Uphold serves 184+ countries, across 30+ currencies (traditional and crypto) and commodities with frictionless foreign exchange and cross-border remittance for members around the world. Since our launch in 2015, Uphold has powered more than US$4+ billion in transactions.
Uphold combines a platform app model with payment connectivity to offer financial services to a global market. Uphold empowers innovation in financial services through a platform approach where app developers and fintech partners can leverage Uphold’s reach through licensed relationships with banks and financial services partners around the world. Built on a core of proprietary technologies and e-money apps, Uphold embraces a future where people and businesses around the world have access to safe, transparent, fair and affordable financial services.
The Senior Counsel will be responsible for general corporate matters, negotiating commercial agreements, and a key contributor to the design and implementation of risk management strategies and regulatory compliance alongside Uphold’s Head of Legal and the Compliance team. The ideal candidate is a self-driven lawyer capable of taking full ownership of a wide variety of legal and risk management matters at the Company relevant to a highly regulated and fast-growing company. As a result, the Senior Counsel will play an important role in the success and continued growth of Uphold. This position is full-time and exempt, and based in New York. The Senior Counsel will report to the Head of Legal.
Uphold is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, military service eligibility, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or any other protected class.
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