Full-Time

Senior Counsel

Circle

Circle

1,001-5,000 employees

Platform for businesses to accept payments and send payouts

Crypto & Web3
Financial Services

$180,000 - $237,500

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.

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.

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.