Senior Counsel

About Us

At MoneyLion, our mission is to change the way millions of hardworking Americans bank, invest, borrow and financially grow. We believe that by building better, smarter products we can help people manage their daily financial lives more effectively and start to build positive, sustainable financial habits.

Founded in 2013, MoneyLion today employs over 250 full-time associates globally with a significant presence in North America and Asia. We’re headquartered in NYC, with offices in San Francisco, Salt Lake City, Sioux Falls, and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Moneylion is widely recognized as one of the most innovative fintech companies in the United States. In addition to being named one of Forbes’ Fintech 50, we were recently honored as Best Digital Bank of 2019 by Finovate and Most Innovative Company in Personal Finance at the Benzinga Global Fintech Awards. And we’re just getting started...

About the Role

We are looking for an experienced and motivated Senior Counsel to join our growing organization. As Senior Counsel, you will be a key member of our legal department, working collaboratively with business teams to help develop, build and launch innovative financial products while managing legal and regulatory risk. Top candidates will have a deep understanding of relevant legal issues and the drive and creativity to find pragmatic solutions to advance our business. We are seeking an attorney who enjoys wearing multiple hats, proactively takes on new responsibilities and is excited by the challenge of providing legal services at a dynamic, fast growing fintech company.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with business, product and technology teams to provide legal guidance across product categories, with a focus on consumer finance laws and regulations
  • Structure, draft and review consumer agreements, promotional materials and related terms and conditions
  • Monitor and interpret laws, rulings and regulations involving the company’s business lines, including consumer banking, lending and payments
  • Assist in supervising litigation and managing relationships with regulators across a variety of regulated businesses
  • Provide legal and commercial advice to management and other key individuals in the company with respect to our business activities as well as general corporate, litigation and regulatory matters
  • Collaborate with legal and compliance team members to enhance legal operations and processes
  • Manage day-to-day interactions with business partners, outside counsel, and other parties

About You

  • 4-7+ years of relevant law firm or in-house experience; a background working in fintech / regulated consumer-facing financial services preferred
  • JD Degree from an accredited law school and license in good standing to practice law in the United States
  • Knowledge of banking and consumer finance laws and regulations, including UDAAP, Reg Z, Fair Lending, ECOA, Reg E, BSA/AML, data privacy and protection
  • Experience in providing legal counsel for the development and launch of consumer-facing products or services; prior work with technology companies is a plus
  • Experience managing regulatory audits and examinations and litigation matters
  • Comfortable in dynamic, fast-paced environments, with an entrepreneurial spirit and willingness to roll up your sleeves and do the work
  • Excellent problem solving and communication skills that allow you to make clear, pragmatic recommendations
  • Excited by our mission to positively change the financial path of every hard-working American by rewiring the banking system

MoneyLion is committed to equal employment opportunities for all employees. Inside our company, every decision we make regarding our employees is based on merit, competence, and performance, completely free of discrimination. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We realize the full promise of diversity and want you to bring your whole self to work every single day.