Product Counsel (Crypto)

Who We Are:

Solana is the fastest blockchain in the world and the fastest growing ecosystem in crypto, with over 400 user-friendly apps spanning DeFi, NFTs, Web3 and more. Solana’s blockchain can enable growing decentralized applications and systems to scale without sacrificing security. If you’re looking to join a fast-paced, problem-solving environment in the epicenter of a blossoming industry, then read on.

To be successful in this role,

You will:

  • Provide full product life-cycle counseling for crypto products Solana Labs is launching or incubating. Ensure product compliance with applicable U.S. and international laws and regulations, in close collaboration with colleagues in Legal and Compliance teams. 
  • Provide thought leadership and strategic direction on novel digital currency and blockchain technology legal and regulatory issues. Publish reports, frameworks, and other thought leadership that helps companies in our ecosystem. 
  • Lead complex and global cross functional efforts, effectively collaborating with internal stakeholders including legal and business teams (Business Development/Sales, Product/Engineering, Business Development/Sales, and Compliance).
  • Proactively solve process and other problems for the business and for portfolio companies as they plan and execute on an accelerated and aggressive global growth plan. 
  • Work with projects in-house as well as portfolio companies of Solana Capital and Solana Labs’ incubator and advisory programs.
  • Drive product compliance frameworks, oversee communication strategies and product roll outs.

You are:

  • Currently licensed in a U.S. state. JD or equivalent with 5+ years of legal experience, and preferably in-house experience as well. 
  • You have substantial expertise working with product teams in the crypto and fintech industry, specifically teams building protocols, DeFi, DAOs, NFTs, and other related products. 
  • A strong interest in digital currency and blockchain technology. 
  • Experience providing legal thought leadership in novel areas. Comfortable challenging the status quo and preconceived notions of what is possible as well as working in areas where regulation is still evolving. 
  • Proven problem-solving, communication and interpersonal skills.

What We Offer:

  • Extremely competitive salary + token packages with reviews every six months
  • 100% employer-paid health insurance for you and all your dependents (health PPO, dental, and vision)
  • Life & Disability Insurance 
  • 401k program
  • $1,000 work from home stipend to make your home setup comfortable and productive
  • Monthly cell phone stipend, monthly internet stipend ($50) and a monthly health and wellness stipend ($150)
  • Annual tropical corporate retreat for the entire team and their +1’s

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