Full-Time

General Counsel

Posted on 5/7/2024

Figure

Figure

201-500 employees

Blockchain-based financial services solutions provider

Financial Services
Crypto & Web3

Senior, Expert

San Francisco, CA, USA

Required Skills
Communications
Requirements
  • 15+ years of combined experience at a law firm and mortgage lending company or government agency
  • J.D. and membership with at least one state bar in good standing
  • Strong project-management skills
  • Strong entrepreneurialism, work ethic, and hands-on approach
  • Ability to address challenging issues while remaining objective and independent
  • Ability to build technical processes and work with product teams for compliance
  • Knowledge of consumer finance laws and regulations such as TILA/Regulation Z, ECOA/Regulation B, FCRA, FACTA, FDCPA, SCRA, BSA/AML, EFTA, UDAAP, and GLBA
  • Proven ability to manage projects from start to finish
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced startup environment
  • Public company experience preferred
Responsibilities
  • Manage legal counsel for lending product and operational groups
  • Lead corporate, commercial, capital markets, product, regulatory, and compliance teams
  • Prepare the company for an IPO and set up securities compliance post-IPO
  • Stay updated on regulatory landscape in technology and financial services
  • Provide support for regulatory examinations, audits, and diligence requests
  • Serve as Corporate Secretary to the Board of Directors

Figure is leveraging Provenance Blockchain to revolutionize the financial services sector, providing solutions for loan origination, equity management, private fund services, banking, and payments. This approach ensures improved speed, efficiency, and cost savings for both consumers and institutions, solidifying Figure's position as a major player in the fintech industry.

Company Stage

Series D

Total Funding

$1.9B

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Founded

2018

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-5%

1 year growth

-16%

2 year growth

-21%

Benefits

Health & wellness - Figure pays 100% of premium costs for employees and dependents for medical, dental, and vision insurance (with the exception of costs associated with the buy-up medical plan.)

Continuing education - Figure will reimburse eligible employees for approved continuing education that either offers growth in an area related to his or her current position or that may lead to promotional opportunities.

Flexible time off - We offer 10 company-wide holidays plus one personal holiday, generous Flexible Time Away (FTA), Paid Time Off (PTO), and Paid Parental Leave.

Bonus & stock options - Figure’s Bonus Plan recognizes and rewards eligible employees’ efforts and contributions. Eligible employees are also granted an option to purchase a set number of shares of Figure’s common stock.