Block.One is looking for a seasoned In-House Counsel to join the Legal team in Northern Virginia. The position’s responsibilities include:
*Provide practical advice and solutions for the US business and operations, which span product development, software engineering, cybersecurity, HR, finance and marketing.
*Assist in setting up new business activities, including navigating relevant regulatory regimes, which are often complex and/or evolving.
*Coordinate with the global legal and compliance team on standards, strategic initiatives and group-wide matters.
*Manage ordinary course contentious matters that may arise.
*Oversee and develop the contract management and procurement systems and personnel.
*Create and maintain corporate policies and manuals and build scalable and effective processes.
*Keep abreast of developments in relevant laws and regulations and disseminate this knowledge.
*US-qualified attorney with minimum 8 years’ experience in leading law firms and in-house in the technology industry.
*Broad experience with general corporate, commercial, IT/IP, regulatory and contentious matters.
*Experience dealing with technology matters relating to blockchain, cybersecurity, software licensing or cloud are a plus.
*Proactive and able to thrive in a fast-paced start-up environment.
*Ability to connect and communicate with stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
*Strong commercial acumen, sound judgement and ability to analyse situations and information.
*High degree of professional ethics and integrity..