Feb 11, 2023

General Counsel

  • Evmos
  • United States, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands

Job description

Evmos is the Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM) Hub on Cosmos and enables developers to launch apps that run smart contracts across any number of EVM and Cosmos-based blockchains. It makes that process as simple and seamless as possible by allowing developers to continue creating apps in programming languages they’re already accustomed to in the Ethereum ecosystem such as Solidity or Vyper. 

Evmos opens a new frontier for blockchain applications, expanding the functionality of the EVM by enabling cross-chain applications that tap the liquidity and user bases of multiple blockchain ecosystems to provide more unified experiences.

This is an opportunity to join Evmos at a pivotal time on our growth journey. Having just raised $27m in funding from investors including Polychain Capital, Coinbase Ventures and Circle Ventures, Evmos is now poised to accelerate towards our goal of becoming the playground for Ethereum Apps in the Cosmos ecosystem.

About the Role: 

We're seeking a talented and experienced General Counsel to become the legal powerhouse of our team. As our go-to legal expert, you will keep us protected and compliant with all applicable laws and regulations. With your exceptional skills in managing legal proceedings, drafting and reviewing contracts, and representing the company, you will be our trusted advisor and advocate in any legal matter. With a strong understanding of securities (US), licensing, and the dynamics of emerging growth companies and venture capital, you will also serve as the face of the company to investors and regulators. Join us in driving our mission forward with confidence and assurance!


  • Manage the company's corporate structure across multiple entities and jurisdictions.
  • Support fundraising and transactions in corporate law.
  • Negotiate and draft commercial contracts, including customer and supplier agreements, and provide legal guidance on new initiatives.
  • Conduct legal reviews of Evmos' products and services and advise on necessary changes for compliance.
  • Manage vendor agreements, corporate resolutions, operating agreements, and other governance documents.
  • Respond to legal inquiries and requests from external stakeholders.
  • Monitor changes in the legal landscape and advise the company on potential risks.
  • Represent the company in legal proceedings and manage entity compliance.