Legal Intern - Summer 2021


Full Time

New York, NY, USA

Mar 15

About Genesis

Genesis is a global leader in institutional digital asset markets. We provide a single point of access for digital asset trading, derivatives, borrowing, lending, custody and prime brokerage services.

Join Our Team

Genesis is expanding to solve some of the toughest challenges in digital asset financial markets.

About This Role – Legal Intern

Interns work on meaningful projects and their work can have a lasting impact at Genesis. In addition to doing hands-on work, you will also learn about how all the teams at Genesis work together to solve some of the toughest challenges in the digital assets market.

This is a unique opportunity to have a front row seat to the growth of an asset class. As a legal intern you may have the opportunity to work on:

  • Partnering closely with all attorneys on the team and be supervised by the Compliance and Legal Associate.
  • Tasks would include helping with all aspects of transacting in digital currencies, including drafting non-disclosure agreements, master lending agreements and confirmations.
  • Shadowing attorneys on client calls, taking notes for team briefing, and research and analysis of digital assets for consideration in the internal coin approval process.


  • A strong interest in the digital asset trading industry.
  • Ability to demonstrate autonomy and ownership, while evolving in a team environment.
  • Enthusiastic, energetic individual, can-do attitude, low ego.
  • Good verbal, presentation, and written communication skills as you work across departments.
  • Currently a year one or year student enrolled in a law program.
  • Legally authorized to work in the US without visa sponsorship.
  • Available to work for the duration of 8-10 weeks starting in mid-May 2021.

Why Genesis

Genesis facilitates billions in trades, loans and transactions on a monthly basis, including over $45 billion in 2020. We have a proven track record driving results for some of the largest digital asset-focused hedge funds, quant funds, family offices, VC’s, market makers and exchanges.

Genesis is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


Work with us at the forefront of digitally-native finance.

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Genesis is a global leader in institutional digital asset markets, facilitating billions in trades, loans and transactions on a monthly basis.

Apply for this position