Protocol Labs

U.S. Legal Counsel

Hiring an outstanding Legal Counsel based in the United States to help us develop and implement our legal strategy.

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  • 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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