Case Study

Product Counsel - FinTech (Full Time)

Learn how an emerging fintech company relied on Legal.io to fill a full time product counsel role.

Client

  • Name:Confidential
  • Industry:FinTech
  • Employees:50 - 100

Objective

Support the HR team in hiring specialized product counsel.

Key Results

  • Resource:Product Counsel (7 years of experience)
  • Time to hire:1 month
  • One-time fee:$15,000
  • Time saved:70% ($156,000)

Challenge

A venture-backed company needed to hire product counsel with financial services experience to support the legal team in keeping up with rapidly growing compliance needs.

Being in hyper-growth mode, the company's HR department was heavily utilized sourcing for a wide variety of non-legal roles, and filling this position was becoming critical.

The position required hands-on experience with industry-specific licensing requirements, and the company needed to accelerate identifying suitable candidates to deliver on its product roadmap.

Solution

Legal.io was able to present highly qualified candidates within the salary range of the client in a matter of weeks, and made the interview process a breeze.

We presented 4 candidates that had proven product counsel expertise and experience working in an in-house setting. The candidate that ended up being hired was identified in less than 3 weeks.

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