Senior Corporate Counsel (Commercial Transactions)
The candidate ‘will lead the drafting, revision, evaluation and negotiation of strategic partnership, financial institution, licensing, consulting, marketing, non-disclosure, and other financial, commercial, technology, and vendor agreements. Also will help scale a nimble and efficient legal agreement work flow tasked with addressing and tackling the complex contractual challenges that confront a disruptive emerging asset class. By working closely with Business Development, Finance and Accounting, and Supplier Relations teams, play a critical role in building our business at the forefront of the future of money. Responsibilities: Draft, evaluate, and negotiate a wide variety of commercial agreements. Provide risk-weighted advice to business principals that succinctly balances commercial upside against corresponding legal, financial, operational, and reputational risk. Develop and scale efficient contract workflow for Gemini Trust Company and the broader Gemini group, including coordination of relevant internal stakeholders and external providers. Establish standard templates and negotiation matrices to support Gemini’s growing commercial contracting needs. Manage projects effectively and collaboratively. Build positive and influential relationships with Gemini Leadership and cross-functional partners, evangelizing the Legal team’s expertise and services across the company. Collaborate with and support the General Counsel and the rest of the Legal team to evaluate and communicate legal risks to internal stakeholders and external parties. Should have a JD degree. Must have 6 years of relevant legal experience at a law firm or in-house. Fluency in English. Preferred: Strong knowledge of and interest in disruptive technology, financial services, or security; prior experience working in fintech, digital assets or high-growth tech companies a plus. Proven ability to proactively, efficiently, and accurately assess legal business risks in a fast-paced environment. Track record of creative problem-solving, excellent written and oral communication skills, and creation of strong and trusted cross-functional relationships.
Gemini Trust Company, LLC.
600 Third Avenue, 2nd Floor
New York City, NY 10016