Legal Counsel, Corporate and Securities

StashNew york, New yorkFull TimeRemote


Want to help everyday Americans invest and build wealth? Financial inequality is increasing, and too many people are getting left behind. At Stash, we are passionate about democratizing wealth creation through education, advice, and products that help customers achieve greater financial freedom.

We are looking for an attorney to join the small but growing Stash legal team and advise on a broad range of corporate, securities and governance matters. This attorney will report to our Director of Legal, Corporate and Commercial, and will work with her on M&A and strategic transactions, securities transactions, financing activities, and governance, and must have a willingness to expand into other substantive areas to support business needs.

What You'll Do:

  • Financings and investor matters: Support securities offerings, debt transactions and cap table management, including secondary transactions, and related policies and processes related.
  • M&A: Support M&A and other corporate development activities, including overseeing and coordinating due diligence activities, negotiating non-disclosure agreements, term sheets, and definitive agreements; provide risk-aware, actionable legal advice on M&A projects and initiatives; support related legal processes.
  • Securities: Provide legal advice on a wide variety of matters focused on federal and state securities laws, rules and regulations.
  • Governance: Advise and maintain governance policies and practices for affiliated entities, advise members of senior management regarding corporate governance activities; assist with preparation of board materials, including resolutions.
  • General: Collaborate with all other members of the legal team, as well as business partners; manage work of outside counsel; support the continuous improvement of legal processes to promote efficiency; be flexible - the scope of your job may evolve and change by business demands.

Who You Are:

  • Genuinely excited by Stash's mission and the opportunity to address wealth inequality
  • Professional and collaborative with the ability to build and maintain trusted relationships with stakeholders.
  • Ultimate team player and solutions-oriented.
  • Have exceptional judgment and a risk-based approach with the ability to cope with competing priorities.

What You Bring to the Table:

  • Minimum 4 years of experience working in a top tier law firm and/or in-house legal department.
  • Membership in good standing in at least one state bar (New York preferred).
  • Nice to have: experience with public company SEC reporting requirements.

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At Stash it is our mission to help everyday Americans invest and build wealth. That includes people of all races, genders, and abilities, so it is important to us to acknowledge and address the issues of inequality in financial services head on.

Diversity and inclusion are essential to living our values, promoting innovation, and building the best products. Our success is directly related to our employees and we believe that our team should reflect the diversity of the customers that we serve. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Stash is committed to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds.

If you require any reasonable accommodations to make your application process more accessible please reach out to recruiting@Stash.com.

Invest in Yourself:

  • Equity & Stash Accounts [Invest, Retire, Custodial, Bank]
  • Flexible PTO
  • Learning & Development Fund
  • Work from Home Stipends
  • Parental Leave [Primary & Secondary]

Recognition:

  • BuiltIn's Best Places to Work (2019, 2020, 2021)
  • Forbes Fintech 50 (2019, 2020, 2021)
  • Best Digital Bank, Finovate Awards (2020)
  • Tearsheet Challenge Awards, Best Banking Card Product - Stock-Back® Card, 2020
  • LendIt Fintech Innovator of the Year (2019 & 2020)

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