Counsel, Republic Capital


Republic is a financial technology firm that allows everyone to invest in private markets. Republic operates several distinct business lines including a retail investment platform, a private capital division, and a blockchain advisory practice. The Republic ecosystem has deployed over $1.5 billion in investments, has supported over 600 companies, and is comprised of a community of over 1.5M users across 100 countries. Republic is backed by dozens of leading investment firms and financial institutions and its affiliated entities have co-invested with the best names in venture and private equity. Founded in 2016, Republic is headquartered in New York City with offices worldwide.

We are looking for a Legal Counsel to join the growing Republic Capital Legal team to help us manage, negotiate and review contracts for various Republic Capital deals across multiple industries. The ideal candidate has a background in crypto and is comfortable working in a fast paced environment with a high degree of professionalism.

The position will report to Republicโ€™s corporate legal department and the Senior Director of Legal on Republic Capital, providing services for the benefit of Republicโ€™s venture arm.

What you'll do:

  • Negotiate and review contracts for various Republic Capital deals
  • Develop process around review of deal flow
  • Liaise with and oversee outside counsel and compliance consultants
  • Provide and update advice on legal and regulatory developments
  • Contribute to team projects aimed to structure and scale developing L&C function

  • Who you are:

  • 5-8 years deal/transaction experience preferably at VC or law firm doing VC work
  • Juris Doctorate from an accredited U.S. law school and licensed to practice in at least one state
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with superb judgment
  • Adaptability and a willingness to work on a broad range of matters and take on projects outside of core areas.
  • Strong attention to detail with excellent organizational skills .
  • Possess a high degree of integrity
  • Experience working within Crypto preferred
  • Why join Republic?

    The business is accelerating at a rapid pace. Republic is a venture-backed company with real traction across crowdfunding, private investing options and crypto. We recently closed a $150M Series B funding led by Valor Equity Partners.
    Attracting and retaining the very best people is our #1 priority. Thatโ€™s why we offer our team best-in-class benefits, including fully-subsidized medical, vision, and dental insurance, a 4% 401(k) match, free access to Talkspace, weekly virtual meditation sessions, a monthly wellness stipend up to $200, quarterly swag bonuses, free lunch for anyone in the office, equipment stipends for eligible remote employees, and more. Seriouslyโ€“we donโ€™t mess around when it comes to taking care of our own.

    Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V

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