At Plaid, our mission is to unlock financial freedom for everyone. There has never been a better time than now to start building the future of fintech with us. Plaid powers the tools millions of people rely on to live a healthier financial life. We work with thousands of companies like Venmo and SoFi, several of the Fortune 500, and many of the largest banks to make it easy for people to connect their financial accounts to the apps and services they want to use. Plaid’s network covers 11,000 financial institutions across the US, Canada, UK and Europe. Founded in 2013, the company is headquartered in San Francisco with offices in New York, Salt Lake City, Washington D.C., London and Amsterdam.
The Lead Commercial Counsel will join a multifaceted Legal, Policy, Risk and Compliance leadership team and report to the General Counsel. They will manage complex commercial transactions, including negotiating enterprise-level agreements and complex partner agreements. You will take on unique challenges across a range of commercial agreements, including complex data access agreements, and agreements for commercialization of innovative new products. You will be a strategic advisor to key stakeholders across the company and bring a business-oriented, practical mindset to solving problems and closing transactions.
This is a great opportunity to help build and scale the existing commercial legal team in a mission-driven company and offers exposure to many different legal and business issues. This includes leading and coaching a team of talented attorneys and contract managers, overseeing implementation of systems and processes to enhance the delivery of legal support to Plaid’s business teams, and interacting with company leadership on effectively achieving Plaid’s revenue and product goals.
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