Product Counsel, Securities and Digital Funds at Figure

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About Figure

At Figure, we’re on a mission to transform financial services through blockchain, bringing speed, efficiency and savings to both consumers and institutions.

Accomplishing this kind of transformation requires building really big things. And we understand that building big requires a creative, team oriented and supportive environment where everyone can do their absolute best work. The Figure team is comprised of incredibly driven, innovative, collaborative and curious people who love architecting and building from scratch. Everyone at the company is encouraged to be an individual contributor but also a team collaborator. 

We value team members 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.

This is an opportunity to work with a team of proven leaders who have already created billions of dollars in value in the Fintech space. Join us!

About the Role

This role will contribute to building out Figure’s innovative securities-related products and provide counsel on Figure’s own corporate and securities law matters. In this role, you will effectively communicate and build relationships cross-functionally, including partnering with Finance, Product, Engineering and Compliance, 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 to transform financial services.

What you’ll do

  • Counsel the product team and other stakeholders on securities law issues related to Figure’s capital table management, investor passport, and fund services products throughout the product development and implementation lifecycle
  • Draft commercial and intellectual property agreements and disclosures affecting the company's products and services
  • Advise on Figure’s primary and secondary securities issuances and related general corporate law matters
  • Coordinate and collaborate across Figure’s compliance, product, engineering, and business teams relating to product development
  • Remain up-to-date on relevant securities and technology laws and regulations to provide an ongoing ability to provide sound compliance advice

What we look for

  • 6+ years of combined, relevant experience in law firms, governmental agencies, and/or in-house legal departments
  • J.D. and membership with at least one state bar 
  • Substantial subject matter expertise in securities matters including the Securities Act of 1933, Investment Advisers Act of 1940, and Investment Company Act of 1940
  • Experience with the regulatory framework surrounding private securities issuance and trading
  • Experience with fund formation, fund administration, and registered investment advisers;
  • Understanding of laws and regulations that apply to financial products and laws relating to the commercialization of technology solutions
  • Product counseling experience, including the ability to apply laws and regulations to new products and/or technologies, and the ability to review products and related functionality for compliance with applicable laws
  • Self-starter who will take ownership of projects
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, and manage projects effectively

Benefits To You

  • Competitive salary based on experience and skills
  • Firm-wide performance based bonus
  • Competitive stock options package as an early member of the team
  • A flexible paid time off and vacation policy
  • Comprehensive health, vision, dental insurance
  • Company FSA, 401k, commuter benefits
  • And much more to come!

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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An Insider's view of Figure

What’s the vibe like in the office?

We're a group of collaborators & builders who take pride and ownership of our work & celebrating our wins together. Whether you're crushing it in ops, developing a product in engineering, or deep-diving into a culture survey for People Ops, when you step foot in the office, you feel the wave of positive energy team members radiate.

Dennis

People Ops Coordinator

What projects are you most excited about?

Projects that have the most challenging technical problems to solve. There are times when we need to come together as a group to solve complex issues in financial service processes and it is exciting to come up with an elegant solution with an easy customer experience and see it live in production quickly.

Devin

Director, Engineering

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

Growth at Figure is through ownership and taking on more as we build. While my background was in digital advertising, I now own media buying and more. Figure is still a startup, so people wear a lot of hats and that's a great way to cultivate career growth.

Alysse

Marketing Manager

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

Our team operates like a meritocracy. This allows for good ideas, new products, perspectives & solutions to come from all levels of the organization; for every employee to feel empowered, embrace an owner mindset and influence the direction of the company.

Jennifer

Head of Americas, Provenance

What makes someone successful on your team?

An ownership mindset, willingness to help out and being knowledgeable in your field. Of course, some funny jokes are always a bonus.

Thalita

Sr Product Manager

What are Figure Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Acme employees can contribute up to $1500 annually to their FSA.
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Figure offers competitive stock option packages as part of the team
Performance Bonus
Quarterly bonuses
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Acme Co. provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Flexible start and end times.
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Acme Co.'s pet policy is Occasional bring your pet to work days.
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