OpenSea is the first and largest marketplace for non-fungible tokens, or NFTs. Applications for NFTs include collectibles, gaming items, domain names, digital art, and many other items backed by a blockchain. OpenSea is an open, inclusive web3 platform, where individuals can come to explore NFTs and connect with each other to purchase and sell NFTs. At OpenSea, we’re excited about building a platform that supports a brand new economy based on true digital ownership and are proud to be recognized as Y Combinator’s #4 ranked top private company.

When hiring candidates, we look for signals that a candidate will thrive in our culture, where we default to trust, embrace feedback, grow rapidly, and love our work. We also know how critical it is to celebrate and support our differences. Employing a team rich in diverse thoughts, experiences and opinions enables our employees, our product and our community to flourish. We are dedicated to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. To help facilitate this, we support remote, hybrid or onsite work at either New York City or San Francisco for the majority of our opportunities.

OpenSea seeks a highly motivated, talented transactional lawyer to work on commercial transactions and help provide legal support across our business. The role will require significant cross-functional collaboration with Product, Engineering, Finance, Policy, Accounting, Business Development, and Corporate Development teams. The ideal candidate should have experience drafting, reviewing, and negotiating complex agreements and embrace the challenge of resolving unique, complex issues in creative and efficient ways.


  • Contract drafting, reviewing, and negotiating for Business and Product teams for a range of complex commercial agreements and policies
  • Advise on commercial, marketing, blockchain and IP transactions related issues
  • Provide effective strategic business and legal advice to build and enforce patent and trademark portfolios
  • Prioritize and manage simultaneous legal matters under tight deadlines
  • Manage legal issues in existing domestic and international commercial relationships
  • Identify and build new processes to better scale commercial transactions and execution

Desired Experience

  • 5+ year of experience (Counsel) or 7+ years of legal experience (Senior Counsel); preferably with high-growth tech companies
  • Experience managing patent and trademark portfolios preferred
  • Strong track record of effective cross-functional partnership with non-lawyers to align on quick, creative solutions
  • Passion for crypto, blockchain technologies, web3, and NFTs
  • Juris doctor from accredited law school
  • Admission to at least one US state bar