Product Counsel - San Francisco

  • 29 Jul 2022 4:16 PM
    Message # 12867438
    Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Upgrade’s growing Legal team is seeking a Product Counsel to focus on providing legal guidance on a variety of product related initiatives. You’ll work cross-functionally as we develop new products and advise on legal risk and regulatory compliance. 

    The legal issues you'll encounter are cutting edge and always evolving. The successful candidate will be skilled at building strong relationships, working in the unknown while balancing legal risks, and comfortable working in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.

    Learn more, and apply, at their job page.


    • Review new products and features from early stages of development through launch by assessing legal risks while providing practical legal advice
    • Counsel and coordinate across Product, Compliance, Marketing, Engineering and Risk to recognize and mitigate legal issues related to products and marketing collateral
    • Research and spot issues related to consumer protection laws and regulations, privacy, commercial and contractual issues, and other legal requirements
    • Prioritize workload to set goals and meet deadlines in a fluctuating and sometimes ambiguous business environment
    • Own your projects with a can-do attitude and a willingness to jump in where needed – no job is too big or too small – and some may not exactly fit in the four corners of this job description


    • J.D. and membership in the California Bar in good standing, or eligible to register as in-house counsel with the California Bar
    • 5+ years advising financial institutions/fintech companies as a lawyer at a leading law firm or in-house legal department
    • Innate curiosity, desire and ability to learn rapidly
    • Resiliency and comfort serving as a trusted business partner
    • Quick adopter of new and evolving technology
    • A team player with a sense of humor and self awareness


    • BigLaw and fintech startup experience

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