Senior Corporate and Securities Counsel

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Kraken Digital Asset Exchange

Remote Anywhere

About Kraken

As one of the largest and most trusted digital 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
Now is not the time to sit on the sidelines
Join us to bring crypto to the world
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The team

Join our growing corporate legal team of more than 13 attorneys and paraprofessionals working on matters such as international corporate structuring, product formation, public company preparedness, and equity financings to further Kraken’s mission
This is a fully remote role for an attorney licensed to practice in the United States

The opportunity

    • Leading legal work for corporate strategic transactions, including private fundraising, securities compliance, product structuring and advice, corporate governance initiatives and public company preparedness
    • Provide creative, innovative, and effective legal solutions for business stakeholders on routinely short timelines
    • Be an outstanding collaborator with colleagues in legal, finance, accounting, corporate development, compliance, tax, equity, compensation and other areas

Skills you should HODL

    • 8+ years of relevant corporate and securities legal experience at a leading national firm, or comparable in house practice, with substantial exposure to or experience in a high growth technology company
    • Experience advising companies on ‘33 and ‘34 act securities law requirements
    • Excellent project management, negotiation, drafting, and time management skills
    • Honed executive communication skills
    • Excellent business judgment, analytic rigor, and legal pragmatism
    • Must be active and in good standing in one State Bar in the United States
    • Passion for the crypto industry

Nice to haves

    • Experience with regulated financial services firms
    • Public company reporting experience
    • Experience both in house and at a law firm
    • Product structuring experience

Location Tagging: #US

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