Legal Intern

| Chicago, IL, USA | Remote
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NinjaHoldings was founded in 2017 by a team seeking to revolutionize the way everyday Americans interact with financial services. Through our CreditNinja and NinjaCard brands, we empower people overlooked by traditional financial institutions to take control of their finances via a full suite of digital banking and lending products, providing incentives and rewards along the way as we guide them on a path to financial improvement. Through our NinjaEdge brand, we help companies better understand their customers by offering a package of bespoke underwriting, fraud detection, and analytics services. With offices in Chicago, Miami, and around the world through the power of remote work, we are a lean and innovative team always seeking like-minded talent to join us in our fight to disrupt consumer finance.

Job Summary:

NinjaHoldings is seeking a summer legal intern who will report directly to the Sr. Corporate Counsel. This paid role offers a unique opportunity to gain practical in-house legal experience and learn about state and federal regulations governing consumer financial services. By the end of the summer, our legal intern will have a better understanding of the role of an in-house generalist, a working familiarity with the consumer financial services industry, and transferable skills useful for a future in-house or private practice role.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Focus on vendor contract review (e.g., NDAs) and intellectual property matters; liaise with other internal departments and outside counsel
  • Research state-specific law and produce state law surveys on requested topics
  • Assist in obtaining and renewing supervised lending licenses and submitting corporate filings (e.g., annual reports, qualifications, and assumed-name registrations)
  • Review, analyze, and respond to consumer complaints with appropriate internal follow-up for any necessary remediation
  • Assist in other special projects, as needed, which may include: responding to regulatory requests, assisting with corporate immigration matters, helping to managing active litigation matters

Requirements:

  • Currently enrolled in an ABA-accredited law school
  • Strong grammar, writing, research, and analysis skills; advanced knowledge of Word, Excel, and WestLaw/LexisNexis
  • Organized, able to manage multiple concurrent assignments, and conscious of strict deadlines and confidentiality requirements
  • Currently authorized to work full-time in the U.S.

Ideal candidate:

  • Entering 3L year in the fall of 2024
  • Professional interest in consumer financial services and/or corporate in-house work
  • Intellectually curious, team-minded, and eager to learn
  • Comfortable speaking and presenting in front of large groups
  • A self-starter who is not afraid to reach out to ask questions and engage in order to get the most out of the internship
  • Please submit a cover letter highlighting any relevant experience or coursework, what you’d like to learn at NinjaHoldings, and a thoughtful question or comment about any area of our business (see www.ninjaholdings.com)

What we offer:

  • Paid summer internship
  • Start and end dates are flexible to accommodate for the student’s academic calendar
  • Fun, fast-paced work environment in a dynamic start-up culture
  • Fully-remote, or hybrid (downtown Chicago office)
  • Equal opportunity employer
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Location

222 S Riverside Plaza, Chicago, IL 60606

What are NinjaHoldings Perks + Benefits

NinjaHoldings Benefits Overview

CreditNinja provides an exciting, fast-paced work environment that allows employees to make an immediate impact on a growth stage company. Perks and benefits include: 401k Match, Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance, casual dress policy, health and wellness policy, competitive salaries, equity grants, and more!

Culture
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Employee awards
Flexible work schedule
Remote work program
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Wellness programs
Financial & Retirement
401(K)
401(K) matching
Company equity
Performance bonus
Employees are eligible to earn cash and stock bonuses for exceptional performance
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited vacation policy
Generous PTO
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Bereavement leave benefits
Office Perks
Company-sponsored outings
Free snacks and drinks
Company-sponsored happy hours
Fitness stipend
Home-office stipend for remote employees
Onsite gym
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns

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