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eDiscovery Counsel

$133,000- $228,000/ year
Posted Jun 26
Full Time
HybridNew York


TikTok is the leading destination for short-form mobile video. At TikTok, our mission is to inspire creativity and bring joy. TikTok's global headquarters are in Los Angeles and Singapore, and its offices include New York, London, Dublin, Paris, Berlin, Dubai, Jakarta, Seoul, and Tokyo.

Why join us
Creation is the core of TikTok's purpose. Our platform is built to help imaginations thrive. This is doubly true of the teams that make TikTok possible.
Together, we inspire creativity and bring joy - a mission we all believe in and aim towards achieving every day.
To us, every challenge, no matter how difficult, is an opportunity; to learn, to innovate, and to grow as one team. Status quo? Never. Courage? Always.
At TikTok, we create together and grow together. That's how we drive impact - for ourselves, our company, and the communities we serve.
Join us.

About the team
Our Global Legal team provides key support for all TikTok’s innovative initiatives, state-of-the-art products, and integrated platforms servicing our global video market. We help our technological and business teams enable their vision by providing integrated legal guidance and support. The TikTok team is growing fast and is seeking highly experienced, bright and capable legal professionals to join the team. As a subject matter expert team in the Global Legal department, the Global Litigation team handles litigation matters involving TikTok in all the regions in which TikTok operates, including the United States. The following describes the responsibilities and requirements for the role.

- Support the lead eDiscovery attorney and collaborate with the eDiscovery team, litigation teams and other stakeholders to help create cutting-edge solutions, playbooks and develop best practices for eDiscovery in the U.S. and Canada.
- Apply legal, eDiscovery, data privacy principles and information governance knowledge when partnering with in-house teams and outside counsel on active litigation, regulatory, and investigation matters. Support 26(f) preparation and discovery related negotiations including ESI protocols, review of discovery responses, protective orders, Rule 502(d) orders and preservation agreements.
- Partner with the lead eDiscovery attorney, the eDiscovery team, and various internal teams on legal issues related to eDiscovery and information governance policies, strategies, and workflows. Advise on internal policies related to the creation, use, retention, and disposition of company information.


Minimum Qualifications:
- Bachelor’s degree and Juris Doctorate from an ABA accredited law school.
- 5+ years of experience as a practicing attorney, with a focus on litigation.
- A combination of experience in private practice and a corporate litigation department in a matrix organization with a highly regarded firm and organization (tech or media, preferred).
- Strong knowledge and experience with U.S. and Canada legal and regulatory obligations related to litigation, discovery, and information governance is required. Deep subject matter knowledge of current case law related to the preservation, collection, culling, search, review and production of ESI (including currently evolving collaboration and communication systems), legal hold notices, and information governance is also required.
- Experience with and skilled at learning complex technology quickly and translating highly technical issues into lay terms and persuasive legal arguments.
- Demonstrated judgment, personal integrity, and inter-personal skills. Strong ability to work as a team player who can effectively collaborate with colleagues from the Global Legal team and business stakeholders.
- Member in good standing of the New York or California bar association or another bar association with the ability to register as in-house counsel in New York or California.

Preferred Qualifications:
- Prefer experience with GDPR and the Stored Communications Act.
- Document review management, e-discovery, data privacy and information governance.

TikTok is committed to creating an inclusive space where employees are valued for their skills, experiences, and unique perspectives. Our platform connects people from across the globe and so does our workplace. At TikTok, our mission is to inspire creativity and bring joy. To achieve that goal, we are committed to celebrating our diverse voices and to creating an environment that reflects the many communities we reach. We are passionate about this and hope you are too.

TikTok is committed to providing reasonable accommodations in our recruitment processes for candidates with disabilities, pregnancy, sincerely held religious beliefs or other reasons protected by applicable laws. If you need assistance or a reasonable accommodation, please reach out to us at

Job Information:

【For Pay Transparency】Compensation Description (annually) The base salary range for this position in the selected city is $133000 - $228000 annually.​ Compensation may vary outside of this range depending on a number of factors, including a candidate’s qualifications, skills, competencies and experience, and location. Base pay is one part of the Total Package that is provided to compensate and recognize employees for their work, and this role may be eligible for additional discretionary bonuses/incentives, and restricted stock units.​ Our company benefits are designed to convey company culture and values, to create an efficient and inspiring work environment, and to support our employees to give their best in both work and life. We offer the following benefits to eligible employees: ​ We cover 100% premium coverage for employee medical insurance, approximately 75% premium coverage for dependents and offer a Health Savings Account(HSA) with a company match. As well as Dental, Vision, Short/Long term Disability, Basic Life, Voluntary Life and AD&D insurance plans. In addition to Flexible Spending Account(FSA) Options like Health Care, Limited Purpose and Dependent Care. ​ Our time off and leave plans are: 10 paid holidays per year plus 17 days of Paid Personal Time Off (PPTO) (prorated upon hire and increased by tenure) and 10 paid sick days per year as well as 12 weeks of paid Parental leave and 8 weeks of paid Supplemental Disability. ​ We also provide generous benefits like mental and emotional health benefits through our EAP and Lyra. A 401K company match, gym and cellphone service reimbursements. The Company reserves the right to modify or change these benefits programs at any time, with or without notice.​