Senior Counsel at Riskified

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About Us

Riskified is the AI platform powering the eCommerce revolution. We use cutting-edge technology, machine-learning algorithms, and behavioral analytics to identify legitimate customers and keep them moving toward checkout. Merchants use Riskified to increase revenue, prevent fraud, and eliminate customer friction. 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.

About the Role

Riskified’s Legal team is hiring a Senior Counsel to join our rapidly growing NY team. In this role, you will report to the VP of Legal and be responsible for handling a variety of legal issues. This is an exciting opportunity to join a successful late stage tech company and assist leadership in making sound, risk based decisions. We’re looking for someone who is highly motivated, wants to make a significant impact and will excel in a dynamic, cross-functional team.

What You'll Be Doing
  • Provide legal and non-legal advice to the VP Legal and other key individuals in the company, including on corporate, regulatory, international, employment and litigation matters. 
  • Provide counsel on financing and M&A activity as well as securities laws.
  • Develop and implement internal policies and processes appropriate for a rapidly growing tech company.
  • Anticipate legal issues that could impact the company.
  • Provide counsel to our product team on a variety of issues.
  • Given our rapid growth and depending on your interests and goals, you’ll have the opportunity to expand into other legal substantive areas.
Qualifications
  • JD Required. Member of the New York Bar.
  • 6 to 8 years of relevant experience (in an ideal world, at a startup/tech focused law firm followed by an in-house role).
  • Practical mindset towards protecting the company from risks while enabling fast paced growth and innovation.
  • Attention to detail, detail and more detail.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, flexibility and responsiveness.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and manage time effectively.
  • Ability to work independently while having good judgment to escalate significant matters.
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • Fintech, SaaS and/or public company experience a huge plus. 
Life at Riskified

We are a fast-growing and dynamic startup with 450+ 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

Fortune Magazine: 25 Best Workplaces in New York

Announcing Riskified's $165M Funding Round

Inc Magazine: Best Workplaces 

Built In NYC: 100 Best Workplaces

Great Place to Work: Riskified

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

TechCrunch: Riskified Prevents Fraud on Your Favorite eCommerce Site

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Location

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

Healthcare - Full medical, dental, and vision insurance from your first day
Stock - Stock options for all employees
Financial Benefits - 401(k) + matching with immediate vesting, commuter benefits
Professional Development - Customized training courses, company-wide learning, volunteering opportunities
Snacks and More - Fully stocked kitchen with healthy snacks, catered lunch, lunch stipend, weekly happy hours
Celebrations and Activities - Overnight getaways, team events, birthday breakfast, yoga, pilates, soccer, basketball, and more

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Diversity
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
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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