Corporate Counsel

Charlotte, NC
Full-Time & Part-Time / Flex

 
 

Fundafi is a finance company in Charlotte, North Carolina that has reinvented small business lending for law firms. We started with a simple goal – helping small business owners and their law practices grow and become more successful. We are passionate about optimizing law firm performance and their client outcomes with our strategic capital and unique market intelligence, backed by our technology and proprietary data.


Your Mission:

Use your legal experience, problem solving outlook, analytical skill and diplomacy to through a diverse range of responsibilities working with small law firms throughout the client lifecycle. Provide day-to-day legal support to our business units including but not limited to evaluation of law firm matter/case portfolios; contract drafting and negotiation; managing litigation and collection efforts; and providing legal support for special accounts and resolution. As a member of our dynamic and rapidly growing company, the ideal candidate will be passionate about their work and will reflect our values, be self- motivated, detail oriented and have excellent problem-solving and communication abilities. The role requires addressing ambiguous issues, taking responsibility for finding resolution, and seeking simple solutions to complex problems.


Your Day to Day:

• Assess and evaluate law firm client portfolios for underwriting and deal structure
• Identify corporate risk and best strategy in a variety of client interactions while also separately evaluating client needs and business strategy to find mutually agreeable solutions
• Draft various contract and loan documents, often adapting from our existing document library
• Provide strategy and prepare necessary documents for special loan management
• Oversee internal litigation, including court filings and collections efforts
• Serve as a legal resource supporting our operations and client management divisions to address legal questions on an ad hoc basis
• Perform legal research to assist with various corporate, compliance, and contract policy decisions
• Provide support to General Counsel as needed on issues including but not limited to: lending and licensing issues, compliance, corporate governance, and contract law


QUALIFICATIONS:

• Juris Doctor Degree from an ABA accredited law school
• Admission in good standing to a state bar (preferably North Carolina)
• 3 plus years of litigation experience
• Excellent analytical, communication and negotiation skills
• Ability to work on multiple projects at the same time in a dynamic environment
• Ability to take a proactive and practical approach to problem-solving
• Ability to work independently to assess and resolve legal issues


About Fundafi:

Fundafi is more than a lender for small law firms; with our market intelligence and technology, we help small law practices grow and become more successful. In doing so, we also help them provide a better outcome for the clients that they represent. At Fundafi, we take pride in helping our customers and we are excited to build our national footprint. We’re all about teamwork, passion and making an impact. We provide a dynamic and fast paced environment with plenty of room to grow and we are looking for the best for employees that are inspired by our vision and embody our values.


What We Value in our team:

Keep raising the standard: We are creating, and we embrace evolution. We strive to build better ways to perform as a company and deliver value to our clients
Doing what's right: We are committed to acting with integrity and supporting the best interest of our clients and stakeholders
Accountability like an owner: We hold ourselves accountable to our priorities and responsibilities so that we exceed expectations
Intelligent: The ability to think quickly and proficiently in area of expertise with IQ and EQ. Desire to evolve and learn
Collaborative: We are all in it together and we focus on our collective goals with confidence and humility
Persistence: Tenacity and willingness to do what it takes to meet objectives


What We Offer You:

An ongoing focus on life-work balance - We are exceptionally capable individuals and we know that our work is optimized when our life in and out of the office flow. We believe in flexible scheduling and focus on impact and time efficiency

Role with impact - In a company with a small but growing team, every member here is a key contributor and has potential to shape the company and evolve professionally

A great place to build your career - We hire for capability and attitude and we provide guidance and coaching for you to learn and grow with us

We celebrate individuality - Individual perspectives and experiences make us and our business better. We encourage everyone to voice their opinions, while retaining the humility to listen and accept other viewpoints


Benefits:

• Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision
• Retirement/ 401k with matching Life and Disability Coverage
• Pre-Tax FSA, Dependent Care FSA
• Commuter Benefits


Other Perks:

• Generous PTO
• Flexible Work Schedules
• Company Paid Educational Opportunities
• Team Outings
• On Site Workout Facilities
• Professional Development and Leadership Opportunities
• Vibrant SouthPark Location surrounded by great restaurants, bars, athletics, and shopping

Or, if you are interested in applying for this position, please email your cover letter and resume to careers@fundafi.com.