Legal Assistant

| Greater NYC Area

Help us Build the Future of Money

Gemini Trust Company, LLC (Gemini) is a licensed digital asset exchange and custodian. We built the Gemini platform so customers can buy, sell, and store digital assets (e.g., Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Zcash) in a regulated, secure, and compliant manner.

Digital assets and blockchain technology have the power to transform the world for good. This truth, along with our core values, form the bedrock of our company and culture. At Gemini, no job is too small and no project too big as we endeavor to build the future of money. We are a mission-driven, team-based, inclusive, and determined community of thought leaders who invest in each other and the long game. Join us in our mission!

The Department: Legal

The Legal department at Gemini is making history, paving the way when it comes to applying the legacy of law to the future of digital assets. On this team, we tackle complex and unprecedented applications of the current legal system to the revolutionary industry of cryptocurrency and blockchain technology. At Gemini, Legal plays a critical role in guiding innovation and driving value for the business, while upholding our core tenets of security, compliance, and trust for our customers. Join us and help define the Legal Department of the Future.

The Role: Legal Assistant

An excellent legal assistant is the backbone of a successful Legal Department. In this role, you will roll up your sleeves to create and improve processes, maintain records, and conduct legal research in the unchartered territory of digital assets, cryptocurrency, and blockchain technology. Working alongside the General Counsel and the rest of the Legal team, you will partner closely with key internal stakeholders across Engineering, Product, Compliance, Finance, Business Development, and Operations as we work to solve novel legal challenges in this groundbreaking territory.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide exceptional, responsive, and meticulous support to a wide variety of projects undertaken by the Legal team.
  • Successfully liaise with Leadership across all of Gemini’s internal departments, ensuring the employment of legal considerations when helping to solve problems and handling inbound requests.
  • Research and deliver findings in the fintech and crypto industries that will help drive innovation for implementing legal policies across regions.
  • Handle corporate governance matters and manage processes, policies, and formalities associated with Gemini’s status as a regulated trust company.
  • Proactively manage tasks, including drafting agreements, processing and negotiating NDAs, data entry, organizing legal documents, and responding to subpoenas for employment legal records -- all done in a timely and highly organized manner.
  • Aid in the building of a nimble, impactful Legal function at Gemini

Minimum Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience.
  • 1 year of relevant work experience.
  • Authorization to work in the United States and fluency in English.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to manage and prioritize numerous projects simultaneously in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment.
  • Excellent organizational skills and premier attention to detail.
  • Flexibility and willingness to work on a broad range of legal matters.
  • Demonstrated interest in disruptive technology and desire to learn.
  • Ability to be a proactive self-starter who can thrive in ambiguity.

It Pays to Work Here

We take a holistic approach to compensation at Gemini, which includes:

  • Competitive base salaries across all departments
  • Ownership in the company via profit sharing units
  • Amazing benefits, 401k match contribution, and flexible hours
  • Snacks, Perks, Wellness Outings & Events

Gemini is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
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Location

New York, NY

What are Gemini Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Dental coverage for employees through Guardian PPO
Vision Benefits
Vision coverage through VSP
Health Insurance Benefits
Gemini's health insurance plan with our preferred provider Empire BCBS provides 3 plans, an EPO and 2 PPO at very little cost to employees!
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Gemini's 401(k) retirement plan through ADP offers a broad selection of stocks, bonds and international index funds to choose from.
401(K) Matching
Gemini's 401(k) matches an employee's contributions up to 5% of their base salary, with immediate vesting for matched contributions. Employees are eligible to contribute after 90 days of employment
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Gemini's unlimited PTO policy allows employees to take as many days off as they need, provided they get their manager's approval.
Perks & Discounts
Commuter Benefits
Gemini offers pre-tax commuter and parking benefits for all employees as well through Navia
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