Overview

As Product Counsel, you will proactively assess legal risk and provide practical guidance to stakeholders throughout the product development lifecycle.  You will report to the Director, Legal (Regulatory) and will work closely with members of our legal team and cross-functional teams across the organization.  The role requires a self-motivated and collaborative individual who excels in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Supporting our Product, Engineering and Business Development teams in developing innovative and compelling personal finance tools for consumers
  • Educating stakeholders about regulatory issues as they relate to a broad range of products and features, marketing materials and editorial content
  • Translating legal advice into actionable guidance that creatively solves problems and manages risk
  • Staying up-to-date on and assessing the business impact of new and evolving legal and regulatory requirements in the consumer financial products space
  • Collaborating with the legal team and company leadership as needed to address matters arising in other regulatory or operational areas

Qualifications:

  • JD from a top law school and excellent academic credentials
  • Member of the California Bar
  • At least five years of relevant experience, including expertise in consumer finance and privacy law, such as the FCRA, TILA, RESPA, ECOA and GLBA
  • Experience interacting with state regulatory bodies and federal regulators
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with cross-functional stakeholders
  • Exceptional interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and manage projects effectively
  • Intellectual creativity and problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of technology and current trends in consumer-facing platforms

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