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General Counsel

Atlanta, GA 30305 | Fully Remote

Posted: 03/09/2023 Industry: Professional Non-Technical Job Number: 36756

Job Description

Are you an experienced General Counsel? If so, let’s talk!
Our client is actively seeking a talented General Counsel. This position is fully remote. This is permanent job assignment with our client.

Job Summary:
  • Our client is seeking a highly motivated General Counsel to join its Legal team. This position will be responsible for a variety of legal tasks. In addition, this role will require advising on securities regulations applicable to our client products and services while assisting in structuring complex financial products in the crypto space. Ideal candidate should have 3-5 years experience in securities law, either at a law firm or in house. This position is 100% remote.
  • Advise on applicable securities law issues, including but not limited to the company's trading and custodial activities
  • Assist with securities related structuring, negotiating and other aspects of public and private transactions
  • Work on corporate governance matters, including assisting in the preparation of certain corporate policies
  • Prepare, review and negotiate a diverse range of agreements common to the industry
  • Serve as a liaison between the Legal Department and other divisions of our client to provide legal advice as needed
  • Cooperate with outside counsel to achieve our clients objectives
  • Provide advice in a wide array of practice areas and special projects as needed
  • Keep current on industry-related laws and regulations and creating or modifying policies and procedures based on such developments
  • Work collaboratively with company management, colleagues and various business units to support corporate activities and ensure smooth deployment of new deals and products
  • Negotiate agreements with prospective vendors and customers
  • Provide risk management and mitigation counseling
  • Apply legally sound and commercially realistic legal advice to balance legal risk, compliance, business and operational objectives and resources to Company transactions
  • Coordinate with the COO and legal team to manage legal risk and Company strategy
  • Provide high quality, timely and practical legal advice and guidance, and identify/resolve critical legal and business issues arising from all areas of the organization
  • Maintain corporate policies across the organization, managing updates as the laws and regulations change
  • Assist with HR and other matters as they arise
  • Perform other tasks as assigned
  • Licensed attorney with 5 to 10 years of experience in a leading law firm (securities law department) and/or in-house experience in the financial services industry
  • Juris Doctor required
  • Must be a member in good standing and licensed with at least one State bar in the United States, Eastern Time Zone preferred
  • Must be able to exercise independent discretion
  • Business and corporate legal experience strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities including experience coordinating with cross-functional teams, as well as providing sound business and legal judgment, and strategic and analytical thinking
  • Self-motivated, practical, and interested in working on a wide range of legal matters to lead the Company on legal implications of its business strategy
  • Experience working with all levels of management and key business stakeholders with a demonstrated ability to effectively communicate legal risks to executive leadership and senior management
  • Excellent organizational skills and able to work with a team to meet critical deadlines; flexible and capable of managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Competitive Salary
  • 401K Matching
  • Health benefits offered with a company contribution towards premiums
  • Paid wellness membership
  • Revenue Sharing Plan
  • Paid time off
  • Quarterly company celebrations
  • Advancement opportunities based on results
Job Requisition # 36756 #LI-DK1

A reasonable estimate of the pay range for this role is $ $200-250K Year.

The disclosed pay range estimate has not been adjusted for the applicable geographic differential associated with the location at which the position may be filled.  The compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case, such as skills and experience levels.

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