Senior Corporate Counsel

Dutchie
Remote

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Job Description

**About Dutchie

**Founded in 2017, Dutchie is a comprehensive technology platform powering dispensary operations, while providing consumers with safe and easy access to cannabis. Dutchie aims to further support the positive societal change the cannabis industry brings to the world through wellness benefits, social justice, and empowering local communities through tax revenue. Powering thousands of dispensaries across 40+ markets throughout the United States and Canada, Dutchie is the leading technology company in the cannabis space and was named in Fast Company’s 10 Most Innovative Companies in North America and listed two years in a row on LinkedIn’s Top 50 Startups.

Dutchie has raised over $600M in funding to date, backed by D1 Capital Partners, Tiger Global, Dragoneer, DFJ Growth, Thrive Capital, Howard Schultz, Snoop Dogg’s Casa Verde Capital, Gron Ventures, members of the founding team at DoorDash, Kevin Durant’s Thirty Five Ventures, and other notable angel investors.

**About This Job

**The Senior Corporate Counsel will help to accelerate the momentum of Dutchie’s growth by providing legal advice and support on a wide variety of matters including but not limited to insurance, customer transactions, privacy, compliance, and strategic partnerships. In addition to strong legal skills, we're looking for someone that thrives at building relationships as this role will provide extensive interaction with senior and executive level business partners. The position will report to our General Counsel and will support other team members on an as needed basis.

This is an opportunity to lead critical legal functions for a growing team in an exciting and challenging space!

**What You'll Do...

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  • Act as a trusted advisor for commercial, partnerships, payments, and other functional teams
  • Be a leader on our growing legal, compliance, and public policy team
  • Conduct legal research into high priority areas, identifying and evaluating business and legal risks, and finding creative ways to mitigate them while achieving business goals
  • Advise product, sales, and marketing teams on growth opportunities, existing products, and new product launches
  • Draft and advise on policies, procedures, processes, systems, governance, and internal controls related to payments and financial service products
  • Work closely with leadership to develop guidance and resources for more consistent and scalable legal support
  • Actively collaborate with a wide variety of teams at Dutchie, including product, engineering, compliance, finance, and marketing, on a range of issues related to market expansion, compliance, and product development
  • Stay up-to-date on U.S. financial and cannabis-related regulations to provide proactive guidance on trends, risks, and opportunities

**What You Bring...

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  • A graduate of an accredited law school with at least 5+ years as counsel in SaaS, Payments or FinTech
  • Scaling/ growth mindset and experience
  • In good standing and licensed to practice law as a member of a US jurisdiction
  • Able to handle a broad range of strategic matters and work efficiently and effectively in a fast-paced, and transparent environment
  • Develop strong relationships based on trust with team members
  • Ability to make decisions and provide advice/explain the rationale for the decision to a curious and empowered team
  • Possess strong communication skills, especially via an internal wiki, Slack and Zoom (it’s how we communicate)
  • Have superior organizational skills

**It's a bonus if you...

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  • Cannabis regulatory experience
  • Deep payments experience

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**You’ll Get…

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  • Competitive Salary
  • Equity
  • 401(k)
  • Full Benefits - Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Flexible vacation and sick days
  • Technology (hardware, software, reading materials, etc..) allowance

At Dutchie, we’re committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Dutchie believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.