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Corporate Counsel

Corporate Counsel

Location: San Carlos, CA

The financial world is at a crossroads between the old brick and mortar institutions and a new digital frontier. We at Personal Capital are looking to disrupt this industry, bringing to everyone the kind of wealth management and advice only the wealthiest could previously afford. As a startup we don't have the constraint of a storied past.  This allows us to push the limits of our brand with technology. In fact, it's the technology-first mentality that has afforded us the ability to create our award-winning web and mobile applications. We've got a grand vision for the financial world. We want to simplify finance to put it at everyone's fingertips. We want to cast aside the cold, boring suit and tie mentality and enable people to finally achieve financial freedom.

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As Corporate Counsel at Personal Capital, you will support the legal and compliance to assist Personal Capital with its exponential growth. We are looking for a passionate and professional team player who is detail-oriented, enthusiastic, diligent, resourceful, and wants to be part of a close and collaborative legal and compliance team in a fast-paced financial services company.



  • Negotiate, write, and execute contracts on behalf of the company.
  • Offer counsel on a variety of legal issues.
  • Advise executives within the company.
  • Work alongside other departments within the company.
  • Advise on contract status, legal risks, and the legal liabilities associated with different deals.
  • Research and anticipating unique legal issues that could impact the company.
  • Develop policies and procedures for the legal and compliance department.
  • Review advertising and marketing materials to ensure compliance with legal requirements.
  • Provide training to the company on legal topics.


Key Requirements:

  • Must have 5-10 years of experience gained in large law firm and/or in-house.
  • Must have a law degree from a recognized university.
  • Must be admitted to a recognized bar.
  • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • Strong ability to communicate effectively with others at all levels of the organization.
  • Strong negotiating skills with both legal and financial/commercial issues.
  • Ability to establish and maintain strong relationships within the organization’s legal department and across all businesses.
  • Ability to work independently with little or no supervision.
  • Team player willing to pitch in where needed.
  • Experience in regulatory environment or fintech preferred.


To Apply:

  • Submit resume detailing your experience
  • Submit a cover letter explaining why you would be a great fit
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