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Senior Legal Counsel, Merchant

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Company PayPal Inc. Location Chicago, IL, United States



Min 6 yrs required



Nov 19, 2022

Aug 06, 2022


Senior Legal Counsel, Merchant
The candidate will be a subject matter expert in the area of Merchant Services, including applicable payment card networks and NACHA rules. Help develop a unified framework to help the company successfully navigate card network and NACHA rules requirements along with financial services regulations. Provide proactive, timely and business-focused legal advice on card network and NACHA rules, payments law and banking regulation. Advise on the design and modification of Merchant products, the structuring of partner and merchant deals, proactively identify associated risks and recommend mitigation strategies, and review product user experiences to ensure legal compliance with applicable laws and card network/NACHA rules. Participate in strategic projects and initiatives as needed arising out of the Merchant Business Unit.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have a J.D. or equivalent degree. Must have 6+ years of experience practicing either in-house (or in an equivalent setting) or at a reputable law firm, with 2+ years of those years focused on payments law, the FinTech space, or financial services and banking regulatory analysis. The ability to advise on payment card network and NACHA rules, federal and state money transmission and banking regulations; data privacy laws as they relate to financial institutions; consumer protection laws; and other guidance coming out of federal and state agencies such as the CFPB and the FTC is essential. Familiarity with, and strong interest in, PayPal, Braintree, Zettle, mobile and alternative payments, emerging payments technology, and the payments industry is required. Must be admitted to, and in good standing with, a State Bar.

Additional info

Job Requisition ID: R0092119

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
PayPal Inc.
2211 North First Street
San Jose, CA 95131

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