Robinhood

Assistant General Counsel, Litigation and Regulatory Enforcement

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What Robinhood is looking for in applicants

Join a leading fintech company that’s democratizing finance for all.

Robinhood was founded on a simple idea: that our financial markets should be accessible to all. With customers at the heart of our decisions, Robinhood is lowering barriers and providing greater access to financial information. Together, we are building products and services that help create a financial system everyone can participate in.

Just as we focus on our customers, we also strive to create an inclusive environment where our employees can thrive and do impactful work. We are proud of the competitive products and company culture we continue to build and have been recognized as:

  • Glassdoor Best Places to Work 2020
  • TIME100 Most Influential Companies 2021
  • Fortune Best Workplaces in Financial Services & Insurance™ 2021 and Fortune Best Workplaces for Millennials™ 2021

About the role:

In this role, you will be a member of the Litigation and Regulatory Enforcement team within Robinhood’s Legal and Corporate Affairs team and work on a wide variety of important litigation and regulatory enforcement matters.  You will serve as a key contributor on high-stakes disputes and interactions with regulators.  To be successful, you must be an organized self-starter and excellent teammate.  This role requires pragmatic judgment and the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and responsibilities in a fast-paced environment.

What you’ll do day-to-day:

  • Strategically manage a variety of complex litigation and regulatory matters in jurisdictions around the country
  • Partner closely with outside counsel to represent Robinhood in connection with all aspects of litigation, regulatory investigations, mediations, and arbitrations
  • Work collaboratively with cross-functional business partners to proactively address risks and resolve pre-litigation disputes
  • Assist with special projects as may be assigned

Must haves:

  • J.D. from an ABA accredited law school (or foreign equivalent) and strong academic record
  • Member in good standing of at least 1 U.S. State Bar 
  • At least 5 years of significant investigative and civil litigation experience
  • Prior work experience at a top-tier law firm, in-house legal department, or government agency
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong attention to details 
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully lead and manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment, both independently and as part of a team

Bonus points:

  • Financial services experience
  • Government enforcement experience
  • In-house legal experience

We’re looking for more growth-minded and collaborative people to be a part of our journey in democratizing finance for all. If you’re ready to give 100% in helping us achieve our mission—we’d love to have you apply even if you feel unsure about whether you meet every single requirement in this posting. At Robinhood, we're looking for people invigorated by our mission, values, and drive to change the world, not just those who simply check off all the boxes.

Robinhood promotes diversity and provides equal opportunity for all applicants and employees. We are dedicated to building a company that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work (and work environment) will be for everyone. Additionally, Robinhood provides reasonable accommodations for candidates on request and respects applicants' privacy rights. To review Robinhood's Privacy Policy please visit rbnhd.co/applicant-privacy.

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