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Associate Counsel



New York, NY, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 22, 2024

About us

Coalition is the world's first Active Insurance provider designed to help prevent digital risk before it strikes. Founded in 2017, Coalition combines broad insurance coverage with a digital risk assessment and continuous security monitoring to help organizations protect themselves in today’s hyper-connected world.

Opportunities to make an impact with bold thinking are real - and happening daily.

About the role

Coalition’s Legal and Compliance Department is seeking an experienced and highly-motivated Associate Counsel, Contracts to join its growing team. The Associate Counsel, Contracts will be responsible for drafting, reviewing, and negotiating a wide range of contracts, providing high quality work product under tight timelines. Reporting to Coalition’s Assistant General Counsel, the candidate must be able to work independently in a fast-paced environment, manage competing priorities, build collaborative cross-functional relationships, and demonstrate strong interpersonal skills and analytical capabilities. This role will support and advise finance, operations, insurance, and technology business partners in the evaluation and development of contracts. A successful candidate must have strong attention to details, outstanding oral and written communication skills, and must possess the ability to anticipate and deliver on the needs of an innovative business team in managing a wide range of contracts.


  • Draft, review, and negotiate a broad range of contracts, including but not limited to vendor, non-disclosure, technology/SaaS, and master service agreements
  • Provide legal guidance to internal stakeholders on contractual matters, ensuring alignment with organizational and risk management objectives
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand business needs and tailor contracts accordingly
  • Identify potential legal risks in contracts and propose strategies for mitigation
  • Develop and/or improve standard contract templates and processes
  • Manage workload, prioritize, and elevate issues where appropriate with little direction
  • Achieve mastery of Coalition’s contract management system
  • Work with external legal counsel when necessary, ensuring timely and cost-effective legal support
  • Stay abreast of industry best practices and trends in contract law

Skills and Qualifications

  • J.D. from an accredited law school along with a license to practice law/member in good standing in state of residence
  • 2+ years experience practicing law, with a focus on contract drafting and negotiation
  • Strong understanding of contract law principles and proven track record of successful contract negotiations
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills, including the ability to effectively communicate with all levels of internal and external stakeholders and to resolve issues in a professional, assertive, and proactive manner
  • Ability to work independently, make sound legal judgments, to think and act strategically, multi-task, and follow through on tasks in a timely fashion
  • Collaborative, detail-oriented, and analytical mindset, capable of managing multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficiency in prioritizing competing deadlines while remaining focused and organized
  • P&C insurance industry experience a plus
  • Ironclad experience a plus
  • In-house experience a plus


Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The US base salary for this position ranges from $100,000/year in our lowest geographic market up to $150,000/year in our highest geographic market. Consistent with applicable laws, an employee's pay within this range is based on a number of factors, which include but are not limited to relevant education, skills, job-related knowledge, qualifications, work experience, credentials, and/or geographic location. Your recruiter can share more on target salary for your location during the interview process. Coalition, Inc. reserves the right to modify this range as needed.


  • 100% medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Flexible PTO policy
  • Annual home office stipend and WeWork access
  • Mental & physical health wellness programs (One Medical, Headspace, Gympass, and more)!
  • Competitive compensation and opportunity for advancement

Why Coalition?

We’re a remote-first, mission-driven team committed to building a more inclusive culture with people of all different backgrounds. We trust our team members to take responsibility, share ownership, and put in the work to help us in our pursuit to solve digital risk.

Coalition’s exceptional growth stems from its ability to address real-world problems for organizations of all sizes and remain true to our founding values of character, humility, responsibility, purpose, authenticity, and inclusion. We are proud to have been named among Inc.’s Best Workplaces in 2021 and 2023 and one of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies in 2022.

We’re always looking for collaborative, inquisitive individuals to join #OurCoalition.

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