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Director of Legal (Remote)


Mid Level

$150.000 - $200.000

01 May → 31 May

FMG Suite FMG Suite

About Company

You play a critical role in society by helping to remove fear and anxiety from your clients’ financial lives, and enabling them to achieve their vision of a comfortable retirement. Our mission is to help you build and promote your brand to bring your valued services to as many clients as possible.
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Job Description

What We Do

We’re a marketing software company that serves small business owners, primarily financial advisors, and insurance agents. About 40,000 small businesses use our tools to build websites and send out our content. Generally, these businesses don’t have marketing departments but are growth-minded enough to know they need to market themselves.

We help them do just that. We work together to create beautiful website designs, automated marketing tools, and award-winning educational content for them. The end goal is to help them build better relationships with their clients with less hands-on effort.

About Our Culture

FMG started over a decade ago and now has 300+ (and growing!) employees spread out across the globe. We embrace a fast-paced, results-oriented culture, and focus on a healthy work/life balance. We value collaboration and open, thoughtful communication. We believe work should be both engaging and challenging, mixed with a good sense of humor.

Our goal is to invest in motivated, successful individuals and watch them succeed both inside and outside of work. We’re building a winning team of A+ players and we hope you’ll be next to join us.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

At FMG, we believe in the wholehearted acceptance of each other regardless of our differences. We strive to foster an environment that allows everyone to contribute to our mission in their unique ways. With the belief that diversity propels innovation, we are continually finding ways to cultivate a commitment to diversity and inclusion in our employees, services, and products, as well as in the communities in which we live and work.

Our Employee Benefits

FMG strives to be a top-tier employer. We continually evaluate our benefits and total compensation packages to ensure we offer our employees the most competitive package we can provide.

  • Optional Alternate 9-80 Work Schedule – with every other Friday off
  • Generous paid Holiday schedule with a paid Winter Holiday Shutdown week
  • Comprehensive paid time off policies including vacation, sick, parental, and bereavement leave.
  • Robust Insurance Plan including:
    • Medical with $0 co-pay Telehealth plan
    • Dental
    • Vision
    • Health Savings Account (HSA) with generous employer contributions
    • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
    • Company-paid Life Insurance and Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) coverage
    • Company-paid Short & Long Term Disability coverage
    • Company-paid Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Matching 401(k) with immediate full vesting
  • Employee Events Committee that plans fun in-person and virtual events
  • On Demand Pay - allows access to a portion of your earned wages prior to the payday with same day deposit
  • Internet & Gym Reimbursement!
  • Work computer equipment is provided to help you succeed :)

About the Role

FMG is seeking a highly experienced Director of Legal to join our team and lead our legal efforts in the areas of commercial contracting, privacy and security, employment law, and mergers and acquisitions.


Salary Range: $150,000 - $200,000 plus bonus, depending on experience

Primary Responsibilities & Expectations

  • Negotiating and drafting various commercial contracts, including but not limited to, customer agreements, vendor agreements, and licensing agreements
  • Advising on legal matters related to data privacy and security, including compliance with GDPR and CCPA
  • Providing legal guidance on employment-related issues, including hiring, termination, wage and hour compliance, and employee relations
  • Providing legal guidance to internal teams across the organization, including sales, marketing, product, operations, and human resources
  • Developing and implementing policies and procedures related to legal and regulatory compliance, including employment-related policies and procedures
  • Staying up-to-date on legal and regulatory developments in the financial services industry and proactively advising the company on potential impacts
  • Leading the legal aspects of mergers and acquisitions, including conducting due diligence, drafting and negotiating purchase agreements, and advising on post-merger integration matters
  • Advising on equity and other compensation matters
  • Access to a private & secure workspace, free from distractions
  • Accessible during the assigned work schedule for regular duties and responsibilities as outlined by the supervisor
  • An internet connection with speeds of 5 Megabits down / 3 Megabits up (5mbps/3mbps)

Skills and Qualifications

  • J.D. degree from an accredited law school
  • Active license to practice law
  • At least 8 years experience practicing law with a focus on commercial contracting and privacy and security. Experience with employment law and mergers and acquisitions considered a plus
  • Strong negotiating and drafting skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize effectively
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience working with technology companies and/or financial services companies is a plus
  • Experience with private equity and equity compensation matters is a plus

FMG is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of sex, race, creed, color, gender, religion, marital status, domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, pregnancy, military or veteran status, and genetic information. If you require accommodation to complete the application or interview process, please contact [email protected].

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