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Associate General Counsel, US

$175,000- $229,000/ year
Posted Mar 26
Full Time
On Site
New York, New York

The world of digital assets is accelerating in speed, magnitude, and complexity, opening the door to new ways for leveraging the blockchain. Fireblocks’ platform and network provide the simplest and most secure way for companies to work with digital assets and it trusted by some of the largest financial institutions, banks, globally-recognized brands, and Web3 companies in the world, including BNY Mellon, BNP Paribas, ANZ Bank, Revolut, and thousands more. 

This role is based in New York and reports directly to the General Counsel of Privacy and Business Affairs. The ideal candidate should be a self-starter, and an efficient multi-tasker with an adaptable approach to problem solving. 

 

What you’ll do 

You will work with business partners in a dynamic and fast-paced environment driving meaningful impact. You should be comfortable working in a technical, software development environment alongside product, engineering, finance, sales, and marketing professionals.

 

Responsibilities

  • Focused on some of our largest commercial transactions in support of our SaaS services.
  • Learning new technologies, products and practice areas without much precedence.
  • Involved in developing the legal infrastructure for our products 
  • building the procedures between the legal team and the other client facing teams across the company  
  • Identifying potential risk and advising the company executive team on ways to mitigate such risk  
  • Taking the lead in drafting and negotiating a wide variety of contracts, including strategic license agreements and service agreements with global financial institutions.
  • Advising clients on the various legal risks, business strategies, and other product and regulatory issues related to commercial transactions and general operations.
  • Creating templates and advising on implementation. 
  • Consulting with the executive team on company wide  legal topics. 

 

Minimum Requirements 

  • Experience working within a technology company, preferably with a SaaS or Software offering.  
  • J.D. or LL.B accredited from a law school 
  • Experience at a top-tier law firm and/or in-house experience with Internet or technology companies and/or SaaS companies, preferred, and/or at a law firm
  • Experience as a team player who enjoys partnering with cross-functional teams to solve issues and work collaboratively to generate consensus across diverse points of view
  • Experience negotiating complex technology transactions on a global basis
  • Fastidious attention to detail in both oral and written communications
  • Experience in building data flows and contract management through Ironclad is an advantage 

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Financial services, fintech, blockchain, cybersecurity, or crypto industry experience but it is not a requirement. We have a comprehensive onboarding and training program for all new employees. 

For employees hired to work remotely from New York, or from our NYC HQ, Fireblocks is required by law to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. This range is specific to New York City and takes into consideration a wide range of factors that are reviewed when making a hiring decision, such as years of experience, skills, and other business needs.

It is not typical for a candidate to be hired at or near the top of the pay range and each compensation decision is dependent on each individual case. A reasonable base salary range estimate for this position is $175,000 - $229,000. The base salary is one component of the total compensation package, which for some roles may include a target bonus, a very competitive equity grant, and very generous benefits.

While we believe competitive compensation is a critical aspect of your decision to join us, we do hope you also spend time considering why our mission and culture are right for you. We are creating something transformational here, and we hope you are as excited about the future as we are.

Fireblocks' mission is to enable every business to easily and securely access digital assets and cryptocurrencies. In order to do that, we strongly believe our workforce should be as diverse as our clients, and this is why we embrace diversity and inclusion in all its forms. 

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