Senior Counsel

United States, NYC HQ but open to remote  [Hybrid]



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: 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 Perks: Belong to a tight-knit but decentralized team of the best and brightest engineers and businesspeople. #LI-Hybrid