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Counsel, Privacy

$188,000- $299,000/ year
Posted Jun 10
Full Time
HybridSan Bruno, California

Who We Are

Verily is a subsidiary of Alphabet that is using a data-driven approach to change the way people manage their health and the way healthcare is delivered. Launched from Google X in 2015, our purpose is to bring the promise of precision health to everyone, every day. We are focused on generating and activating data from a variety of sources, including clinical, social, behavioral and the real world, to arrive at the best solutions for a person based on a comprehensive view of the evidence. Our unique expertise and capabilities in technology, data science and healthcare enable the entire healthcare ecosystem to drive better health outcomes.


As Privacy Counsel, you will report directly to Verily’s Chief Counsel, Digital Stewardship, and support Verily’s privacy efforts, working closely with product counsel, and our product development, compliance, and security teams. You will counsel executives and product teams on a broad array of data privacy and security laws that are implicated in the development and deployment of groundbreaking products, and support the advancement of Verily’s overall data privacy program.



  • Provide specialist legal advice and subject-matter expertise required to support Verily’s privacy program and product development, including working with our innovators through all stages of the product and feature development and commercialization lifecycle, while ensuring compliance with applicable global privacy and security regulations for our diverse suite of products, and services, and partnerships.
  • Provide sound compliance advice based on up-to-date knowledge of relevant data privacy and security regulations and industry guidelines across global markets, including the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (“HIPAA”), the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”), and the EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”).
  • Provide support on privacy and security provisions of complex commercial agreements relationships that directly contribute to the success of Verily’s products, services, and partnerships in the market.
  • Maintain awareness of new laws, enforcement activity, and other developments in the privacy domain, manage employee training and drive discussion among key stakeholders across the company to continuously improve organizational privacy practices.
  • Serve as a point of contact for Alphabet and Google privacy teams and facilitate alignment with respect to privacy matters.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • The successful candidate will have substantive experience working on privacy issues, ideally at the intersection of technology and healthcare, as well as, strong interpersonal and project management skills.
  • Juris Doctor from accredited institution, and active member of at least one state bar.
  • 6 years (or more) of attorney level experience.
  • 3 years (or more) of experience with data privacy laws and regulations targeted to healthcare and life sciences, including HIPAA.
  • Significant experience with CCPA & GDPR.

Preferred Qualifications


  • Admitted to the bar and in good standing or otherwise authorized to practice law (e.g., have registered in-house status) in California.
  • Experience advising legal team members and product teams on a wide range of substantive privacy topics, including specific expertise with HIPAA, CCPA, and GDPR.
  • Experience counseling and negotiating data protection terms in enterprise agreements, with experience negotiating requirements from U.S. and E.U. privacy frameworks.
  • Experience designing compliance programs, policies, and processes.
  • Flexibility and willingness to work on a broad range of legal matters. Demonstrated ability to complete several simultaneous projects on a deadline.

The US base salary range for this full-time position is $188,000 - $299,000 + 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 for new hire 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.

_ Why Join Us

Build What’s Vital.

At Verily, you are a part of something bigger. We are a diverse team of builders innovating at the intersection of health and technology—united by a shared spirit of curiosity, resilience and determination to make better health possible for all. This builder mindset means your fingerprints will be on the work that shapes the future of health.

Fulfilling our precision health purpose starts with the health of our Veeps, which is why we offer flexibility, resources, and competitive benefits to support you in your whole-person well being.

Our culture reflects the behaviors that stem from living our values every day in how we Innovate Healthcare and Technology, Gain Velocity as One Verily, and Respect Individuals. As One Verily, we uphold our collective accountability to sustain this culture and to create a VIBE (Verily’s Culture of Inclusion, Belonging, and Equitability) where all Veeps feel included, a sense of belonging, and have opportunities to grow.

If this sounds exciting to you, we would love to hear from you.

You can find out more about our company culture on our LinkedIn Company Page and Verily Careers page.