Senior Commercial Counsel, Legal

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About Us

With electric vehicles expected to be nearly 30% of new vehicle sales by 2025 and more than 50% by 2040, electric mobility is becoming a reality. ChargePoint (NYSE: CHPT) is at the center of this revolution, powering one of the world's leading EV charging networks and a comprehensive set of hardware, software and mobile solutions for every charging need across North America and Europe. We bring together drivers, businesses, automakers, policymakers, utilities and other stakeholders to make e-mobility a global reality.

Since our founding in 2007, ChargePoint has focused solely on making the transition to electric easy for businesses, fleets and drivers. ChargePoint offers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to create an all-electric future and a trillion-dollar market.

At ChargePoint, we foster a positive and productive work environment by committing to live our values of Be Courageous, Charge Together, Love our Customers, Operate with Openness, and Relentlessly Pursue Awesome. These values guide how we show up every day, align, and work together to build a brighter future for all of us.

Join the team that is building the EV charging industry and make your mark on how people and goods will get everywhere they need to go, in any context, for generations to come.
Discover what it's like to help build the fueling network of the future - check out our Engineering Blog.

What You Will Be Doing

ChargePoint is seeking an experienced and self-motivated technology/commercial transactions attorney to join its legal team. The successful candidate must have deep experience in negotiating complex commercial and technology agreements and a proven track record of handling multiple and complex matters simultaneously and independently for customer facing transactions.

  • Draft review, analyze, modify and negotiate a variety of commercial agreements (direct and via our channel partners), including SaaS agreements, master services agreement, purchase agreements, data access, privacy and security agreements, statements of work, and other various agreements relating to electrical vehicle charging equipment and services. The main focus will be on ChargePoint's fleet and channel's business.
  • Interpret contract requirements, obligations and risk exposure and advise on same.
  • Partnering with internal stakeholders, including sale's leadership, finance, marketing and customer service as appropriate, in a continued effort to streamline contract related processes
  • Ensure conformity to business needs, proper risk allocation and compliance with the policies and procedures of the applicable business unit.
  • Facilitate internal contract approval and stakeholder negotiation to resolve complex issues and assist in disputes (escalating complex legal and factual issues to the appropriate internal parties).
  • Prepare contract summaries to assure proper interpretation of contracts.

What You Will Bring to ChargePoint

  • Position requires a Juris Doctorate and strong preference for membership in good standing with a state bar.
  • 7+ years of legal experience, including reviewing and negotiating a wide variety of customer facing commercial agreements.
  • Experience working with resellers, distributors, fleet operators and helping to shape the direction of that market segment is a plus.
  • Proven negotiation abilities and business acumen
  • Customer-centric and solutions-oriented approach in supporting both external and internal clients while protecting the best interest of the company
  • Experience in a global business environment
  • Ability to deliver strong results with limited resources, under tight deadlines and with a high degree of accuracy
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality of sensitive information
  • Research and analytical skills are a differentiating plus
  • Strong understanding of commercial and financial implications of strategy development process
  • Strong interpersonal skills and effective communication and presentation styles
  • Strong work ethic with ability to work independently
  • In-house counsel experience preferred


California (preferably Campbell, CA)

ChargePoint is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices.

The targeted US salary range for roles at this operating level is $85,000 to $153,000. This range represents base salary and does not reflect equity, benefits or variable pay where applicable. Actual base salaries are based on several factors unique to each candidate, including but not limited to skill set, experience, certifications and specific work location.

We are committed to an inclusive and diverse team. ChargePoint is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any legally protected status.

If there is a match between your experiences/skills and the Company needs, we will contact you directly.

ChargePoint is an equal opportunity employer.
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