Paralegal, Corporate

  • Circle
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • Apr 03, 2020

Job Description

Circle is a global financial technology firm that enables businesses of all sizes to harness the power of digital currency and blockchains for payments and commerce worldwide. Circle is the pioneer of USDC, the fastest growing, regulated digital currency that is backed by US dollars. There are currently close to $500 million USDC in circulation, more than $1.7 billion USDC have been issued in under a year's time, and over $30B in online payments have been made with this breakthrough payment technology. Circle was founded in 2013 and is backed by $250 million from investors including Jim Breyer (Facebook), IDG Capital (Baidu, Tencent), General Catalyst (Airbnb, Stripe), Accel Partners, Blockchain Capital, Pantera and Digital Currency Group, with offices in Boston, New York, Dublin and London.

What you'll be part of:

With the mission To raise global economic prosperity through programmable internet commerce, Circle was founded on the belief that blockchains and digital currency will rewire the global economic system, creating a fundamentally more open, inclusive, efficient and integrated world economy. We envision a global economy where people and businesses everywhere can more freely connect and transact with each other with new technologies for digital money. We believe such a system can raise prosperity for people and companies everywhere.

Your team is responsible for:

As a Paralegal at Circle, you will provide a full range of corporate, regulatory and logistical support for the Legal Team. We are looking for someone to join a fast-paced team and who is self-initiating, team-oriented and capable of managing competing priorities.

What you'll work on:
  • Provide support to Circle's global legal operations
  • Own and maintain of corporate governance records, including board minutes, consents, equity documents, and capitalization table
  • Prepare and file documentation relating to global entity formation and maintenance
  • Review and prepare markups of commercial contracts and non-disclosure agreements, coordinating with internal decision-makers and liaising directly with third parties to drive negotiations to completion.
  • Assist with drafting, editing, and processing of contracts and standard forms
  • Manage the company's global intellectual property portfolio
  • Responsible for maintenance of the legal team's invoice management and service providers.
  • Assist with gathering information to; review, summarize and analyze data relative to corporate and regulatory changes and trends impacting the organization enterprise-wide
  • Manage corporate compliance calendar and assist with filing requirements
  • Prioritize conflicting needs and proactively follow up, often under tight deadlines
  • Coordinate execution of signature pages for transaction documents

What you'll bring to Circle:
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 2+ years experience at a financial institution or leading law firm
  • Obsessively organized, with a creative problem-solving edge
  • Maintain an energetic and positive attitude, especially under pressure
  • Exercise discretion with highly confidential business information
  • Fluent with Microsoft Office products and Google Apps
  • Experience with corporate governance preferred

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Circle. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.