Legal Assistant

Google - Mountain View, CA4.3

Note: By applying to this position your application is automatically submitted to the following locations: Mountain View, CA, USA; San Bruno, CA, USA
Google's legal department is at the center of an information law revolution, and you're at its core. As a Legal Assistant, you are a driving force behind the success of your Legal team, ready to roll up your sleeves to create and improve processes, maintain records, conduct legal research and coordinate communications across the team. As you closely support your team, you may find yourself working with multiple groups within the Legal Department, internal clients across Google, and external parties. You're an independent thinker who isn't afraid to ask questions, and you're organized in a way that never overlooks the details.

By applying for this role, you will be considered for the below areas:

Contracts, Products and Agreements: The team provides consultation in relation to services agreements and provides guidance when Google launches a new product. This position would specifically be supporting VR. You may be involved in drafting agreements, processing and negotiating NDAs, and supporting due diligence for Product launches.

Youtube: Handles copyright and intellectual property issues, sitting at the intersection of technology and media/entertainment. You will be developing processes that increase efficiency, transparency and reduce turnaround time for work product.

Legal Investigations: Your typical day will be operations-based. You will be reviewing and responding to legal request with high attention to detail. This is a detailed, data-entry role, so you will focus on quality, and who can stay dedicated and task-oriented during your routine.

Note: Individuals applying for this position will not be eligible for immigration sponsorship.

20th century laws don't always solve 21st century problems, and Google Legal crafts innovative approaches for handling some of the toughest legal challenges of the information age. Whether you're a patent attorney, an intellectual property expert or an engineer headed to law school, Google Legal lets you take on unanswered legal quandaries and create new precedents. Our innovative services raise challenging questions that demand creative and practical answers. We provide those answers by working at the crossroads of the law and new technology, helping Google build innovative and important products for users around the world.

Provide exceptional and responsive user support in helping to overcome legal challenges.
Analyze and lead escalations of urgent requests, liaising with Product, Policy, Communications and Legal teams. Balance various legal considerations in order to effectively resolve issues.
Develop and launch policies and processes for handling large volumes of requests based on regional trends. Drive innovation regarding processes and best practices for implementing policies across regions.
Take responsibility for day-to-day tasks and requirements which may include drafting agreements, processing and negotiating NDAs, data entry, organizing legal documents, responding to subpoenas for employment legal records, and other similar work.
Deliver wide-ranging, accurate advisory and HR project support on an organized and timely basis (e.g. support on litigation matters, disclosure and due diligence exercises, answer policy questions). Manage multiple projects.

Minimum qualifications:
BA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience.
1 year of relevant work experience.
Authorization to work in the United States.

Preferred qualifications:
Ability to manage numerous projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.
Flexibility and willingness to work on a broad range of legal matters.
Developed interpersonal skills and highly team-oriented.
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