Posted 2 May 2023, 7:10 pm

Payments Product Counsel at Strike

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Strike's mission is to build a more connected financial world.

Strike allows users to send and receive money anywhere, instantly, with no fees.

Strike is built on top of the Bitcoin network - the largest global, interoperable and open payments standard. Strike believes that open payment networks enable universal participation in the financial system, ushering in a new digital economy with truly borderless money transfers. Strike leverages Bitcoin’s open payment network to offer users the first global peer-to-peer payments app and a novel bitcoin-native neobanking experience.


As part of Strike’s small legal team, you will help shape the legal, product, and business strategy for a fast-growing fintech company. We’re seeking an attorney with financial services, product counseling, and/or in-house tech company experience. This cross-functional role blends product, regulatory, and commercial counsel responsibilities, and requires an autodidactic mindset to tackle legal issues in collaboration with a range of internal teams.

The ideal candidate should thrive working in a fast-paced startup environment and be excited about Strike’s mission and potential. You must be comfortable with a team-first approach in a remote work environment.


  • Navigate a complex regulatory and commercial landscape to help design innovative products and services in various countries.
  • Provide end-to-end product counseling on payments- and banking-related products in partnership with a range of internal teams, including Product, Business, Engineering and Data Science, Compliance, CX, Comms, and Marketing.
  • Negotiate and finalize commercial agreements from a variety of domains.
  • Build and improve template agreements.
  • Research novel legal questions and provide clear and actionable guidance to internal clients.
  • Coordinate, draft, and review written communications to regulators.
  • Build processes to improve the legal team’s and the company’s operating efficiency and mitigate legal risk.


  • Member of a US State Bar
  • JD from an ABA-accredited law school
  • 6+ years of relevant work experience
  • Familiarity and experience with payments and banking industry legal issues and applicable requirements and regulations, including NACHA Rules, card network rules, etc.
  • Experience drafting and negotiating agreements
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Keen attention to detail and organization
  • Strong project management and analytical skills
  • Ability to learn new software and cloud-based tools as needed


  • 8+ years of legal work experience
  • At least one of the following work experiences:
    • Top law firm or state or federal clerkships
    • Financial regulator at the state or federal level
    • In-house legal teams at technology companies (ideally fintech)
  • Experience in the cryptocurrency or payments space
  • Experience working with outside counsel in international contexts
  • Experience with commercial relationships relevant to fintech

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