Corporate Counsel - Employment Focused

Seattle, WA - Full-time

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At Glowforge, we help people bring home the future and make it their own. Our printer uses a laser to carve and engrave products from raw materials like wood, leather, acrylic – even cardboard. Take a look and see for yourself.

We build magical products to delight our customers, and we do it while taking care of each other. We hire people who are outstanding at what they do, who thrive in tight-knit teams, and who want to make things that make a difference.

Together, we've built a product we're incredibly proud of, and the reward has been incredible growth. We work together because we believe in the power of creativity.

We believe we can bring about a future where anyone can print anything.

We'd love to have you join us.

This is a full-time role in Seattle, and we are happy to help new employees relocate to this beautiful city.

Why we need you

Our team is growing and you will join to help grow and scale our legal team. You will work closely with the General Counsel to support Glowforge in its growth and next phases. You will be an integral member on the legal team, helping craft the culture and set the standard for legal excellence on the team. You will be able to innovate, help build a best in class legal team, and tackle complex and exciting legal challenges. Glowforge is not just a 3D laser printer, it’s an inspiration - our business model is at the intersection of product sales, innovative technology, and creativity. Two of our four cornerstones focus on our people: “hiring diverse and amazing people” and “taking care of eachother.” You will play an integral role in advancing both of these key principles. You will partner with the business during a crucial time of growth to advise on risk, create process, policies, and infrastructure that protects the company, takes care of our people, maintains our culture, and sets Glowforge up for success. As one of the earliest members of the legal team, you will also be set the culture and tone for a best in class team.

Here’s what you’ll be doing

You will be working closely with the GC to handle all employment law and immigration matters. As with any small legal team, you will be a bit of a generalist, you will also handle miscellaneous projects, contracts, or help tackle any other legal challenge that comes our way. As one of the first attorneys on the team, you will also be helping create the culture and set the standard for excellence on our legal team.

You need these qualifications

You must have a J.D. degree and be a member in good standing of at least one state bar. You must have at least 5 years of relevant experience in a combination of the following substantive areas:

  • Employment Law
  • Immigration You will also have the ability to handle miscellaneous general legal work, as needed.

It would be nice if...

  • Preferred in-house experience
  • Preferred experience at a start-up

Equal opportunity employment

There's one more, very important thing. We are an equal opportunity employer. We search for amazing people of diverse backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives. We take care of each other to create an inclusive work environment where we love to come to work every day. We'd be happy to provide reasonable accommodations to help you apply - just email us at We hope you can join us.

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