Riskified Published: August 21, 2020
Job Type
Level of education
Vocational qualification
Spoken Language needed
Hebrew, English
Level of Hebrew
Location of job
Tel Aviv/ Ramat Gan
How many relevant years experience do you require for the role:
More than 3 years


Riskified is the AI platform powering the eCommerce revolution. We use cutting-edge technology, machine-learning algorithms, and behavioral analytics to identify legitimate customers and keep them moving toward checkout. Merchants use Riskified to increase revenue, prevent fraud, and eliminate customer friction. Riskified has reviewed hundreds of millions of transactions and approved billions of dollars of revenue for merchants across virtually all industries, including a number of Fortune 500 companies. Our customers include Wish, Prada, Aldo, Finish Line, and more.

About the Role

Riskified’s Legal team is hiring a Tel Aviv based Legal Counsel to join our rapidly growing team. In this role, you will report to the VP of Legal and be responsible for handling a variety of legal issues, with a focus on employment, litigation and compliance. This is an exciting opportunity to join a successful late stage tech company and assist leadership in making sound, risk based decisions. We’re looking for someone who is highly motivated, wants to make a significant impact and will excel in a dynamic, cross-functional team.

What You'll Be Doing
- Provide advice and strategic support to the People team and business leaders across the company on a range of employment law issues including those relating to recruiting, hiring, performance management, compensation and benefits, accommodations, leaves of absence, diversity programs, employee classification and other employment-related matters
- Develop and manage a variety of employment-related agreements, guidelines, and policies
- Partner with our People team to build efficient processes to maintain compliance with employment laws and regulations
- Work with business partners to proactively address and resolve potential disputes while supporting business objectives
- Own all litigation and pre-litigation matters
- Lead various regulatory and compliance efforts


- Law Degree Required.
- Licensed to practice in Israel.
- 6+ years of relevant experience with a focus on litigation and/or employment, with experience across other domains (e.g., regulatory compliance)
- English speaker with superb written and verbal communication skills.
- Prior in-house experience at a tech company is strongly preferred.
- Strong negotiation skills.
- The ability to craft legal solutions in novel ways, provide practical advice and properly balance risk and reward.
- International experience is a plus.
- Fintech and/or public company experience a plus.
- Real estate and/or insurance experience a plus.
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