Senior Counsel @ Unicorn Crypto Trading Platform

United States [Remote / Hybrid with some travel to New York City]
$225,000-$250,000

 

About the Company

What's the secret to winning in the crypto world in 2022? Institutional clients!

Our client is quickly becoming the go-to resource for crypto data and pricing, with a focus on trading technology geared towards Wall Street. Their team is tight-knit but decentralized and made up of the best and brightest engineers and businesspeople in the industry.

 

About the Role

As a newly minted "unicorn" with backing from some of the biggest players in the financial industry, our client is looking to expand their legal team with a Senior Counsel. You'll report directly to the General Counsel as his right-hand, tackling a wide variety of legal issues from commercial and strategic transactions and product counseling.

 
Responsibilities will Include:
  • Support the development, management, implementation, and continuous improvement of legal and risk-management processes and procedures
  • Advise on a wide variety of commercial transactions
  • Review, draft, and negotiate commercial agreements, including SaaS agreements
  • Manage day-to-day interactions with business partners and outside counsel
  • Act as a trusted advisor to the Business Development, Finance, Operations, and Sales teams
  • Address legal risk in business-centric ways, developing processes to solve problems, strengthening partnerships, and advancing opportunities
 
About You:
  • JD with bar admission in good standing in at least one jurisdiction
  • 4+ years of transactional legal experience at a top-tier law firm and/or in-house
  • Former fintech, blockchain or crypto experience is a huge plus but not required

 

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