Need help hiring top legal talent? Contact our team.
Company logo

Regulatory and Litigation Counsel, Privacy

$224,000- $319,000
Posted Jun 07
Full Time
Washington, District Of Columbia

This role may also be located in our Playa Vista, CA campus.

Note: By applying to this position you will have an opportunity to share your preferred working location from the following: Washington D.C., DC, USA; Atlanta, GA, USA; Austin, TX, USA; Cambridge, MA, USA; Chicago, IL, USA; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Seattle, WA, USA . Minimum qualifications:

  • JD, LL.B., equivalent degree, or equivalent practical experience.
  • Admitted to the bar and in good standing or otherwise authorized to practice law (e.g., have registered in-house status) in the state in which the position is located.
  • 7 years of attorney-level experience in government, in-house, or at a law firm.
  • 7 years of experience with legal, regulatory, and litigation matters, including strategically addressing, minimizing, and avoiding regulatory risk.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience engaging with regulators, including States AG, FTC, DOJ, and global data protection or consumer protection authorities.
  • Experience developing, evaluating, and maintaining programs that ensure products comply with laws, regulations, and external commitments.
  • Experience working with public company boards and their counsel, including special and audit committees.
  • Experience managing projects, partnering effectively with cross-functional teams, and working with technology companies, with the ability to understand complex technical issues.
  • Excellent attention to detail, with the ability to be action-oriented and seek to meet the highest standards of integrity.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, time management, problem-solving, and investigative skills.

About The Job

As a Regulatory and Litigation Counsel, you will join an America-based team that leads the strategy for defending the company in responses to governments and regulators. You will be involved in defining a defense strategy, conducting investigations, collection and review of information, and representing the company in engagements.

The US base salary range for this full-time position is $224,000-$319,000 + bonus + equity + benefits. Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. The range displayed on each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target salaries for the position across all US locations. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for your preferred location during the hiring process.

Please note that the compensation details listed in US role postings reflect the base salary only, and do not include bonus, equity, or benefits. Learn more about benefits at Google.


  • Lead responses to regulatory inquiries, investigations, litigation, enforcement actions, and overlapping civil matters.
  • Oversee the collection and production of accurate information in external submissions and disclosures.
  • Provide legal advice on government and regulatory audits and exams.

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 .