Need help hiring top legal talent? Contact our team.
Company logo

Sr. Legal Counsel

Posted Jun 10
Full Time
Austin, Texas

At PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL), we believe that every person has the right to participate fully in the global economy. Our mission is to democratize financial services to ensure that everyone, regardless of background or economic standing, has access to affordable, convenient, and secure products and services to take control of their financial lives.

Job Description Summary:
Lead the legal marketing functions for our small business and enterprise teams.

Job Description:
We are looking for a mid to senior level attorney to support our global marketing legal functions, primarily for our small business and enterprise teams. Must have experience with fast-paced global teams and their initiatives, and be able to provide expert legal advice for a large quantity of matters on a daily basis, spanning all types of media. Including but not limited to; social, digital, print, website content, user experience, product screens, television and radio. Experience with promotional initiatives such as sweepstakes, contests and giveaways preferred. General knowledge of global privacy a plus.

This role will include focusing on the following:

  • Advise on the legal implications of new SMB and Enterprise products, services and experiences being developed for and launched in the U.S.;
  • Provide advice for Sales, Small Business, Enterprise and Public Relations/Communications marketing initiatives, including financial services marketing, on digital communications, email, content marketing, press releases and various types of sponsored content;
  • Fully engage with compliance groups, product, and other legal teams to provide comprehensive advice to the marketing and sales businesses, consistently applying knowledge of the FTC and CFPB rules and regulations and the current legal and regulatory framework;
  • Provide guidance on claim substantiation, reviewing analytic reports, surveys, whitepapers and other corroborating evidence typically relied upon to support claims;
  • Participate in drafting and negotiating marketing-related portions of partner and vendor agreements;
  • Help to develop trainings and update marketing legal guardrails to meet the ever-changing landscape that evolves as new laws and regulations come into practice.

PayPal is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices.

Actual Compensation is based on various factors including but not limited to work location, and relevant skills and experience.

The total compensation for this practice may include an annual performance bonus (or other incentive compensation, as applicable), equity, and medical, dental, vision, and other benefits. For more information, visit

The U.S. national annual pay range for this role is $99300 to $216040

Our Benefits:

At PayPal, we’re committed to building an equitable and inclusive global economy. And we can’t do this without our most important asset—you. That’s why we offer benefits to help you thrive in every stage of life. We champion your financial, physical, and mental health by offering valuable benefits and resources to help you care for the whole you.

We have great benefits including a flexible work environment, employee shares options, health and life insurance and more. To learn more about our benefits please visit

Who We Are:

To learn more about our culture and community visit

PayPal has remained at the forefront of the digital payment revolution for more than 20 years. By leveraging technology to make financial services and commerce more convenient, affordable, and secure, the PayPal platform is empowering more than 400 million consumers and merchants in more than 200 markets to join and thrive in the global economy. For more information, visit

PayPal provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, PayPal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at

As part of PayPal’s commitment to employees’ health and safety, we have established in-office Covid-19 protocols and requirements, based on expert guidance. Depending on location, this might include a Covid-19 vaccination requirement for any employee whose role requires them to work onsite. Employees may request reasonable accommodation based on a medical condition or religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated.

Notice to Applicants and Employees who reside within New York city. Click

to view the notice.

REQ ID R0110161