Overview

Chime is the largest and
fastest-growing player in the challenger-banking space, providing mobile
and online banking technology in the U.S. and facilitating over 5M
accounts with no physical branches. Were a technology company
relentlessly focused on helping our members achieve financial peace of
mind. Thats why we offer access to an award-winning bank account that
doesnt charge hidden fees, can give members early access to their
paychecks, and enables them to grow their savings automatically. And
were just getting started. We are proud of our mission, devoted to our
members, and passionate about applying technology to the challenge of
making financial health a reality for everyone.

We have one of the most experienced
management teams in Fintech and have raised over $800M in funding from
DST, General Atlantic, Iconiq, Coatue, Dragoneer, Menlo, Access,
Forerunner, and others. If youre
looking to join a fast-growing company with a beloved, daily-use
product and an authentic mission that puts people first, we want to meet
you.

About the Role

This role may be based in Chicago or San Francisco.

We work on complex and impactful
legal problems every day, and were looking for a versatile attorney to
help protect our growth stage business. This role will help develop and
drive processes for handling disputes and litigation in a manner that
aligns with our values. As
Litigation Counsel, you will lead our litigation and regulatory response
activities. Responsibilities include managing pre-litigation,
litigation, regulatory inquiries, and alternative dispute resolution for
a wide variety of customer-related disputes. You will gain a deep
understanding of Chimes products and act as the face of Chime,
resolving conflicts, setting strategic direction and shaping our
relationships with customers, regulators and other external
stakeholders.

Responsibilities

  • Lead
    potential litigation and internal investigations, respond to discovery
    requests; create and analyze demands and case plans, and negotiate and
    draft settlements
  • Manage a range of litigation and be capable of handling investigation issues involving government entities and regulators
  • Partner closely with peers on Chimes legal, risk and compliance teams
  • Proactively identify, analyze and mitigate legal risks
  • Devise scalable processes and procedures to ensure the litigation function scales with our business
  • Field and resolve legally sensitive complaints from Chimes customers
  • Supervise outside counsel
  • Advise on litigation, arbitration and conflict-resolution strategy
  • Work with
    internal stakeholders to address legal notices from regulatory bodies,
    courts and customers (including levies, liens, garnishments, subpoenas,
    court orders and search warrants)

Requirements

  • J.D. degree and a state bar member in good standing
  • 7+ years of combined law firm, government and/or in-house experience
  • Familiarity
    and experience with the finance, payments, banking or
    financial-technology (fin-tech) industry and related legal issues,
    including the laws, rules and regulations related to banks, bank
    partners, and/or the participants in various payments systems, including
    processors and program managers
  • A team player who is willing to pitch in where needed in a fast-paced, growing company
  • Ability to be organized, detail-oriented, self-starting, resourceful, and flexible
  • Sound and practical business judgment, intellectual creativity, and problem-solving skills
  • Effective in developing positive relationships with internal partners (including senior company executives) and external stakeholder
  • Flexibility and desire to grow as Chimes legal needs evolve and expand
  • Strong
    familiarity with e-discovery issues, including document retention
    policies and procedures as well as collection, review, and production of
    documents
  • Excellent writing and advocacy skills
  • Strong organization and project management skills with the ability to work well on both long and short-term projects
  • California bar membership.

What we offer

  • Competitive salary based on experience, medical and dental benefits, as well as a 401k match
  • Free snacks and drinks, plus weekly catered lunches.
  • Flexible vacation policy.
  • Monthly happy hours and company events.
  • Dog-friendly office.
  • A
    challenging and fulfilling opportunity to join one of the most
    experienced teams in FinTech and help create a completely new kind of
    bank.

To apply for this job email your details to vagasempregosbrasil@outlook.com

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