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Corporate Counsel

$220,000- $250,000/ year
Posted Jun 03
Full Time
On Site
New York, New York

Who We Are:

At Galaxy we are building products and services to help the world invest in economic progress. We believe crypto and blockchain innovations will permeate and improve all aspects of our global economy. Our vision is a society where value and ownership flow as freely as information. Galaxy is a digital asset and blockchain leader helping institutions, startups, and individuals access and navigate the crypto economy. As one of the most well-capitalized and trusted companies in the industry, we provide platform solutions custom-made for a digitally native ecosystem across three complementary operating businesses: Global Markets, Asset Management, and Digital Infrastructure Solutions. Our offerings include, amongst others, trading, lending, strategic advisory services, institutional-grade investment solutions across passive, active and venture strategies, proprietary bitcoin mining and hosting services, network validator services, and the development of enterprise custodial technology. Galaxy’s CEO and Founder Michael Novogratz leads a team of crypto enthusiasts, and institutional veterans focused on the future of finance and Web3. The Company is headquartered in New York City, with global across North America, Europe and Asia.

Additional information about the Company's businesses and products is available on www.galaxy.com.

 

What We Value:

We are a diverse team of free thinkers, and fast movers united to help investors and creators energize the global economy. We are looking for individuals who thrive in a culture of builders and overachievers and embrace high performance, transparent feedback, and a mission-first approach. Our culture shapes our way of working and gets us where we want to be.

  • Seek Excellence.
  • Be Selective To Be Effective.
  • Be Highly Aligned, Loosely Coupled.
  • Disagree Transparently.
  • Encourage Independent Decision-Making.
  • Build Dream Teams.

 

Who You Are:

As our Corporate Counsel, you will join an experienced and collaborative Legal team to work on capital markets, corporate governance and general corporate matters. You’ll work alongside and report into our Deputy General Counsel and have the opportunity to work on a myriad of legal issues and room for growth beyond current scope of role.  The ideal hire should have a few years of experience at a large law firm advising clients on a variety of corporate legal matters including capital markets and corporate governance. This position is based in New York. Paid relocation is not available for this position.

 

What You’ll Do:

  • Disclosure and Reporting
      • Assist in preparation of securities filings including annual and quarterly reports, proxy statements, press and earnings releases and analysis of securities law obligations and listing requirements
      • Review of external communications including research, marketing materials and investor presentations
      • Continue to enhance and monitor policies and procedures and monitor evolving landscape of regulatory disclosure requirements
  • Financing
      • Provide legal advice on a variety of public and private capital markets transactions and associated legal documentation
  • Governance and general corporate
      • Develop and review corporate governance materials, including resolutions, minutes and other materials for meetings of the board, committees and management committees.
      • Providing legal advice with respect to public company corporate governance matters and corporate governance documents
  • Equity Compensation and Employment Law
      • Assist Head of Legal Employment, Compensation and Benefits on various legal matters including questions with respect to equity plans and employment law.
  • Other
      • Such other activities as may be assigned by the Deputy General Counsel and corporate legal team (M&A Counsel and Employment Counsel).

 

What We’re Looking For:

  • The ideal candidate will be highly organized, have meticulous attention to detail and a demonstrated ability to produce high quality work product in a fast-paced, high-volume environment.
  • At least 3 years of general corporate experience, specializing in IP, privacy, securities law and corporate governance with public companies
  • Ability to work well in fast-paced business and evolving legal environment and to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Highly motivated, self-starter who takes initiative
  • A high level of professionalism and outstanding business judgment
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Positive attitude, and willingness to roll up sleeves (no job too big, no job too small)
  • Active membership in the NY state bar

 

What We Offer:

  • Competitive base salary and discretionary bonus
  • Flexible Time Off (i.e. unlimited paid vacation days)
  • Company paid Holidays (11)
  • Company paid sick leave
  • Company-paid health and protective benefits for employees, partners, and other dependents
  • 3% 401(k) company contribution
  • Generous paid Parental Leave
  • Free virtual coaching and counseling sessions through Ginger
  • Opportunities to learn about the Crypto industry
  • Free daily snacks in-office
  • Smart, entrepreneurial, and fun colleagues
  • Employee Resource Groups

Apply now and join us on our mission to engineer a new economic paradigm.

The base salary ranges included below will be commensurate with candidate experience, expertise and local market. Final offer amounts are determined by multiple factors, including candidate experience and expertise. At Galaxy, we maintain a total compensation philosophy which consists of a competitive base salary, annual bonus, and equity incentives.

Base Salary Range
$220,000$250,000 USD

Galaxy respects diversity and seeks to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and job applicants for employment without regard to actual or perceived age, race, color, creed, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital or partnership or caregiver status, ancestry, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military or veteran status, protected medical condition as defined by applicable state or local law, genetic information or predisposing genetic characteristic, or other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws and ordinances.

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you believe you require such assistance to complete the applic