Associate General Counsel

  • Experience 5-10 Years
  • Category Legal
  • Location New York, NY

Job Description

Here at OnDeck, we are looking to hire a talented attorney to help with a wide range of general corporate matters with a particular focus on capital markets, debt financing and other transactional matters. We are seeking a highly motivated, self-starter who enjoys working in a dynamic, fast-paced and collaborative environment. In this challenging position, you will report to our Vice President of Legal and work closely with key executives, advising on an array of legal. Simply put, we are seeking a motivated attorney to help a rapidly growing, newly public, company execute its business plan.

 Department summary:

  • Work closely with OnDeck’s business teams, in particular the capital markets team for executing OnDeck’s funding strategy and the business development team for strategic transactions and partnerships
  • Help manage relationships and activities with our outside counsel
  • Handle a variety of general corporate legal matters

As an Assistant General Counsel (Capital Markets) at OnDeck, you will:

  • Be a key contributor in helping to grow a dynamic, fast expanding company
  • Have a respectable work-life balance
  • Make a meaningful contribution to the company's future and share in the rewards accordingly
What we offer you:
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life benefits from day one.
  • Paid/flexible sick-leave, vacations, and holidays so you can take off the time that you need when you need.
  • Up to four months paid parental leave for all new parents. Adoption assistance with reimbursement of up to $5K. We want you to have time to bond with your new bundle of joy.
  • Order lunch on us from Seamless. You can order what you want, when you want and from where you want.
  • We’ll match your 401(k) contributions and offer a discount through our Employee Stock Purchase Plan. All to complement your personal financial strategy.
  • We want to help advance your career. Take classes relevant to your job and the first $5K is on us.
  • Enjoy our annual company summer party, holiday party and department quarterly outings.
  • Semi-annual Hackathons to give our teams a fun way to innovate together and come up with awesome ideas.
  • Our partnership with SoFi gives you access to student loan refinancing, personal loans and even mortgages. 
  • We work hard, we play hard. Build or join an OnDeck intramural club, group, and/or sports team and be part of our OnDeck Community.
  • Fully stocked kitchens with free snacks & drinks.

OnDeck Stats & In the News:

  • In 2015, OnDeck & JP Morgan Chase partner to offer small business loans, named the biggest deal in the history of marketplace lending
  • Our first $3 billion in loans led to 74,000 jobs and $11 Billion in U.S. economic impact.
  • On December 17, 2014 OnDeck rings in the biggest NYC tech IPO since 1999
  • OnDeck was New York’s largest VC-backed tech exit ever

 Awards we've received:

  • Fortune.com and Great Place to Work 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials, 2015
  • Fortune/Great Place To Work Great Rated! People’s Picks: 20 Great Workplaces in Financial Services, 2015
  • Crain’s New York Best Places to Work, 2013, 2014, 2015
  • Colorado SHRM Best Companies to Work For in Colorado, 2015
  • Built in Colorado, Top 100 Digital Companies in Colorado, 2015
  • Forbes’ America’s Most Promising Companies, 2013, 2014
  • Selling Power Magazine Best Company to Sell For, 2013, 2014, 2015
  • Inc. 500|5000, 2013, 2014
  • Crain’s New York Business Fast 50, 2013, 2014


As an Assistant General Counsel (Capital Markets) at OnDeck, you will:

    • Be a key contributor in helping to grow a dynamic, fast expanding company
    • Have a respectable work-life balance


Necessary qualifications for success:

  • You have an undergraduate degree and a JD degree from a top school, MBA is a plus
  • You have and at least 6 years of combined relevant legal experience, in-house experience is a plus
  • You have strong corporate law and transactional experience with deep expertise in debt financing transactions, experience in asset-backed and securitization transactions is a plus
  • You are self-assured and energetic with a dynamic personality and can inspire the confidence of the business team, management, departmental colleagues and other support groups
  • You are willing to learn and develop skills as a lawyer
  • You have excellent negotiation, drafting, analytical and communication skills
  • You are extremely well-organized and have excellent attention to detail
  • You effectively prioritize and manage multiple matters
  • You have the ability and desire to work both collaboratively and autonomously
  • You have an interest in helping our small business borrowers grow their businesses
  • You are an active member of the NY state bar in good standing and have the highest of ethical standards
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