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Corporate Counsel

Company: Sensei Ag
Location: Santa Monica
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

About Sensei Ag

Sensei Ag is a market-changing AgTech company aiming to solve global gaps and inconsistencies in nutrition, food safety, and food security through the transformative power of data. Guided by the capabilities and insights of our founders, technology entrepreneur Larry Ellison and Dr. David Agus, we design, develop and deploy cutting-edge agricultural technologies to build a better, more stable food supply that is capable of feeding our entire world nutritionally-relevant, delicious, affordable meals.

Everything we do is evidence-led, radically transparent, always enriching.---

Learn more from our website or by following us on LinkedIn. If you'd like to see what we are doing with our consumer-facing brand Sensei Farms, please check our Instagram!

Position Description

Sensei Ag is looking for a Corporate Counsel to report to the CEO---and will play an important role in shaping the company's legal strategy. This position will be leading the corporate legal strategy and overseeing all legal and regulatory affairs for the organization.---main functions of the role.


  • Provide legal guidance to the executive team as well as the New Ventures team
  • Creates, negotiates, reviews, and executes agreements (e.g., NDA, in-licensing, IP co-development, asset purchase, refinancing, etc.)
  • Supports strategic partnerships and mergers and acquisition activities
  • Develops and implements intellectual property protection strategies
  • Build out effective legal operations while maintaining the entrepreneurial culture of the company
  • Collaborate and manage outside counsel relationships and vendors, develop plans to bring certain responsibilities in house over time as appropriate
  • Other duties and special projects as assigned

    Required Skills, Abilities And Qualifications
    • Minimum of fifteen (15) years securities/corporate law experience at a major law firm and/or as an in-house Legal Counsel---
    • Successful track record managing attorneys and outside counsel---
    • Broad legal knowledge of mergers and acquisitions, commercial transactions, regulatory compliance, and intellectual property---
    • Ability to develop legal strategy and objectives and negotiate---effectively---
    • Exceptional decision-making, analytical, quantitative, and problem-solving skills---
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills---
    • Effective multi-tasking ability to thrive in a fast-paced and entrepreneurial---environment---
    • High degree of professional ethics and integrity---
    • Team player---

      Preferred Skills, Abilities, And Qualifications
      • Agriculture, farming or---consumer---packaged food------
      • Experience in startup culture and environment---

        Traits We Value
        • Appreciation for transforming health and the future of food
        • Smart, not arrogant
        • Humble and hardworking
        • Entrepreneurial, not risk averse
        • Kind and genuine
        • Grit and lots of it

          Compensation & Benefits
          • Competitive salary
          • Competitive medical, dental, and vision insurance
          • 401k and FSA plans
          • Cell phone bill reimbursement
          • Flexible PTO, vacation days and paid holidays
          • As a condition of employment with Sensei Ag, we require all US-based employees be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. The only exception would be if a valid medical or sincerely held religious belief accommodation is approved.

Keywords: Sensei Ag, Santa Monica , Corporate Counsel, Legal , Santa Monica, California

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