Assitant General Counsel (Poughkeepsie)


: $129,013.33 - $178,020.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Legal

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We are looking for an experienced Attorney to join our fast-growing team.

About us:

Apifiny Group Inc. is a leading technology group dedicated to establishing a global asset transaction network using blockchain technology. Leveraging its state-of-the-art tokenization and exchange platforms, Apifiny's mission is to facilitate the unrestricted flow of tokenized assets worldwide.

Apifiny believes that blockchain technology is not just about cryptocurrencies. By combining the innovative features of blockchain technology with creatively-designed tokenomics, we believe that we have the opportunity to revolutionize the existing global assets trading paradigm. By allowing assets to be efficiently transacted worldwide, we hope to give everyone an equal opportunity to buy and sell quality assets from around the world, bringing wealth and prosperity to the masses.

About the role:

  • Assist internal stakeholders with responses to external inquiries, including due diligence, client and regulatory requests;
  • Develop strong, collaborative partnerships and lead key cross-functional efforts with Apifiny's operations, finance and external reporting teams
  • Escalate issues, as appropriate, to the Vice President of Legal collaboratively to identify and share potential concerns and ideas with Legal Department members
  • Draft, review, negotiate and advise on different types of commercial transactions including SaaS sales, reseller, strategic partnerships, consulting partnerships, and inbound/outbound licensing agreements
  • Ability to make significant decisions regarding legal and compliance risks in a changing environment
  • Review global products, features, platforms and initiatives to provide practical legal risk mitigation strategies for products across multiple jurisdictions
  • Ensure product compliance with applicable U.S. and international laws and regulations
  • Provide full product life-cycle counseling
  • Work cross-departmentally, including: compliance, communications, finance, tax, data, analytics, corporate development, and members of Apifiny's executive leadership


  • At least 6-9 years of practical, exceptional law firm, in-house experience and/or academic credentials; admitted into and in good standing with New York state bar.
  • At least 1+ year of Blockchain/Crypto experience
  • International experience
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels both written and verbally
  • Interested in digital currency and blockchain technology
  • Risk-adjusted thinking
  • J. D. degree with 7+ years of legal experience, including in a comprehensive product counseling role, preferably at a large consumer internet business
  • Track record of success and results

What we offer:

  • Full health coverage with 100% subsidized premiums for employees

Associated topics: analyse, analysis, business analyst, business finance, financial reporting analyst, guidance, inspect, investment banking, market, strategy * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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