Product Counsel

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What Ramp is looking for in applicants

Ramp is building the world's first finance automation platform designed to save businesses time and money. Ramp offers 5-in-1 software that consolidates corporate cards, expense management, bill payments, accounting, and reporting into one simple and free solution. More than 3,000 businesses are using Ramp to process billions in annualized transaction volume. Customers include some of the fastest growing startups and unicorns like Ro, DoNotPay, ClickUp, and Applied Intuition, as well as established businesses across the US such as Bristol Hospice, Walther Farms, Douglas Elliman, and Planned Parenthood.

Founded in 2019, Ramp is NYC's fastest growing startup, having achieved a unicorn valuation of $3.9 billion in just over 2 years. Ramp has raised $620 million in funding from investors including Founders Fund, Stripe, Goldman Sachs, Coatue Management, D1 Capital Partners, Redpoint Ventures and Thrive Capital, as well as over 100 angel investors who were founders or executives of leading companies. Ramp is part of the Forbes Fintech 50 and Fast Company's Best Workplaces for Innovators program.

About the Role

We are looking for an experienced attorney to join our team. You will embed deeply in the business and work closely with partners in Product, Engineering, Marketing, and other teams to provide thorough legal and strategic guidance.

What You’ll Do

  • Provide guidance to product and engineering teams on issues related to new and existing products and features throughout the entire product development lifecycle, including guidance on privacy, regulatory, and intellectual property issues
  • Partner with business teams to design new fintech products and structures
  • Understand and advise on financial services licensing and compliance issues
  • Support marketing teams, develop content policies, and review marketing collateral
  • Remain up-to-date on relevant industry, consumer protection, advertising, IP, and privacy laws and regulations and advise internal stakeholders on privacy and regulatory implications of product development and marketing strategies
  • Create content and train internal teams on legal topics including product development, intellectual property, privacy, and financial regulation
  • Select and manage outside counsel

What You Need

  • J.D. with strong academic background and highest level of integrity
  • Membership in at least one state bar and ability to register as NY in-house counsel (NY Bar preferred)
  • Minimum 5 years of legal experience, with minimum 2 years serving as product or regulatory counsel at a technology company
  • Proven ability to understand complex business and regulatory issues and translate them into actionable guidance
  • Track record as a strong partner for business and product leaders, with great communication, organization and time management skills
  • Desire to act as a legal generalist as new areas of legal need arise within the company
  • Familiarity with financial services, privacy, and intellectual property law preferred
  • Experience in the fintech sector preferred
  • Experience working at a top law firm or judicial clerkship preferred

Ramp Benefits (for U.S. based employees)

  • 100% medical, dental & vision insurance coverage for you
    • Partially covered for your dependents
  • 401k (including employer match)
  • Parental Leave
  • Unlimited PTO
  • WFH stipend to support your home office needs
  • Monthly wellness stipend
  • Annual education reimbursement
  • Relocation support

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