Protocol Labs

U.S. Legal Counsel

Hiring an outstanding U.S. Legal Counsel to help us develop and implement our legal strategy.

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Your Role at Protocol Labs

As Legal Counsel at Protocol Labs you will work across our organization in developing and implementing our legal strategy. In addition to traditional counsel roles you can expect to be on the legal forefront of many issues, helping shape policy and define best-practice.


  • Craft legal strategies to navigate complex and quickly changing landscapes in distributed web, open internet, and cryptocurrency

  • Lead wide-ranging legal needs of a rapidly growing company, both directly and by managing outside counsel and partnerships

  • Advise our teams about relevant legal contexts, issues and risks, and company policies and procedures


  • J.D. degree from a top accredited U.S. law school

  • Significant experience practicing in the areas of open source development, civil liberties in a digital world, and cryptocurrency

  • Ability to communicate complex legal and policy advice clearly and succinctly to a variety of audiences (internal and external) from a diverse set of disciplines (lawyers, engineers, government officials, policymakers, reporters) and cultures

  • Experience in two or more of the following areas: technology corporation, academic research, startup, not-for-profit, open source

  • Demonstrated sound ethical, business, and legal judgment

  • Ability and willingness to adapt quickly as the legal, policy, and technology landscapes evolve


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