Posted Apr 20

Director of Legal

San Francisco, CA Full Time

The Director of Legal will be responsible for all legal and legal-related matters for HashiCorp, Inc. This is a hands-on role, with core (daily) responsibilities to include reviewing/managing negotiations of all contracts as well as setting legal policies and tone throughout the organization.

The successful candidate will be a practicing lawyer with deep experience in a variety of areas of the law - in particular, contracts, intellectual property, privacy and employment matters.


Review licensing, consulting and services agreements, NDAs, etc. and track compliance with all contractual obligations.

Solid knowledge and understanding of SaaS contracts and negotiation including sales agreements and terms and commission plans

Work with internal teams and external parties to ensure efficient workflow and handling of all contracts, primarily customer and partner agreements

Review vendor contracts, employment documents, tax regulations and the like to ensure fairness and full compliance with all applicable laws (domestic and international)

Partner internally to develop and maintain a database of contracts and other company records, with key renewal dates and touch points

Own and manage the Cap Table/stock options process

Liaison with and manage outside counsel as required

Perform legal research and exploration on an “as needed” basis

Assist with other projects and duties as appropriate


Minimum of 5 years experience as a legal counsel in a rapidly changing business environment

Excellent knowledge and understanding of corporate law, particularly within the tech and open source space

High degree of professional ethics and integrity

Outstanding communication skills

Juris Doctorate (J.D.) and active member of the California bar

BA/MBA in Business Administration a plus

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