Associate/Assistant General Counsel

New York City or Remote US
Full Time


Arbol is a global climate risk coverage platform and FinTech company offering full-service solutions for any business looking to analyze and mitigate exposure to climate risk. Arbol’s products offer parametric coverage which pays out based on objective data  triggers rather than subjective assessment of loss. Arbol’s key differentiator versus traditional InsurTech or climate analytics platforms is the complete ecosystem it has built to address climate risk. This ecosystem includes a massive climate data infrastructure, scalable product development, automated, instant pricing using an artificial intelligence underwriter, blockchain-powered operational efficiencies, and non-traditional risk capacity bringing capital from non-insurance sources. By combining all these factors, Arbol brings scale, transparency, and efficiency to parametric coverage.

About The Team
The Legal department is a tight-knit team of attorneys.  We serve all areas of the company, from risk management to product.  In this role, you will be working closely with the insurance team, which aims to rapidly grow the business with a variety of innovative parametric offerings.  This is an ideal position for an ambitious lawyer who is eager to learn and grow quickly and take on a variety of interesting and challenging responsibilities.

What You'll Be Doing

  • Provide legal guidance and support in a variety of areas, with a particular focus on complex, high-value transactions involving multiple entities
  • Draft and negotiate a variety of legal agreements ensuring company protection and risk avoidance
  • Work with senior leaders of the company for legal guidance and support on strategic and corporate governance matters
  • Partner with business units across the company on a variety of projects and initiatives
  • Manage outside counsel as necessary for regulatory and litigation guidance
  • Work with other members of the legal team in representing and advising the company
  • What You'll Need

  • Minimum of 3 years of substantive legal experience, with a focus on structured financial transactions
  • Comfort with working with stakeholders at all levels of a fast-paced, entrepreneurial organization
  • Experience drafting and negotiating complex transactional documents
  • Excellent analytical, communication, and drafting skills, with an attention to detail and a comfort in juggling competing priorities
  • J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school
  • What's Great to Have

  • Experience drafting and negotiating ISDA master agreements, insurance policies, and reinsurance agreements preferred but not required
  • Experience with structuring insurance-linked securities, side cars, and other risk vehicles
  • Knowledge of and experience with other capital markets transactions
  • You'll make

    Per Year Salary
    The salary range for this role is $175-225k in New York City only, based on experience. In other locations, salary will vary based on experience and location

    Interested, but you don’t meet every qualification? Please apply! Arbol values the perspectives and experience of candidates with non-traditional backgrounds and we encourage you to apply even if you do not meet every requirement.

    Arbol is committed to accessibility and inclusivity in the hiring process. As part of this commitment, we strive to provide reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities to enable them to access the hiring process. If you require an accommodation to apply or interview, please contact

    Arbol is proud to offer its full-time employees competitive compensation and equity in a high-growth startup.  Our health benefits include 99% employer-paid comprehensive health, dental, and vision coverage, and an optional flexible spending account (FSA) to support your health.  We offer a 401(k) match to support your future, and 20 days of PTO for you to relax and recharge.

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