The Deputy General Counsel will report directly to the General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer and will manage our inhouse legal team. This is a new position necessitated by Paxos's business growth. We’re moving into new and exciting areas, and we need you!
The Deputy General Counsel will oversee the day-to-day functioning of the legal team and will also work closely with the compliance team. This role will engage proactively with the rest of the company, including the Operations, Product, Engineering, and Finance teams to advance the company’s mission.
The Deputy General Counsel will, among other things:
Drive legal support for business priorities including development of new asset mobilization technologies and partnerships with both legacy financial institutions and fintechs
Participate in product and cross-functional initiative development throughout the life cycle of these initiatives
Engage proactively with state and federal financial regulators to educate them about our business and preview forthcoming initiatives and product launches
Liaise with outside counsel to improve efficient communications and maximize value
Engage with industry participants and other external stakeholders to keep Paxos on the cutting edge of our industry
Keep up with legal trends in blockchain and digital assets to better inform legal advice given to the company
You should have:
A law degree
A proactive attitude and ability to work cross-functionally within the company
An ability to engage constructively with external stakeholders
Excellent organizational skills
Excellent writing skills
An ability to think through complex concepts and tackle them in an organized and efficient manner
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