Associate General Counsel - Tysons Corner, VA4.4

Full-timeEstimated: $120,000 - $170,000 a year
SkillsBenefits seeks an Associate General Counsel to join its team. Reporting to the Deputy General Counsel, this newly created position will work with departments across the company to provide advice on a wide range of legal matters with a focus on risk management, litigation, and regulatory issues, as well as general commercial and corporate matters, and will supervise outside counsel as necessary in various areas. The legal team supports all aspects of the company’s business operations, including commercial relationships, intellectual property, employment, litigation, securities, financial reporting and strategic activities. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic about learning new things and contributing to the growth of the department and the company as a whole.


The Associate General Counsel will be responsible for and involved in a wide range of legal and risk management matters. Key responsibilities include:
Advise and provide guidance on legal and risk management issues across the company, including risk assessments, product and commercial matters, compliance and regulatory matters, privacy and security, ethics and internal compliance investigations
Develop and drive policies and procedures designed to enhance regulatory compliance and business standards and support the company’s strategic objectives
Advise and provide support on litigation and pre-litigation strategies and responses; manage various aspects of claims and litigation as matters arise
Advise and provide guidance on legal issues relating to risk management, compliance, privacy, security, and regulatory matters
Work closely with legal, executive, sales, and other business teams to provide general legal advice and support and assist in scaling legal and business processes
Supervise and coordinate with outside counsel as necessary
Desired Experience/Qualifications

J.D. from a leading law school
Membership in or eligibility for admission to the Virginia Bar (incl. Corporate Counsel admission)
Minimum of 8 years relevant experience in an in-house or large law firm environment, with software or technology industry experience and public company experience a plus
Familiarity with a wide range of legal matters including risk management, litigation, and compliance issues; understanding of regulatory frameworks including U.S. and international product and technology rules and regulations
Experience handling complex litigation, including commercial, IP, and regulatory matters
Ability to work under pressure, juggle multiple projects with competing priorities, meet deadlines, and adapt to change within a rapidly growing company
Team player with a high level of professionalism and commitment to developing strong relationships with colleagues, internal clients, and business teams across the enterprise
Experience with, and enthusiasm for, process improvement and problem solving
Superior interpersonal and written and oral communication skills
Proven organizational, analytical, and negotiation skills with exceptional attention to detail
Highly skilled in standard office software and able to adapt quickly to new technologies

Collaborate with outstanding people: We hire only the best. Our quality standards are high and our employees enjoy working alongside other high achievers.
Make an immediate impact: New employees can expect to be given responsibility for bringing new technologies to the marketplace within weeks. You are empowered to perform as soon as you join the team!
Gain well rounded experience: offers a diverse and dynamic environment where you will get the chance to work directly with executives and gain a broad knowledge base across multiple areas of the business.
Work with latest technologies: As we continue to lead the industry, we require expertise across a broad spectrum of technologies including short and long-range wireless communication, video surveillance, lighting and HVAC automation, web development, and backend application development and hosting.
Focus on fun: places high value on our team culture. We even have a committee dedicated to hosting a stand-out holiday party, happy hours, and an annual corporate retreat.

COMPANY INFO is the leading cloud-based platform for the smart home. Millions of home and business owners depend on our technology every day to make their properties safer, smarter and more efficient. We make the Smart Home broadly accessible by enabling easy automation and control across a range of connected devices through our single, intuitive user interface. earned the Top Workplace™ award for its employee culture and the meaningful work we do every day to develop and bring to market new technology that will make millions of people safer and help them use energy more efficiently. We’re seeking those who are passionate about creating change through technology and who want to make a lasting impact on the world around them. Our solutions are exclusively distributed through a network of authorized service providers. For more information, please visit

COMPANY BENEFITS offers competitive pay and a generous benefits package starting on day one of employment including 100% paid medical for employees, a health savings account option with company contribution, waiver allowance, 401(k) with employer match, paid holidays, paid time off starting at 4 weeks and increasing with tenure and paid maternity/paternity leave. We offer a casual dress work environment, annual company retreat, grocery delivery and in suite bike racks and showers. is an Equal Opportunity Employer