USA: Managing Regulatory & Compliance Counsel at PAX Labs San Francisco, CA 94101

Identify and enable the compliance team to execute initiatives that turn unstructured problems into tightly-scoped, high-impact projects.
Be an outstanding manager of hard-working lawyers and compliance professionals and collaborate closely with colleagues in the legal team
Develop an in-depth understanding and knowledge of compliance and regulatory issues relating to the vaporizers and the cannabis space in the US and Canada
Advise on the design, development, implementation, and operation of company-wide compliance programs and initiatives
Advise our product, marketing, and business development teams in connection with issues relating to vaporization devices in the cannabis space
Develop and communicate compliance policies, processes, and training
Partner with finance on state and local tax and business qualification filings
Lead a team that identifies trends and helps develop strategies and policy proposals to further the interests of PAX and our communities
Assist in conceptualizing, drafting, and advising on legislative and regulatory proposals covering a wide range of subject matter areas at the local, state, and federal levels
Review, draft and negotiate compliance-related contracts
Review and advise on the development of consumer marketing materials and promotions


Collaborative teammate with high emotional intelligence, strong judgment, humility and a good sense of humor
JD Degree with 5+ years’ experience in an in-house legal department or at a leading law firm
Licensed to practice law in at least one U.S. state
Compliance and regulatory experience within a legal department in a high-tech startup and or regulated industry is preferred
Track-record of leading and growing highly effective and engaged teams
Understanding of risk assessment and risk management

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