All in Bits is hiring a
Web3 General Counsel

Compensation: $300k - $325k

Location: San Francisco Bay Area

General Counsel

Remote / San Francisco Bay Area
Shared Services – Legal /
Full-time
/ Remote

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About the position

All in Bits is seeking a General Counsel with strong experience in commercial agreements, intellectual property, and building out legal in a rapidly growing startup environment. Your work will be instrumental in supporting our growing product mix as well as the commercial needs throughout the company. This role will own the review and negotiation of all contracts entered into by the company that arise in its course of business. We’ll also look to you to design and execute a smoothly conducted contract negotiation process while providing training on such processes throughout the organization.

You will be working closely with AiB’s and NewTendermint’s Paralegal and Executive Assistant, Developer Experience, Finance and Accounting team, Software and Product Development,  HR & Talent Acquisition team, and you will be laying the foundational infrastructure for an efficient and scalable legal function. 

What you will be doing:

    • Work with and advise AiB executive management on various legal matters on new and upcoming cryptocurrency legislation 
    • Ensure compliance with all States, Federal and International laws, and regulations including but not limited to the BSA, USA Patriot Act, AML, and OFAC compliance
    • Research and analyze company strategy pertaining to SEC guidelines and legislation
    • Perform risk assessments, monitoring, and surveillance activities to determine whether these fall within the business risk tolerance
    • Execute key strategic initiatives relating to the cryptocurrency business
    • Drafting and refining marketing guidelines and review of marketing copy to ensure correctness and accuracy when legal issues are presented
    • Build out legal processes and procedures for cross functional collaboration
    • Develop internal processes and procedures to manage work done by the legal team and communicate work product to various teams throughout the company
    • Communicate with outside counsel as necessary
    • Overseeing all legal matters of the business as a whole, including acting as the business legal representative
    • Review, coordinate, and update AiB’s existing equity philosophy and agreements
    • Must have knowledge in company entity creation in relation to blockchain operations

We are looking for someone who has:

    • Proven general counseling experience in a corporate environment
    • Overall broad legal knowledge (corporate law, litigations, labor law)
    • High degree of professional ethics, integrity, and gravitas
    • Excellent judgment and analytical skills
    • Juris Doctor from an American Bar Association accredited law school
    • Must be active and in good standing in one or more State Bar in the United States, specifically in California and New York
    • Knowledge of contract and employment law a must
    • Proficient legal experience in blockchain, cryptocurrency, fund investments,  off-shore corporate formations, venture capital financing, and M&A
    • Experience and knowledge of Statutes, rules, and regulations relating to SEC compliance and governance
    • Strong analytical, problem-solving and critical thinking skills
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Detail oriented and highly organized
    • Skilled in time management and the ability to prioritize tasks
    • Excellent command of the English language is essential

Nice to have:

    • 8 years + experience in working in in-house legal environment
    • Ability to work with a global mindset with colleagues located around the world
    • Interest or passion in cryptocurrency or blockchain
$300,000 - $325,000 a year
Salary range
Please note that the salary range provided is for reference purposes only. During the interview process, we will evaluate each candidate's level of experience and skills, and determine an appropriate salary offer accordingly. We are committed to practicing salary transparency and equity, offering competitive compensation packages based on a candidate's qualifications and experience. Our dedication to ensuring that our employees are compensated fairly for their contributions demonstrates our belief in creating a fair and equitable workplace.
About Us:

All in Bits (AiB) aims to create a more transparent and accountable world through open-source software that enables permissionless innovation and borderless transactions. Our technology empowers builders to launch sovereign blockchains and decentralized applications (dApps) that are secure, scalable, and interoperable.

AiB is a longstanding contributor to the Cosmos ecosystem. In 2014, our CEO, Jae Kwon, was the first to introduce a solution to the Proof-of-Stake distributed consensus problem, building the core infrastructure that powers Cosmos today including Tendermint Core and Cosmos SDK. From creating and funding to engineering and marketing, we prioritize simplistic and minimalistic approaches to building technological solutions that endure. 

AiB is committed to upholding core Cosmos values of transparency, accountability, and decentralization. That’s why we support the creation of the Decentralists DAO for the Cosmos Hub to move all operations on-chain, starting with engineering. By establishing the DAO registered team, we aim to advance core components of the Cosmos tech stack and encourage open dialogue, decision-making, and innovation. 

How we work:

We focus on talent rather than location to hire the very best person for every role. Open communication is vital, and we use the best tools to collaborate efficiently. Everyone has the autonomy to create their best work, which we reward with unlimited growth potential. AiB is remote-first, and to support your working life, we offer carefully considered benefits and hold regular team and company-wide meetings to encourage collaboration and interaction between teams. 

You have the flexibility to work the hours best suited to your life>

AiB in the news:

https://ignite.com/blog/ignite-growing-cosmos-ecosystem-since-2014

Disclaimer

Direct applications only. AiB does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies in response to AiB website or social media posts. Ignite will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee relating to these unsolicited resumes. AiB explicitly reserves the right to hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resume, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AiB.
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