View Our Website View All Jobs

Managing Counsel (Open to Remote)

Please do not apply if you do not have at least 7+ years of experience as an attorney at a law firm, securities regulator (i.e. FINRA/SEC), or in-house at a startup or financial technology company.

SeedInvest is seeking to hire a Managing Counsel to join our Legal team. This is a salaried, full-time role, and is open to being remote. We’re looking for a bright and passionate individual who will dive head-first into the execution of various corporate, transactional, and regulatory matters. Our ideal candidate will already have significant expertise in the exempt offering, broker-dealer, and/or M&A space.


You'll be leading the charge on (overarching goals):

  • Overseeing and executing on day-to-day legal tasks such as the drafting of issuer offering materials and reviewing complex M&A agreements, all the while constantly finding ways to improve existing processes and creating new ones for scale and reliability
  • Advising on and protecting against operational, legal, and regulatory risks


You'll be responsible for (representative responsibilities):

  • Drafting and reviewing issuer offering materials for compliance with various SEC/FINRA rules and internal diligence standards (e.g. subscription agreements, corporate governance documents, Offering Circulars, PPMs, marketing materials, etc.)
  • Providing legal support to various internal functional groups during the issuer diligence, onboarding, and offering processes
  • Supporting ongoing post-fundraise operations for portfolio companies (including shareholder voting, transfers, distributions, acquisitions, liquidations, and dissolutions)
  • Preparing and completing certain regulatory filings, including, but not limited to those related to FINRA Rule 5110 and FINRA Rule 5123
  • Leading and completing various projects, including the building of new products and improving existing ones
  • Assisting with regulatory examinations and inquiries
  • Consistently resolving complex, and often ambiguous, legal issues in a timely manner
  • Serving as a trusted partner to counter-parties and internal stakeholders


You should already have or be amazing at (the requirements):

  • Ability to communicate complex legal concepts clearly and concisely with clients, regulators, and senior management
  • The English language, both written and spoken
  • Attention to detail and obsession with documentation and note-taking
  • Minimum of 7+ years of experience as an attorney at either: a law firm, securities regulator (i.e. FINRA/SEC), or in-house at a startup or tech company
  • Experience working on private placements, public offerings, M&A, or with investment companies
  • Current with regulations and legal issues (e.g. Rule 506(b), Rule 506(c), Reg A+, Reg CF, Rule 15c2-4, and Rule 10b-9)
  • Extreme bias for action; you do what it takes but always with utmost integrity
  • Proven ability to excel in a fast-paced environment
  • Passion for SeedInvest’s mission
  • BA/BS degree; JD degree
  • License to practice law in at least one U.S. jurisdiction


Extra awesome (other items we look for):

  • Fintech or startup experience
  • Experience with private/startup investing and/or fundraising
  • Experience drafting PPM’s, offering documents, or SEC filings (i.e. S-1, S-3, 10-K, 10-Q)
  • Series 7 or 82, and 24 licenses
  • Familiarity with SEA Rules 15c3-3 and 15c3-1
  • Understanding of FINRA Rules 2210, 5110, 5121, and 5123
  • Experience with Investment Company Act Sec. 3(c)(1)-(7)
Read More

Apply for this position

We've received your resume. Click here to update it.
Attach resume as .pdf, .doc, .docx, .odt, .txt, or .rtf (limit 5MB) or Paste resume

Paste your resume here or Attach resume file