Since its launch in 2009, SharesPost has grown exponentially, having completed more than $2 billion* in private capital transactions. SharesPost helps many late-stage, private companies manage liquidity and raise primary capital online; provides investors with access to investment opportunities in pre-IPO companies; and offers shareholders liquidity options.


Why Join SharesPost

  • Help transform the way companies, investors, and shareholders transact in the private technology growth asset class
  • Develop innovative solutions and work with cutting-edge technology
  • Be part of a highly motivated, confident, and dynamic team where individuality and out-of-the box thinking is encouraged
  • Learn new skills and challenge yourself - get inspired and build your career at SharesPost


  • Competitive salary, based on your level of experience
  • Attractive employee stock option plan (we want you to share in our success)
  • Health benefits (medical, dental and vision) with employer contribution to premiums

Director, Legal Services

Company: SharesPost Financial Corporation, Inc.
Position: Director, Legal Services
Location: San Francisco, California

The SharesPost Director, Legal Services will primarily work with SharesPost’s market leading sales team to structure and close their institutional client transactions and will work with leading late-stage, private issuers to manage liquidity for their shareholders.

Responsibilities include:

  • Working with sales team representatives in support of institutional sales
  • Interfacing with outside counsel, GCs and CFOs of leading, late-stage private growth companies regarding secondary transactions
  • Drafting and negotiation of key transaction documents
  • Review of transactions to ensure securities laws compliance
  • Direct dialogue with institutional clients to answer securities laws and other legal questions
  • Diligence of third party investment vehicles in connection with their inclusion on the SharesPost platform
  • Advising selling shareholders of leading, late-stage private growth companies of the legal aspects of their liquidity options
  • Where necessary, manage outside counsel in support of the foregoing


  • Four years or more at major Silicon Valley law firm (or equivalent) is required
  • General corporate practice securities laws training is required
  • Representation of corporate clients as primary point of contact for some clients is required
  • Experience structuring limited liability companies and other special purpose vehicles is required
  • Experience with secondary transaction of unregistered securities is preferred
  • Experience with venture capital transactions is preferred
  • Experience with private issuer liquidity programs is preferred
  • Strong academic credentials are preferred

Leadership and Interpersonal Skills:

  • Dedication to team approach to solving complex problems and completing projects
  • Desirous of challenging, hard driving work environment
  • “Self-starter” attitude and the ability to make decisions independently
  • An effective communicator, able to clearly articulate and define legal concepts; clear, succinct and persuasive in dialogues with executives
  • Able to operate at highly varying levels of abstraction (business strategy, product strategy, technical design, and implementation)
  • Excellent written skills
  • Collaborative, highly adaptive and flexible

About SharesPost. SharesPost helped launch the private market in 2009 and continues to lead and innovate in the space. Based in Silicon Valley, SharesPost is an SEC-registered broker-dealer, investment advisor and Alternative Trading System. SharesPost has also built the largest and most active platform for data, analysis and transactions. With more than $2 billion in closed transactions for more than 150 leading technology companies, SharesPost provides shareholders and buyers with the expertise and tools they need to transact in the private market with confidence. For more information, please visit

* Includes securities transactions conducted through Emerson Equity LLC, Member FINRA/SIPC, which acted as the broker-dealer for SharesPost Financial Corporation in 2011.

Important Notice

You are now leaving the SharesPost 100 Fund area of the SharesPost website and proceeding to either a) SharesPost Inc. and its affiliates including SharesPost Financial Corporation, a separate company registered as a broker/dealer with the Securities and Exchange Commission and member of FINRA/SIPC, and SharesPost Investments Management, LLC, a registered investment advisor, or b) to another third party, including UMB Fund Services, Inc. and Foreside Fund Services, LLC, both SharesPost 100 Fund service providers.

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