Samsung NEXT champions builders and founders inventing a more purposeful future. We attract, develop, and celebrate diverse talent with world-class capacity to transform ideas into realities at scale. Our team exclusively works with software and services startups that have the potential to complement Samsung’s market-leading consumer hardware. Our innovation model blends the best of both worlds: the agility of a startup with the scale of one of the world’s leading consumer electronics companies.

The Corporate Counsel will be responsible for the following:

  • Advising our Product team as they develop and launch new software and services, both nationally and internationally
  • Analyzing and explaining contractual issues, assessing legal risks and giving clear advice to internal executives on various operational matters
  • Drafting and negotiating partnership agreements, technology licenses, inter-company agreements, and other complex commercial documents, in close coordination with deal team leads
  • Preparing letters of intent and term sheets, in addition to privacy policies and terms of use for mobile apps and websites
  • Managing the day-to-day work of NEXT’s paralegal/contract manager
  • Reviewing marketing materials and press releases
  • Consulting with relevant experts and providing guidance on data privacy matters as well as open-source topics
  • Building out a library of form agreements, in connection with outside counsel
  • Supporting the continuous improvement of internal legal processes

Qualifications and Prior Experience:

  • Approximately 3-5 years of experience in general commercial, M&A or technology transactions intellectual property matters
  • Minimum of 2 years of work with a nationally recognized law firm
  • Outstanding academic credentials
  • Admitted to practice law in at least one state
  • Capable of working independently while managing tasks for multiple internal clients
  • Commercial mindset, with international or cross-border experience, preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Open to occasional domestic and international travel post-COVID-19