Counsel

Figure   •  

Reno, NV

Industry: Finance & Insurance

  •  

5 - 7 years

Posted 54 days ago

The Counsel role will contribute to building out the legal and regulatory function across Figure. In this role, you will effectively communicate and build relationships cross functionally, including partnering with Finance, Capital Markets, Product and Engineering, to tackle new legal questions and reach creative solutions. Our Legal team plays a central role in Figure's hyper growth and the realization of our mission of leveraging blockchain and artificial intelligence to transform consumers' financial lives.

What you'll do:

  • Work closely with the Product teams to provide advice on legal and regulatory issues related to Figure's consumer loan, banking and blockchain products
  • Research and provide advice on consumer regulatory and blockchain-related legal matters
  • Draft and negotiate product and offering documents related to loan financings
  • Review and negotiate term sheets and documentation for vendor contracts, flow agreements and warehouse facilities
  • Perform due diligence to ensure compliance with inbound agreements, licenses and government regulations and certificates
  • Stay up-to-date on relevant industry, consumer productions, advertising, and lending laws and regulations
  • Execute vision to further Figure's position as a leader in financial services technology and consumer lending

What we look for:

  • J.D. and membership with at least one state bar
  • 4+ years experience working at a leading law firm or relevant federal regulator
  • In-house experience, especially at a Fintech company, a plus
  • Experience working with product managers and engineers, a plus
  • Strong research and analytical skills
  • Familiar with legal issues affecting consumer lending, financial technology, securities, and/or privacy
  • Strong record of hands-on contract drafting and negotiations
  • Ability to succeed in a start-up environment and greenfield legal space.