Corporate Counsel


CGL is looking to grow our team of top-notch lawyers! We are a fully distributed, fast-growing, transactional law firm, looking to change the nature of work.  We service early to mid-stage tech companies disrupting old models as much as we are. Success in this position will be measured by results. Where and how our team works is their choice; each person is encouraged to tailor his/her work environment to optimize personal well-being and professional success. This is a great opportunity for someone with top-caliber credentials looking to do exciting, diverse start-up work while enjoying more flexibility, free time and autonomy than typical law firm or in-house positions provide.  While this a full-time position, the billable requirement is only 100 hours per month (yes, a month!) to promote our mission of work-life balance.



Billable Work:

  • Counsel emerging and late-stage technology companies on general corporate matters, e.g., formations, corporate restructuring, stock option plans, equity issuance
  • Represent clients in a range of transactions, including debt and equity financings (e.g., Series Seed/A/B/etc., Convertible Notes, SAFEs) and M&A


Operations/Managerial Functions:

  • Manage other CGL attorneys and paralegals to service clients
  • Contribute to firm Forms Library and marketing content



  • J.D. from an U.S. accredited law school
  • Active member of the California State Bar
  • 4+ years of corporate transactional experience working with EC/VC clients, 2 of which must be from a premier U.S. law firm
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills and an ability to clearly and simply explain complex ideas
  • Ability to manage other attorneys in a kind and empathetic manner
  • Exceptional attention to detail and quality control

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