General Counsel

Job at CleanSpark



Full time

CleanSpark is America's Bitcoin Miner, driving innovation in an ever-changing industry. We're seeking passionate individuals to be part of our growth and contribute to the exciting world of bitcoin. If you have a keen interest in bitcoin and digital assets and thrive in challenging environments, we want to hear from you!

As a CleanSpark team member, you'll be at the forefront of the global bitcoin revolution, shaping the future of responsible mining. We offer a dynamic and rewarding work environment, coupled with competitive benefits to support your overall well-being.  Enjoy generous PTO, comprehensive health and life insurance, a 401k retirement plan, and more.

About CleanSpark

We are one of the largest bitcoin miners in the United States. We are headquartered in Las Vegas, NV, and independently own and operate five data centers in Georgia for a total developed capacity of 230 MW. We are developing an additional 150 MW at our data center in Sandersville, GA. We have a partner in Massena, NY, that hosts 50 MW for us. We design our infrastructure to responsibly support Bitcoin, the world’s most important digital commodity and an essential tool for financial independence and inclusion. We strive to leave the planet better than we found it by investing in communities that source low-carbon energy, like wind, solar, nuclear, and hydro. We cultivate trust and transparency among our employees, the communities we operate in, and the people around the world who depend on Bitcoin.

We value: Grit, Trust, and Transparency.

The role of CleanSpark's General Counsel encompasses the strategic management of our company's legal operations. This includes overseeing project collaboration with external legal partners, handling contract matters, ensuring SEC filings and compliance, and effectively navigating legal disputes. The General Counsel assumes a pivotal position, managing an extensive spectrum of daily legal functions, providing crucial support to the executive team in achieving our overarching objectives.

What You'll Do:

  • SEC Compliance
  • Provide counsel to ensure compliance with all security and governance obligations, including advising on filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including Forms 10-K and 10-Q, current reports on Form 8-K, proxy statements, Rule 144 filings, Section 16 filings and ensure compliance with NASDAQ regulations.
  • Assist the Executive team in reviewing disclosures and processes to ensure compliance with the CleanSpark’s disclosure obligations with the SEC and Nasdaq.
  • Responsible for overseeing the conduct of the company's material disputes and providing overall dispute coverage.
  • General Legal Duties
  • Draft and negotiate a full spectrum of contracts for CleanSpark and our operating subsidiaries, including leases, service and supplier agreements, information technology-based contracts (such as systems licensing) and other commercial contracts.
  • Advise and counsel as requested all company departments with drafting, reviewing and/or interpreting various commercial agreements as well as associated contracting policies and procedures.
  • Hands-on support of key legal projects, including participating in the Company's strategic transactions.
  • Oversee and manage outside counsel work product and fees.
  • Consult with management on legal matters affecting CleanSpark’s assets, legal requirements, rights and liabilities.
  • Responsible for project management and documentation of the diligence process as part of the larger M&A team.
  • Manage the Company’s various insurance policies and work with the external broker in identifying & addressing risks through insurance programs.
  • Support Board of Directors processes; prepare for, and attend, board meetings, as requested; Liaising directly with Directors if requested.
  • Work cooperatively with leaders of other departments on their major initiatives as requested.
  • Anticipate and identify legal risks and provide proactive advice and support to C-Suite on assigned legal matters.
  • Stay abreast of legal and regulatory changes as they apply to bitcoin.
  • Manage legal department processes, budgeting and cost control.
  • Advise on public communications, including press releases, crisis communications, and investor communications, as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

What You'll Bring

  • Juris Doctorate from an ABA approved institution.
  • Admission to at least one state bar and in good standing.
  • Extensive experience in corporate law
  • Experience as a practicing lawyer, preferably initially with a prominent national law firm before moving to an in-house position.
  • Practical legal experience with an in-house legal department in a public company in a senior role.
  • Knowledge and expertise with laws and regulations applicable to securities, including the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
  • Demonstrated experience advising public company executives regarding governance and securities issues.
  • Exemplary written and oral communication skills, with the ability to succinctly translate legal principles into practical and actionable business use.
  • Sound judgment: ability to make clearly reasoned decisions and recommendations, especially as they relate to our business.
  • Demonstrate grit; internalize our values of transparency and trust.
  • Experience forging relationships and engaging with leaders and key stakeholders across large-scale companies.
  • Experience drafting and reviewing transactional documents, especially vendor, services, procurement and other business-to-business agreements.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to provide sound, clear legal advice to internal teams.
  • Proven experience managing simultaneous projects in an efficient and timely manner with minimum supervision.
  • Highly collaborative, with the flexibility to take on stretch assignments and the humility to thoughtfully execute less glamorous assignments.
  • Interest in Bitcoin and how it can make the world a better place required.

$175,000 - $225,000 a year

The salary range shown in each job posting indicates the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for that position across all locations in the US. However, individual pay is subject to variation within the range and is affected by additional considerations such as work location, relevant education or training, experience and job-related skills. Your recruiter can provide you with more information regarding the specific salary range for your position and how it was determined during the hiring process.

Join our team and be part of a company that values innovation, growth, and success. Apply today! 

Company: CleanSpark

Skills: legal

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