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Associate General Counsel

Company: GITAI Inc.
Location: Torrance
Posted on: June 28, 2024

Job Description:

Position Overview:
We're seeking a highly motivated and flexible Legal Expert to join our vibrant startup. This role involves steering legal and compliance matters, ensuring we adhere to legal standards and in-house policies as we navigate the largely unexplored terrain of space robotics. The successful candidate will combine a keen understanding of the law with an innovative, can-do spirit that mirrors our pioneering approach to space exploration.
Key Responsibilities:


  • Develop and oversee control systems to prevent or address potential legal and policy breaches.
  • Review, interpret, and advise on Requests for Proposals (RFPs) and Purchase Orders (POs) from US government agencies.
  • Continuously improve the efficiency of these controls, displaying the flexibility to adapt to a rapidly evolving business and regulatory landscape.
  • Regularly review procedures and reports to identify hidden risks or non-compliance issues.
  • Collaborate with other departments to monitor and enforce standards and regulations.
  • Proactively assess future ventures for potential compliance risks, embodying the forward-thinking ethos of GITAI.
  • Foster a culture of integrity and legal compliance throughout the organization.
  • Stay updated on regulatory developments within and outside the company, as well as best practices in compliance control.
  • Prepare reports for senior management and external regulatory bodies as required.

    Requirements:

    • Law degree (J.D.) from a recognized university and a current license to practice law.
    • Minimum 3 years of securities/corporate law experience at a law firm and/or as an in-house legal counsel.
    • Minimum of 2 years of legal experience in technology, space industry, or a related field is required.
    • Exceptional analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to think strategically and provide sound business judgment.
    • Extensive experience in reviewing, interpreting, and advising on RFPs and POs, particularly those from government agencies.
    • Knowledge of legal requirements and controls.

      Preferred Qualifications:

      • Deep knowledge of US foreign investment and export controls, especially International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).
      • Broad legal knowledge of government contracts, commercial transactions, regulatory compliance, litigation, and intellectual property.
      • Proven experience in a compliance officer role.

        Benefits:

        • Comprehensive Healthcare: 100% paid medical, dental, and vision insurance for employees, with 90% coverage for dependents, plus life insurance
        • Retirement Savings: 401(k) plan with a company match up to 3.5%, offering both traditional and Roth options
        • Relocation Assistance: Support for eligible roles to ensure a smooth transition
        • Competitive Compensation: Attractive salary packages to reward your talent and dedication
        • Equity Opportunities: Stock options in a rapidly growing startup, giving you a stake in our success (depending on role eligibility)
        • Work Hard, Play Hard Culture: Paid holidays, PTO, and sick days to keep you refreshed and motivated
        • Dynamic Work Environment: Collaborate and innovate with a passionate team
        • Office Perks: Enjoy free snacks and drinks, plus regular social events to foster team spirit.
        • Cutting Edge Experience: Work alongside state-of-the-art robots, driving the future of space technology

          Location and Position Type:

          • Torrance, CA (On-Site)
          • Full-Time

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Keywords: GITAI Inc., Torrance , Associate General Counsel, Legal , Torrance, California

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