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Gabi

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Costa Mesa, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Company Description

Ready to make a difference? Experian has evolved into a global tech company and leader in data and analytics. We’re passionate about unlocking the power of data in order to transform lives and create opportunities for consumers, businesses and society. We’re a constituent of the FTSE 30 and for more than 125 years we’ve helped economies and communities flourish – and we’re not done.

Discover the Unexpected - Our 22k amazing employees in 30+ countries believe the possibilities for you, and the world, are growing. We’re investing in the future, through new technologies, talented people and innovation so we can help create a better tomorrow. To do this we employ ‘big-thinkers’ and ‘can-doers’ that share our purpose #uniquelyexperian

Job Description

You will provide support for all legal matters of the day-to-day operations of Experian Consumer Services. The ECS business ($1.5B+ in revenue) provides financial wellness, credit education and identity protection solutions directly to over 70 million consumer members and empowers companies to provide these solutions to their customers. You will join a passionate and innovative ECS team with a mission to provide Financial Power for All with trailblazing products such as Experian Boost, an instant credit building platform using consumer permissioned telecom, utility, rent and streaming payment data with over 14 million connected consumers; Experian Smart Money Digital Checking and Debit Card, a game changing digital checking account and debit card that allows consumers to build credit without accumulating debt; Experian Go, a first of its kind program to help "credit invisible" consumers with little or no credit history directly establish an Experian credit file; and Experian Insurance Services, a digital reinvention of the insurance broker model with technology, data and human interaction.

This position will report to the Vice President & Head of Legal – Consumer Services in the Law Department and will focus on a wide array of transactional and regulatory matters for a digital consumer FinTech business, including:

  • Assessing and advising on existing and emerging financial services, consumer protection and data privacy laws and regulations
  • Performing legal risk and regulatory reviews and risk assessments for new product and marketing initiatives
  • Negotiating complex strategic alliance, FinTech and financial services partnership agreements
  • Act as the thought leader and subject matter expert on the evolving legal and regulatory landscape for financial services and will work closely with the functional leaders and general managers of verticals in the ECS business

Qualifications

  • 6+ years of relevant legal experience in a large law firm and/or in-house setting

  • License to practice law

  • Excellent academic credentials and the highest standards for thoroughness and diligence in handling legal matters

  • Legal experience in relevant areas, including litigation, transactions, and regulatory compliance, product, and digital marketing counseling

  • Experience in handling matters for highly regulated industries

  • Ability to work with little supervision, and be an active member of a congenial legal team and work well with non-legal professionals

  • Thrive in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment

  • Ability to understand complex business issues, develop practical, problem-solving strategies and effectively communicate across different audiences in a positive manner

  • Ability to work on multiple high-visibility initiatives, understanding the details while at the same time being able to provide strategic legal advice on big picture items

Preferred

  • Experience with financial services and FinTech regulations and/or transactions

  • Specific experience in a regulatory and/or transactional practice relevant to FinTech and financial services

  • Hybrid role based in Costa Mesa, California preferred

Additional Information

Our uniqueness is that we truly celebrate yours. Experian's culture and people are key differentiators. We take our people agenda very seriously and focus on what truly matters; DEI, work/life balance, development, authenticity, engagement, collaboration, wellness, reward & recognition, volunteering... the list goes on. Experian’s strong people first approach is award winning; Great Place To Work™ in 24 countries, FORTUNE Best Companies to work and Glassdoor Best Places to Work (globally 4.4 Stars) to name a few. Check out Experian Life on social or our Careers Site to understand why.

Experian is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Innovation is a critical part of Experian's DNA and practices, and our diverse workforce drives our success. Everyone can succeed at Experian and bring their whole self to work, irrespective of their gender, ethnicity, religion, colour, sexuality, physical ability or age. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know at the earliest opportunity.