One of our key Asia-based clients, a fintech / payments company that is currently one of the largest unicorns in the world, has asked our team to fill a Senior Legal Counsel role based in Silicon Valley. They have the approval to make this hire notwithstanding the current COVID-19 global crisis. The attorney hired will play a key role supporting this company’s growth in the Americas, with a focus on cross-border payments and other FinTech / payment-related matters as well as (more generally) tech investments, licensing, and development. Competitive candidates will have at least 6 years of experience gained as an Associate in a top Wall Street or Silicon Valley law firm as well as strong academic credentials. Any experience with FinTech or digital payments companies, including navigating any relevant regulations surrounding such industries, will be a plus. A BigLaw background and business-fluent Mandarin language skills are essential, though one need not be a native Mandarin speaker. All candidates must be eligible to work in the USA without visa sponsorship. Please reach out to learn more.