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Legal Counsel

Company: BlueVine
Location: jersey city
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

BlueVine is a high-growth fintech company empowering small businesses with innovative banking. By combining industry-leading technology and security with our team's expertise and care, we've helped 200,000+ businesses, funding more than $9 billion since 2013.

Small businesses deserve accessible and modern financial services, and traditional banks have underserved them for too long. We're hiring problem solvers and collaborators to join our meaningful mission.

Headquartered in Redwood City, CA, we've recently raised $102.5M and are backed by top investors, including Menlo Ventures, Lightspeed Ventures, Citi Ventures, SVB Financial, Nationwide Insurance, and M12.

As a Legal Counsel, you will be the go-to legal expert for handling day-to-day product and regulatory matters and initiatives. You will work closely with different teams and advise internal stakeholders on legal considerations.

WHAT YOU'LL DO:

  • Work closely and effectively to provide legal and regulatory advice to cross-functional teams, including Product, Marketing, Finance, Sales, Business Development, and Operations
  • Help shape legal and regulatory frameworks and approaches that foster responsible innovation and enhance small business access to capital
  • Make a meaningful contribution to the company's expanding set of products and services
  • Draft, review, and negotiate a wide range of commercial contracts and legal documents (e.g., vendor agreements, nondisclosure agreements, master services agreements, financing agreements, payoff letters, intercreditor agreements, etc.)
  • Provide strategic business and legal advice to develop a comprehensive, long-term approach to our relationships with key partners and vendors
  • Assist in handling and responding to regulatory inquiries and litigation
  • Ability to critically analyze law, regulation, and public policy

WHAT WE LOOK FOR:

  • J.D. degree with strong academic credentials and CA, NY, or NJ state bar membership in good standing
  • 2-3 years of law firm or in-house legal experience
  • Superior contract drafting and negotiation skills
  • Ability to work effectively and independently with a wide variety of stakeholders
  • General understanding of financial products and commercial laws
  • Detail-oriented with excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Banking, lending, or financial services experience preferred

BENEFITS & PERKS:

  • Receive over $1,000 annually for a wellness benefit of your choice
  • Monthly WFH Stipend
  • Generous PTO and holidays
  • Excellent health coverage and life insurance benefits
  • Generous, paid parental leave which covers up to 15 weeks
  • 401K with an immediate 3% company match

Once we Return to Office:

  • Free commuter benefits - CalTrain passes for SF employees and a monthly parking allowance
  • Weekly catered lunches
  • Unlimited snacks in fully stocked kitchens
  • Pet-friendly HQ

Keywords: BlueVine, Jersey City , Legal Counsel, Other , jersey city, New Jersey

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