Senior Legal Counsel / Assistant General Counsel

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Senior Legal Counsel / Assistant General Counsel

(Location: New York – Hybrid)

At dYdX you’ll have an opportunity to build state-of-the-art decentralized technology that will redefine global financial markets
By joining us at this early stage you will make fundamental decisions that will shape the course of dYdX and our mission to democratize access to financial opportunity for all

โ†’ and our benefits

About dYdX:

  • Weโ€™ve built the worldโ€™s leading decentralized exchange for crypto assets
  • dYdX is founded by an ex-Coinbase, ex-Uber engineer, with a Princeton CS background
    Our team has previous experience at Google, Bloomberg, Amazon, Bain, NerdWallet, Facebook, Lyft and other top companies
  • We’re a world-class team with top backers and advisors, including Andreessen Horowitz, Polychain Capital, Brian Armstrong, Fred Ehrsam, Naval Ravikant, Elad Gil and more


  • Assist with a broad range of Web 3 matters
  • Provide legal guidance regarding matters related to commodities, securities, US policy, contracts, and corporate governance
  • Perform legal research on regulatory issues and remain up-to-date on developments in decentralized finance
  • Assist the General Counsel in implementing, operating, and enhancing policies, processes and procedures


  • JD degree and active law license in good standing
  • 4+ years of experience at a law firm and/or in-house
  • Strong interest in cryptocurrencies and decentralized finance
  • Experience with laws and regulations related to SEC, CFTC, FINCen
  • Ability to take ownership of projects and make actionable recommendations
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multitask and prioritize matters
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with an appropriate blend of professionalism and friendliness
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent collaborator


  • Experience with legal regimes applicable to crypto
  • Prior experience with technology companies

Salary range for this role is $160K to $275K (NY)
Compensation subject to experience and location
Published salary bands pursuant to transparency laws, and do not include possible variable compensation such as annual merit increases, bonus eligibility, commission, or equity incentive

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