In-House Counsel

at Offchain Labs

73 d. ago
About the Job

Offchain Labs is building a suite of scaling solutions for Ethereum. This includes Arbitrum, an Optimistic Rollup, that instantly scales apps, reducing costs and increasing capacity, without sacrificing Ethereum's security. Porting contracts to Arbitrum requires no code changes or downloads since it’s compatible with existing Ethereum developer languages and tooling. Arbitrum today is the leading Ethereum scaling solution with dominant market share including hundreds of apps on the platform and over 50% of all rollup liquidity. Our team is extremely passionate and works tirelessly to bridge the gap between what blockchain is and what blockchain can be. We strive to maintain an atmosphere that fosters innovation and new ideas through collaboration, research, and deep discussions. After raising an initial round of $3.8M in seed funding in January 2019 and a $20M series A, as well as a $100M series B in 2021, we are ready to hire additional team members that have an interest in working in the blockchain space and a knack for approaching problems in unconventional ways

What you’ll do:
    • Give accurate and timely counsel to executives on a variety of legal topics (general corporate matters, employment law, partnerships, international ventures, corporate finance, etc.)
    • Provide expert and strategic legal advice to our Founders
    • Research and evaluate different risk factors regarding business decisions and operations 
    • Draft agreements, contracts, and other legal documents
    • Keep abreast of legislative changes, especially in the blockchain industry

Who you are:

    • BSc degree in law or J.D. degree 
    • Ability to practice law in the US
    • Proven general counseling experience
    • Excellent knowledge and understanding of corporate law and procedures
    • High degree of professional ethics and integrity
    • Outstanding communication skills
    • Prior Crypto/Blockchain working experience 
We understand it takes a diverse team of highly intelligent, passionate, curious, and creative people to solve the challenges involved in developing and improving Arbitrum. Our dynamic team has incredible perspectives to share, just as we know you do, and we take great pride in being an equal opportunity workplace.