Legal Operations Manager

Legal Operations Manager

  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

Company Description

When you join Renaissance, you join a global leader in pre-K12 education technology.

Renaissances solutions help educators analyze, customize, and plan personalized learning paths for students, allowing time for what matterscreating energizing learning experiences in the classroom. Our fiercely passionate employees and educational partners have helped drive phenomenal student growth, with Renaissance solutions being used in over one-third of US schools and in more than 100 countries worldwide.

Every day, we are connected to our mission by exemplifying our values: trust each other, win together, strive for the best, own our actions, and grow and evolve.

Job Description

In this role you will support the design, development and management of legal operations and corporate governance across the company and its subsidiaries and affiliates. Your role will include legal technology and business process improvement; legal compliance management and operations; outside counsel and vendor management; corporate governance management; other areas of legal operations.

Legal Operations Support and Management

  • Identify and implement organizational and operational process improvement, workflows, and automation opportunities to meet the growth trends and operating needs of the legal organization.
  • Evaluate, select, and help implement technology solutions to support the legal department’s operations (e.g.,e-discovery, e-billing, records management, and knowledge management).
  • Prepare, monitor and track legal department metrics, including key data points aligned to the legal departments goals and objectives and other performance metrics.
  • Establish, update, and maintain repository for templates, policies, notices, and process documentation.
  • Advise on and set up legal intake processes, including communications channels, matter management software, and other intake processes.
  • Manage legal team communications, meetings and events, including SharePoint, MS Teams site and tools, regular meeting cadence, offsite meetings, and intracompany communications.
  • Oversee legal team budget development and management, including vendor expenses and invoices, legal team software and tools, implementation of e-billing software, budget tracking and coordination, and opportunities for greater efficiency and savings.

Corporate Governance

  • Manage corporate governance documents, including formation, dissolution, conversion, drafting of governance documents, and maintenance of minute books.
  • Administer Diligent Entity Management, including coordination of access and use by finance team and global outside counsel.
  • Oversee the preparation and filing of annual reports, franchise taxes (in coordination with the finance team) and foreign qualifications for the Company and its domestic subsidiaries in multiple states.
  • Assist with the preparation and organization of records in support of the Companys boards of directors and committees, and implement and manage Diligent Board Portal.
  • Liaise with finance team to support financial audits, tax analyses and other finance and accounting activities that require legal input.

Intellectual Property Support

  • Coordinate with internal teams and external counsel to manage trademark registration processes, including knockout searches, clearance, applications, and renewals.
  • Coordinate with patent counsel and internal resources to support applications and maintenance.
  • Administer internal trademark and patent databases, and coordinate with external counsel dockets.

Qualifications

  • 5 or more years of experience in legal operations or equivalent paralegal experience, with background at a SaaS or other technology company preferred
  • 3-5 years administering or managing corporate records and governance, including annual reports, filings, minute books, and board meeting support, and familiarity with CSC or similar corporate services
  • Experience with legal technology, including Diligent, DocuSign, matter management (e.g.,Asana) and e-billing (e.g.,Simply Legal)
  • Trademark registration administration experience preferred but not required
  • Self-starter who can prioritize and manage multiple projects and responsibilities with agility and efficiency, acting as a leader and contributor.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including diplomacy, sensitivity, and interacting well with team members at all levels
  • Outstanding attention to detail and organizational and time management skills

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential.

Salary Range: $100,000 to $136,800

This range is based on national market data and may vary by location.

Benefits for eligible employees include:

  • World Class Health Benefits: Medical, Prescription, Dental, Vision, Telehealth
  • Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 401(k) and Roth 401(k) with company match
  • Paid Vacation and Sick Time Off
  • 12Paid Holidays
  • Parental Leave (20 total weeks with 14 weeks paid) & Milk Stork program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Well-being and Employee Assistance Programs

Frequently cited statistics show that some women, underrepresented individuals, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities may only apply to roles if they meet 100% of the qualifications. At Renaissance, we encourage all applications! Roles evolve over time, especially with innovation, and you may be just the person we need for the future!

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Renaissance is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate with respect to any term, condition or privilege of employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, military or veteran status, marital status, or status of an individual in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS

Renaissance also provides reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and applicable state and local laws. If accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please contactTalent Acquisition.

EMPLOYMENT AUTHORIZATION

Applicants must be authorized to work for any employer in the United States. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa at this time.