Legal Counsel

Company: Handle Financial, Inc.

Type: Full-time

Location: Sunnyvale, CA or Redmond, WA

Start Date: Immediate

 Legal Counsel

Handle Financial, Inc. ( ), a growth-stage, venture-backed payments tech company headquartered in Silicon Valley, is seeking a highly motivated legal counsel to support the Company and its Legal and Compliance Department activities as they relate to the products and services of both Prism ( and PayNearMe (  Prism is a five star app that brings control to your life by organizing, paying your bills, and tracking your accounts. The PayNearMe product offering allows consumers to pay 20k+ billers using bar-code technology at  28,000 retail stores.

You must be interested, organized, and willing to take initiative and make things happen. You will be part of a small, tight-knit legal and compliance team.

Job Overview:

In this role, you will be responsible for inbound and outbound commercial contracts, non-disclosure agreements, and other projects as they may arise.  This position will need to handle a variety of deliverables and effectively liaise with other business units within the organization when necessary (e.g. finance, HR, compliance, engineering, and product marketing).  This is a unique opportunity to gain experience and understanding of legal issues in both B2B and B2C markets.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Review, draft and negotiate a wide variety of commercial contracts and policies including vendor contracts, RFPs, technology agreements, partnership agreements, terms of service and privacy policies
  • Track legislative issues and work on regulatory matters as they arise
  • Review of Product and marketing collateral and materials
  • Partner directly with General Counsel and Associate General Counsel, among others
  • Gain proficiency in and working knowledge of Handle’s many products and services
  • Develop and refine processes, procedures and standard contract forms and tools
  • Work on various other legal and regulatory matters as they arise


  • Graduate of an accredited law school
  • Admission to practice and in good standing in at least one jurisdiction
  • 1-3 years legal experience (in-house, financial services, or bank/technology company a plus!)
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong work ethic with ability to multi-task and prioritize accordingly
  • Willingness to learn quickly and thrive in fast-paced environment
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • A love or at least appreciation for gleaning of regulatory requirements