Legal Operations Specialist | Paralegal

Santa Clara, CA, United States (USA), Momentus Space [MS-LOSP]

Field(s) of expertise
Procurement and Legal
Job type

About this job

Momentus is reshaping the landscape of space transportation by offering in-space shuttle services to move satellites between orbits. Rooted in breakthrough technologies, our transportation services are powered by deep space resource utilization, ushering in a new era of movement within our solar system. We are level-headed, business-minded strategic thinkers intent on providing immediate value while simultaneously preparing for the vast possibilities of the future.

As we preparing to expand our staff, research and manufacturing facilities, we are seeking an exceptional self-driven professional to manage and advise on a number of regulatory compliance matters. This individual will report to the Chief Business Affairs & Legal Officer and have a tremendous opportunity for impact and career growth by working across teams to assist with a variety of corporate, commercial, employment, regulatory, intellectual property, and operational matters.


  • Participate in design and maintenance of workflows of the company’s Legal/Regulatory functions
  • Help design, implement and maintain processes for contract management and corporate compliance
  • Organize and maintain corporate records, regulatory filings, intellectual property portfolio, corporate and equity compliance material, and related initiatives
  • Build and maintain library of contract forms, clauses, and support materials
  • Manage employment documents, assist with onboarding and integration of new team hires, and use Carta equity management platform to oversee all participant equity plan transactions (e.g., grants, exercises) and ensure that they are correctly processed in a timely manner
  • Assist with intake, triage, and prioritization of Legal/Regulatory requests while always clearly communicating assigned task updates and statuses
  • Review and process legal invoices
  • Provide general assistance to the legal team as needed
  • Assist in special projects as requested


We understand that you might not have experience with every skillset listed below, but if you are a tech-savvy, organized, legal professional, and if and you enjoy learning new skills, we want to hear from you. Title and compensation will be commensurate with experience.

  • Experience as a paralegal, legal operations specialist, practice support professional, or similar role with a law firm or in-house legal team
  • Attention to detail and excellent time management and multitasking abilities
  • Proactive, entrepreneurial approach to recognizing needs, solving business challenges, anticipating issues and developing solutions
  • Exceptional business judgement and ability to think strategically
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and a commitment to professionalism

This position may require exposure to information which is subject to US export control regulations, i.e. the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of U.S. regulations.

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