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Corporate Counsel



San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024

About the Company:

Worldcoin (www.worldcoin.org) is an open-source protocol, supported by a global community of developers, individuals, economists and technologists committed to expanding participation in, and access to, the global economy. Its community is united around core beliefs in the inherent worth and equality of every individual, the right to personal privacy, and open and public collaboration. These beliefs are reflected in what the community is building: a public utility to connect everyone to the global economy.

The Worldcoin Foundation (www.worldcoin.foundation) is the protocol’s steward and will support and grow the Worldcoin community until it becomes self-sufficient. Tools for Humanity (www.toolsforhumanity.com) is a global hardware and software development company. It helped launch Worldcoin and continues to provide support to the Foundation, in addition to operating the World App.

This opportunity will be with Tools for Humanity

About the Team:

Our Legal team is dedicated to supporting the Worldcoin open-source protocol by managing Tools for Humanity’s legal affairs globally. We collaborate across the company to advance the blockchain project and enhance our products, including the Orb (our hardware device), World ID, World App, and World Chain. We value creativity, curiosity, a sense of humor, and shared sense of urgency.

About the Opportunity:

We are seeking an experienced Corporate Counsel to join our dynamic legal team at Tools for Humanity. As a key member of our legal team, you will play a crucial role in advising on a variety of corporate and securities issues and transactions, including corporate governance, strategic transactions, and novel issues in the blockchain space. This role requires a proactive individual with exceptional organizational skills and the ability to manage complex projects across multiple jurisdictions. If you are passionate about your work and eager to contribute to a groundbreaking blockchain project, we invite you to join us in our mission.

In this role, you will:

  • Advise on Complex Issues: Provide guidance on a range of complex corporate/securities issues and negotiate commercial and strategic agreements.
  • Corporate Governance: Maintain and update corporate records and filings for all entities, including our US parent company, international subsidiaries, and joint ventures, ensuring accurate and current information for corporate governance and legal compliance purposes. Work on Board, Committee, and other corporate governance matters for TFH and our subsidiaries and joint ventures.
  • Strategic Transactions: Assist with a variety of corporate and securities transactions, including M&A and other strategic investments.
  • Equity and Token Management: Work closely with our finance and stock/token administration teams on equity matters and administration.
  • Draft and Review Legal Documents: Prepare, review, and manage a variety of legal documents and commercial contracts.

About You:

  • Communication Skills: Excellent written and verbal communicator, able to present complex legal issues clearly and concisely across various platforms, including emails, memoranda, and formal documents.
  • Attention to Detail: Exceptional attention to detail and organizational skills, with a track record of improving and streamlining processes.
  • Multitasking and Problem-Solving: Demonstrated ability to multitask, problem-solve, and complete complex projects in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Professionalism: Strong judgment and high levels of professionalism, discretion, and integrity in all interactions.
  • Resourcefulness: Ability to solve problems creatively and analytically, including non-traditional or undefined problems.
  • Relationship Building: Ability to communicate prioritization and deadlines with internal and external stakeholders, and build constructive, high-trust relationships across teams and functions.
  • Willingness to Travel: Openness to occasional international travel and working a varied schedule based on the needs of the team.
  • Educational Background: J.D. degree from an accredited law school and membership in good standing in at least one state bar.
  • Relevant Experience: 4-8+ years’ experience as a corporate, securities, M&A, or emerging companies attorney at a top firm or in-house (a combination is even better!). No prior Web3 or blockchain experience required.
  • In-Person: Able to generally be in the office in San Francisco, CA.
  • Adaptability: Positive and collaborative attitude, comfortable with change and a fast-paced environment, and exhibits an insatiable intellectual curiosity.
  • Professionalism and Integrity: Demonstrates strong judgment, high levels of professionalism, discretion, and integrity in all interactions.

What we offer:

  • An open and collaborative office space in downtown SF
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Monthly Phone Reimbursement or a company device
  • Daily DoorDash credit for in-office meals
  • Top-tier medical, dental, vision insurance
  • 401k + employer match program

The reasonably estimated salary for this role at TFH in San Francisco ranges from $180,000 - $230,000, plus a competitive long term incentive package, and may include variable compensation. Actual compensation is based on factors such as the candidate's skills, qualifications, and experience. In addition, TFH offers a wide range of best in class, comprehensive and inclusive employee benefits for this role including healthcare, dental, vision and mental health benefits, a 401(k) plan and match, life insurance, flexible time off, commuter benefits, professional development stipend and much more!