Corporate Counsel

| Greater NYC Area

About the Team & RoleRiskified is the world's leading eCommerce fraud-prevention solution trusted by some of the world’s largest enterprise merchants – from luxury fashion houses to gift cards and ticket marketplaces. We use disruptive technology to help the world’s largest brands increase revenue, manage risk and improve their customer interactions.

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. Pretty easy, right?

What You’ll Be Doing

  • 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


What Would Set You Up For Success 


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

Insider's spotlight

What are some social events your company does?

At Riskified, we have really great events! Each week, selected team members plan themed happy hours complete with a signature cocktail (and lots of creativity!). We also celebrate major holidays such as Halloween, Purim, Hanukkah, and Christmas. It’s a fun and creative way to bond as a team and use my event planning skills!


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How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

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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.


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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.


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