Senior Counsel, Litigation

We’re looking for Discord’s first litigation counsel. Reporting to the Senior Director of Litigation and IP, you’ll use your creativity and hands-on approach to advance Discord’s interests when things get adversarial. From pre-litigation contract disputes to complex and business-critical matters, you’ll develop processes for handling routine issues, and novel theories on cutting-edge questions. You’ll play a critical role on Discord’s growing legal team and collaborate with colleagues throughout the company as you successfully advocate for Discord.

What you’ll be doing:

Advance Discord’s interests in disputes of all shapes and sizes

Help define proactive litigation targets for Discord

Learn how disputes arise and identify ways to pre-empt them

Supervise and collaborate with outside counsel on complex matters

Build systems for efficient e-discovery

Monitor new and changing laws and anticipate evolving liability and risk

Depending on overall workload and interest, you may help with Discord’s regulatory responses

What you should have:

JD from an accredited law school

Admission to the California Bar or eligible to register as in-house counsel with the California Bar

4+ years working in litigation (especially if related to Internet regulation, e.g., privacy, consumer protection, CDA 230, DMCA)

Curiosity and ability to jump into less familiar areas and learn while doing

Experience with scaling processes and procedures for a fast-growing company

Demonstrated experience managing projects, prioritizing, and consistently achieving results

Commitment to diversity, inclusion, and belonging

Excellent writer and communicator who can tailor the message to the audience

Attitude of open-mindedness, collaboration, flexibility, and always questioning your assumptions

Appreciation for the humor in the absurd

Nice to have:

Experience with online content moderation

In-house experience at a consumer-facing technology platform

New York City residents only: Minimum salary of $215,000/year + equity and benefits*Note: Disclosure as required by NYC Pay Transparency Law.Colorado residents only: Minimum salary of $172,000/year + equity and benefits*Note: Disclosure as required by sb19-085(8-5-20).

Job Type
Full Time
70 days ago

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