Senior Counsel, Risk Management & Strategy - New York (HQ) at Compass
New York City, NY, US

As Senior Counsel at Compass, you work on exciting legal matters that require proactive legal guidance.  You're part of a group of talented in-house lawyers and the projects you work on challenge you to think creatively and constructively. You are energetic and collaborative -- ready to partner in initiatives that influence all aspects of Compass’ business and work with employees and agents across the company. Your contributions will be impactful, value driven and you will play an instrumental role on the Compass Legal Team.

 

At Compass You Will:

  • Serve as lead attorney and advisor for Compass product initiatives

  • Build best-of-class risk management processes with a focus on technology and scaling

  • Design innovative training programs for various business teams, including Product & Engineering, Expansion, and Marketing

  • Analyze the products, features and systems that Compass builds to empower its agents and implement practical, business-minded legal risk mitigation strategies

  • Advise business teams on legal issues and risks by employing practical business judgment and the ability to qualify actual practical risk

What We Look For:

  • Strong academic credentials including a JD and membership in good standing in at least one state bar (NY bar a plus)

  • 5+ years of top-tier law firm and/or in-house experience

  • Experience in technology, privacy and data security preferred

  • Enthusiasm for technical innovation

  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to manage multiple mission-critical projects, working independently and under tight deadlines in a dynamic, fluid environment

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills and an ability to distill complex legal issues

  • A team player and consensus builder with low ego who can effectively work with and manage others

At Compass, our mission is to help everyone find their place in the world. This means we continually celebrate the diverse community different individuals cultivate. As an equal opportunity employer, we stay true to our mission by ensuring that our place can be anyone’s place.