Paralegal - Las Vegas

Fortress Trust
May 26, 2023
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About Fortress

Who is Fortress? Fortress Blockchain Technologies is a fintech company building the foundation for our digital futures. The company spans traditional markets and banking, neo-banking, blockchain technologies, cryptocurrency, NFTs, and metaverses through a suite of services and REST APIs. With our products and APIs, clients can build their platforms with a backend to service everything they would need to modernize with our burgeoning digital economy. Fortress Trust, a wholly-owned subsidiary, provides embeddable financial infrastructure as founded by a team of former banking commissioners/regulators, career bankers, and VC-backed entrepreneurs with several exits.

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will have experience in one or more of the following legal fields: payments, financial regulations/regulatory compliance in the financial services industry, banking, corporate governance, and/or blockchain law. You will work on a wide variety of projects and make a meaningful contribution to building the company.

This role will require the candidate to be based in Las Vegas to sit with our General Counsel and other Senior Executives.

Why Join Fortress?

This is an opportunity to work alongside former regulators, entrepreneurs, and leading industry platforms.

You will have the opportunity to make a meaningful contribution to the growth of a company building foundational infrastructure, including negotiating integrator contracts, fashioning new industry regulations, negotiating partnership/integrator agreements with leading industry platforms, working with investors, board members, and executives on strategy as well as representing Fortress at national conferences.

You will report directly to the founder and General Counsel. This position offers the opportunity to learn about the growing digital asset/Web3 industry from experienced industry professionals as well as to take on projects independently.


  • Manage complex legal-related projects, workflows, and corporate agreements, including but not limited to: API Agreements, vendor contracts, AML/KYC policy, and employment agreements.
  • Maintain and update legal templates, runbooks, and process documents
  • Work with subject matter experts within legal and cross-functional teams, including outside counsel
  • Function as a program manager and owner to track the progress of multiple in-flight projects, working with teams to communicate deadlines, unblock issues, and liaise with inside and outside counsel to bring continual successful delivery!
  • Assist in corporate and administrative work for our various subsidiaries and affiliates
  • Support and assist in the development and implementation of a legal strategy that will facilitate the objectives of Fortress and its affiliates and subsidiaries.
  • Prior knowledge or experience in blockchain, corporate or securities law is valuable but not a prerequisite.
  • Qualifications

  • Must have a minimum of 3 years of experience as a paralegal, program manager, or legal assistant with a law firm or with in-house legal.
  • Self-starter who can work well independently.
  • Related training in the financial services or fin-tech industry or a related legal practice area, with demonstrated specialization.
  • Experience with general corporate governance matters.
  • A high level of intellectual curiosity and drive to innovate.
  • Located in or willing to relocate to Las Vegas
  • We Offer

  • Highly competitive compensation packages
  • Comprehensive benefits, including 100% paid medical insurance coverage for you and your dependents
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Professional growth and development
  • 401k
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