Figure is hiring a
Web3 General Counsel, Figure Markets

Compensation: $250k - $310k

Location: NY New York City, New York, United States

About Figure

Figure is transforming the trillion dollar financial services industry using blockchain technology.

In five short years, Figure has unveiled a series of fintech firsts using the Provenance blockchain for loan origination, equity management, private fund services, banking and payments sectors - bringing speed, efficiency and savings to both consumers and institutions. Today, Figure is one of less than a thousand companies considered a unicorn, globally.

Our mission requires us to have a creative, team-oriented, and supportive environment where everyone can do their absolute best. The team is composed of driven, innovative, collaborative, and curious people who love architecting ground-breaking technologies. We value individuals who bring an entrepreneurial mindset to every task and will embrace our culture of innovation.

Every day at Figure is a journey in continuous learning yet a daily focus on getting work done that makes a difference. Join a team of proven leaders who have already created billions of dollars in value in the FinTech space!

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About the Role

As General Counsel - Figure Markets, you will provide legal and regulatory advice for the Figure Markets business. Figure Markets is a platform that supports the issuance and trading of blockchain native digital assets and securities. Figure Markets also supports an investor marketplace for Figure and third party asset and security offerings. You will work closely with internal and external stakeholders and regulators, including the SEC, FINRA, and others. You must possess an in-depth understanding of SEC and FINRA rules and regulations and have extensive broker-dealer experience. Our Legal team plays a central role in Figure’s hyper growth and the realization of our mission of leveraging blockchain to transform financial services.

What you’ll do

  • Oversee and manage all legal matters of Figure Markets, including but not limited to securities law and broker-dealer guidance to all products, regulatory and compliance matters, major business transactions, contracts, intellectual property, marketing, data privacy, consumer protection, security and company policies
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to provide actionable legal and regulatory guidance for all Figure Markets products
  • Advise executive team on strategic and complex legal and regulatory issues
  • Manage and develop legal team members
  • Oversee the company’s regulatory examinations, audits, and inquiries
  • Manage outside counsel in a strategic and efficient manner
  • Monitor and provide legal support, analysis, and interpretation in connection with legislative and policy developments to ensure compliance, and participate in lobbying activity to help drive new regulatory policy relating to the Figure Markets business

What we look for

  • 10+ years of combined, relevant experience in law firms, governmental agencies, and/or in-house legal departments advising on securities law issues, broker-dealer regulatory issues, digital assets and blockchain
  • J.D. and membership with at least one state bar in good standing
  • Substantial subject matter expertise in securities and broker-dealer laws and regulations, alternative trading systems, digital assets, crypto and blockchain technology
  • Ability to think strategically and critically to identify key issues and devise practical business-forward solutions
  • Entrepreneurial and ability to take ownership of multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to collaborate effectively with all stakeholders
  • Location ideally in San Francisco or New York City, or ability to regularly travel to one or both of these two cities

Benefits and Perks

  • Competitive salary and growth opportunities
  • Company quarterly performance based bonus
  • Equity stock options package
  • Employer funded comprehensive health, vision, dental insurance and wellness program for employees and their dependents
  • Employer funded life and disability insurance coverage
  • Company HSA, FSA, Dependent Care, 401k, and commuter benefits
  • Up to 12 weeks paid family leave
  • In office, remote, and hybrid work location options
  • Home office and technology stipend for those working outside of a traditional office more than 75% of the time
  • Flexible time-off plan to empower employees to take the time off that they want and need
  • Continuing education reimbursement
  • Routine Team swag deliveries!

For CO, NY, CA and WA residents, the salary range for this position is $250,000 - $310,000/year with a 25% Bonus and Equity. Actual compensation may vary based on individual candidate experience and location.

Depending on yourresidential locationcertain laws might regulate the way Figure manages applicant data.California Residents, please review ourCalifornia Employee and Prospective Employee Privacy Noticefor further information.By submitting your application, you are agreeing andacknowledgingthat you have read and understand the above notice.

Figure will not sponsor work visas for this position. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.


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Compensation: $250k - $310k

Location: NY New York City, New York, United States

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