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Legal Counsel



Posted over 30 days ago...


Join EcoVadis and empower global sustainability transformation while advancing your legal career with a leading SaaS provider


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£110000 - £120000

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New York, United States

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100% Remote- North America

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Expires at anytime

EcoVadis offers a chance to be at the forefront of guiding companies towards sustainability. As the leading provider of business sustainability ratings, we combine an international team, expert knowledge, and cutting-edge technology to create scorecards that drive environmentally and ethically responsible business practices. We are passionate about making a sustainable world and are looking for team members who share our vision.

  • Provide legal support for EcoVadis Americas and global enterprise matters.
  • Negotiate and advise on enterprise B2B SaaS agreements and other legal documents.
  • Collaborate with various teams to assess risk and ensure compliance.
  • Enhance legal frameworks, including playbooks, templates, and contract systems.
  • Develop training materials and conduct legal research on regulatory matters.
  • J.D. from an ABA accredited law school.
  • Active U.S. state bar membership in good standing.
  • 3+ years of legal experience with 2 years in SaaS agreement negotiations.
  • Exceptional drafting, negotiating, and communication skills.
  • Organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Preferred: In-house tech company experience and knowledge of data privacy and IP law.

This full-time position offers a competitive salary ($110-120K USD), bonus eligibility, flexi-time, home office allowance, casual work environment, team events, and a robust 401K program. EcoVadis values diversity and is committed to an inclusive and bias-reducing hiring process. We encourage candidates from various backgrounds to apply and provide a supportive hiring process with potential accommodations.

Company Description

Work smart, have fun and make an impact!

Our purpose is to guide all companies toward a sustainable world.
EcoVadis is the leading provider of business sustainability ratings. Our solutions are backed by an international team of experts and powerful technology. We analyze data and build sustainability scorecards that give companies actionable insights into their environmental, social and ethical risks.

Why apply to EcoVadis? Be a part of the global sustainability change in business. Grow your career. Work with extraordinary people. Feel valued for your contribution.

Learn more about our team and culture on EcoVadis careers page. If you have questions about the company or open roles you can chat with an insider.

Job Description

You will help support EcoVadis Americas and global enterprise legal matters, such as  

  • Review, advise, and negotiate enterprise B2B SaaS agreements, addenda, amendments, NDAs, SOWs, business partnership agreements, settlement agreements
  • Collaborate with cross-functional business units such as compliance, information security, and finance to determine acceptable risk
  • Contribute to improving and creating playbooks, clause library, template standard form agreements, and contract management system implementation
  • Create and present training materials as needed across the team
  • Research and advise on diverse legal issues and regulatory compliance matters


  • J.D. from an ABA accredited law school
  • License to practice law with active membership in good standing of a U.S. state bar
  • Ability to work business hours from a U.S. time zone  
  • U.S. citizen or authorized to work in the U.S. 
  • Fluency in English with good oral and written communication skills
  • 3 years post-licensure legal experience in a U.S. law firm or in-house legal department
  • 2 years post-licensure legal experience focused on drafting and negotiating SaaS agreements   
  • Excellent drafting and negotiating skills: commercial transactions, SaaS subscription agreements, technology master agreements, statements of work, non-disclosure agreements
  • Strong organization and prioritization skills
  • Attuned to detail
  • Adept with professional interpersonal relationships
  • Skilled with identifying and creative problem solving to mitigate and prioritize risks appropriate to the business

Preferred Qualifications:

  • In-house with a technology company supporting SaaS sales
  • Knowledge in data privacy, information security, GDPR, intellectual property
  • Experience reviewing and redlining contractual insurance terms per the applicable policy scope of coverage and services being provided
  • Interest in learning the EcoVadis sustainability services business, working with a talented global team, and serving as an effective legal counsel with a high degree of independence and autonomy
  • Intellectual curiosity and passion for legal drafting, legal research on diverse areas of the law impacting the business, and proactively identifying risk

Additional Information

  • Full-time position 
  • Salary Range: $110 - 120K USD
  • Bonus Eligible: Yes [USD 10 - 12K annually]
  • Location: anywhere in the U.S.
  • Reports to: Americas General Counsel

In return for your expertise and energy, we offer:

  • Flexi-time 
  • Home office allowance program
  • Casual and friendly environment
  • Virtual and in-person team building events
  • Great 401K matching program 
  • Opportunity to work in an international atmosphere

Don't fit all the criteria but still think you’d be a good candidate? Please apply anyway to give our hiring team the opportunity to assess your skills and to learn more about what you could bring to EcoVadis. We’re interested in hiring capable people, regardless of professional and educational background.

Can the hiring process be adjusted to suit my needs? Yes. We want everyone going through the hiring process with EcoVadis to feel confident that you are able to demonstrate your full potential. We welcome applications from disabled people, people with long-term health conditions, and neurodiverse candidates. If you need any adjustments, including the provision of interview questions, please let the hiring team know.

Our team’s strength comes from everyone’s uniqueness and is founded upon mutual respect. EcoVadis commits to equity, inclusion and reducing bias in our hiring processes. EcoVadis does not accept any form of discrimination based on color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, citizenship, religion, beliefs, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, neurodiversity, disability, parental status, or any other protected characteristic that makes you unique. In your application, we encourage you to remove personal information such as: photographs, marital status, number of children, religion, gender, residential postal code, university graduation date, past medical or parental leave(s) taken, nationality (instead, please state if you are legally eligible to work in the job region/country), university name (instead, please state any degrees obtained and the study major).


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