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VP, Legal - Commercial (Remote)



United States · Remote
Posted on Sunday, June 9, 2024

#WeAreCrowdStrike and our mission is to stop breaches. As a global leader in cybersecurity, our team changed the game. Since our inception, our market leading cloud-native platform has offered unparalleled protection against the most sophisticated cyberattacks. We’re looking for people with limitless passion, a relentless focus on innovation and a fanatical commitment to the customer to join us in shaping the future of cybersecurity. Consistently recognized as a top workplace, CrowdStrike is committed to cultivating an inclusive, remote-first culture that offers people the autonomy and flexibility to balance the needs of work and life while taking their career to the next level. Interested in working for a company that sets the standard and leads with integrity? Join us on a mission that matters - one team, one fight.

About the Role:

We are looking for a seasoned commercial attorney and leader to join our legal team. This role will be responsible for providing strategic advice and supporting all customer, channel, vendor and strategic partner deals. You will be a hands-on leader who can scale a commercial legal team to meet the company’s rapid growth, while helping the team drive deal closure. The ideal candidate will possess strong business acumen, creativity, and the ability to accelerate business while mitigating risk.

What You'll Do:

In this role, you will lead and manage a global team of 30+ attorneys and legal professionals, ensuring high performance and alignment with the company's strategic goals. You will develop and implement strategies to support the company's rapid growth, focusing on scaling the legal team to meet evolving business needs. The role requires a player/coach mindset with a willingness to take an active role in negotiating and drafting complex agreements when necessary. You will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including sales, alliances, finance, information security, professional services, procurement, and others to accelerate business transactions and drive deal closure. Your ability to identify, analyze potential impact and mitigate legal risks associated with commercial transactions while driving business forward will be crucial.

What You’ll Need:

  • 15+ years of relevant legal experience, with at least 5 years in a leadership role in-house

  • Proven experience in negotiating and drafting complex commercial agreements, in the SaaS sector

  • Demonstrated ability to scale a commercial legal team in a fast-paced, high-growth environment

  • Strong business acumen and the ability to balance legal risks with business goals

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders

  • Creative problem-solving skills and the ability to think strategically

  • Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school; active membership in good standing with a state bar.

Bonus Points:

  • Experience in the cybersecurity industry.




CrowdStrike, Inc. is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices. The base salary range for this position in the U.S. is $270,000.00 - $380,000.00 per year + variable/incentive compensation + equity + benefits. A candidate’s salary is determined by various factors including, but not limited to, relevant work experience, skills, certifications and location.

Benefits of Working at CrowdStrike:

  • Remote-first culture

  • Market leader in compensation and equity awards

  • Competitive vacation and flexible working arrangements

  • Comprehensive and inclusive health benefits

  • Physical and mental wellness programs

  • Paid parental leave, including adoption

  • A variety of professional development and mentorship opportunities

  • Offices with stocked kitchens when you need to fuel innovation and collaboration

We are committed to fostering a culture of belonging where everyone feels seen, heard, valued for who they are and empowered to succeed. Our approach to cultivating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture is rooted in listening, learning and collective action. By embracing the diversity of our people, we achieve our best work and fuel innovation - generating the best possible outcomes for our customers and the communities they serve.

CrowdStrike is committed to maintaining an environment of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action. If you need reasonable accommodation to access the information provided on this website, please contact [email protected], for further assistance.

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Expected Close Date of Job Posting is:08-07-2024