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Director of Legal

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Who We Are:

Reformation is a fast-growing company that proves fast fashion and sustainability can coexist. With both our HQ and our own factory based in Los Angeles, we combine stylish, vintage-inspired designs with sustainable practices. We release limited-edition collections every week on our website and in our 20 brick and mortar stores.

We are a future focused organization committed to the belief that the problems facing our planet and society can be solved through innovation, common sense and education. Being naked is the #1 most sustainable option. We're #2.

Director of Legal:

Reformation is looking for a day-to-day legal counsel to various departments and comprehensive management and resolution of legal inquiries from business team members. Navigating an ever-changing landscape of legal matters, you will provide advice and ensure compliance to achieve Reformation goals.

What You’ll Do:

Reporting to the CFO and coordinating with outside counsel, as needed, you are running point on all things legal. Below are focal areas of responsibility of the role:

  • REAL ESTATE: Responsible for reviewing and negotiating all retail store and corporate leases
  • EMPLOYMENT: Work with the Reformation’s Chief People Officer and People team in conjunction with external employment legal counsel to ensure we are complying with current federal and state employment law
  • DATA PRIVACY: Acting as the company’s Data Privacy Officer (DPO), roll-out and maintain privacy and security practices compliant with US and GDPR standards
  • CONTRACTS: Review all contracts including but not limited to the following topics: Commercial and operational agreements, including SAAS, licensing, manufacture and supply, consulting, marketing, buying agency, distribution, outsourcing, confidentiality and service agreements. Advertising and promotions, including e-mail, video, point of sale and web marketing campaigns, client loyalty programs, user generated content, cause marketing
  • INSURANCE: Manage renewal process, claims – day to day contact with broker
  • CORPORATE MATTERS: Responsible for intellectual property portfolio through external counsel, contract repository and other items as they arise

What You’ll Need:

  • J.D. with top academic credentials
  • At least 8-10 years of relevant experience at a reputable law firm and/or with a corporation
  • Admitted and in good standing with the California State bar
  • Ability and desire to seek responsibility and work autonomously. Must be able to handle multiple projects simultaneously with strong follow up
  • Sound judgment and strong negotiating skills

Who You Are:

  • Business-friendly approach to legal problem solving and able to effectively counsel internal clients by providing them with clear and concise practical advice as well as creative solutions
  • Strong desire to learn the business and new areas of law and to function integrally as part of a cross-departmental team
  • Positive attitude, sense of humor and work collaboratively
  • Extremely organized and efficient with strong follow-through and accountability
  • Self-starter who is quick to pick up new concepts, and willing and able to dig in and become an “expert” as needs arise

Benefits & Perks:

  • Health, vision, and dental insurance for eligible employees
  • Paid vacation, sick, holidays & volunteer time-off for eligible employees
  • Mission based company + casual and entrepreneurial work environment
  • Clothing discount, dog-friendly office, company events + parties and much more
  • 401K with company match

To Apply:

Please submit your resume and a short cover letter telling us about yourself and why you are a great fit for Reformation!

The Reformation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status

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Location
Vernon
Job type
Full-time
Visa sponsorship
Not Available

Healthcare

Health, vision, and dental insurance for eligible employees

Generous vacation

Paid vacation, sick, holidays & volunteer time-off for eligible employees

Pet friendly

dog-friendly office

Company events

Clothing discount

Miscellaneous

Mission based company + casual and entrepreneurial work environment

Reformation at a glance

Giving women a wide variety of dresses, shoes, and accessories to choose from

Reformation focuses on E-Commerce, Retail, Manufacturing, Fashion, and Lifestyle. Their company has offices in Los Angeles, Chicago, Culver City, and Vernon. They have a large team that's between 201-500 employees. To date, Reformation has raised $37M of funding; their latest round was closed on December 2017.

You can view their website at http://www.thereformation.com or find them on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.