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Associate General Counsel Crypto
at dYdX
4 months ago | 385 views | 1 applications

Associate General Counsel Crypto

United States
Per year
$90,000 To $180,000

About the company

dYdX is the leading DeFi protocol developer for advanced trading. Trade cryptocurrencies with low fees, deep liquidity, and up to 20× Buying Power.

Job Summary


Product, Engineering and Support: 📍Spearhead and implement strategies with product, engineering, business development, and support teams. 📍Offer comprehensive legal guidance throughout the product life cycle, from conception through to launch, operation, and eventual sunset, aiding in both the construction and, when necessary, the dismantling of products. 📍Provide day-to-day legal, business, and strategic advice to internal crypto-focused teams, addressing challenges and offering solutions in the development and implementation of groundbreaking product roadmaps. 📍Engage cross functionally to implement effective collaboration strategies with marketing and design teams. 📍Develop and deliver both forward-looking and ad hoc guidance to the marketing and design teams regarding matters pertaining to the product lifecycle and other related initiatives. 📍Establish or continue to build strong and positive relationships with affiliates and other ecosystem players for effective product lifecycle.


📍6-10+ years of post-law school graduation experience, including at least 3 years in technology-related law firm practice at a v50 big law firm. 📍Currently licensed as a U.S. attorney and holding a J.D. from an accredited U.S. law school. 📍Exceptional communication, management, and interpersonal skills. 📍Experience advising on technology transaction and product counseling. Experience drafting memos and guidance to various stakeholders of an organization ranging from individual contributors to company executives. 📍Experience with exchanges, market making, financial derivatives, cryptocurrency, and open source software. 📍Knowledgeable in a wide array of international laws, regulations, and frameworks relevant to payments/financial services, internet technology, and crypto, including banking regulations, money transmission laws, securities regulations, GDPR, BSA, CFPB, CFTC, FTC (including UDAAP), and more. 📍Ability to make sound legal judgments, applying analytical rigor, prudent risk assessment, and a mix of creativity and pragmatism as necessary. 📍Comfortable with risk-adjusted thinking and able to discern when flexibility in interpretation is warranted. 📍Must be located in New York, NY or be willing to relocate to New York, NY prior to your start date.

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