Associate General Counsel – Litigation

Kraken Digital Asset Exchange

United States

Building the Future of Crypto 

Our Krakenites are a world-class team with crypto conviction, united by our desire to discover and unlock the potential of crypto and blockchain technology
What makes us different? Kraken is a mission-focused company rooted in crypto values
As a Krakenite, you’ll join us on our mission to accelerate the global adoption of crypto, so that everyone can achieve financial freedom and inclusion
For over a decade, Kraken’s focus on our mission and crypto ethos has attracted many of the most talented crypto experts in the world
Before you apply, please read the  page to learn more about our internal culture, values, and mission
As a fully remote company, we have Krakenites in 60+ countries who speak over 50 languages
Krakenites are industry pioneers who develop premium crypto products for experienced traders, institutions, and newcomers to the space
Kraken is committed to , , and through our products like , , and 
Become a Krakenite and build the future of crypto!

The opportunity

    • Manage litigation and arbitration for Kraken’s global entities
    • Direct litigation, including discovery, case preparation, tracking and communication of case-related dates and information, and the review and preparation of documents, reports, and correspondence
    • Advise the company on strategic compliance with consumer protection laws, electronic funds transfer laws, privacy laws, and related client complaints
    • Manage relationships with outside counsel
    • Direct court proceedings on some matters (including federal and state court appearances), arbitrations, mediations, and depositions
    • Advise executives and senior management on litigating claims and defenses as well as avoiding and effectively resolving disputes
    • Assist client-facing teams to create systems and processes for effectively identifying and resolving client disputes and capturing relevant metrics
    • Based in US preferred

Skills you should HODL

    • A proactive, entrepreneurial mindset
    • An opportunity-making attitude, using the law to increase the company’s optionality
    • 10+ years of relevant experience litigating financial services or technology matters, whether in-house, in government, or at a top law firm
    • Admission to practice law in the US
    • An interest in crypto
    • Experience resolving client legal threats, particularly in technology or financial services, is nice to have

Location Tagging – #USKraken is powered by people from around the world and we celebrate all Krakenites for their diverse talents, backgrounds, contributions and unique perspectives
We hire strictly based on merit, meaning we seek out the candidates with the right abilities, knowledge, and skills considered the most suitable for the job
We encourage you to apply for roles where you don't fully meet the listed requirements, especially if you're passionate or knowledgable about crypto!As an equal opportunity employer, we don’t tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind
Whether that’s based on race, ethnicity, age, gender identity, citizenship, religion, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy, veteran status or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state or local laws
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