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Legal Counsel

Posted Apr 02
Full Time
New York

Capchase, recognised as one of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies of 2023 , empowers SaaS companies to grow faster through access to capital & revenue management tools. We have been acknowledged by Forbes North America’s best startups and also featured among Forbes Next Billion-Dollar Startups 2023 . To carry out our mission, we've received $700M+ in equity and debt funding from some of the best fintech investors QED (Nubank, Klarna), 01 Advisors (Tipalti, Master Class), Bling Capital (Airtable, Gitlab, Lyft, Square), SciFI (Stripe, Brex), Caffeinated (OpenDoor, Airtable).

In a little over three years, we’ve provided billions in funding to thousands of companies, expanded operations to ten countries in the US and Europe, and grown our team from four co-founders in May 2020 to 130 Capchasers today.

Since our launch in 2020, we’ve achieved several milestones:

➡ 4K+ companies registered

🏃 5,000 plus months additional runway generated

🙌 Over 120 Capchasers working across 14 cities around the world representing over 20 nationalities

🌎 10 countries in which we operate

📈 250% annual company growth

👫 Built an awesome culture.

✅ What You'll Do

  • As Legal Counsel at Capchase, you will play a crucial role in shaping and protecting the legal framework of all our business segments. This role will report to the General Counsel.
  • Provide legal guidance and counsel on a broad range of legal matters, including contract negotiations, litigation, and risk management
  • Ideate with the Product, Ops, and Compliance team to build new products
  • Review, draft, and negotiate a wide variety of contracts, including vendor agreements and customer contracts
  • Lead and manage matters with external legal service providers
  • Assist in the creation of new capital market facilities
  • Oversee and address any legal disputes, working with external counsel when necessary
  • Develop and execute strategies to resolve legal issues efficiently
  • Monitor and provide guidance on changes in laws and regulations like anti-money laundering, KYC obligations, emerging lending regulations, etc., that may affect the company's operations

🚀 What We're Looking For

  • J.D. degree from an A.B.A. accredited law school; admitted to practice in NY
  • 5-10 years of relevant legal experience with significant in-house experience at a financial services or tech company in a regulated industry
  • Good business judgment combined with strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly organized, experienced with managing numerous matters simultaneously, and able to adapt to shifting priorities
  • Experience working on cross-jurisdictional matters and with a global team
  • Significant experience negotiating commercial and partnership agreements
  • Based in NY or EST time zone
  • Excitement about joining a growing team and a willingness to learn and jump in wherever is needed!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.