Commercial Counsel

San Francisco, California
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Our Legal, Compliance, & Privacy team works on exciting legal and operational issues at the leading edge of machine learning technology. You will join a creative and solutions-oriented team collaborating with internal teams at Scale and externally with our customers. We are looking for relentlessly curious, deliberately open-minded, and action-oriented generalists who can design effective legal advice, internal policies, and operational processes while employing an empathetic interpersonal style. If you enjoy solving novel and challenging problems and building strong teams and relationships while doing it, we’d love to hear from you!

You will:

  • Draft, review, and negotiate master services agreements with enterprise customers and work closely with our Sales organization to close revenue deals
  • Draft, review, and negotiate a wide range of commercial agreements, including partnership agreements, reseller agreements, vendor agreements, and non-disclosure agreements
  • Provide practical counsel to product, engineering, marketing, and supply teams on intellectual property, privacy, regulatory, and employment law issues related to new and existing products
  • Design, implement, and iterate on policies, processes, and procedures to manage legal and business risk on a global scale
  • Develop training materials and conduct training sessions for business teams

Ideally you'd have:

  • JD and a member of the California Bar in good standing
  • At least 3+ years of law firm experience with training in commercial contracts, intellectual property, and privacy
  • Passion for partnering with Sales and closing revenue deals
  • Experience with drafting and negotiating complex enterprise SaaS agreements with Fortune 100 companies
  • An ability to translate between business and technical risk and communicate clearly to business and technical constituencies
  • Roll-up your sleeves attitude to tackle projects large and small and a collaborative, low-ego approach to collaborating across the organization
  • Deep interest in machine learning technology and applications
  • Excellent organizational and communications skills


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field
  • CIPP certification
  • Experience with legal issues related to AI/machine learning and/or the on-demand economy
About Us:
At Scale, our mission is to accelerate the development of Machine Learning and AI applications across multiple markets. Our first product is a suite of APIs that allow AI teams to generate high-quality ground truth data. Our customers include OpenAI, Zoox, Lyft, Pinterest, Airbnb, nuTonomy, and many more.

Scale AI is an equal opportunity employer. We aim for every person at Scale to feel like they matter, belong, and can be their authentic selves so they can do their best work. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Scale AI is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and mental disabilities. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation in the application or recruiting process due to a disability, please contact us at Please see the United States Department of Labor's EEO poster and EEO poster supplement for additional information.

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