Legal & Regulatory Lead

New York  [Hybrid]



About the Company: We’re working with a premier portfolio analytics platform that’s run by a team of scientists, technologists, and academics. Their platform empowers institutional clients to make data-driven decisions about their investments. In addition to being known for developing creative solutions to some of the world’s most complex economic problems, they’re also self-proclaimed “nice geeks” and are known on the street for having an amazing company culture.  About the Role: This is a challenging role for a seasoned fintech attorney who sees the legal and regulatory function as a strategic partner to business and product teams. No two days will look the same, as you'll oversee a wide variety of matters including securities, regulatory, commercial contracts and corporate governance. Responsibilities: Lead the vision and strategy for growing the legal, regulatory and compliance function. Stay up to date on relevant financial regulatory policies in the US and abroad, and ensure compliance. Draft and negotiate complex agreements in support of the company’s licensing, product development, sales, marketing and partnership activities. Advise product teams on the legal and regulatory implications of new product features. Supervise and support an existing team of dedicated in-house legal and compliance professionals. Manage corporate governance of a growth stage technology company. Manage outside counsel. Serve as a trusted advisor to the CEO and business board About You: JD with New York bar admission in good standing 10+ years of relevant legal experience at a top tier law firm, in-house, or a combination of the two Experience advising high-growth SaaS and/or fintech companies In-depth knowledge of relevant securities regulations, including 1940 Act Understanding of market data licensing, including uses of market data in regulated financial services Successful track record of managing and scaling a legal team Entrepreneurial mindset - self-starter who thrives on ambiguity and the opportunity to bring structure where needed Perks: Core Benefits: Fully paid medical and dental insurance premiums for employees and dependents, competitive 401k match, employer-paid life & disability insurance Perks: Onsite gyms with laundry service, wellness activities, casual dress, snacks, game rooms Learning: Tuition reimbursement, conference and training sponsorship Time Off: Generous vacation and unlimited sick days, competitive paid caregiver leaves Hybrid Work Policy: Flexible in-office days with budget for home office setup The base pay for this role is anticipated to be between $250,000 and $325,000. The anticipated base pay range is based on information as of the time this post was generated. This role may also be eligible for other forms of compensation and benefits, such as a discretionary bonus, health, dental and other wellness plans and 401(k) contributions. Discretionary bonus can be a significant portion of total compensation. Actual compensation for successful candidates will be carefully determined based on a number of factors, including their skills, qualifications and experience.