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Product Counsel, Cash App – Investing
San Francisco, CA, United States
Employees can work remotely
Block is one company built from many blocks, all united by the same purpose of economic empowerment. The blocks that form our foundational teams People, Finance, Counsel, Hardware, Information Security, Platform Infrastructure Engineering, and more provide support and guidance at the corporate level. They work across business groups and around the globe, spanning time zones and disciplines to develop inclusive People policies, forecast finances, give legal counsel, safeguard systems, nurture new initiatives, and more. Every challenge creates possibilities, and we need different perspectives to see them all. Bring yours to Block.
As Product Counsel, you’ll have a broad range of responsibilities providing legal guidance on product and feature development. You will report to Cash App’s Head of Product and partner with our product teams to develop new technologies while managing legal risk and ensuring regulatory compliance. As we expand our offerings, your ideas and contributions will make an immediate impact.
You are highly motivated, organized, and creative. You are curious, with a desire to understand underlying causes and motivations. You are able to research and master complex legal topics and communicate them to non-lawyers in brief, clear language. You are capable of an expert understanding of a legal issue but can separate the practical from the academic and provide clear, accurate, and actionable advice to the business team. You are good-humored, patient, respectful to your co-workers, and bring a positive attitude in the office.
Provide guidance to product and engineering teams on issues related to products and features throughout the entire product development lifecycle
Develop trusted relationships with business partners and stay informed on key product developments
Draft and negotiate commercial agreements affecting your products and services
Work closely with other support teams (tax, compliance, accounting, outside counsel) to provide seamless support to business partners
Actively cultivate creative ideas and insights into how legal frameworks can support new product developments and customer experiences
5+ years of combined, relevant experience in law firms, governmental agencies, or in-house legal departments
Familiarity with launching products and advising on the legal and regulatory aspects of product development in the technology space
Excellent commercial negotiation and drafting skills
Fluency translating legal advice into actionable guidance for creative products and collaborators
Work in an evolving and growing environment that is prone to changes
Sound, practical business judgment, and creativity solving problems
A Juris Doctor (JD) degree and active membership in at least one state bar
Experience in financial services consumer protection laws (Regulation E) and payments / card network industry rules and regulations.
Block takes a market-based approach to pay, and pay may vary depending on your location. U.S. locations are categorized into one of four zones based on a cost of labor index for …
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