Senior Counsel

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



About the company:

Talos provides an institutional-grade technology infrastructure that supports the full lifecycle of digital assets trading, from price discovery to execution through to settlement. Engineered by a team with unmatched experience building institutional trading systems, the Talos platform connects the diverse group of participants involved in today's crypto-asset market structure – institutional investors, prime brokers, exchanges, OTC desks, lenders, and custodians – through a single point of entry. This streamlines the entire trading process, eliminates unnecessary intermediary risk, and provides institutions a clear path to best execution. Launched in August 2019, the Talos platform delivers a suite of solutions across spot, futures, and FX markets.

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.


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


Belong to a tight-knit but decentralized team of the best and brightest engineers and businesspeople.