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Senior Product Counsel

Company: Everlaw
Location: Oakland
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

As Senior Product Counsel at Everlaw, you'll join a dynamic legal team working on a variety of legal issues across the entire company. You'll report directly to the General Counsel and will bring our product to the global market, and must understand the business goals, objectives, timing and process, all while cross-functionally working with other teams to deliver on these goals.

At Everlaw, our mission is to promote justice by illuminating truth. Our company culture is open and democratic. We're committed to the professional growth of our team members, offering an annual Learning and Development stipend and regular check-ins with managers regarding career goals. If you're looking for a place that values passion, integrity, thinking big, and a desire to learn, we'd love to hear from you! Think you're missing some of the skills and are hesitant to apply? We do not believe in the "perfect" candidate and encourage you to apply if you feel you can bring value to our team.

This is a full-time, exempt position located onsite in Oakland, California.

In the first few months, you will

  • Work to become a product expert, and advise on a range of compliance issues, regulations, and industry standards with a focus on intellectual property, marketing, privacy, and security.
  • Advise the team working to advance and expand our product-related certifications, including FedRAMP, SOC 2, and ISO 27001.
  • Provide full product lifecycle counseling for global products, ensuring product compliance with applicable U.S. and international laws and regulations.
  • Build and implement transparent, scalable, and effective processes, relating to data mapping, data governance, and privacy-by-design.

In the first year, you will

  • Enhance the intellectual property strategy, enabling the company to become a recognized name and service in the e-discovery space.
  • Create a process for iterative collaboration with product and engineering teams to develop new features.
  • Collaborate with other teams, proactively solving problems for the company as it plans and executes on global growth plans.
  • Improve, maintain, and scale existing processes, relating to the company's core infrastructure and the incident response management process.
  • Lead complex and global cross-functional team efforts, effectively collaborating with internal stakeholders, other legal and business teams (Business Development, Sales, Product, Engineering, and Compliance) related to new and existing products and features throughout the entire product development lifecycle.

About you

  • You have at least 10 years of combined, relevant experience in law firms serving as outside counsel to enterprise companies and/or in-house legal departments at enterprise companies.
  • You have familiarity with launching products and features and advising on the legal and regulatory aspects of product development in the technology space, while simultaneously managing deliverables with time-sensitive deadlines.
  • You are highly motivated; entrepreneurial; excellent communication, interpersonal, and issue resolution abilities; and an eagerness to work in a cross-functional role with the entire company.
  • You are fluent in translating legal advice into actionable guidance for internal teams.
  • You have exceptional written and verbal communication skills and an ability to clearly and simply explain complex ideas.
  • You have a JD, and are an active member of a state bar, and in good standing.
  • You have authorization to work in the United States; please note that at this time, Everlaw is not sponsoring visas for any positions.


  • Competitive salary
  • Substantial equity
  • 401k with company matching
  • Health, dental, and vision
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for health and dependent care expenses
  • Paid parental leave and sick leave
  • Seventeen paid vacation days plus ten bankable federal holidays
  • Annual allocation for Learning & Development opportunities and applicable professional membership dues
  • Company-sponsored life and disability insurance


  • Work in Downtown Oakland, just steps from the BART line and dozens of restaurants
  • Flexible work-from-home days on Tuesdays and Thursdays
  • Monthly home internet reimbursement
  • Select your preference of hardware (Mac or PC) and customize your desk setup
  • Bond over team lunches and out-of-the-box events
  • Take advantage of learning and career development opportunities
  • Voted one of "San Francisco Bay Area's Best and Brightest Companies" and one of "Inc Magazine's Best Workplaces"
  • #LI-EJ1

About Everlaw

We help law firms, government agencies, and corporations sift through millions of documents of evidence in big lawsuits and investigations to find the proverbial smoking gun (or needle in the haystack -- pick your metaphor). It's a multi-billion dollar space typically dominated by service-oriented vendors, and we're coming at it with cutting-edge technology and elegant design. It's working, and we've been growing very rapidly: we host hundreds of terabytes of data and work with all 50 state Attorneys General and hundreds of law firms on some of the most high-profile cases litigated today.

If you're looking for an open, democratic company culture that values passion, integrity, and a desire to learn, we want to hear from you.

Everlaw is an equal opportunity employer. We pride ourselves on having a diverse workforce and we do not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or related condition, or any other basis protected by law. We respect the gender, gender identity and gender expression of our applicants and employees, and we honor requests for pronouns. It is our policy to comply with all applicable national, state and local laws pertaining to nondiscrimination and equal opportunity, including the California Equal Pay Act.

Keywords: Everlaw, Oakland , Senior Product Counsel, Other , Oakland, California

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