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Legal Analyst - Law Enforcement Response Team

Posted Apr 22
Full Time
Remote

Yahoo serves as a trusted guide for hundreds of millions of people globally, helping them achieve their goals online through our portfolio of iconic products. For advertisers, Yahoo Advertising offers omnichannel solutions and powerful data to engage with our brands and deliver results.

Yahoo serves as a trusted guide for hundreds of millions of people globally, helping them achieve their goals online through our portfolio of iconic products. For advertisers, Yahoo Advertising offers omnichannel solutions and powerful data to engage with our brands and deliver results. Yahoo’s Legal Department seeks a Legal Analyst to join its Law Enforcement Response Team (LERT). LERT is a team of passionate, dedicated professionals specializing in responding to the legal process (e.g., civil and criminal subpoenas, court orders and search warrants) that Yahoo receives for user data. The position demands an adaptable, passionate, self-driven, high-caliber Legal Analyst who thrives in a fast-paced and demanding environment.

 

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Processing and accurately responding to a large volume of legal requests in a timely manner and in accordance with applicable law, our Terms of Service and our Global Principles for Responding to Government Requests.
  • Responding to inquiries from attorneys and law enforcement regarding legal requests.
  • Handling highly sensitive information with complete discretion.
  • Participating in an on-call emergency escalation rotation and traveling to testify in court as needed.
  • Spotting issues and escalating as appropriate.
     

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree, paralegal certificate and/or 1-3 years of legal industry experience.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and make sound decisions under tight deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills, detail-oriented, and able to handle multiple priorities.
  • Outstanding communications skills, including written, verbal, and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated team player, who has had success participating in cross-functional teams.
  • Maintains high ethical standards and professional integrity at all times.
  • Consistently demonstrates excellent judgment.
  • Positive energy, flexibility, enthusiasm, and ability to cope with stress are a must.
  • Ability to thrive in a remote-work environment and has reliable Internet connectivity.
     

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in Internet and/or high technology areas of business strongly preferred.
  • Proficient in Google Workspace strongly preferred.
  • Law enforcement or legal industry experience a plus.
  • Familiarity with Yahoo’s products and services.
  • Sense of humor is appreciated.
     

Yahoo is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category. Yahoo is dedicated to providing an accessible environment for all candidates during the application process and for employees during their employment. If you need accessibility assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, please submit a request via the Accommodation Request Form (www.yahooinc.com/careers/contact-us.html) or call 408-336-1409. Requests and calls received for non-disability related issues, such as following up on an application, will not receive a response.

At Yahoo, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion (www.yahooinc.com/diversity/) page to learn more.

The compensation for this position ranges from $56,250.00 - $117,500.00/yr and will vary depending on factors such as your location, skills and experience. The compensation package may also include incentive compensation opportunities in the form of discretionary annual bonus or commissions, in addition to equity incentives. Yahoo provides industry-leading benefits including healthcare, 401K savings plan, company holidays, vacation, sick time, parental leave and an employee assistance program. Eligibility requirements apply.

Yahoo has a high degree of flexibility around employee location and hybrid working. In fact, our flexible-hybrid approach to work is one of the things our employees rave about. Most roles don’t require specific regular patterns of in-person office attendance. If you join Yahoo, you may be asked to attend (or travel to attend) on-site work sessions, team-building, or other in-person events. When these occur, you’ll be given notice to make arrangements. 

If you’re curious about how this factors into this role, please discuss with the recruiter.

Currently work for Yahoo? Please apply on our internal career site.