Counsel, Franchise - Legal

Gap Inc. in San Francisco, CA

  • Industry: Legal - Others
  • Type: Full Time
position filled

We are looking for a dynamic attorney to join the Gap Inc. Global Legal team. The lawyer will support Gap Inc.’s international franchise division, working closely with business partners and Corporate Functional teams including Franchise, Logistics, Supply Chain, Finance, Tax, Accounting, and the Product Safety Team, which are based in San Francisco, NYC, London and elsewhere around the world.


  • Provide strategic legal advice and guidance to the business and corporate support functions in relation to all aspects of franchise, shop in shop, concession, distribution, ecommerce, and other types of third party collaborations; proactively identify liability and risks and collaborate with business partners on practical and commercial solutions
  • Draft, negotiate and finalize contracts and other types of agreements
  • Manage complex legal matters and participate in cross-functional teams and projects
  • Manage contract execution, franchise disclosure documents, registrations, customs letters, NDAs and similar work streams
  • Build relationships with key stakeholders to effectively provide legal advice and counsel to assist the business to meet their objectives
  • Analyze and evaluate multiple sources of information and data to effectively counsel the business and support leadership
  • Direct the work of support staff and manage outside counsel. Delegate tasks and projects appropriately within teams

  • Qualified in US (Juris Doctor) with a minimum of 5 years’ experience at a reputable law firm or mixture of law firm and in house
  • In-house experience is a plus
  • Prior relevant work experience in a franchise role is prerequisite namely, knowledge/experience of international franchise laws and general commercial areas such as distributorship, shop in shop, concession and similar agreements
  • Proven ability to balance legal and business objectives

  • You may be interested in these similar jobs!
    Purchasing Contract Supervisor
    East Bay Municipal Utility District in Oakland, CA

    Reporting to the Manager of Purchasing, the Purchasing Contract Supervisor plans, schedules, directs, coordinates and reviews the production of speci…

    Read More
    Vice President, Legal and Business Transactions
    Coherus Biosciences in Redwood City, CA

    Vice President, Legal and Business Transactions Reporting to the Chief Legal Officer, the Vice President, Legal and Business Transactions position w…

    Read More
    Legal Counsel - US
    Ascendis Pharma in Palo Alto, CA

    Do you want to be part of building a fully integrated biopharmaceutical company together with a team of highly skilled colleagues who are passionate …

    Read More
    Director & Associate General Counsel, Litigation
    Facebook in Menlo Park, CA

    Facebook seeks an experienced, highly motivated attorney to serve as Director and Associate General Counsel on the Litigation team. The position will…

    Read More
    Assistant General Counsel, Bay Operating Unit
    Sutter Health in Emeryville, CA

    Apply Apply Later Assistant General Counsel, Bay Operating Unit Job ID SHSO-2002822 Date Posted 02/18/2020 LocationEmeryville,California Schedule/Sh…

    Read More
    Vice President, Intellectual Property & Legal Affairs
    Maze Therapeutics in South San Francisco, CA

    We Are Genetic Navigators bringing together passionate, creative and dedicated professionals to join a rapidly-growing startup on our mission to tran…

    Read More
    Director, Product Counsel - PlayStation Store & e-commerce
    Sony Computer Entertainment in San Mateo, CA

    PlayStation isn t just the Best Place to Play it s also the Best Place to Work. We ve thrilled gamers since 1994, when we launched the original PlayS…

    Read More
    General Counsel
    General Counsel Consulting in San Mateo, CA

    General Counsel Consulting provided exceptional service in helping my organization recruit for a hard to fill position. They did extensive work on t…

    Read More
    General Counsel
    Exabeam in San Mateo, CA

    Exabeam is the Smarter SIEM company. We help security operations and insider threat teams work smarter, allowing them to detect, investigate and res…

    Read More
    Product & Privacy Counsel/Senior Product & Privacy Counsel
    Solutus Legal Search in Alameda, CA

    Our client, a publicly traded global healthcare company focused on innovative therapies, has exclusively retained Solutus Legal to assist in hiring a…

    Read More
    Corporate Counsel - Product and Privacy
    Spin - Electric Scooter Sharing in San Francisco, CA

    About the Role Spin is seeking a business-oriented Corporate Counsel, with a focus on privacy and product counseling to join a fast-growing, high-pac…

    Read More