Date Posted:  Apr 16, 2024
Company:  Data Analysis Inc

Title:  Chief Legal Officer

About Us

Data Analysis Incorporated (DAI), is the controlling entity of the O’Neil family of businesses, with more than 60 years of success and innovation. DAI provides strategic direction and guidance to its divisions, which operate in diverse industries around the world, including global equity markets, health care, financial, and insurance services, and digital printing and member communications. Each division receives operational and financial support from DAI, to capitalize on industry trends and capture growth opportunities.


DAI seeks a Chief Legal Officer (CLO) to act as a legal expert and strategic business partner alongside the CEO and Executive Leadership team. The CLO will play a crucial role in strategic planning and implementing the company's growth strategy. This includes leading all legal functions, ensuring global compliance, and providing guidance on corporate law, governance, contracts, regulatory compliance, intellectual property, litigation, and risk management. As part of the Executive Team, the CLO will contribute to corporate strategy, project development, and promote a culture of fiscal responsibility. The ideal candidate will be agile, innovative, and possess strong strategic, analytical, and mentorship skills with a proven track record in legal management. They will also oversee the modernization of legal tools and infrastructure, including artificial intelligence platforms, to support business operations and growth.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Serve as the organizational legal expert and strategic partner to the CEO and Executive Leadership team.
  • Assess strategic priorities and support the development and implementation of the company's strategic growth plan.
  • Lead all aspects of the legal function, ensuring compliance with global standards.
  • Provide leadership and guidance on legal disciplines such as corporate law, contracts, regulatory compliance, intellectual property, litigation, and risk management.
  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders on legal matters, maintaining effective communication and disclosures.
  • Contribute to corporate strategy formation and operationalize projects and programs to meet commercial and operational objectives.
  • Foster an enterprise-wide culture of fiscal responsibility and accountability.
  • Develop, manage, and lead the full spectrum of legal, strategic, operational, and administrative responsibilities.
  • Oversee the transformation and modernization of legal tools and infrastructure, including artificial intelligence platforms, to support and contribute to the organization's growth.

Qualifications & Requirements


Required Education, Experience, Certification/Licensure

  • Juris Doctor from ABA-accredited law program
  • Admission to the bar, current and continuing good standing, in at least one state.
  • Minimum ten (10) years of professional experience with the last 3 or more spent as a GC of a large (we will need to define the size range) business unit or at the corporate level in a global organization.
  • Extensive experience in complex contract drafting and negotiation.
  • Experience in intellectual property, corporate governance, regulatory and compliance, risk management, employment matters, litigation management, venture capital issues, and international matters


Key Experiences


Professional Experience:

  • Global Experience (Must have)
  • Private Company Experience (Must have)
  • Sitting CLO (Nice to have)
  • Public Company Experience (Nice to have)


Functional Experience:

  • Leading and building strong legal team (Must have)
  • Legal Control/Reporting (Must have)
  • Venture Capital (Must have)
  • Contract drafting and negotiation (Must have)
  • Regulatory compliance (Must have)
  • Mergers & Acquisitions (Nice to have)


Industry Experience:

  • Technology & Product Industry (Must have)
  • Software/SaaS Industry (Must have)
  • Manufacturing (Must have)
  • Healthcare (Must have)
  • Venture Capital (Must have)
  • Financial Services (Nice to have)



  • ‘Roll up your sleeves’ mindset (Must have)
  • Player/coach leadership style (Must have)
  • Vendor Relationship and Stewardship (Must have)
  • Ability to relocate to Southern California or Dallas, TX (Nice to have)

Equal Opportunity Employer

Data Analysis Inc is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.