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Sr. Legal Counsel, Commercial in Omaha at PayPal

Date Posted: 9/10/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Omaha
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    9/10/2021
  • Job ID:
    R0074250

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. We’re a purpose-driven company, and our beliefs are the foundation of how we conduct business every day. We’re guided by our core values of Inclusion, Innovation, Collaboration, and Wellness. Collectively, these values inspire us to work together as One Team with our customers at the center of everything we do, and to take care of ourselves, each other, and the communities in which we live and work. We challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. Join us as we enable the hopes, dreams, and ambitions of millions of people around the world.

This attorney will be responsible for providing commercial support to PayPal’s global sales team and for commercial legal support related to the integration of PayPal’s newly acquired businesses. The position will involve drafting and negotiating complex agreements and providing concise and commercially focused legal advice. This attorney will be well-versed in technology, licensing and financial services, with a critical eye towards risk and regulatory issues. Because the job will involve drafting, editing and writing, exceptional writing skills are an absolute necessity. The ideal candidate will be a confident self-starter with strong interpersonal and organizational skills and a demonstrated ability to effectively and proactively provide sound legal advice, exercise good business judgment, work with senior management and implement policies and processes on a cross-functional basis in a fast-paced environment.

Other desired qualifications include:

•Juris Doctorate or equivalent degree, with state bar membership

•At least 5 years’ experience practicing either in-house or at a law firm

•Exceptional attention to detail and ability to generate creative original legal documents

•Hands-on experience, either as outside or inside counsel, to financial services or technology companies

•Outstanding communication skills and ability to work both in teams and independently

•Strong negotiation and interpersonal skills and the ability to partner with internal and external stakeholders across the globe

•Experience in payments or finance, particularly with fintech, digital assets or blockchain technology

•Ability to be highly engaged and succeed in a collaborative environment


For more than 20 years, PayPal has remained at the forefront of the digital payment revolution. By leveraging technology to make financial services and commerce more convenient, affordable, and secure, our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 400 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways. Through a combination of technological innovation and strategic partnerships, PayPal creates better ways to manage and move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending payments, paying, or getting paid. Available in more than 200 markets around the world, the PayPal platform, including Braintree, Venmo and Xoom, enables consumers and merchants to receive money in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds in 56 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 25 currencies.

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.

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