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Associate/Assistant General Counsel

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The future of climate risk management has arrived.

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175k-225k USD

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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
$175,000 - $225,000 a year
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 [email protected]


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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May 16th, 2023

March 17th, 2023

Full Time

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175k-225k USD

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About Arbol

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We bring efficiency, transparency, and scale to climate risk management using data, blockchain and an AI-powered pricing platform.

It starts with data. Ours comes from dClimate

We settle contracts leveraging climate data and models from dClimate, a leading decentralized climate information ecosystem.

We spun out dClimate in early 2021 as a standalone, open-source network that anyone in the world can use to get or share essential information about our planet. The dClimate ecosystem provides data, forecasts, and models on important variables like rainfall, temperature, soil moisture, carbon sequestration, and much more.

We leverage dClimate to retrieve industry-leading, institutional-grade climate data and models sourced from both public and government sources like NOAA, NASA, and the European Space Agency (ESA) as well as industry-leading commercial and private sources for underwriting our parametric coverage products. Everything we do at Arbol is data-driven, which helps us bring scale, transparency, and efficiency to the insurance process while eliminating the usual routine of dealing with mountains of claims paperwork, adjusters, and needless hassles to get paid.

Our risk capacity enables us to write tailored, untraditional solutions that other companies shy away from.

This allows us the agility and speed to rapidly deploy market-leading priced risk solutions for a multitude of products and customizations without having to rely on reinsurers.

We're a global collective of thinkers

Arbol provides clients access to financial climate resilience regardless of their size or location. We were founded in 2018 to combine vast data networks with cutting-edge technologies and risk capital to change the way that climate risk is actively managed throughout our entire financial system. Increasingly frequent and extreme climate events such as hurricanes, droughts, floods, and heatwaves are causing hundreds of billions of dollars in losses annually for businesses and communities.

Only a fraction of these losses are covered by insurance due to antiquated and inefficient processes. As stakeholders around the world begin to think proactively about how to address climate risk across balance sheets and supply chains, our end-to-end risk management ecosystem bringing data, financial products, and risk capital provides solutions for climate challenges across the financial system.

We embrace our unique identities and provide equitable opportunity and rewards for all employees. Inclusive Diversity & Equity is woven into our business and culture.


We revere honesty and adhere to high ethical standards to gain the trust and confidence of our customers. We value transparency, encourage disclosing bad news, and welcome disagreement.


We are better together. Collaborating early and often helps us develop the best solutions and leverage employees' collective expertise. We evaluate every option so we can choose the best path forward.


We are better together. We leverage our unique strengths and work side-by-side with our customers.

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Generous vacation

Paid holidays and vacation

We support all of ‘em. But don’t let that stop you from taking personal time when you need to. We want you at your best. Always. 20 days of PTO for you to relax and recharge.

Healthcare benefits

Medical, dental, and vision, 99.99% cove

Yes, you read that correctly. We pay 99.99% of your medical, dental, vision plans so you don’t have to + an optional flexible spending account (FSA) to support your health

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Company retreats

Being remote makes it hard to hang out and get to know one another. So every now and then we take trips just to get together.

Retirement benefits

Matching 401k

After your 1st year anniversary, we match your contributions up to 6%.

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