Masur Griffitts Avidor LLP (MGA) is a law firm based in New York and Los Angeles that serves emerging companies, investors, and venture-backed founders. MGA advises on corporate, intellectual property, venture financing, M&A, and other matters in the creative, technology, media, cannabis, blockchain, consumer product, and entertainment industries. For many clients, MGA serves as outside general counsel, managing their clients’ entire legal portfolio.
We are looking for a mid to senior-level corporate associate to join our digital asset and blockchain practice. This position will advise companies on navigating the legal, business, and regulatory issues around online and mobile payments, consumer and peer-to-peer lending, virtual and digital currency, blockchain technology, token generation events, as well as prepaid, loyalty, and rewards programs.
Candidate must have experience with and understanding of blockchain and digital asset-related technologies and related financing and transaction structures. Candidate must also have experience representing technology companies in a broad range of corporate and transactional matters, including early and late-stage venture financings and M&A transactions, along with general experience both working in teams and in managing substantial components of transactions independently.
Candidates applying for attorney positions with MGA should have outstanding academic credentials, comparable law firm experience, and excellent written and verbal communication skills. Bar admission (or eligibility to obtain admission promptly) in New York or California is required.
COVID Vaccine Policy
MGA has a policy requiring all new hires to receive the COVID vaccine. Proof of vaccination will be required as a condition of employment. MGA will continue to comply with applicable laws regarding the reasonable accommodation of individuals with disabilities and/or strongly held religious beliefs. This policy is part of MGA’s ongoing efforts to ensure the safety and well-being of our employees and community and to support public health efforts.
Available benefits: 21 days of PTO, 401k company match, health, dental, and vision insurance, professional development opportunities, and team-building events.
MGA is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to a work environment that supports, inspires, and respects all individuals without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, disability, national or ethnic origin, military service status, citizenship, or other protected characteristic.