💰 DOE 🗓️ Full-time 🏷️ Administrative 📛 No license required
About our company
Weedmaps is a leading technology platform in the cannabis industry and is operated by WM Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: MAPS). Our mission is to power a transparent and inclusive global cannabis economy.
We are looking for a Paralegal to join our amazing Legal team! Our Legal Department takes an active role in guiding the direction and structure of our strategic initiatives, products, and commercial arrangements. We’re a team of generalists who all bring deep knowledge in our areas of expertise but handle the breadth of legal issues that Weedmaps encounters.
You will provide support to our Legal Department on a wide range of legal matters, including compliance and litigation matters. We are seeking a highly motivated self-starter with good business judgment - and the ability to work as a generalist on both litigation and transactional matters - who enjoys working in a dynamic, fast-paced and collaborative environment.
The impact you'll make:
Research relevant statutes, rulings and regulations and prepare related summaries and memos to be used as a basis for answering requests for internal legal tickets and company policies.
Prepare and review standard commercial agreements and maintain template agreements.
Track and coordinate on litigation matters - including managing third-party subpoena and search warrant review and production, updating our litigation calendars, drafting of discovery requests and responses, drafting of settlement agreements, etc.
Track and coordinate on data privacy issues and processes.
Assist with offensive and defensive IP enforcement and brand protection matters.
Assist with internal company audits and annual reviews of various compliance programs.
Assist with various projects related to compliance, employment, litigation, IP, data privacy, insurance, and other legal matters.
Train business team members on Legal Department processes, and otherwise act as a key liaison between the Legal Department and our business clients.
Develop and improve processes related to the above and to help make the Legal Department more effective and efficient.
What you've accomplished:
Bachelor’s degree/equivalent or Paralegal certification
5+ years of paralegal experience, ideally in a major law firm and/or public company
Experience working as both a litigation paralegal and corporate paralegal
Experience advising a consumer-facing technology platform
Experience drafting transactional documents (e.g., master services agreements) based on existing templates for attorney review
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to work with and maintain highly confidential information
Highly self-motivated, proactive and able to work independently and efficiently with minimal supervision
Ability to adapt to and thrive in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment
Agility and flexibility, able to shift among competing priorities and adapt quickly to new policies, processes, and technology/services
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Excellent organizational skills
Excellent computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and any practice-related software
100% paid employee monthly Medical, Dental and Vision premiums AND 80% paid dependent monthly premiums
HMO (California residents only) and PPO option offered through United Healthcare
Company-paid $50,000 in Basic Life/AD&D (Accidental Death and Dismemberment) coverage
401(k) Retirement Plan: 100% match on the first 1%. 50% match from 2-6% of employee contributions
3 weeks PTO (accrued) and 5 sick days (immediate)
Supplemental, voluntary benefits
Kindbody (family planning/fertility) including up to $10,000 towards cash-pay services
Goodly (Student Loan Repayment/529 Education Savings) including a company contribution of up to $1,000/year
Flexible Spending Accounts (Medical, Dependent, Transit and Parking)
Voluntary Life Insurance
Short- and long-term disability
Paid parental leave
During current work-from-home:
Reimbursements for home office setup and monthly WiFi
11 company-paid holidays
Catered lunch and snacks provided while working in the office
Snack boxes sent straight to your door during work-from-home
Casual work environment, read no fancy clothes required, but you are free to dress to the nines!