Litigation Counsel, US

Kraken Digital Asset Exchange

United States


ieAbout Kraken

As one of the largest and most trusted iedigital asset platforms

globally, we are empowering people to experience the life-changing potential of crypto
 Trusted by over 8 million consumer and pro traders, institutions, and authorities worldwide – our unique combination of products, services, and global expertise is helping tip the scales towards mass crypto adoption

 But we’re only just getting started
We want to be pioneers in crypto and add value to the everyday lives of billions
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Join us to bring crypto to the world
To ensure Kraken is the right fit for you, please ensure you read to find out more about us!About the RoleThis role is fully remote within the United States, we will consider US-based applicants

Responsibilities

    • Manage litigation and arbitration for Kraken’s global entities
    • Direct aspects of 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 claims and defenses as well as the avoidance and effective resolution of disputes

Requirements

    • A proactive, entrepreneurial mindset
    • An opportunity-making attitude, using the law to increase the company’s optionality
    • 4/5+ 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: #USWe’re powered by people from around the world with their own unique and diverse experiences
We value all Krakenites and their talents, contributions, and perspectives, regardless of their background
 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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