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Senior Corporate Counsel

LegalSan Francisco | New York
Algolia is looking to add a Senior Corporate Counsel to our growing Legal and Compliance Team!  You will play a key role in structuring, drafting, and negotiating a variety of commercial agreements, as well as advising on legal issues spanning the breadth of Algolia’s products and services.  You’ll support our growing revenue team, have a passion for all things privacy laws, counsel product development and negotiate vendor agreements. This is a great opportunity for a dynamic lawyer who has a passion for helping scale and shape commercial contracting processes and policies, training team members to accomplish the same, impact the development and lifecycle of products and learn and take on new areas of the law.


  • Draft, review, and negotiate master subscription agreements with enterprise and midmarket customers and work closely with our Sales organization to close revenue deals
  • Draft, review, and negotiate a wide range of other commercial agreements, including software license, partnership, reseller, referral, independent contractor and non-disclosure agreements
  • Partner cross-functionally with global teams on a variety of commercial matters
  • Provide counseling to Product, Engineering, Marketing and Security teams on issues related to new and existing products and documentation
  • Provide counseling in intellectual-property and privacy law 
  • Help identify and implement new policies, processes and procedures to manage legal and business risks in a growing organization
  • Develop training materials and conduct training sessions for business teams
  • Manage outside counsel for quality and expenses as needed


  • JD and member of the CA Bar in good standing. At least 4 years of law firm experience with training in corporate law and 2+ years of in-house relevant work experience in a growing technology company
  • Passion for partnering with Sales and closing deals
  • Experience with drafting and negotiating complex enterprise SaaS agreements
  • Excellent legal and business judgment 
  • Strong communication and analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Track record of initiative, collaboration and problem-solving skills


  • Expertise in Privacy, particularly EU data protection laws and CCPA


  • GRIT - Problem-solving and perseverance capability in an ever-changing and growing environment
  • TRUST - Willingness to trust our co-workers and to take ownership
  • CANDOR - Ability to receive and give constructive feedback
  • CARE - Genuine care about other team members, our clients and the decisions we make in the company
  • HUMILITY - Aptitude for learning from others, putting ego aside


  • Competitive pay and stock options
  • 401K matching
  • Fun: we spend time together — team building, socializing and making tools that encourage getting to know teammates across offices and continents.
  • Charitable contribution matching 
  • Unique referral rewards program: refer a candidate, and we’ll donate to your charity of choice
  • Corporate flats available for the first months of relocation and when you travel to different offices
  • Fully stocked kitchens
  • Team workouts
  • Meals & happy hours
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