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Counsel - Product






San Francisco, CA, US


At Plaid, we work at the intersection of technology and finance on disruptive innovations that require creative and pragmatic legal solutions. We deal with novel issues every day that require cross-functional work across Plaid’s compliance, product, engineering, and business teams. We’re looking for a thoughtful and strategic lawyer to join our small but talented legal team as a Product Counsel.
Based in San Francisco, in this role you will be primarily responsible for advising our product team and other key stakeholders on a range of issues, including regulatory, marketing, data security, and privacy. We’re looking for a collaborative team member with strong problem-solving skills who can manage multiple, high priority projects in a fast-paced environment.

What excites you:

    • Counseling the product team and other stakeholders on relevant federal and state consumer financial services laws, as well as issues related to marketing, data security, and privacy
    • Coordinating and collaborating across Plaid’s compliance, product, engineering, and business teams relating to product development
    • Designing and developing legal processes to help support the launch of new products and services
    • Anticipating and identifying risks, and proposing creative and effective solutions to address those risks

What excites us:

    • J.D. degree, with at least 4 years of relevant legal experience at a top law firm, government agency, or in-house legal department, preferably with experience at a fast-growing technology startup
    • Familiarity with state and federal consumer financial services laws and regulations, including data security and privacy laws
    • Eager to learn about new and emerging technologies
    • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills
    • Strong project management skills, with attention to detail
    • Good sense of humor
    • Admitted to the California Bar in good standing, or eligible to register as in-house counsel with the California Bar
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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