Vice President, Legal – Product/Regulatory

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Expertise:

Location:

Product

San Francisco or NYC or Remote (U.S.)

Product

San Francisco or NYC or Remote (U.S.)

Solutus Legal Search has been exclusively engaged by our client, a well-funded, cutting-edge pre-public financial technology company assist in hiring a product attorney with financial services or fintech experience to lead the company’s product and regulatory legal function as part of our client’s rapidly growing legal team. This is a rare opportunity to be on the ground floor of a dynamic, fast-growing, and well-funded fintech company and to gain exposure to a variety of practice areas and legal issues. This role will report directly to the General Counsel.

The ideal attorney will have 15+ years of legal experience including financial services regulatory experience as in-house legal counsel at a fintech company or a large bank or some combination of experience in those sectors. They must have a J.D. from an accredited law school and be licensed to practice law in the United States.  The VP, Legal will work closely with and counsel and advise operations and product teams on regulatory requirements, compliance, product development, best practices, and industry standards.  Experience with consumer-facing financial services is strongly desired, additional experience with broker-dealer and cryptocurrency is helpful.

Our client seeks a pragmatic, business-minded attorney with the ability to calibrate advice and strategy based on the company’s risk tolerance. This attorney must have a sense of humor and the ability to work in both a team environment and independently with minimal supervision at a fast-paced and growing fintech company. This role can be remote or work from one of the company’s offices in NY or SF.

This is an outstanding opportunity for the right attorney to take on interesting work and assume a great deal of responsibility at a fast-paced, collaborative, creative, high-growth and disruptive company. Our client offers competitive compensation, including equity and comprehensive benefits. Title and compensation package will reflect the successful candidate’s number of years of relevant experience.

Solutus has been selected as the exclusive representative on this desirable search.  Interested candidates, please submit resumes to search@solutuslegal.com for consideration. Resumes submitted directly to our client will be forwarded to Solutus for review and evaluation.

Ref. #753-SLS

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