Legal Counsel

  • Polygon
  • India
  • Dec 15, 2021

Job Description

What is Polygon?
Polygon is the leading platform for Ethereum scaling and infrastructure development. Its growing suite of products offers developers easy access to all major scaling and infrastructure solutions: L2 solutions (ZK Rollups and Optimistic Rollups), sidechains, hybrid solutions, stand-alone and enterprise chains, data availability solutions, and more. Polygon’s scaling solutions have seen widespread adoption with 3000+ applications hosted, 1B+ total transactions processed, ~100M+ unique user addresses, and $5B+ in assets secured.
The Role
Give accurate and timely counsel to executives in a variety of legal topics (labor law, partnerships, international ventures, corporate finance etc.)Collaborate with management to devise efficient defense strategiesSpecify internal governance policies and regularly monitor complianceResearch and evaluate different risk factors regarding business decisions and operationsApply effective risk management techniques and offer proactive advise on possible legal issuesCommunicate and negotiate with external parties (regulators, external counsel, public authority etc.), creating relations of trustDraft and solidify agreements, contracts and other legal documents to ensure the company’s full legal rightsDeal with complex matters with multiple stakeholders and forcesProvide clarification on legal language or specifications to everyone in the organizationConduct your work with integrity and responsibilityMaintain current knowledge of alterations in legislation 

What you need to succeed:

  • Proven experience as a Legal Counsel in business environment
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of corporate law and procedures
  • Full comprehension of the influences of the external environment of a corporation
  • Demonstrated ability to create legal defensive or proactive strategies
  • High degree of professional ethics and integritySound judgement and ability to analyze situations and information
  • Outstanding communication skills


Benefits:Work from anywhere (Remote first)Flexible working hoursFlexible vacation policyCompetitive Salary + Token bonus (portion or all can be paid in Crypto) 
Polygon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.
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