Non Tech Jobs: General Counsel
Job Type: Remote.
Status: Full Time.
Role: General Counsel
Notabene is dedicated to integrating crypto into everyday economic activities. Renowned crypto organizations leverage our tools to minimize transaction risk and ensure secure crypto transfers. Operating across three continents in eight countries, our diverse team serves a remarkable community of 100+ customers, including financial institutions, fintechs, exchanges, and more. Our co-founders have pioneered foundational Self Sovereign Identity protocols and use-cases, playing a crucial role in the advanced tech stack at the core of our operations.
Investor Support: We are privileged to have garnered support from leading investors, including Y Combinator, Jump Capital, Castle Island, Green Visor Capital, and others.
Exciting Growth Moment: As regulation technologies (reg-techs) gain recognition as vital enablers of the crypto ecosystem, Notabene is experiencing rapid growth. We are on the lookout for individuals like you to contribute to shaping the future infrastructure of the crypto industry!
General Counsel Position: Notabene is currently seeking a highly qualified and proactive General Counsel to join our mission of mainstreaming crypto in everyday economics. This role goes beyond providing legal advice; it entails acting as a strategic business partner, participating in decision-making, offering preventive legal guidance, and ensuring the company’s legal protection across all matters.
- Drafting and Negotiation: Draft, review, and negotiate various commercial agreements globally, including data processing agreements, data transfer, and other commercial contracts.
- Legal Advisory: Provide guidance on a range of legal issues, from contract law to corporate governance, employee law, and litigation risk.
- Data Privacy Specialist: Act as the data privacy specialist, with flexibility for complex commercial contract negotiation when required.
- Risk Mitigation: Proactively research and anticipate potential legal issues, developing strategies to mitigate risks.
- Legal Compliance: Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal laws and regulations, conducting regular audits and recommending adjustments as needed.
- Litigation Management: Represent the company in legal proceedings, coordinate with external legal counsel, and manage litigation and dispute resolution processes.
- Continuous Legal Education: Stay updated on relevant laws, including consumer protection, commercial, IP, cyber-security, and data protection laws.
- 8+ years of legal experience, preferably in a high-growth technology or SaaS business.
- Juris Doctor (JD) degree with a strong academic background.
- Knowledge of privacy and data protection laws (CCPA and GDPR), consumer protection, deceptive trade, and unfair marketing laws.
- Legal drafting and negotiation skills, with experience in complex commercial agreements.
- Project management and organizational proficiency with attention to detail.
- Problem-solving skills with a creative and business-friendly approach.
- Global perspective and cross-cultural sensitivity, capable of working across various time zones.
- Strong work ethic and a sense of humor.
Equal Opportunity Employer: Notabene is an equal employment workplace and an affirmative action employer. We value diversity and strictly prohibit discrimination based on various characteristics.
Inclusive Consideration: Notabene welcomes candidates from diverse backgrounds, including those without blockchain experience. Whether you are returning to work after a gap or advancing in your career, we welcome your application.
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