General Counsel

 New York, Los Angeles

$300,000-$350,000

Description:

About the Company:  About the Role: Rainfall Ventures is searching for an exceptional candidate to manage Rainfall’s legal and compliance needs. This role reports to the VP of Finance & Operations and will collaborate closely with the senior partnership and benefit from day-to-day assistance from more junior team members. The General Counsel will deliver best-in-class legal support to Rainfall through direct advice as well as developing and managing relationships with external counsel. Responsibilities: External Functions: Transactions – Structure, review and manage all documents related to making an investment, including necessary adjustments and side-letters; Manage due diligence processes and play a key role in negotiations Investor Relations and Capital Raising – Review and negotiate the LPA and related fundraising documents (teasers, pitch decks, etc.), and draft and review communications and other materials provided to Limited Partners Commercial Contracts – Draft, review and negotiate all contracts and engagement letters between Rainfall and counterparties; address any disputes that may arise Internal Functions: Organization Management – The General Counsel will be responsible for optimizing the structure of Rainfall overall and for each new vehicle we launch, as well as managing intangibles like trademarks and web domain strategy Compliance, Operations, and HR – As Rainfall grows, we need to further develop and monitor robust policies around KYC/AML and trading as well as regulatory reporting, filings, and general compliance. Our growth will also require oversight of human resources-related work streams, including policies and systems to meet these requirements About You: 5-10 years of practicing law in the Venture Capital space The ideal candidate will: Support Rainfall, including its founders and investors Look for solutions that satisfy all constituencies without being dogmatic Have strong skills in contract drafting, negotiating, and issue-spotting Communicate complex things clearly with a commercial mindset Possess strong interpersonal skills and sense of professionalism Be detail oriented, organized, think ahead of the curve, and have a gift for understanding how disparate pieces fit together Demonstrate respect for others, be ethical and honest and care about the well-being of other team members Perks: