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Chief Legal Officer

Company name

Marqeta, Inc.

Organization Type


Job Type


Date Last Verified

Jul 06,2018

Posted on

Apr 11,2018

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Oakland, CA
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Chief Legal Officer The candidate will lead the corporate legal team responsible for all legal, compliance and regulatory affairs of Marqeta, both internationally and domestically. Reporting into the CEO, this extraordinary individual will be a key executive team member with responsibility for directing all activities within the legal team including legal counsel to all senior management. Must possess stellar legal instincts as well as a strong initiative, excellent management and leadership skills, and strong business acumen. Will be heading up a top performing team whose goal is to be the industry’s best and build a reputation as a thought leader. Primary Responsibilities: Developing and leading corporate legal strategy to promote and protect the company's matters; Developing and leading all corporate compliance programs; Developing and leading all regulatory and policy programs; Overseeing delivery of legal services and resources to accomplish corporate goals, strategies, and priorities; Participating in the formulation of a general management policy as a member of the executive management team; Managing a team of corporate counsel and other members of the legal, compliance, and regulatory/policy department; Advises on legal aspects of the company’s financing, including assessing and advising on current and future business structures and legal entities; Serves as key lawyer/legal advisor on all major business transactions, including acquisitions, divestitures, and joint ventures; Apply effective risk management techniques and offer proactive advice on possible legal issues; Deal with complex matters with multiple stakeholders and forces; Oversees the selection, retention, management and evaluation of all outside counsel.

Qualification and Experience

A J.D. degree a must. Must be admitted to the State Bar of California. Should have Relevant experience of at least 15+ years legal and corporate counsel experience in a similar capacity. Must have significant in-house experience with a startup or technology company that has experienced remarkable scale. Direct relevant experience in expanding internationally is needed. Must executive-level poise, presence, credibility, analytical and influencing skills. should have exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal, including presentation skills.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Marqeta, Inc.
180 Grand Avenue
5th Floor,
Oakland, CA

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