 7+ years relevant experience at AmLaw 100 firm in a general corporate/mergers and acquisitions/ venture financing practice
    • Process-oriented mindset
    • Process-improvement mindset
    • Expertise in negotiating and advising both companies and investors with respect to venture capital financings, sell + buy side representation in mergers and acquisitions
    • Hunger for success as a practicing lawyer and eager to build a successful and collaborative team to deliver legal services in an innovative way
    • Hunger to make “Legal” a better experience for practitioners and clients alike

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!
    • The opportunity to move into a partnership role
    • 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.