Circle is hiring a
Special Advisor in United States

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🏢 Circle
💵 $207k-$270k
📍United States
📅 Posted on Jul 10, 2024


The job is for a part-time role as a legal team builder working directly with the Chief Legal Officer at Circle, a financial technology company. The role involves creating and maintaining relationships, conducting research on regulatory issues, drafting thought leadership content, engaging with cross-functional stakeholders, and facilitating meetings.


  • 10+ years of legal experience at a top tier law firm with a strong, demonstrated knowledge of: a range of general corporate, finance and securities law experience
  • An interest in and demonstrated achievement in intellectual and academic initiatives
  • Managing a variety of initiatives, matters and transactions requiring an analysis and distillation of relevant laws, regulations, and industry standards, ideally in a financial services environment, and experience in performing supporting complex legal research and preparing legal memoranda intended for internal clients and senior leadership


  • Collaborate with the Chief Legal Officer and the Deputy General Counsels to develop a legal department strategic plan and create processes and practices to improve the day-to-day effectiveness and efficiency of Circle’s legal team
  • Identify needs in the legal and corporate affairs department, and assist in recruiting and developing talent to fill those needs
  • Conduct research on regulatory and legal issues relevant to stablecoins and the digital asset markets
  • Collaborate with the CLO to draft and publish thought leadership content, helping to keep the CLO at the cutting edge of our industry
  • Engage with cross-functional stakeholders such as Policy, Finance, Business and Product to identify strategic areas of focus for the CLO and the Corporate Affairs team
  • Facilitate and prepare the CLO for key internal and external meetings
  • Conduct special projects as requested by the CLO

Preferred Qualifications

Experience at a company operating in the FinTech industry is preferred, but not required


  • Base Pay Range: $207,500 - $270,000
  • Annual Bonus Target: 17.5%
  • Equity & Benefits (including medical, dental, vision and 401(k))
  • Circle has a discretionary vacation policy. We also provide 10 days of paid sick leave per year and 11 paid holidays per year in the U.S
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