Corporate Counsel

April 10, 2023
Offerd Salary:$166,600 to $196,000
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Employer Provided Salary: $166,600 Annually

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At Coinbase, our mission is to increase economic freedom around the world, and we couldn't do this without hiring the best people. We're a group of hard- working overachievers who are deeply focused on building the future of finance and Web3 for our users across the globe, whether they're trading, storing, staking or using crypto. Know those people who always lead the group project? That's us.

There are a few things we look for across all hires we make at Coinbase, regardless of role or team. First, we look for candidates who will thrive in a culture like ours, where we default to trust, embrace feedback, and disrupt ourselves. Second, we expect all employees to commit to our mission-focused approach to our work. Finally, we seek people who are excited to learn about and live crypto, because those are the folks who enjoy the intense moments in our sprint and recharge work culture. We're a remote-first company looking to hire the absolute best talent all over the world.

Ready to #LiveCrypto? Who you are:

  • You've got positive energy. You're optimistic about the future and determined to get there.
  • You're never tired of learning. You want to be a pro in bleeding edge tech like DeFi, NFTs, DAOs, and Web 3.0.
  • You appreciate direct communication. You're both an active communicator and an eager listener - because let's face it, you can't have one without the other. You're cool with candid feedback and see every setback as an opportunity to grow.
  • You can pivot on the fly. Crypto is constantly evolving, so our priorities do, too. What you worked on last month may not be what you work on today, and that excites you. You're not looking for a boring job.
  • You have a “can do” attitude. Our teams create high-quality work on quick timelines. Owning a problem doesn't scare you, but rather empowers you to take 100% responsibility for achieving our mission.
  • You want to be part of a winning team. We're stronger together, and you're a person who embraces being pushed out of your comfort zone.
  • We are looking for an exceptional attorney to join our corporate legal team as corporate counsel. You will support all aspects of Coinbase's securities and reporting functions.

    What you'll be doing (ie. job duties):

  • Support the securities / SEC reporting team as we continue to build our public company policies, practices and processes
  • Assist with preparation of 10-Ks, 10-Q, 8-Ks, proxy statements, registration statements and Section 16 filings, in close partnership with Coinbase's finance and equity teams
  • Help plan Coinbase's annual stockholders' meeting, including preparing agenda, scripts, and related materials
  • Counsel Coinbase's Investor Relations and Communications teams on quarterly earnings releases, Reg FD compliance and public disclosures
  • Advise on and help administer certain corporate and executive policies and programs, such as the insider trading policy and employee trading and 10b5-1 plans
  • Counsel on a range of related corporate matters such as public company governance, equity plans, equity administration and related policies
  • Willingness to roll up sleeves (no job too big, no job too small
  • What we look for in you (ie. job requirements):

  • 6+ years of corporate law experience, with particular focus on securities law compliance, including experience at a publicly-traded company and a law firm
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including ability to communicate information effectively internally and externally and to drive cross-functional alignment and action
  • Deep understanding of the 33' Securities Act and 34' Exchange Act
  • Must be active and in good standing in one State Bar in the United States, preferably in California or New York
  • Nice to haves:

  • In-house + law firm experience
  • Experience working with newly public companies
  • Job#: P20313

    Pay Transparency Notice: Depending on your work location, the target annual salary for this position can range from $166,600 to $196,000 + target bonus + target equity + benefits (including medical, dental, vision and 401(k)).

    Commitment to Equal Opportunity

    Coinbase is committed to diversity in its workforce and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sex, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other basis protected by applicable law. Coinbase will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. For US applicants, you may view Pay Transparency, Employee Rights and Know Your Rights notices by clicking on their corresponding links. Additionally, Coinbase participates in the E-Verify program in certain locations, as required by law.

    Coinbase is also committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. For quick access to screen reading technology compatible with this site click here to download a free compatible screen reader (free step by step tutorial can be found here).

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