Crypto & Blockchain Attorney in La Grange, IL at Pridestaff

Date Posted: 6/25/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    La Grange, IL
  • Job Type:
    Legal
  • Experience:
    At least 5 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    6/25/2018

Job Description



Our client is seeking a team member with a passion for and knowledge of Crypto, Blockchain Practice Management Software and Artificial Intelligence.

Excitement and passion about the future of Crypto and technology in the law space is required.

Being an early adopter in the Space, they are extremely excited about the opportunities and growth potential domestically and internationally.

Their goal is simple:  They want to be the leading authority in the Crypto Space and advance their firm and their clients rapidly and efficiently through the use of technology.

The successful candidate will have a working knowledge of whitepapers, private placement memorandums, regulation, and initial coin offerings and experience and knowledge of corporate formation, corporate agreements, corporate compliance, general management of files and enjoys working with entrepreneurs.

The candidate must also be able to fit in with their professional and team oriented group which has extraordinary communication skills and strives to improve every day.

The candidate must also have demonstrable analytical and problem solving skills, excellent organizational skills, efficient research ability, and proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel is required. This is an exciting and challenging position that will allow you to grow as a professional.

Our client is a growing firm that embraces technology such as artificial intelligence, blockchain, and cryptocurrencies.  Their crypto and corporate clients span the business world from traditional, main street, companies to those involved in these new and growing segments of the economy. 

Responsibilities:

  • Revise White Papers and Initial Coin Offering, Private Placement Memorandums, Subscription agreements, pitch decks, and Compliance manuals.
  • Research and analyze SEC comments and guidance
  • Research and work with foreign and domestic jurisdictions.
  • Communicate with foreign and domestic professionals.
  • Draft operating agreements, bylaws, stock certificates, shareholder agreements, and other corporate documents needed for new companies.
  • Review corporate paperwork for existing companies to determine if amendments are needed.
  • Provide assistance to senior level attorneys, senior paralegals and staff members with buy/sell agreements, stock purchase agreements, employee agreements, lease agreements, non-compete agreements, employee manuals and other corporate agreements.
  • Effectively organize and maintain client files.

Required Skills:

  • Minimum 5+ years job experience in corporate and business law area.
  • Willing to pitch in and support growing legal department in a fast-paced environment.
  • Skilled at meeting strict deadlines.
  • Prior background in securities a plus.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously with a high degree of professionalism and client orientation
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to effectively work with various types of clients