Legal Assistant

Santa Fe, NM
Descartes Labs is a commercial spin-out of Los Alamos National Labs. We have created a geospatial data refinery to ingest satellite imagery and a huge array of other sensor inputs to monitor global supply chains and create predictive models. We currently work with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), Cargill, and a dozen Fortune 500 companies to apply machine learning to massive remotely sensed data sets in order to create tactical and strategic intelligence products which are unique to each client. Descartes Labs is looking for a Legal Assistant to support the Legal and Business teams.


    • Work closely with in-house Legal Counsel to manage internal documents and respond to internal and external document requests
    • Maintain the internal documents database and assist in the update and reorganizational of all legal and business documents
    • Calendaring and meeting management for internal and external personnel
    • Create a document inventory tool to assist Finance and Business with tracking of operational contract provisions
    • Provide support to the Legal and Business teams on research and other projects


    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Experience with G-Suite Ability to work independently; flexible and able to quickly adapt; self-motivated; trust-worthy


    • Experience with project management tools and external data-rooms
    • Experience working at a law firm or in the legal industry
    • Experience with business contracts