Full Job Description
At Figure, we're on a mission to transform financial services through blockchain, bringing speed, efficiency and savings to both consumers and institutions.
Accomplishing this kind of transformation requires building really big things. And we understand that building big requires a creative, team oriented and supportive environment where everyone can do their absolute best work. The Figure team is comprised of incredibly driven, innovative, collaborative and curious people who love architecting and building from scratch. Everyone at the company is encouraged to be an individual contributor but also a team collaborator.
We value team members 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.
This is an opportunity to work with a team of proven leaders who have already created billions of dollars in value in the Fintech space. Join us!
About the Role
The Counsel role at Figure is a great opportunity to get exposure across Fintech including Capital Markets, Consumer Finance, Regulatory work and Blockchain technology. In this role, you will work in partnership with other teams to tackle new legal questions and reach creative solutions. 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
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.
Draft, review, and update foundational documents for product and service offerings.
Negotiate and draft complex commercial contracts, loan purchase and sale agreements, engagement letters, custodial agreements, mortgage loan servicing agreements, and warehouse and master repurchase and other financing facilities.
Assist with regulatory compliance and contract compliance related to certain business initiatives.
Negotiate and draft B2B agreements for Figure's merchant HELOC and white label lending programs.
Manage Figure's and Provenance'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
Excellent research and analytical 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 To You
Competitive salary based on experience and skills
Firm-wide performance based bonus
Competitive stock options package as an early member of the team
A flexible paid time off and vacation policy
Comprehensive health, vision, dental insurance
Company FSA, 401k, commuter benefits
And much more to come!
Figure will not sponsor work visas for this position. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.