Sr. Product Counsel - Checkout
PayPal Inc.

San Jose, California

Posted in Financial Services


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Job Info


At PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL), we believe that every person has the right to participate fully in the global economy. Our mission is to democratize financial services to ensure that everyone, regardless of background or economic standing, has access to affordable, convenient, and secure products and services to take control of their financial lives.

Job Description Summary:
PayPal Inc. is seeking a talented Senior Product Counsel to join our Legal team. In this role, you will provide legal advice and guidance to our Product team on a wide range of legal and regulatory matters related to the development and launch of PayPal's Checkout products and services. You will be responsible for identifying legal and regulatory risks, advising on product design and strategy, and ensuring compliance with relevant laws and regulations.

Job Description:

At PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL), we believe that every person has the right to participate fully in the global economy. Our mission is to democratize financial services to ensure that everyone, regardless of background or economic standing, has access to affordable, convenient, and secure products and services to take control of their financial lives.

PayPal's innovative technology and approaches to payments, coupled with an increasingly complex and demanding legal and regulatory environment, provide robust career opportunities for attorneys motivated and driven by creative clients and a fast paced, cutting edge culture.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide legal advice and guidance to our Product Management team on a wide range of legal and regulatory matters related to the development and launch of Checkout initiatives, including signup, onboarding, payment type selection, subscriptions, recurring payments, and receipts across mobile and web experiences.
  • Provide timely and business-focused legal advice on product design and strategy and proactively identify associated risks and recommend mitigation strategies.
  • Review product experiences and associated content and marketing to ensure compliance with applicable laws.
  • Develop appropriate terms, conditions, and disclosures for new product offerings.
  • Collaborate with other legal and compliance teams, and other cross-functional groups to support PayPal Checkout initiatives globally.
  • Monitor regulatory developments impacting our Checkout products and advise business and legal partners on their impact.
  • Provide training to Product Management teams on legal and regulatory matters related to PayPal Checkout products and services.

Qualifications and Experience
  • Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school and admission to at least one state bar in current good standing.
  • A minimum of 8 years of relevant legal experience in-house or at a major law firm (with at least 3+ years at a mid-to-large size technology company).
  • Experience advising on legal and regulatory matters related to product development and launch. Consumer-facing product counseling experience is a major plus. FinTech or financial services product counseling also a plus.
  • Strong understanding of technology and payments industries, including applicable laws and regulations, including knowledge of regulations and industry guidelines applicable to ecommerce, Reg. E, CAN SPAM, TCPA, E-Sign, and UDAP/UDAAP, and other guidance coming out of federal and state agencies such as the CFPB and the FTC.
  • Familiarity with, and strong interest in e-commerce, PayPal, Venmo, Honey, mobile and alternative payments, emerging payments technology, and the payments industry.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and under pressure with diligence, organization, and minimal supervision, and provide practical, business-friendly advice to clients.
  • Strong analytical, strategic and project management skills; ability to drive issues to a quick resolution that factors in many non-legal variables, such as brand-risk, communications, government relations, tax, insurance, finance and other business units.
  • Exceptional communication skills, including the ability to explain complex legal and regulatory concepts to non-legal stakeholders.
  • Comfortable with gray areas and interpreting and applying the law in unsettled contexts.

Remote candidates will be considered.

Additional Job Description:

Subsidiary:
PayPal

Travel Percent:
0

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PayPal is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices.

Actual Compensation is based on various factors including but not limited to work location, and relevant skills and experience.

The total compensation for this practice may include an annual performance bonus (or other incentive compensation, as applicable), equity, and medical, dental, vision, and other benefits. For more information, visit https://www.paypalbenefits.com.

The U.S. national annual pay range for this role is
$99300 to $216040

Our Benefits:
At PayPal, we're committed to building an equitable and inclusive global economy. And we can't do this without our most important asset-you. That's why we offer benefits to help you thrive in every stage of life. We champion your financial, physical, and mental health by offering valuable benefits and resources to help you care for the whole you.
We have great benefits including a flexible work environment, employee shares options, health and life insurance and more. To learn more about our benefits please visit https://www.paypalbenefits.com

Who We Are:
Click Here to learn more about our culture and community.

PayPal has remained at the forefront of the digital payment revolution for more than 20 years. By leveraging technology to make financial services and commerce more convenient, affordable, and secure, the PayPal platform is empowering more than 400 million consumers and merchants in more than 200 markets to join and thrive in the global economy. For more information, visit paypal.com.

PayPal provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, PayPal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at paypalglobaltalentacquisition@paypal.com.

As part of PayPal's commitment to employees' health and safety, we have established in-office Covid-19 protocols and requirements, based on expert guidance. Depending on location, this might include a Covid-19 vaccination requirement for any employee whose role requires them to work onsite. Employees may request reasonable accommodation based on a medical condition or religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated.


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