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Bliss Lawyers is seeking a corporate generalist attorney to work for a New York-based financial technology company. Qualified candidates will have at least six years of experience as a lawyer in an international law firm and/or in the legal department of a financial services or technology company drafting and negotiating vendor agreements, covering BAU customer on-boarding documentation, and conducting reviews of new product offerings. The ideal candidate will also have experience working with financial services industry clients, particularly regulated broker-dealers. The attorney will be responsible for drafting and negotiating a wide variety of commercial contracts, including licensing, professional services, procurement, non-disclosure, and market data agreements. Other duties will include liaising among various business divisions, advising senior management on transactional matters, and providing general legal support for M&A, IP, litigation, corporate governance, employment, and other legal matters, such as customer on-boarding for the company's US broker-dealer as well as strategic initiatives, strategic investments, acquisitions, and joint ventures. This is a full-time temporary role that will begin in January 2018 and will last until late May 2018 with the possibility of extension. Interviews will begin as soon as qualified candidates are identified. Admission to the New York bar is required.
About bliss lawyers
Bliss Lawyers is a new legal model combining the benefits of secondment and virtual firms. Since our founding nearly five years ago, the business has expanded to service clients across the country, from New York to California. Our business has grown from secondments to also provide temp to perm engagements as well as direct hire placements with our clients. With a national network of over 15,000 lawyers, we hire exceptional lawyers to work on engagements at in-house legal departments and law firms. A virtual platform allows us to pass considerable cost savings to our clients while providing generous pay packages to our employees. Bliss Lawyers is a certified majority women-owned business. We are committed to creating a diverse workforce and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.