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4 May 2021

Full-Time Associate Counsel – Posted by Portland, Oregon, United States

Job Description

At LegitScript, we are passionate about making the internet and payment ecosystems safer and more transparent.  We help companies of all sizes keep their services legal and safe for consumers. To do this, LegitScript combines big data with the world’s leading team of experts skilled in highly regulated and complex sectors, including transaction laundering detection, pharmaceuticals, online gambling, and more.

The result? Unmatched accuracy and deep risk analysis that identifies which commercial entities play by the rules, and which do not. Our diverse industry partnerships provide unique insights that keep businesses and governments at the forefront of emerging trends. That’s why LegitScript is trusted by the world’s largest search engines, internet platforms, payment companies, and regulatory agencies.

This is the entry-level position on our legal team. In this role as the Associate Counsel, you will be an integral member of our in-house legal team, supporting other attorneys on the team. You’ll also provide key support to our analyst team by researching high-risk areas, training, and coaching analysts, and serving as a point of contact for escalations from our client

We are currently looking for candidates who are local to the Portland Metro Area, but this position will be remote until the pandemic subsides.

Please note that visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

What You’ll Do:

  • Perform comprehensive legal research across a wide variety of subject areas and jurisdictions.
    • Example subject areas include healthcare, telemedicine, pharmaceutical products, gambling, financial services, adult content, weapons, and others.
  • Evaluate, analyze, and synthesize information from diverse sources.
  • Exercise sound judgment to pursue relevant, targeted research.
  • Write clear, concise documents ranging from brief client answers to memoranda to lengthy analysis.
  • Adjust writing to the target audience – from internal analysts to executives, to clients.
  • Maintain team-specific resource library.
  • Edit others’ writing in keeping with LegitScript style.
  • Continually develop expertise in subject matters relevant to LegitScript.
  • Decisively answer analyst questions.
  • Confidently provide final decisions for analysts and clients.
  • Use sound judgment in determining which issues to escalate.
  • Assist in general legal work for the company as needed.

What You’ll Bring:

  • J.D. or equivalent degree.
  • Oregon Bar membership, ability to obtain Oregon Bar membership within six months of employment, or eligibility for Oregon house counsel admission
  • Excellent legal research skills
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Confident decision-maker and able to work under pressure
  • Comfortable advising others on complex topics
  • Exhibit a growth mindset by being open to feedback, embracing change as an opportunity
  • Ability to work in a collaborative environment

Highly Desired:

  • Experience with FDA or FTC or similar regulations
  • Experience in healthcare, pharmaceutical industry, or payments/financial services industry

In addition to competitive salaries, full-time employees enjoy a great benefits package:

  • Multiple Medical plans (one with $0 employee premium option), Dental & Vision plans
  • 401k with company match and immediate vesting
  • Generous paid time off package and 11 paid holidays
  • Volunteer time off
  • And much more!

If you got to this point, we hope you’re feeling excited about the job description you just read. Even if you don’t feel that you meet every single requirement, we still encourage you to apply. We’re eager to meet people that believe in LegitScript’s mission and can contribute to our team in a variety of ways – not just candidates who check all the boxes.

Candidates must be authorized to work in the US. LegitScript does not offer visa sponsorship at this time.  LegitScript is an Equal Opportunity Employer that abides by federal and state laws that prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or national origin; or their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities.

How to Apply

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: associate counsel, Attorney, and law. Salaries: 60,000 - 80,000.

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