VP, Corporate Counsel - HR and Compliance

Denver, Colorado /
Legal /
Remote
Do you have a corporate legal background, and want to use that expertise to advise a fast-growing business on emerging legal issues?  Are you creative and like to think on your feet? Do you want to shape the future of the cannabis industry? If so, then this role is for you.  
 
Who we are

Eaze is a cannabis delivery platform and marketplace that connects adult consumers with licensed dispensaries and products. Eaze has built a sophisticated logistics and technology platform to provide fast, efficient delivery of a broad variety of cannabis products across California. We are on a mission to enhance safe access to legal cannabis, educate people about cannabis as a tool for wellness, and drive smart cannabis policies.
 
You must have California law experience

What you'll do

    • Lead all aspects of Eaze's California compliance activities
    • Assist Eaze’s California HR department with legal matters, including drafting memos, updating SOPs, keeping Eaze's handbook current, and maintaining Eaze's privacy policy
    • Assist in all other aspects of Eaze’s corporate legal work, including employment, labor relations, privacy, and data protection.
    • Manage multiple projects effectively and efficiently, with a team-oriented approach.
    • Supervise outside counsel and vendors in a variety of corporate projects.
    • Provide legal support to and work with internal teams on various legal matters.

Who you are

    • 7+ years of relevant corporate and compliance legal experience at a law firm or in-house at a technology or cannabis company.
    • J.D. with excellent credentials; Admission to the bar (CA preferred).
    • Experience negotiating and working with unions.
    • Comfortable making judgment calls, spotting issues and escalating to the team when necessary.
    • Outstanding writing, research, interpersonal, and presentation skills.
    • Exceptional attention to detail and the ability to review and draft legal documents.
    • Excellent negotiating skills on legal issues.
    • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, challenging environment where decisions you make will have a large impact.
    • Agility to work cross-functionally to implement legal strategy and solutions.
    • Teamwork mentality and enthusiasm to help others.
Why you should join

As an organization, we are keenly aware of the injustice of the war on drugs - which for so many years has been used to incarcerate black and latinx people on a massive scale. We are always trying to do our part to support these communities, whether it's through the promotion of social equity brands or funding underrepresented cannabis business founders through our accelerator program.

We strive to be an equal opportunity employer and enthusiastically encourage people from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences to apply. Eaze does not discriminate by race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender, national origin, citizenship, age, mental or physical disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law.