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TuSimple Company Overview
Come join a higher calling and find a deeper purpose!
TuSimple is a fully commercialized autonomous trucking company. As a multi-national Artificial Intelligence Technology Company, we are at the epicenter of the Autonomous Vehicle Universe. Our breakthroughs are leading the industry in autonomous trucking.
While inventing the framework of Autonomous Driving, our live fleet of autonomous Trucks have fully evolved land freight. TuSimple is leading the way by hiring the most talented researchers, engineers, and scientists.
TuSimple was founded half a decade ago with the goal of bringing the top minds in the world together to achieve the dream of a driverless truck solution. With a foundation in computer vision, algorithms, mapping, and Artificial Intelligence, TuSimple has created the first commercially viable Autonomous Freight Network.
Associate General Counsel Opportunity Overview
TuSimple's Associate General Counsel is a well-versed thought-partner, who actively engages in robust discussions of complex business issues and provides creative solutions which factor in the long-term business and shareholder value impact, particularly as it relates to Corporate Governance. As an integral member of the Legal and Risk group, the Associate General Counsel proactively assesses legal and operational risks, advises on decision implications, and regularly provides guidance on a wide range of transactional, legal compliance, and corporate governance matters. The Associate General Counsel supports the development and implementation of templates, processes, tools, and training materials in support of continuous improvement for the business and within the Legal team.
Associate General Counsel Role Responsibilities
Operates as a strategic thought-partner, providing legal, risk, regulatory, public policy, corporate governance, precedent, ethics, and overall business counsel and guidance to all levels of the Company, including executive management.
Assists with, and may lead, the creation of company policies and corporate governance programs. Advises on pertinent corporate requirements and best practices.
Builds and delivers training materials for business leaders, on Corporate Governance principles and general procedures.
Supports the preparation of periodic reports, proxy statements, and other SEC filings. Reviews external communications, including press releases, investor presentations, and other shareholder engagement activities.
Develops, implements, and refines legal processes, including contract review processes, with a primary view of corporate Governance needs and a focus on efficiency and scalability while mitigating risk. Drafts and updates standard templates and clauses.
Drafts, reviews, and negotiates a wide variety of contracts, including vendor, sponsorship, consulting, marketing, licensing, technology, privacy, cybersecurity, facility/building leases, construction and maintenance, recruiting and temporary worker agreements, confidentiality agreements, etc. Interprets contract terms and identifies any associated risks to relevant business stakeholders.
Constructs and maintains templates; modify existing agreements, as necessary.
Reviews and evaluates potential investments, including M&A. Conducts due diligence, structures transactions, drafts, reviews, and negotiates M&A agreements, and assists with post-closing integration.
Demonstrates professional integrity while operating under pressure by challenging the status quo and questioning ideas and decisions to ensure a robust decision-making process for both internal and external stakeholders.
Provides strong leadership in the recruitment, training, and development of top-quality talent, ensuring a high level of performance and productivity. Builds morale, motivates and instills productivity and teamwork, creates and promotes a positive and supportive work environment. Creates a culture of continuous improvement for processes, systems, data, training, people, etc.
Develops and maintains strong relationships across the Company through cross-functional team collaboration and partnership.
Associate General Counsel Experience & Skills
Ten (10) years of legal experience within a law firm or corporate legal department.
Three (3) years of experience within a corporate legal department in a publicly-traded company, supporting a wide range of corporate transactional matters, including corporate governance.
Knowledge of public company reporting, compliance, and corporate governance matters.
Successful track record of advising stakeholders on a wide range of legal matters.
Strong business judgment with the ability to find practical and creative solutions to both legal and business problems.
Proven ability to de-construct complex legal topics and issues into straightforward concepts and present recommendations that successfully navigate to resolution, in an organized and methodical framework.
Proven ability to consider and evaluate legal and practical implications of business decisions and provide guidance tha appropriately balances risk mitigation and strategic priorities.
Strong knowledge of and experience with drafting and negotiating contracts and agreements, and conducting risk analysis
Demonstrated success with handling a large volume of legal matters, including a combination of small and large contracts, while maintaining excellent attention to detail.
Adaptable and willing to work on a broad variety of legal matters and business needs. Eager and able to cross-train in other practice areas and support the Company's legal needs.
Ability to evaluate and support M&A transactions, including conducting due diligence, drafting M&A structures, deals, and agreements.
Ability to quickly build trust and rapport with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders.
A broad thinker, with an interest and ability to deliver views on operations, strategies, and overall environment.
100% employer-paid healthcare premiums for you and your family
Work visa sponsorship available
Relocation assistance available
Breakfast, lunch, and dinner served every day
Full kitchens on every floor with unlimited snacks, drinks, special treats, fruits, meals, and more
Stock options / equity
Gym membership reimbursement
Monthly team building budget
Employer-paid life insurance
Employer-paid long and short disability
TuSimple is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This company does not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, age, handicap, religion, national origin, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Hiring, transferring and promotion practices are performed without regard to the above-listed items.
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