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Corporate Counsel

| Greater NYC Area

As the founding member of Riskified’s US Legal team, you will collaborate with senior leadership and outside counsel to develop systems, frameworks, and policies to ensure Riskified’s regulatory compliance and risk mitigation. You will partner with the global legal team on all day-to-day legal activities including contracts, employment matters, company transactions and litigation. In short, we are looking for someone to pioneer our US Legal department and help drive the business forward.


about_us:

Riskified is the world's leading eCommerce fraud-prevention company. We use cutting-edge technology, machine learning algorithms, and behavioral analytics to outsmart eCommerce fraud and help our merchants grow. Riskified has reviewed hundreds of millions of transactions and approved billions of dollars of revenue for merchants across virtually all industries, including a number of Fortune 500 companies.


Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all legal and compliance affairs for Riskified’s US business and advise the executive team and management at all levels of the organization accordingly 
  • Provide professional advice with regards to contracts, vendor agreements, inquiries, commercial regulations, data protection, privacy and security addendums, software-related agreements/licenses, advertising and consumer protection, HR/employment, and compliance-related issues and the day-to-day legal aspects of a fast-growing fintech corporation
  • Draft and adapt a wide variety of commercial agreements, including Client/Partner contracts, vendor agreements, NDAs, MSAs, etc.
  • Ensure compliance with international laws and regulations relating to privacy, consumer protection, data protection, security, content, intellectual property, and other relevant laws
  • Formulate, implement and manage internal governance policies to ensure global regulatory and legal compliance
  • Anticipate and identify legal risks globally, stay abreast of various regulatory developments, and use critical thinking to provide proactive and strategic solutions to eliminate or mitigate those risks
  • Develop and lead strategic solutions to complex multinational risk management matters to further Riskified’s business goals
  • Research unique legal issues impacting the organization including those specific to payments and international startups
  • Provide ESOP administration support


life_at_riskified:

We are a fast-growing and dynamic startup with 250 team members between our offices in Tel Aviv and New York City. We value collaboration and innovative thinking. We’re looking for bright, driven, and passionate people to grow with us. 

Some NYC Benefits & Perks: 

  • Fully-covered medical, dental, and vision insurance from your first day 
  • Stock options for all employees, 401(k) + matching, commuter benefits
  • Catered lunch, team events, healthy snacks, yoga, pilates, soccer league, and more


in_the_news:

Great Place to Work: Riskified

Crain's: Best Places to Work in New York City

BuiltInNYC: How Riskified Has Carried its Brand Across Continents

TechCrunch: Riskified Prevents Fraud on Your Favorite eCommerce Site


  • JD from a top-tier law school along with good standing of the New York State Bar or eligibility to register as in-house counsel in New York
  • At least 2 years of in-house legal experience -- this is a non-starter
  • 4+ years of broad-based yet in-depth contract law and commercial experience
  • Experience in payment card industry and security practices
  • In-house experience with an international tech startup
  • Understanding of current International Data Protection Legislation
  • Your current portfolio includes technology-related commercial, corporate, and HR legal matters specific to Enterprise B2B operations, ideally concerning international and cross-border transactions
  • Outstanding knowledge of commercial contract law and negotiation
  • Above-average analytical skills and versatility in solving and managing legal issues
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are a non-negotiable
  • Candidates must be eligible to work in the U.S. for other than practical training
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Location

220 Fifth Ave., New York, NY 10001
220 Fifth Ave., New York, NY 10001

An Insider's view of Riskified

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

As an Integrations Engineer, I sit with multiple stakeholders - the Customer, Sales, Product, Data Integrity, & Go-Live, to name a few. Whether a merchant has a new problem for us to solve or we're launching a new product, we maintain close contact to ensure we're on the same page, & deliver the best product & experience to our customers.

Jonathan

Integrations Engineer

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I've been given the opportunity to work on increasingly larger deals that continue to stretch me in new ways. I've been able to work directly with the executive team and contribute meaningfully to the business. I feel valued and challenged on a daily basis and look forward to continuing to grow my career with the company.

Merrin

Account Executive

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

I have weekly 1:1s with my team & quarterly 1:1s with all employees and they know they can come to me at any time. Making myself accessible to my team & the rest of the company is extremely important in my role and will always be one of my top priorities. It is important for employees to know they have someone they can trust & go to for anything.

Lorrie

Director, People Operations

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The vibe at Riskified is equal parts hustle and fun. Everyone is highly supportive and collaborative, which builds a genuine sense of unity in the office while making it very encouraging for everyone to excel in their positions.

Add in the amazing NYC views, adorable office dogs, and a well curated kitchen and you truly feel grateful to be here.

Arun

Director of Integrations

What are Riskified Perks + Benefits

Riskified Benefits Overview

Some NYC Benefits & Perks:
Fully-covered medical, dental, and vision insurance from your first day
Stock options for all employees, 401(k) + matching, commuter benefits
Catered lunch, team events, healthy snacks, yoga, pilates, soccer league, and more

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
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