Corporate Counsel


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

The Corporate Counsel role will support Figure’s corporate, finance and capital markets functions. 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

  • Execute the vision to further Figure’s position as a leader in financial services technology, blockchain and consumer lending
  • Draft, review, negotiate and interpret commercial agreements to support Figure’s businesses, including software/technology agreements, customer and vendor agreements, licensing agreements, services agreements, confidentiality agreements, and other complex commercial agreements
  • Assist with corporate and securities transactions, including capital markets transactions, M&A (or related) transactions, partnerships and financing transactions.
  • Provide advice and counsel related to corporate governance, investor relations and equity related matters
  • Effectively manage internal direct reports and outside counsel
  • Actively collaborate with a wide variety of teams, including product, engineering, partnerships, compliance, and marketing, on a range of issues related to product development and commercialization
  • Help build scalable and effective processes for legal review and launch of new products
  • Assist with regulatory compliance and contract compliance related to certain business initiatives
  • Manage Figure’s intellectual property licenses

What We Look For

  • J.D. and membership with at least one state bar
  • 5+ years combined relevant experience in a top law firm, government agency, and/or in-house legal team
  • Structured finance and contract drafting skills
  • Experience in consumer financial services regulations is a plus
  • Experience with capital markets transactions is a plus
  • Strong communication and research skills
  • Self-starter who will take ownership of projects
  • Strong record of hands-on contract drafting and negotiations
  • Ability to succeed in a start-up environment and greenfield legal space with a flexible approach
  • Sound and practical business judgment

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!

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