Commercial Counsel - Sales at Box

Box is looking to hire an intelligent, talented and energetic, in-house attorney, to focus on SaaS-PaaS commercial transactions supporting customer negotiations.  This is a tremendous opportunity to join a dynamic legal team and add value to a rapidly growing company. You can step in and help make an immediate impact on the organization and be part of its fun culture.  This challenging role will encompass a range of legal matters, contract drafting, review and negotiation, privacy laws, federal and state regulations, intellectual property rights and a variety of other issues that may arise. Position may be located in Box HQ (Redwood City, CA), Box Austin (Austin, TX) or Box New York (New York, NY).  


  • Draft, review and negotiate a variety of agreements primarily enterprise SaaS-PaaS sales contracts involving nuanced global data protection and privacy issues, HIPAA, HITECH, FINRA, IP, and risk management.
  • Work with business executives and other departments’ stake-holders on a broad range of complex legal, business and strategic issues as they arise in a fast-paced, rapidly-changing environment.
  • Research legal issues, help draft templates policies, playbooks and guidelines.


  • Experience with SaaS-PaaS model, and related legal and business issues
  • Understanding and experience with US and EU privacy laws including HIPAA, HITECH, FINRA, EU Data Protection Directive etc.
  • Must feel at ease interacting with a range of global customers from medium sized businesses to Fortune 500 enterprises
  • Highly collaborative and able to organize and manage projects with multiple stake-holders and groups
  • Fast learning, self-starter with an outstanding record and demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Tactful with strong internal and external negotiation skills
  • Detail oriented, well organized and technically-adept
  • 4+ years of relevant legal experience, mixture of in-house and law firm experience preferred
  • Accredited law degree and a current license 
  • Team player
  • Sense of humor with an ability to fit into a hard working but relaxed and sociable team

Deputy City Attorney II or III Litigation - Oakland Cit Attorney's Office

The Oakland City Attorney’s Office seeks a well-qualified individual for a Deputy City Attorney II or Deputy City Attorney III position in the Litigation Division of the Office. Significant litigation experience including writ and appellate experience is desirable for the position of Deputy City Attorney II or Deputy City Attorney III with placement depending on experience. The City Attorney’s Office represents the City in legal matters pertaining to the City of Oakland. These matters include, but are not limited to, providing advice to clients, handling all manner of writ proceedings and handling litigation and appellate matters.

The Oakland City Attorney’s Office is interested in recruiting from the broadest and most diverse pool of candidates. We ask that you post the below announcement on your website and/or forward to your members.

For more information and the full application, go to:

Special Counsel or Deputy City Attorney V - Oakland City Attorney's Office

The City Attorney’s Office seeks a well-qualified, highly motivated attorney to serve as Special Counsel or Deputy City Attorney V for real estate and economic development matters and rent- related advice and counsel. The City Attorney may assign the selected attorney to new, additional or different duties or practice areas in either litigation or transactional work.

The Advisory Division of City Attorney’s Office provides legal advice and counsel to the City in areas including but not limited to land use, real estate, personnel, elections, conflicts of interest, municipal finance, retirement, housing and economic development. Services include drafting and reviewing contracts, legislation and other documents, and on occasion providing litigation services in the defense of ordinances and other administrative actions and in specialized areas such as probate and bankruptcy. Additionally, the City Attorney’s Office is legal counsel for the City Council, Council committees, Mayor, City Administrator, City Auditor, City boards and commissions, various City-wide task forces and City agencies and departments. The Deputy City Attorney V may receive general supervision from a Special Counsel, Chief Assistant City Attorney or the City Attorney. The Special Counsel may receive general supervision from a Chief Assistant City Attorney or the City Attorney. Attorneys in this diverse and exciting Office frequently work collaboratively with other attorneys and other City Departments on a wide variety of issues.

For more information and the full job application, and to see other job opportunities in the Oakland City Attorney’s Office, please go to:

Deputy City Attorney II, III or IV / Land Use - Oakland City Attorney's Office

The City Attorney’s Office seeks a well-qualified, motivated attorney with significant land use experience for a Deputy City Attorney II, Deputy City Attorney III or Deputy City Attorney IV level in the Advisory Division.  Placement will depend upon experience.

The ideal candidate will have substantial California land use experience, either developed in-house (city, county, other governmental organization, or for a private company) or in a law firm with strong municipal land use expertise. The candidate should have knowledge and significant experience, including the ability quickly and effectively to perform at an advanced level, in CEQA/NEPA, the California Planning and Zoning Law, the Subdivision Map Act.  A strong working knowledge of municipal law basics, such as the Brown Act, the Political Reform Act, and the Public Records Act is desired.  Expertise in handling land use writs in both trial and appellate courts and suits seeking declaratory and injunctive relief, as well as considerable Planning Commission experience also are desirable.

Full application:


ALIF Foundation Inaugural Summer Fellowship

The BALIF Foundation is now accepting applications for a fellowship of $2,500 for a law student working in the field of LGBT rights.

The application can be downloaded from the BALIF Foundation’s website at, and is due by March 31, 2017, with the recipient selected by April 30, 2017.

Please spread the word to law students planning to do summer work in the LGBT community.

Questions? Contact Jamie Dupree at

Termed Research and Writing Attorney - Federal Public Defender

The Federal Public Defender, Northern District of California is accepting applications for a termed, full-time Research & Writing Specialist (“R&W Attorney”). This position will begin upon hire date and will end September 30, 2018. The Defender operates under the authority of the Criminal Justice Act, 18 U.S.C. § 3006A, to provide defense services in federal criminal cases. More information about the office may be found at

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