Associate Strategy Counsel, Regulatory Response, Investigations and Strategy

18 Nov, 2022


Associate Strategy Counsel, Regulatory Response, Investigations and Strategy

Mountain View, CA/New York, NY/Raleigh, NC/Durham, NC/San Francisco, CA/Washington D.C.

Minimum qualifications:

  • JD degree.
  • 3 years of experience with litigation, regulatory, or corporate investigations, including addressing, minimizing, and avoiding regulatory risk.
  • Admitted to the bar and in good standing or otherwise authorized to practice law (e.g. have registered in-house status) in the state in which the position is located.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience engaging with regulators, including States AG, FTC, DOJ, and global data protection or consumer protection authorities.
  • Experience developing, evaluating, and maintaining programs that ensure products comply with laws, regulations, and external commitments.
  • Experience working with technology companies and the ability to understand complex technical issues.
  • Experience working with public company boards and their counsel, including special committees and audit committees.
  • Extensive knowledge of the user content regulatory landscape and how those laws and regulations impact internet services.

About the job


Alphabet’s Regulatory Response, Investigations, and Strategy team (ARRIS) addresses high-risk issues (as defined by Alphabet’s Enterprise Risk Management model) that involve regulatory scrutiny, enforcement actions, and other proceedings like shareholder litigation, internal investigations, and data incidents, as well as other emerging risks across Alphabet and globally.

As an Associate Strategy Counsel you’ll join a US-based team addressing the highest and emerging risks pertaining to the actions and content of our users, the continued trust of society, investigations and inquiries by our legislators, including congressional and other legislative testimony, and law enforcement escalations. You will work closely with ARRIS’s US, EMEA, and APAC-based leads, as well as Google and Alphabet’s Legal, Public Policy, Trust and Safety, Office of Compliance and Integrity, Communications, Marketing, Product, and Engineering teams to manage programs and projects that help identify, plan for, solve, and help the company adapt to Alphabet’s highest risks.

The US base salary range for this full-time position is $189,000-$299,000 + bonus + equity + benefits. Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. The range displayed on each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for the position across all US locations. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for your preferred location during the hiring process.

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  • Identify potential or emerging internal and external risks pertaining to the way we build our products.
  • Evaluate those risks to determine which are likely to materialize and to identify strategic ways to mitigate them.
  • Undertake and strategically manage projects to address risk and increase Alphabet’s resilience to risk.
  • Implement programs and procedures to ensure both initial and ongoing product compliance with external commitments and internal policies, and evaluate existing programs and procedures for efficacy.

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Job posted: 2022-11-18