Full-Time

Senior Counsel

Circle

Circle

1,001-5,000 employees

Platform for businesses to accept payments and send payouts

Crypto & Web3
Financial Services

$180000 - $237500

Bonus, Equity

Senior

Remote in USA

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.

Company Stage

Seed

Total Funding

$1.2B

Headquarters

,

Founded

2013

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

3%

1 year growth

24%

2 year growth

100%

Benefits

Paid time off - We offer flexible paid time off — take what you need as long as it works with you and your team, and all Circle employees get mobile phone and home office reimbursements.

Health coverage - No matter where you live, we offer a market competitive suite of benefits. Enroll in health, dental, vision, disability, and life insurances, and Circle covers some or all of the premiums.

Invested in your future - All U.S. full-time and part-time employees enjoy 401(k) and pensions (with 4% company match if you contribute 5% or more), and share Circle’s success via company equity awards.

Learning & development - Your individual growth and development is important to us and we provide the resources to help you grow your career while at Circle.