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Commercial Counsel



Lending Club



Lehi, UT, US


LendingClub’s Legal Department is seeking talented candidates for a Commercial Counsel position. Based in Lehi, Utah, this Commercial Counsel position will report to LendingClub’s Senior Commercial Counsel and will assist in supporting the enterprise procurement team as well as other general commercial and corporate matters. A successful candidate must have outstanding professional judgment and excellent communication, interpersonal, negotiation and drafting skills. The successful candidate must also have an ability to work and solve problems independently, anticipate and deliver on the needs of a fast-paced and innovative business, be comfortable working with cross-functional teams and have the flexibility to simultaneously manage a wide range of projects.



What You'll Do


      Provide primary legal support to the enterprise procurement team, including (i) developing and maintaining templates and forms and (ii) negotiating, drafting and reviewing a broad range of commercial agreements including master services, non-disclosure, referral, software licensing, professional services and various other commercial agreements 

·         Act as a trusted advisor to various business units, including marketing, risk, corporate technology, investor, credit, payment solutions and others

·         Support the Legal Department in solving complex legal issues and advising on other general corporate matters as may be necessary

·         Develop strong, collaborative relationships with various business units across the company

·         Escalate issues, as appropriate, to the Senior Commercial Counsel collaboratively to identify issues and share potential concerns and ideas with other members of the Legal Department



About You


Basic Qualifications:

·         J.D. degree and a state bar member in good standing

·         At least five years of combined law firm, government and/or in-house corporate transactional experience

·         Ability to quickly understand the business’ needs, apply solid professional judgment and work independently and effectively with business teams, other members of the Legal Department and other internal groups to create solutions and efficiently deliver results

·         Ability to develop collaborative relationships with internal partners (including high level company executives) and external customers

·         Solid understanding of commercial legal concepts and strong drafting and contract negotiation skills, with a keen attention to detail


Preferred Qualifications:

·         Experience drafting, reviewing and negotiating various types of commercial agreements

·         General transactional experience in an in-house or law firm setting

·         Excellent negotiation skills, including the soft skills necessary to encourage, motivate and influence

·         Ability to independently solicit information and input from different stakeholders as necessary and appropriate

·         Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and successfully manage aggressive deadlines with minimal supervision

·         Excellent business and legal judgment


LendingClub is an equal opportunity employer and dedicated to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, pregnancy status, veteran status, or disability status. We believe that a variety of perspectives will make our teams and business stronger as we work together to transform the traditional banking system​.

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