Legal Counsel-Crypto

New York  [Hybrid]



About DriveWealth

DriveWealth is the pioneer of fractional equities trading and embedded investing. They are a visionary technology company that empowers more than 100 partners around the world to engage their customers by placing the markets in the palm of their hand. They believe the future is fractional, transactional and mobile. Every mobile device should be a gateway to accessing investing and savings products, services, advice, and assistance for global citizens of all ages, wealth stages, and levels of financial expertise.

About the Role

The candidate for the Legal Counsel - Crypto position is an attorney with excellent legal judgment, strong analytical skills and a working knowledge of the financial services and cryptocurrencies industries. You will be part of a team that provides front-line guidance and support to all areas of the company and contributes to the decisions that impact our growth. You must be comfortable working in a dynamic work environment, have the ability to handle multiple projects from start to finish, and be able to communicate clearly with a wide variety of audiences. They want a creative, problem solver that wants to work on the complex issues and novel processes that are core to DriveWealth’s mission.

As Legal Counsel - Crypto, you'll support efforts of DriveWealth's new product: DriveDigital, which offers proprietary access to the world's most popular digital currencies. Role with focus on framing commercial agreements, customer facing agreements and documentation.

What You'll Need

Law degree and admission to New Jersey, New York, and/or other bar admission
A minimum of four years relevant legal experience in a regulatory or legal environment
Substantive knowledge in financial services and applicable U.S. laws and regulations related to broker dealers, investment advisors, and banking
Excellent business judgment, oral/written communication, and interpersonal skills
The ability to take ownership over your work and thrive in an extremely fast-paced environment
Comfort navigating complex and enthusiasm for taking on new challenges associated with scaling a company