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Google Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Mar 04, 2022
Full time
Minimum qualifications: LLB degree, JD, similar law degree, or equivalent practical experience Authorized to practice law in Canada, with experience in private practice or in an in-house team in Canada 3 years of attorney experience in litigation Preferred qualifications: 5 years of experience in litigation Experience in litigation, including examining and defending witnesses, verbal argument, and trial experience Experience in lawsuits and class actions relating to privacy, consumer issues and product liability, and content moderation and intermediary liability Familiarity with online technologies, including Google’s products, and related regulatory issues Ability to work collaboratively, separately, strategically, and with sound judgment Excellent organizational skills, and the ability to manage several simultaneous projects under deadline 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 working with 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 address 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 Manage all aspects of litigation and provide pre-litigation counseling to internal teams. Work with cross-functional partners across Google, including Legal, Product, Business, and more teams, to provide counseling on existing and potential litigation matters, advise on litigation risk and provide insights into Google’s docket in Canada. Partner with outside counsel to take an active role in litigation and disputes, develop strategy to manage and win lawsuits. Collaborate with other external in-house counsel and legal organizations on litigation and policy matters that affect Google's docket. Help ensure product and operational compliance with Canadian laws and regulations, and assist as necessary in the other work of the Canadian Legal team to advise the business on our activities in Canada.  
Google Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Feb 26, 2022
Full time
Minimum qualifications: LLB degree, JD, similar law degree, or equivalent practical experience Authorized to practice law in Canada, with experience in private practice or in an in-house team in Canada 3 years of attorney experience in litigation Ability to speak and write in English and French fluently Preferred qualifications: 5 years of experience in litigation Experience in litigation, including examining and defending witnesses, verbal argument, and trial experience Experience in lawsuits and class actions relating to privacy, consumer issues and product liability, and content moderation and intermediary liability Familiarity with online technologies, including Google’s products, and related regulatory issues Ability to work collaboratively, separately, strategically, and with sound judgment Excellent organizational skills, and the ability to manage several simultaneous projects under deadline 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. As the Associate Litigation Counsel on the Canadian legal team, you will work on exciting legal issues, as disruptive technological innovations require creative and proactive legal guidance. You'll be an adept litigation counsel, advising on a wide variety of matters that pose litigation risk to our business in Canada, including lawsuits and class actions relating to privacy, consumer issues and product liability, and content moderation and intermediary liability. You'll come up with creative ways to mitigate and eliminate those risks, and strive to think proactively to advance Google’s position and interests by identifying and working on legal policy issues that affect our docket. You'll be collaborative and ready to partner on initiatives that influence all aspects of the business and work with Googlers from all over the company. You'll manage complex issues and pitch in where needed to assist our rapidly growing businesses in a fast-paced environment. 20th century laws don't always solve 21st century problems, and Google Legal crafts innovative approaches for working with some of the toughest legal challenges of the information age. Whether you're a patent attorney, an intellectual property expert or a developer headed to law school, Google Legal lets you address 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 Manage all aspects of litigation and provide pre-litigation counseling to internal teams. Work with cross-functional partners across Google, including Legal, Product, Business, and more teams, to provide counseling on existing and potential litigation matters, advise on litigation risk and provide insights into Google’s docket in Canada. Partner with outside counsel to take an active role in litigation and disputes, develop strategy to manage and win lawsuits. Collaborate with other external in-house counsel and legal organizations on litigation and policy matters that affect Google's docket. Help ensure product and operational compliance with Canadian laws and regulations, and assist as necessary in the other work of the Canadian Legal team to advise the business on our activities in Canada. Google is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. See also Google's EEO Policy and EEO is the Law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by completing our Accommodations for Applicants form.