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INTERN - Legal

| Seattle

About the Company:

Avalara, Inc. is a software as a service (SaaS) company and leading provider of global tax compliance services. We have recently undergone an IPO, have a super smart team, and are growing rapidly. Avalarians make complex things, like sales tax and VAT, fast, easy, and affordable. Come join the revolution!

Job Summary:

Avalara, Inc. is seeking legal interns to support the ongoing operations of its legal department. The ideal candidate is someone who hopes to gain insight into what it is like to work in-house. The position does not require tax law knowledge and is not a function of the position. The interns would work at our office in Seattle, WA or Durham, NC throughout the school year full-time during the summer with the possibility of extending on a flexible part-time schedule into the school year.

With support from fellow legal interns, the intern performs a variety of functions that are essential to the daily work of the legal department, such as:

  • Manage the legal team’s work intake through a ticketing system and inform attorneys of high priority matters.
  • Manage administrative tasks, such as organizing, signing, and saving agreements. 
  • Edit, revise, review, and draft a variety of agreements, such as non-disclosure agreements, terms and conditions, partner agreements, vendor forms, marketing agreements, etc.
  • Respond to requests from other business units for information or general support.
  • Work on special projects and conduct legal research on topics to address issues encountered by the General Counsel and legal team.
  • Educate the legal team on a variety of topics through lunch presentations.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn about the unique challenges encountered by a corporate legal department.
  • Build experience that will set you apart in later job searches.
  • Develop and refine drafting skills while working with a variety of complex agreement types.
  • Gain insight into how a legal department adds value to the overall business.

 Qualifications:

  • Juris Doctor candidate (1L, 2L, or 3L).
  • Able to work on-site in Seattle, WA or Durham, NC.
  • Successful candidate must be an energetic, self-starter who is eager to learn and grow.
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Location

255 S King St, Seattle, WA 98104

What are Avalara Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
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