Polygon Legal Counsel

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March 8, 2022
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Job Description

What is Polygon?

is the leading platform for Ethereum scaling and infrastructure development. Its growing suite of products offers developers easy access to all major scaling and infrastructure solutions: L2 solutions (ZK Rollups and Optimistic Rollups), sidechains, hybrid solutions, stand-alone and enterprise chains, data availability solutions, and more. Polygon’s scaling solutions have seen widespread adoption with 3000+ applications hosted, 1B+ total transactions processed, ~100M+ unique user addresses, and $5B+ in assets secured.

The Role

• Give accurate and timely counsel to executives in a variety of legal topics (labor law, partnerships, international ventures, corporate finance etc.)

• Collaborate with management to devise efficient defense strategies

• Specify internal governance policies and regularly monitor compliance

• Research and evaluate different risk factors regarding business decisions and operations

• Apply effective risk management techniques and offer proactive advise on possible legal issues

• Communicate and negotiate with external parties (regulators, external counsel, public authority etc.), creating relations of trust

• Draft and solidify agreements, contracts and other legal documents to ensure the company’s full legal rights

• Provide clarification on legal language or specifications to everyone in the organization

What you need to succeed:

  • Proven experience as a Legal Counsel in business environment
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of corporate law and procedures
  • Full comprehension of the influences of the external environment of a corporation
  • Demonstrated ability to create legal defensive or proactive strategies
  • High degree of professional ethics and integrity
  • Outstanding communication skills


Work from anywhere (Remote first)

Flexible working hours

Flexible vacation policy

Competitive Salary

Polygon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.

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