Snap Inc. is a camera company. We believe that reinventing the camera represents our greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Our products empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together.
The Legal & Policy Team is Snap’s dedicated in-house law firm, policy consultant, lobbyist, thought partner, and all-around advisor. This team helps Snap do the right thing the right way, make better decisions, understand and manage risks, and creatively navigate challenges, both external and internal. We partner with Snap team members on a wide array of matters, including privacy, product, IP, commercial transactions, corporate governance, employment, acquisitions, litigation, and policy, and social impact. The Legal & Policy team values diversity and knows it powers us as we build an innovative and inclusive leadership culture centered on Snap's values of Kind, Smart, and Creative.
We’re looking for a Product Counsel to join our Legal Team!
What You’ll Do:
Work closely with Engineering, Product, Design, and Content teams to understand and assess new products and technologies, from early development stages through launch or implementation
Review engineering and design specifications for privacy-by-design requirements
Analyze potential legal risks and regulatory requirements
Collaborate with legal colleagues on multidisciplinary legal matters
Help scale the legal organization by developing innovative processes to support the fast-moving Engineering, Product, and Design teams
Assist in drafting public-facing descriptions
Conduct privacy due diligence reviews, privacy impact assessments, and integration plans for potential acquisitions and partnerships
Help track and analyze proposed, pending and new domestic and global privacy and consumer legislation that could impact the business and recommend any potential or necessary modifications to practices, as well as advise Policy team on lobbying priorities
Conduct privacy and product trainings for engineers and other teams across the company.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Excellent legal and business judgment with the ability to think strategically
Extreme attention to detail, business-friendly, and a phenomenal teammate who is able to think creatively and accommodate tight deadlines
Strong work ethic and able to work independently and collaboratively
Able to communicate effectively with partners across the company on complex, multifaceted issues
4+ years of experience practicing law
Membership in at least one state bar
Experience advising on domestic and global privacy issues, including ones related to the GDPR, Privacy Shield, U.S. consumer protection laws, cookies regulation, and the CCPA
Experience advising product teams
In-house experience or law firm experience counseling clients on privacy matters
Hardware related experience is a plus
Our Benefits: Snap Inc. is its own community, so we’ve got your back! We do our best to make sure you and your loved ones have everything you need to be happy and healthy, on your own terms. Our benefits are built around your needs and include paid maternity & paternity leave, comprehensive medical coverage, emotional and mental health support programs, and compensation packages that let you share in Snap’s long-term success!
At Snap, we believe that having a team of diverse backgrounds and voices working together will enable us to create innovative products that improve the way people live and communicate. Snap is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, mental condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. EOE, including disability/vets. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please don't be shy and contact us at [email protected]