May 11, 2024
USA Only
$90K - $150K USD *

Legal Project Manager

About the job:


Circle is a financial technology company at the epicenter of the emerging internet of money, where value can finally travel like other digital data — globally, nearly instantly and less expensively than legacy settlement systems. This ground-breaking new internet layer opens up previously unimaginable possibilities for payments, commerce and markets that can help raise global economic prosperity and enhance inclusion. Our infrastructure – including USDC, a blockchain-based dollar – helps businesses, institutions and developers harness these breakthroughs and capitalize on this major turning point in the evolution of money and technology.

What you’ll be part of:

Circle is committed to visibility and stability in everything we do. As we grow as an organization, we're expanding into some of the world's strongest jurisdictions. Speed and efficiency are motivators for our success and our employees live by our company values: Multistakeholder, Mindfulness, Driven by Excellence and High Integrity. Circlers are consistently evolving in a remote world where strength in numbers fuels team success. We have built a flexible and diverse work environment where new ideas are encouraged and everyone is a stakeholder.

What you’ll be responsible for:

Circle is looking for a talented legal project manager. You will be a valued partner with our senior litigation attorneys to manage a wide range of litigation, investigation, and technical projects, including case management, case tracking and reporting, discovery responses and information gathering, and diverse coordination activities. This position requires excellent communication skills, attention to detail, and the ability to support multiple tasks and individuals.

What you'll work on:

  • Supporting all aspects of litigation, internal investigations, and special projects, including subpoena responses, eDiscovery (legal holds, data collection and processing, productions to outside counsel), and vendor coordination and billing management.
  • Organizing, managing, and updating case management systems and case materials.
  • Acting as liaison among various internal departments as well as with outside vendors and outside counsel.
  • Conducting special research, fact gathering, and data analysis.
  • Assisting with the development of multi-disciplinary structures, policies, and procedures to manage information at an enterprise level.
  • Preparing and facilitating signature and delivery of legal documents.
  • Performing other legal and operational tasks as required.

You will aspire to our four core values:

  • Multistakeholder - you have dedication and commitment to our customers, shareholders, employees and families and local communities.
  • Mindful - you seek to be respectful, an active listener and to pay attention to detail.
  • Driven by Excellence - you are driven by our mission and our passion for customer success which means you relentlessly pursue excellence, that you do not tolerate mediocrity and you work intensely to achieve your goals.
  • High Integrity - you seek open and honest communication, and you hold yourself to very high moral and ethical standards. You reject manipulation, dishonesty and intolerance.

What you’ll bring to Circle:

Minimum Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree
  • 7+ years litigation experience in a corporate, law firm, or government environment
  • Experience with eDiscovery platforms
  • Experience managing confidential information
  • Organizational and critical thinking aptitude
  • Competence with Slack, Apple MacOS and GSuite.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Legal executive assistant, paralegal certificate or project manager certification/experience
  • Team oriented, articulate, proactive and calm under pressure
  • Working knowledge of information governance and eDiscovery best practices
  • Experience managing confidential information with professionalism and integrity

Additional Information:

  • This position is eligible for day-one PERM sponsorship for qualified candidates.

Circle is on a mission to create an inclusive financial future, with transparency at our core. We consider a wide variety of elements when crafting our compensation ranges and total compensation packages.

Starting pay is determined by various factors, including but not limited to: relevant experience, skill set, qualifications, and other business and organizational needs. Please note that compensation ranges may differ for candidates in other locations.

Base Pay Range: $130,000 - $170,000

Annual Bonus Target: 15%

Also Included: Equity & Benefits (including medical, dental, vision and 401(k)). Circle has a discretionary vacation policy. We also provide 10 days of paid sick leave per year and 11 paid holidays per year in the U.S.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Circle. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Additionally, Circle participates in the E-Verify Program in certain locations, as required by law.

USA Only
$90K - $150K USD/Year *

Company Benefits

* Compensation was calculated as an average of similar positions and is not guaranteed.
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