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Financial Services Regulatory Counsel

eBay is where the world goes to shop, sell, and give. Whether you are buying new or used, plain or luxurious, commonplace or rare, trendy or one-of-a-kind - if it exists in the world, it probably is for sale on eBay. We give sellers the platform, solutions, and support they need to grow their businesses and thrive. We measure our success by our customers' success.

eBay Inc.’s innovative Legal Department is seeking an experienced financial services regulatory counsel attorney to focus primarily on financial regulatory compliance matters at eBay. You will be advising on how we can build and/or enhance programs at eBay designed to ensure financial regulatory compliance for existing and new products. Ideally you will have experience counseling on a wide scope of financial regulation, including consumer protection, state and federal UDAP/UDAAP laws, EFTA/Reg E, TILA/Reg Z, prepaid laws and regulations, state lending laws, and financial services regulations governing customer complaints. This is a US based position in either San Jose, CA, Austin, TX, or Draper, Utah.

You will collaborate with cross-functional teams from Product, Go To Market teams, Risk, Compliance, and Internal Audit to help deliver an outstanding buying and selling experience for our customers while ensuring eBay’s payment entities are successfully complying with existing legal regulation in the US and globally. The ideal candidate has prior experience have experience with payment businesses within FinTech companies and/or other global marketplaces. Prior experience building out operational compliance programs is also preferred.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Advise business and functional partners regarding non-AML financial regulatory compliance requirements applicable to our business

  • Expertise should include broad experience advising on multiple areas of financial regulation

  • US expertise required, however experience advising regarding global compliance strategies is preferred

  • Help develop efficient, customer-centric compliance strategies

Candidates must ideally have:

  • Law degree and be authorized to practice law in the United States

  • At least 5+ years of relevant legal experience

  • Solutions oriented legal advisor with prior in-house experience or prior experience working with FinTechs and/or marketplace platforms

  • Experience implementing relevant compliance programs and compliance controls, including development of policies and procedures

  • The ability to build positive relationships quickly and interact with junior to senior business leaders with ease

  • Willingness to be flexible with the scope and variety of projects to be undertaken in this role

  • Comfort with ambiguity, constant change, a fast-paced culture, and a practical, solutions-oriented focus to solving legal challenges

  • Capable of working with minimal direction

  • Self-motivated and self-directed

  • Excellent judgment and project leadership skills and someone who is always thinking about new ways of doing things


Benefits are an essential part of your total compensation for the work you do every day. Whether you’re single, in a growing family, or nearing retirement, eBay offers a variety of comprehensive and competitive benefit programs to meet your needs. Including maternal & paternal leave, paid sabbatical, and plans to help ensure your financial security today and in the years ahead because we know feeling financially secure during your working years and through retirement is important.

Here at eBay, we love creating opportunities for others by connecting people from widely diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and geographies. So, being diverse and inclusive isn’t just something we strive for, it is who we are, and part of what we do each and every single day. We want to ensure that as an employee, you feel eBay is a place where, no matter who you are, you feel safe, included, and that you have the opportunity to bring your unique self to work. To learn about eBay’s Diversity & Inclusion click here:

eBay Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, and disability, or other legally protected status.  If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at [email protected]  We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible.

For more information see:  EEO is the Law Poster and EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

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