Corporate Counsel

| Chicago

Livly is hiring a Corporate Counsel to be the founding member of our legal department. In this role, you'll have the opportunity to set up and optimize a well-functioning legal department while providing ongoing guidance and support to the leadership team. Our ideal Corporate Counsel is entrepreneurial and self-motivated with keen analytical, problem solving, and decision-making skills. 


Who we are: Livly is an operating system for all digital and physical experiences in buildings across the world. Our mission is to create joy through great technology and services - one building, person and digital experience at a time.  

What you'll do in this role:  

  • Draft and negotiate various commercial contracts including: SaaS contracts; software license agreement; hardware reseller agreements; service provider agreements; confidentiality agreements; sales, services, consulting, and supply chain and OEM agreements.  
  • Identify, research, and advice non-standard terms and associated risks to internal business owners. 
  • Field, manage, and respond to due diligence requests.  
  • Develop appropriate approaches to dispute resolution and lawsuits. 
  • Maintain Livly’s suite of legal documents, both commercial and compliance, ensuring they reflect current best practices and appropriate legal requirement.  
  • Contribute to the training and supervision of company staff supporting the standard agreements review and compliance processes. 
  • Advise on legal relationships with customers, including terms and conditions of sale, warranties, and tender processes. 
  • Coordinate with experts on intellectual property, HR, data privacy, and other matters 
  • Support privacy and compliance matters. 

You’ll love this role if you:   

  • Thrive in a fast-pace environment while juggling multiple competing priorities.  
  • Exhibit strong analytical problem solving and decision-making skills. 
  • Exercise sound judgement. 
  • Are self-motivated and can meet strict deadlines.  
  • Have superior communication and presentation skills. 
  • Are highly organized and detail-oriented. 

What you bring to this role:   

  • Juris Doctor degree and in good standing with the Illinois Bar Association  
  • 4-7 years of legal experience with an emphasis on commercial contracts 
  • Experience both at a law firm and in-house experience 
  • Commitment to the highest ethical and professional standards 
  • Background in technology and/or startups is a plus 

What Livly offers you:  

  • The opportunity to be creative, make an impact, and grow professionally while working in a collaborative, high-energy environment.  
  • Competitive salary and great benefits. We cover 80% of Medical Premiums, and offer dental, vision, & commuter benefits, 401k retirement savings plan, and offer company sponsored Life Insurance.  
  • Fun perks like snacks in office, wellness initiatives, team events, and Livly gear. 
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What are Livly Perks + Benefits

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Livly covers 80% of employee’s healthcare premiums with BlueCross BlueShield.
Life Insurance
Livly offers a base life insurance policy of $10,000
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
It is expected that employees work from our office. However, Livly understands and accomodates the need to work from home!
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Livly’s vacation policy includes up to 15 days of PTO. Livly also offers seven paid holidays, in addition to one floating holiday.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Livly encourages employees who are sick to stay home. When needed, it is possible to work from home when sick.
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Use pre-tax dollars for transportation expenses!
Company Outings
Company Outings are a frequent occurrence at Livly, especially during summer!
Game Room
Hope you like Ping Pong and Video Games!
Stocked Kitchen
Livly has a fully stocked kitchen including unlimited snacks, coffee, tea, and more!
Some Meals Provided
Livly caters some lunches!
Happy Hours
Team and Company-wide happy hours are hosted regularly!
Fitness Subsidies
Livly offers discounted gym memberships
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Acme Co. offers employees professional development opportunities like Annual individual budget for training, The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
Need a break? Grab a book from our bookshelf and read some of our favorites!
Paid industry certifications
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