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VP, Deputy General Counsel

$210,000- $220,000/ year
Posted May 08
Full Time
On Site

Origence is looking to hire a talented VP, Deputy General Counsel!

The VP, Deputy General Counsel will be responsible for assisting with legal matters related to consumer lending.

What you will do:

  • Partner with business stakeholders in our consumer lending services divisions to drive and assist with strategy, operational concerns, compliance, licensing, and related matters
  • Draft and update division agreements / contracts as necessary
  • Negotiate and draft purchasing / vendor agreements and other commercial transactions for the division
  • Drive transactional operations by providing legal/regulatory review of processes and practices to improve day-to-day functions
  • Draft and review policies specific to the division
  • Assist with general legal matters throughout the enterprise as needed
  • Adhere to and support the Origence values and missions statement

Primarily participating on the legal team relating to the following types of transactions and matters:

  • Provide legal guidance to compliance and business
  • Advise on a wide range of general contracts, including NDAs, vendor and service provider agreements, IT-related agreements, etc.
  • Assist on special projects, including contract review and updates of Origences database of partnership agreements
  • This position reports to the General Counsel.
  • Expertise and significant interest in consumer lending and business transactions
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently on internal teams and with clients and outside counsel
  • Ability to skillfully manage and prioritize multiple internal and external business and client demands, transactions and projects.
  • Exemplary analytical, creative, problem-solving, decision-making, interpersonal, verbal and written skills.
  • Demonstrated business acumen with ability to inspire trust and confidence with senior management.
  • Interest in and willingness to work on a team and independently on a broad range of legal matters/topics, some of which may be new issues.

Ideal candidate:


  • Graduate of an accredited law school (JD) with 3-10 years of legal practice or corporate in-house work.
  • Admission (and active license) to a state bar (California required).


  • Experience reviewing and negotiating complex and critical contracts.
  • Experience managing cost-effective outside legal resources.
  • Contract administration experience.
  • Regulatory understanding and experience in lending
  • Ability to build strong relationships and collaborate with stakeholders at all levels, internally and externally.

Specialized Skills:

  • Ability to work under minimal supervision and manage multiple tasks/projects simultaneously, while meeting demanding deadlines.
  • Strong leadership, management and people skills.
  • Strong client focus/customer service skills. Ability to build strong relationships and collaborate with stakeholders at all levels, internally and externally.
  • Detail-oriented with strong problem solving skills and the ability to identify, analyze, and resolve problems, driving solutions to completion.
  • Ability to explain legal matters in an understandable way to business stakeholders

Perks and Benefits

  • Flexible Working Environment
  • Paid Time Off
  • 401k (8% match)
  • College Tuition Benefits / Tuition Reimbursement
  • Good Benefits options, including Pet Insurance
  • Company Culture! Cultural and Holiday celebrations, Theme days like Star Wars Day & Bring your Kids to Work Day, Monthly Townhalls and Quarterly Company Meetings that ensure awareness, inclusion, and transparency.

The starting salary range for this full-time position in Irvine, CA is $210000 - $220000 per year. This base pay will take into consideration internal equity, candidates geographic region, job-related knowledge and experience among other factors. Origence maintains a highly competitive compensation program. Under company guidelines, this position is eligible for an annual bonus to provide an incentive to achieve targeted goals. Bonuses are awarded at companys discretion on an individual basis.

Origence is an equal opportunity employer. All recruitment, hiring, training, compensation, benefits, discipline, and other terms and conditions of employment will be based upon an individuals qualifications regardless of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, military service, marital status, pregnancy, age, protected medical condition, genetic information, disability or any other category protected by federal, state or local law.