Anchorage was founded in 2017 to advance institutional participation in digital assets. Anchorage began as the leader in digital asset custody, solving private key security, and expanded its offerings to make every form of institutional participation as seamless as possible though Lending, Trading, Financing, Staking, and Governance, all integrated with secure, regulated custody. Today, Anchorage brings the best of modern security engineering to institutional custody and banking.

Anchorage Digital Bank received the first federal banking charter for a digital bank and converted prior to converting from its South Dakota trust charter in January 2021 and has raised more than $137 million since its January 2021 Series C from leading investors including GIC, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, Andreessen Horowitz, Blockchain Capital, Lux, and Indico. Its advisors include Stanley Druckenmiller, Kevin Warsh, Max Levchin, and Elad Gil.

We are looking for an experienced paralegal to partner with our small but strong legal team in blazing the trail of digital asset finance. Anchorage’s founding principle of compliance elevates its legal personnel to a status unique in most tech companies. Here, the legal team plays a respected and crucial role in all facets of the company.  

Role Description:

  • Create responsive and consistent documentation during customer acquisition and onboarding processes. 
  • Manage operative document review and drafting utilizing our auditable contract management software.  
  • Assist in commercial agreements, including updating templates, reviewing, and negotiating form NDAs, MSAs, and other service agreements.
  • Lead legal operations, including managing contract management, e-signer, and outside counsel billing systems and platforms.
  • Maintain corporate records across company subsidiaries and assist with regulatory submissions and filings. 
  • Manage outside counsel budget and performance.
  • Support organizational and administrative processes across all legal work streams; refine processes and workflows for efficiency and organization across all legal workstreams.
  • Collaborate with internal cross-functional partners to ensure proper customer and third-party vendor onboarding.
  • Collaborate with product and engineering teams in IP portfolio management for patent and trademark registrations.

Qualifications:

  • You have at least 3-4 years of experience as a paralegal or contract specialist on a legal team at a technology company or at a law firm.
  • You are a motivated self-starter with excellent organizational and administrative skills.
  • You are able to handle multiple projects and changing priorities and can work independently with minimal supervision, as well as part of a team.
  • You thrive in a fast-past environment and are able to determine priorities, plan, organize, and follow through.

Bonus Points:

  • You have worked in financial services or fintech or an interest in blockchain.
  • You were emotionally moved by the soundtrack to Hamilton, which chronicles the founding of a new financial system. :)

US Company Benefits (Mid-Pandemic):

  • 100% coverage of health, dental, & vision for you and your dependents.
  • One Medical Membership.
  • Pre-tax commuter/parking benefits.
  • 401(k) plan & FSA.
  • Flexible, guilt-free, vacation policy.
  • Monthly mental health day.
  • Home workstation budget.
  • Employee training & development.
  • Meaningful equity in a fast-growing company 

Postscript:

Anchorage is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or veteran status. Anchorage considers qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with other legal requirements. Anchorage refers to services that are offered either through Anchorage Hold LLC, a Delaware limited liability company and registered Money Services Business, or Anchorage Trust Company, a South Dakota-chartered trust company. Anchorage Hold LLC and Anchorage Trust Company are wholly-owned subsidiaries of Anchor Labs Inc., a Delaware corporation.
Anchorage is committed to being a welcoming and inclusive workplace for everyone, and we are intentional about making sure people feel respected, supported and connected at work—regardless of who you are or where you come from. We value and celebrate our differences and we believe being open about who we are allows us to do the best work of our lives.
 
Anchorage is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate against qualified applicants or employees on the basis of race, color, religion, gender identity, sex, sexual preference, sexual identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, military status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law, rule, or regulation.

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