Legal Counsel, Litigation

San Francisco, CA

Join the Twitter Legal Team!

 

We are looking for an experienced attorney to manage new and ongoing litigation.  As Litigation Counsel at Twitter, you’ll work with team members who are passionate about the law and growing our business in a way that makes us proud.  You’ll be part of a team responsible for a wide range of litigation matters and will help develop strategies across subject matter areas. You’ll be working in close collaboration with teams throughout the company, and will help us to build scalable tools and processes to support a fast-growing global business. You must bring exceptional legal judgment, as well as creativity, to your daily role.  You should have a track record of collaborating and thriving in a fast-paced team environment.

 

Responsibilities

Supporting a team that manages litigation and pre-litigation threats.  Working with outside counsel in devising litigation case strategy.  Providing legal advice and support to internal teams across the company on litigation-related issues and legal process. Helping develop scalable solutions for litigation challenges.  Managing various other disputes/matters depending on aptitude and what comes up.  

 

Qualifications

  • 7+ years of in-house and/or law firm litigation experience.  
  • Specialized knowledge in one or more of the following areas: 47 USC 230, First Amendment, privacy, securities, or intellectual property litigation.
  • Prior experience with technology or internet companies.  
  • Prefer litigation experience in California state and federal courts.  
  • Demonstrated sound business and legal judgment.  
  • Entrepreneurial mindset: flexible, self-starting, and hard working.  
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.  
  • Strong attention to detail.  Enthusiasm about Twitter.  
  • JD and California Bar admission in good standing (or qualified for and willing to apply for/maintain Registered In-House Counsel status with California State Bar).
 

We are committed to an inclusive and diverse Twitter. Twitter is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any legally protected status.

Hiring Process

Step 1

After you apply, a recruiter may reach out to you for an introductory call.

Step 2

If your background is a match for the role, you may phone interview with 1-2 people.

Step 3

If you continue through the process, you will come onsite 1-2 times to interview with a total of 5-10 people.

Application

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