Sr. Legal Counsel
PayPal Inc.

Trenton, New Jersey

Posted in Financial Services

$99,300.00 - $216,040.00 per year

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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 revolutionize commerce globally to make moving money, selling and shopping, personalized and secure.

Job Description Summary:
PayPal is seeking a strong transactional lawyer to be responsible for providing best in class commercial support for some of PayPal's largest merchant and partner deals. The successful candidate will partner with PayPal's global sales teams to negotiate the most strategic and complex transactions with PayPal's merchants, marketplaces and partners spanning all of PayPal's product and service offerings globally.

Job Description:

Key Responsibilities and Your Day-to-Day:

  • The position will involve drafting and negotiating highly complex multinational agreements (including with large global merchant organizations) and providing sophisticated, quick, concise, and high-quality legal advice.
  • The negotiations will include coordinating cross-functionally within PayPal to effectively craft deal strategies and to provide innovative advice for PayPal (including in the area of cross border payment services).

Your Way to Impact:
  • Ideally this attorney will be well-versed in technology, licensing, and payment/financial services (including payments product solutions), with a critical eye towards risk and regulatory issues.
  • Because the job will involve a large amount of 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; build credibility with business partners; exercise good business judgment; work with senior management; and implement policies and processes on a cross-functional basis in a fast-paced environment.

What You Need to Bring / Other Desired Qualifications:
  • Juris Doctorate or equivalent degree, with state bar membership
  • At least 8 years' experience practicing either in-house or at a law firm
  • At least 2 years' experience managing large deal closings that involved tracking the status of interrelated agreements, triggers, and stakeholder requirements
  • Experience directly negotiating complex sales, marketing, or partner agreements with external parties
  • Experience working with multiple client-side stakeholders such as: sales, privacy, product, regional counsel, risk, and regulatory
  • Ability to spot issues and problems, take initiative, find solutions, make recommendations, organize internal coordination, bring about decisions and implement change.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively navigate legal, compliance and business needs
  • Exceptional attention to detail and ability to generate creative original legal documents
  • Hands-on experience, either as outside or inside counsel, to financial services, fintech 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
  • Ability to be highly engaged and succeed in a collaborative environment

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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

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

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

PayPal has been revolutionizing commerce globally for more than 25 years. Creating innovative experiences that make moving money, selling, and shopping simple, personalized, and secure, PayPal empowers consumers and businesses in approximately 200 markets to join and thrive in the global economy. For more information, visit , https://about.pypl.comand

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

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