Product Counsel, Cash App

  • San Francisco, CA
  • Full-time
  • Position open to remote: Yes

Company Description

Cash App is the fastest growing financial brand in the world. Initially built to take the pain out of peer-to-peer payments, Cash App has gone from a simple product with a single purpose to a dynamic app with over 30 million monthly active users. We are bringing a better way to send, spend, invest, and save to anyone who has ever sought an alternative to the traditional banking system. 

Loved by customers and pop culture, we’ve consistently held the top spot for finance in the App Store for many years, seeing more engagement with millions of followers across social media in a day than most brands see in a year. We are building an ecosystem to redefine the world’s relationship with money by making it universally accessible. 

We want to hire the best talent regardless of location. Our employment model is distributed, offering the opportunity to collaborate with teams across the world in San Francisco, New York, St. Louis, Portland, Toronto, Kitchener-Waterloo, Sydney, and Melbourne.

Job Description

As Product Counsel, you'll have a broad range of responsibilities providing legal guidance on product development projects. You will report to a Product Counsel Lead and  partner with our innovators to develop new technologies while managing legal risk and ensuring regulatory compliance. You will also be called upon to negotiate complex commercial relationships that contribute to our products success. As we expand our offerings, your ideas and contributions will make an immediate impact. 

This role can be in a remote location. 

You Will:

  • Provide guidance to product and engineering teams on issues related to all products and features throughout the entire product development lifecycle

  • Draft and negotiate commercial and intellectual property agreements affecting our products and services

  • Remain up-to-date on relevant industry, consumer protection, advertising, IP, and privacy laws and regulations to provide an ongoing ability to provide sound compliance advice

  • Draft terms of use, product policies, and disclosures, and implement related processes

  • Provide ideas and insights into how we can work within the law to create amazing product experiences for its customers

Qualifications

You Have:

  • 5+ years of combined, relevant experience in law firms, governmental agencies, or in-house legal departments

  • Familiarity with launching products and advising on the legal and regulatory aspects of product development in the technology space

  • Excellent commercial negotiation and drafting skills

  • Fluency translating legal advice into actionable guidance for creative products and collaborators

  • Manage projects effectively

  • Work in an evolving and growing environment that is prone to changes

  • Sound, practical business judgment, and creativity solving problems

  • A Juris Doctor (JD) degree and active membership in at least one state bar

Additional Information

At Square, we value diversity and always treat all employees and job applicants based on merit, qualifications, competence, and talent. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. Applicants in need of special assistance or accommodation during the interview process or in accessing our website may contact us by sending an email to assistance(at)squareup.com. We will treat your request as confidentially as possible. In your email, please include your name and preferred method of contact, and we will respond as soon as possible.

Perks

At Square, we want you to be well and thrive. Our global benefits package includes:
  • Healthcare coverage
  • Retirement Plans
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Wellness perks
  • Paid parental leave
  • Paid time off
  • Learning and Development resources