Commercial Counsel


We switched to a 4 day work week in January 2022 (32hrs / week)

Only considering candidates eligible to work in São Paulo, Brazil ⚠️


Come work for the #1 choice for enterprise ecommerce retailers. Signifyd provides an end-to-end Commerce Protection Platform that leverages its Commerce Network to maximize conversion, automate customer experience and eliminate fraud and consumer abuse risk for retailers. Its solutions provide the transparency and control that brands need to succeed in the rapidly changing world of commerce. Signifyd was named among the 10 Most Innovative Companies in AI by Fast Company, and Digital Commerce 360 named Signifyd the leading provider of payment security and fraud prevention for ecommerce’s largest brands three years in a row. The company is headquartered in San Jose, CA, with locations in Denver, New York, Mexico City, São Paulo, Belfast and London.

Signifyd is seeking a highly skilled, creative and collaborative Sr. Commercial Counsel, reporting to our Managing Commercial Counsel, responsible for reviewing, drafting, revising, negotiating and advising on a high-volume of sales agreements and  a broad range of complex commercial transitions. This is for someone who gets deals done. This is a unique opportunity to join a dedicated legal team and work at the forefront of helping to deliver fraud detection and prevent solutions to merchants around the world!

You will primarily support our global sales team in LATAM (primarily Mexico and Brazil) to structure, draft and negotiate a variety of go-to-market agreements.In addition to our go-to-market teams, you will work closely with other key stakeholders to structure and negotiate complex, often bespoke agreements for LATAM.

The ideal candidate is a mid-level to senior attorney. You should enjoy close collaboration with legal and sales colleagues and generally, approach legal issues practically and with a problem-solving mindset.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Excellent drafter and negotiater of a variety of commercial transactions working closely with our Sales organization to close revenue deals.
  • Draft unique bespoke agreements, often from scratch.
  • Support other cross-functional teams, such as marketing, partnerships and product with commercial and vendor transactions.
  • Assist with additional legal projects as necessary to support Signifyd's rapid growth and expansion.
  • Manage numerous projects simultaneously with deadlines and pressures.
  • Exercise sound legal judgment and ability to solve problems in a practical manner.
  • Work on other legal projects as assigned.
  • Think strategically on how we can streamline and improve the operational efficiency of the region.

What we’re looking for:

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  • 4-8+ years experience, with a strong background in commercial contracts and tech transactions and revenue generating deals.
  • Must be able to conduct commercial negotiations in Spanish and Portuguese
  • A clear concise communicator who can explain complex and nuanced issues in plain and simple terms.
  • Practical approach to drafting and negotiating. Ability to think strategically and outside the box to get the deal done.
  • Experience supporting a global sales organization and keeping pace with a steady volume of commercial transactions in a fast-paced, high-growth environment.
  • Work for a U.S. based company.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills.
  • Must be comfortable working in lean teams and wearing multiple hats.
  • Can successfully manage workload and priorities with minimal oversight.
  • An approachable team player, problem-solver, and a good sense of humor.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Familiarity with (i) SaaS agreements (ii) payments, fintech or financial institutions and/or (iii) machine learning models.
  • Experience supporting sales for enterprise SaaS, especially negotiating referral, and partnership deals.
  • Experience with global privacy frameworks (i.e. GDPR, CCPA, LGPD)
  • LLM from a US accredited law school

Work Locations & Travel Requirements:

This position is open to qualified attorneys in Sao Paulo, Brazil.


We want to provide an inclusive interview experience for all, including people with disabilities. We are happy to provide reasonable accommodations to candidates in need of individualized support during the hiring process.

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Working Week

We switched to a 4 day work week in January 2022 (32hrs / week)

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Our Vacation Policy

Our vacation policy varies by location e.g. in the USA we offer Discretionary Time Off Policy (unlimited) and in the UK we offer 20 days PTO plus public holidays. For the UK this works out as:

  • 28 days
  • 52 Fridays
  • 80 days off per year

Remote Working Policy

We have offices in San Jose, New York, Denver, Belfast, London, Sao Paulo and Mexico City. Many of us also work 100% remotely.

Company Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • 401K Match
  • Generous parental leave
  • Dentalcare
  • Equity / options
  • Equipment allowance

Our Team

We're a team of 550 across 19 departments:

  • engineering
  • data science
  • sales
  • support
  • operations
  • business development
  • marketing
  • +12 more teams

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Commercial contracts
  • Tech transactions
  • Revenue generating deals
  • Bespoke agreements
  • Vendor transactions
  • Legal judgment
  • Organizational skills
  • Project management
  • Problem-solving
  • Commercial negotiations
  • Privacy frameworks
  • GDPR
  • CCPA
  • LGPD

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