Senior Counsel – Legal

Remote from
🇺🇸 USA
Annual salary, USD
225,000 - 285,000
Job function
Finance & Legal
Job type
Full Time,
Job posted
Apply before
10 Mar 2024
Computer Software

About OpenSea

The largest decentralized marketplace for blockchain-based digital assets.

Actively Hiring
4.7 Rated

When hiring, we look for candidates who can thrive in our culture of trust, feedback, and rapid growth. We believe that diversity and inclusivity are essential to our success, and we provide equal employment opportunities regardless of background or identity. Our opportunities support remote, hybrid, or onsite work at our offices in New York City, San Francisco, or Silicon Valley, and we’re dedicated to creating an environment where all employees can do their best work and contribute to the growth of our platform.

The ideal candidate is a proactive, collaborative team player that is passionate about blockchain technology and happiest in a fast-paced, action-oriented environment.


  • Provide nimble, practical advice to product, engineering, and operations teams shipping innovative new features, products, and programs
  • Work closely with product, comms, and marketing teams on external facing proactive and reactive communications
  • Manage and assist with litigation, regulatory, and law enforcement matters
  • Develop and ship reusable frameworks for complex issues without clear solutions
  • Keep abreast of quickly evolving legal and regulatory landscape to forecast and head off potential challenges

Desired Experience:

  • 8+ years of legal experience, with meaningful product counseling, regulatory, and litigation experience
  • Extensive experience counseling non-lawyer clients in the crypto/blockchain industry or at a fast-paced consumer technology company
  • Track record of collaborative partnership with lawyers and non-lawyers to solve problems and get things done
  • Juris doctor from accredited law school
  • Member of a US state bar in good standing

Nice-to-Have Skills:

  • Ability to zoom out and see the big picture, but also zoom in and dig into the details and move projects forward – no matter how big or small

If you don’t think you meet all of the criteria below but still are interested in the job, please apply. Nobody checks every box, and we’re looking for someone excited to join the team.

The base salary for this full-time position, which spans across several internal levels depending on qualifications, ranges between $225,000 – $285,000 plus benefits & equity.

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What position is OpenSea hiring for?

OpenSea is hiring a remote Senior Counsel – Legal from 🇺🇸 USA

What type of employment does OpenSea offer?

This is a Full Time role.


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