Product Counsel

Google - Mountain View, CA4.3

Full-time
Minimum qualifications:
JD degree or equivalent degree.
7 years of relevant attorney work experience in a law firm or in-house legal department.

Must be admitted to the bar in the state which the role is located in and are in good standing or otherwise authorized to practice law (e.g. have registered in-house status).

Preferred qualifications:
Experience in media, communications, intellectual property and contract law.

Demonstrated litigation experience.
About the job
As Corporate Counsel at Google, you work on the most exciting legal issues as disruptive technological innovations require creative and proactive legal guidance. You're part of a whip-smart group of in-house lawyers and the projects and cases you take on challenge you to think big and differently. You are collaborative -- ready to partner in initiatives that influence all aspects of the business and work with Googlers from all over the company. As an integrated part of the team, you proactively assess legal risks and advise on products that will not only move information into the 21st century, but move information law forward as well.
20th century laws don't always solve 21st century problems, and Google Legal crafts innovative approaches for tackling 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 tackle 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. Responsibilities

Ensure compliance with U.S. and international laws and regulations dealing with intellectual property, privacy, content regulation, consumer protection and advertising.

Provide legal advice to teams from Engineering, Product Management, Advertising Sales, Marketing and Communications from the initial stages of product development to launch.

Develop and maintain a repository of legal resources that are required for products, such as terms of service, privacy notices and other disclosures.

Respond promptly to a wide range of legal requests from Engineering, Product Management, Advertising Sales, Marketing, Client Services and other business groups.
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