Senior Legal Counsel - U.S, Global Litigation, Regulatory, and Competition (Future Opportunities)

Company Description

Please note: This job posting is not for immediate hire but rather an opportunity to submit an application for future consideration.

Twitter promotes and protects the public conversation. Twitter is the town square of the internet. At Twitter, we work with one goal in mind: to improve Twitter for our customers, partners, and the people who use it across the world. Brand safety is only possible when human safety is the top priority – This mindset is what drives us forward.

The Position

Twitter seeks an experienced, business savvy litigator to join its Litigation, Regulatory, and Competition Team.. This team provides strategic counsel to the company on a wide range of litigation, regulatory, and competition matters around the world.  You will partner in projects and initiatives that influence all aspects of the business - driving customer-focused, practical, and proactive legal guidance.  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.

What You’ll Do

  • Oversee a portfolio of highly complex litigation, regulatory, and competition matters, including commercial, employment, platform liability, copyright, and privacy matters.  
  • Manage outside counsel, including selecting, budgeting, and evaluating counsel,  in devising and implementing successful legal strategies.
  • Work collaboratively as part of a global team that responds to pre-litigation, and litigation threats around the world.
  • Provide legal advice and support to internal teams across the company on litigation risk and litigation-related processes. 
  • Solve problems and drive a culture of evaluating calculated and informed risks, starting from a place of “yes”.
  • Approach matters with a business perspective and a deep understanding of Twitter’s goals when finding solutions.

Who You Are: 

  • You are a self-starter who works well with minimal supervision, but exercises excellent judgment about when to look for guidance from your managers and teammates.
  • You have excellent organizational skills and the ability to prioritize effectively multiple projects simultaneously.
  • You are an excellent communicator with diverse and time-pressed stakeholders.
  • You work effectively in cross-functional teams and are open-minded, inclusive, and flexible.
  • You are able to assess quickly emerging situations and develop practical options to respond to and resolve risks, in a way that displays legal knowledge, common sense, and sound judgment.
  • You build strong and long-term relationships of trust and influence with stakeholders across the company.

Qualifications

  • J.D. from an accredited law school
  • 7+ years of legal experience, government, and/or law firm litigation experience preferred, including experience litigating in state and/or federal courts.  
  • Specialized knowledge or experience in one or more of the following areas: 
    • employment litigation,
    • commercial litigation, with emphasis on consumer class actions and/or privacy cases, 
    • platform liability issues, Section 230, and the First Amendment,
    • securities litigation, or
    • international litigation in the European Union, United Kingdom and/or the Asia-Pacific region.  
  • Experience engaging with regulators, including States AG, FTC, DOJ, and global data protection or consumer protection authorities.
  • Active bar membership in at least one U.S. jurisdiction.

Additional Information

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 other status or characteristic protected by, state, or local laws.

San Francisco applicants: Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Twitter provides reasonable accommodations during the recruitment and hiring process upon request. Information received relating to accommodations will be addressed confidentially. To request an accommodation, please contact accommodation@twitter.com.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

The applicable salary range for each U.S.-based role is based on where the employee works and is aligned to one of 4 tiers according to a cost of labor index in that geographic area. Starting pay for the successful applicant will depend on a variety of job-related factors, which may include education, training, experience, location, business needs, or market demands. The expected salary ranges for this role are set forth below. These ranges may be modified in the future.

  • Tier A: USD $212,000 - USD $297,000
  • Tier B: USD $202,000 - USD $282,000

You can view which tier applies to where you plan to work here. If your location is not listed, please speak with your recruiter for additional information.

This job is also eligible for participation in Twitter’s Equity Incentive Plan subject to the terms of the applicable plans and policies.

Twitter offers a wide range of benefits to U.S.-based employees, including medical, dental, and vision insurance, 401(k) program with employer match, generous time off for vacation, sick time, and parental leave. Twitter’s benefits prioritize employee wellness and progressive support to our diverse workforce.

Team

Legal and Public Policy

Location

San Francisco, Washington

 

Application

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