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Growing A Legal Team with Jonathan Greenblatt



Jonathan Greenblatt, our new VP of Legal at LinkSquares, joins CLO Tim Parilla as co-pilot. Jonathan is the second member of the LinkSquares legal team. Tune in to hear his story and learn about growing a legal function from one to many.


  • 00:00 Introduction
  • 00:16 Tell us about your career path
  • 02:13 What’s your pre-flight ritual?
  • 03:23 What was it like joining the legal team at LinkSquares?
  • 04:52 Do you have any tips for folks entering a high growth stage organization?
  • 07:32 In five to ten years, what happens today that gets you to where you want to be? Where do you want to be?
  • 09:40 How do you think about expanding the legal team?
  • 12:16 What was your experience like in the Peace Corps?
  • 14:32 What advice do you have for someone thinking about going into some type of public service?
  • 15:57 What have you carried with you from the Peace Corps and into your career?
  • 17:43 What has been the most surprising thing about LinkSquares? 
  • 19:03 What’s been a challenge that you’ve had to overcome?
  • 23:41 Hiring the right fit for an expanding legal team of one
  • 26:12 What’s one thing that people would be surprised to learn about you?


Tim Parilla Headshot
Tim ParillaChief Legal Officer, LinkSquares
Jonathan Greenblatt headshot
Jonathan GreenblattVice President of Legal, LinkSquares

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