Senior Counsel, Corporate

OpenSea is the first and largest marketplace for NFTs, offering a diverse range of unique and verifiable digital assets backed by blockchain
We're excited about building a platform that supports a brand new economy based on true digital ownership and are proud to be recognized as ranked top private company
When hiring, we look for candidates who can thrive in our culture of trust, feedback, and rapid growth
We believe that diversity and inclusivity are essential to our success, and we provide equal employment opportunities regardless of background or identity
Our opportunities support remote, hybrid, or onsite work at our offices in New York City, San Francisco, or Silicon Valley, and we're dedicated to creating an environment where all employees can do their best work and contribute to the growth of our platform
OpenSea is looking for a Senior Counsel, Corporate to join its growing legal team
You will report directly to the General Counsel and lead the corporate function at OpenSea
  The ideal candidate is a collaborative team player that is passionate about blockchain technology and happiest in a fast-paced, action-oriented environment


    • Lead complex M&A and investment-related transactions, including drafting and negotiating NDAs, term sheets, definitive and ancillary agreements, conducting due diligence, and advising on deal structures and legal risks
    • Provide practical, actionable advice and strategic support on a variety of corporate and securities matters
    • Identify and build new processes to better scale deal processes and execution
    • Support corporate governance matters, including the preparation of board of director meeting materials and minutes, and maintenance of policies
    • Support domestic and international corporate governance, regulatory compliance, registrations, compliance and management of domestic and international subsidiaries
    • Build processes to position the corporate function to scale with the company as it grows
    • Work collaboratively with the finance, tax, stock administration, corporate development, and other cross-functional teams on a variety of matters

Desired experience

    • 8+ years of legal experience (Senior Counsel) preferably with high-growth tech company clients
    • Extensive experience with M&A transactions, strategic investments and general corporate matters with technology companies
    • Strong track record of effective cross-functional partnership with non-lawyers to align on creative solutions and close deals quickly
    • Flexibility to assist in other areas, as the need arises
    • Passion for crypto, blockchain technologies, and/or NFTs
    • Juris doctor from accredited law school
    • Member of a US state bar in good standing
    • If you don't think you meet all of the criteria below but still are interested in the job, please apply
      Nobody checks every box, and we're looking for someone excited to join the team

The base salary for this full-time position, which spans across multiple internal levels depending on qualifications, ranges between $235,000 to $285,000 plus benefits & equity

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