General Counsel

General Counsel


Dynamo Software is a leading global Research and Portfolio Management SaaS provider headquartered in Watertown, MA. We’ve been delivering innovative analytics and intelligent automation to our clients in the alternative investments industry (including private equity, hedge funds, and real estate) for over 20 years. Backed by Blackstone Growth and Francisco Partners, Dynamo is seeking to grow our team based on rapidly increasing demand for our financial technology solutions. Collectively, Dynamo’s 1,000+ clients manage over $5 trillion in assets.

Your role:

Dynamo is looking for our first General Counsel to build and lead a world-class legal and compliance function for our growing company. This individual will need to be an effective hands-on operator as well as a strategic partner to a number of key internal and external stakeholders. This role will be part of the Leadership Team and report directly to our CEO. While initially remote, this position will eventually be located in some capacity, in our Watertown, MA office.

Your daily life:

  • Draft, review, interpret, and negotiate agreements covering the full scope of Dynamo’s activities, including corporate and financial transactions, commercial agreements, M&A matters, licensing agreements, service agreements, partnership agreements, sales and marketing agreements, vendor agreements, and company equity grants
  • Advise on intellectual property, regulatory, data privacy requirements and employment matters to mitigate risk
  • Lead company-wide regulatory compliance, including international regulatory matters
  • Represent Dynamo directly and/or manage outside counsel in any litigation matters
  • Manage corporate governance and administration, including acting as corporate secretary, preparing Board of Director materials and corporate resolutions, managing local filings, and administering corporate records
  • Manage selection, retention, management, evaluation, and optimization of all outside counsel
  • Create, improve, and implement company-wide policies, procedures, and standard agreements
  • Maintain awareness of current and applicable developments in the legal and regulatory landscape; continually reviewing and analyzing trends that could impact Dynamo’s business
  • Assist throughout any strategic acquisitions as Dynamo continues to grow

What you bring in:

  • Juris Doctorate (J.D), current member in good standing with a US state bar association and capable to register as in-house counsel in Massachusetts or New York
  • 10+ years of experience working in-house at a technology company, preferably software
  • Experience reviewing and negotiating complex commercial and corporate matters, including M&A
  • Expertise with international transactions and corporate matters
  • Expertise regarding employment laws
  • Demonstrated record of managing and successfully resolving contentious litigation
  • Experience building and leading internal legal teams while optimizing external counsel
  • Proven track record of collaborating with cross-functional teams and advising executives
  • Strong project management experience with a proven track record of delivering extraordinary results on time

Tech Stack


Extra points for:

  • Experience within a private equity-backed company


Health and Well-being

Work-life Balance


Training & Development

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