DESCRIPTION: 

The Paralegal position is an exciting opportunity for a motivated and passionate individual to join the team at Foundry, a subsidiary of the blockchain industry’s most prolific and active investor, Digital Currency Group. Reporting to the Legal Counsel, the Paralegal will be responsible for providing paralegal support to the Legal Counsel and other senior staff members, as needed.  

This is a rare invitation to join a small, highly professional entrepreneurial group, with the backing of the most established player in the fast-growing crypto space. 

 
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  • Assist in all aspects of transactions and contract management including draftingnegotiating and/or reviewing NDAs, LOIs, engagement letters, and other agreements/ancillary documentation 
  • Leading and facilitating background searches and risk assessments for onboarding new clients (e.g. KYC/AML, anti-corruption and OFAC compliance) 
  • Liaise with and manage domestic and foreign outside counsel/advisors to address and maintain requests as needed   
  • Assist Legal Counsel with creating user guidelines and other tools to help create efficiencies within the Legal Department 
  • Willingness to work on other admin/non-admin tasks to support the entire team, as needed 

 
ABOUT YOU: 

Minimum Qualifications; Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  

  • Undergraduate degree from a 4-year accredited institution 
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience 
  • Ability to manage and prioritize complex and varied workloads 
  • Self-starter who is able and willing to work independently with little guidance 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Possess strong organizational and administrative skills 
  • Willingness to travel, as needed 

Preferred Qualifications; Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  

  • Strong passion/interest in working in the crypto space 
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment to meet strict deadlines 
  • Ability to work under pressure, adapt as needed and work outside comfort zone 
  • Good sense of humor and positive attitude 

This position is open to candidates interested in working remote/hybrid, as well as candidates who desire to work at our physical work location in Rochester NY. For remote candidates we ask that you are within 300 miles of Rochester, NY. 

ABOUT FOUNDRY:
Foundry was created to meet the institutional demand for better capital access, efficiency, and transparency in the digital currency mining and staking industry.

As a Digital Currency Group company, Foundry taps unparalleled institutional expertise, capital, and market intelligence to provide North American bitcoin miners and global manufacturers with the resources to build, maintain, and secure decentralized networks.

Foundry’s mission is to empower miners with the tools they need to build tomorrow’s decentralized infrastructure for a digital world and provides North American digital asset mining businesses with capital and intelligence. 

Environment:

General office environment with perks (fully stocked kitchen, flexible workspace, focus on employee engagement, teamwork, and collaboration).

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We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, martial status, veteran status, or disability status.

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