Senior Counsel
Product
Posted on 4/3/2024
Circle

1,001-5,000 employees

Platform for businesses to accept payments and send payouts
Company Overview
Circle's mission is to raise global economic prosperity through programmable internet commerce. The company is a global financial technology firm that’s at the center of digital currency innovation and open financial infrastructure.
Crypto & Web3
Financial Services

Company Stage

Seed

Total Funding

$1.2B

Founded

2013

Headquarters

,

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

4%

1 year growth

25%

2 year growth

101%
Locations
Remote in USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
CategoriesNew
Legal
Risk & Compliance
Legal & Compliance
Contract Management
Requirements
  • Juris Doctor degree and active law license in at least one state in good standing.
  • 5+ years of experience as in-house counsel advising product teams and/or leading regulatory coverage preferably in fintech or institutional financial services.
  • Passion for financial technology and proven experience covering cryptocurrency or blockchain matters.
  • Familiarity with the AML/CFT regulatory environment for digital assets globally.
  • Experience working in a regulated environment or with governmental entities.
  • Ability to learn quickly and support new areas of business and technology.
  • Strong development of business partnerships, interpersonal skills, and work ethic.
  • Proficiency in Google Suite, Slack and Apple MacOS preferred.
Responsibilities
  • Provide full product life-cycle counseling for Circle Account and digital asset products and services including novel blockchain products and services relating to stablecoins, NFTs, and decentralized finance.
  • Provide advice on compliance with US and international laws and regulations relating to digital assets and virtual asset service providers including matters relating to international expansion and licensing.
  • Support the development and implementation by the Legal team of processes, procedures and metrics to increase the overall effectiveness of the legal services provided to the company.
  • Address legal risk in business-centric ways, developing processes to solve problems, strengthening partnerships and advancing opportunities.
  • Remain up-to-date on relevant crypto and digital currency developments to ensure an ongoing ability to provide robust product area coverage.