Paralegal at OpenSea

Location: Remote, US
| Full-time
OpenSea

Paralegal

SAN FRANCISCO, NEW YORK OR REMOTE

LEGAL

FULL TIME

OpenSea is the first and largest marketplace for non-fungible tokens, or NFTs. Applications for NFTs include collectibles, gaming items, domain names, digital art, and many other items backed by a blockchain. OpenSea is an open, inclusive web3 platform, where individuals can come to explore NFTs and connect with each other to purchase and sell NFTs. At OpenSea, we’re excited about building a platform that supports a brand new economy based on true digital ownership and are proud to be recognized as Y Combinator’s #4 ranked top private company.

When hiring candidates, we look for signals that a candidate will thrive in our culture, where we default to trust, embrace feedback, grow rapidly, and love our work. We also know how critical it is to celebrate and support our differences. Employing a team rich in diverse thoughts, experiences and opinions enables our employees, our product and our community to flourish. We are dedicated to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. To help facilitate this, we support remote, hybrid or onsite work at either New York City or San Francisco for the majority of our opportunities.

What You’ll Do

  • 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 who is excited to join the team.
  • Draft, review, and advise on a variety of simple commercial agreements
  • Assist with creation and maintenance of internal legal team resources and operational process for our commercial and corporate matters
  • Document management, vendor communication, manage IP filings and deadlines, and coordinating communications across internal business functions
  • Oversee and collaborate with internal stakeholders on a broad range of subsidiary management matters, including entity formation, POAs, licenses, and subsidiary governance matters
  • Oversee end-to-end processes for OpenSea transactions, from initial response for contract generation through routing for signatures and archiving
  • Support on employee equity and related matters, including capitalization table related matters and transfer agreements
  • Manage data rooms and diligence process supporting a variety of commercial and corporate transactions
  • Establish internal corporate processes, including maintenance of corporate databases
  • Regulatory filings
  • Manage outside counsel budgets and billing processes

Desired Skills

  • 5+ years of experiencing interpreting, drafting, negotiating, and managing contracts
  • 3+ years of paralegal experience at a high-growth, private tech company
  • Experience in contract management and operational support, include managing workflows, approval processes, creating and maintaining guidelines and databases, and managing forms
  • Experience managing patent and trademark deadlines preferred
  • Experience managing entities and “general corporate” work at private tech company
  • Strong track record of effective cross-functional partnership with lawyers and
  • non-lawyers to align on quick, creative solutions
  • Excellent organizational skills, sound judgment, and the ability to handle multiple tasks at a time in a fast paced environment
  • Passion for crypto, blockchain technologies, web3, and NFTs
  • Bachelor’s degree, excellent academic record

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