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Legal Counsel, Competition

SpotifyNew YorkFull TimeRemote

Global Affairs
Legal Affairs
Spotify seeks a highly motivated and experienced team player and leader to serve as Legal Counsel, Competition. This position will manage antitrust investigations, develop the company’s legal position and strategy on competition matters throughout the world, and work closely with other stakeholders on developing our competition compliance program. This is an outstanding opportunity for a talented individual to join a growing legal team and work on cutting edge issues in an exciting, fast-paced environment with a broad and challenging remit.


New York

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What you'll do

  • Guide the company’s legal strategy across a wide range of competition law issues in jurisdictions worldwide
  • Represent the company in connection with competition inquiries by regulators and policymakers across the world
  • Work with a cross-functional team to develop and implement long-term competition strategy
  • Provide guidance in connection with the review of mergers and acquisitions by antitrust regulators
  • Advise commercial, product, and engineering teams across the company on a wide range of competition and antitrust issues
  • Retain and manage outside counsel on a wide range of antitrust matters
  • Review and advise on pending and developing competition regulation and developments

Who you are

  • J.D. degree (or foreign equivalent) and membership in at least one U.S. state bar
  • 5-7+ years of legal experience, including at a law firm and/or in-house, and/or i the public sector, with specific experience working with issues confronting media and technology companies
  • Experience representing companies in antitrust inquiries, including responding to external inquiries and conducting internal reviews
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with an absolute commitment to professionalism and collegiality
  • A track record of effective advocacy before regulators and policymakers and a proven track record of success.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop innovative and business-focused solutions to regulatory challenges and developments

Where you'll be

  • We’ve introduced Work From Anywhere to give you more options!
  • Our offices are currently closed due to COVID-19.
  • Post-COVID, while we will ask you to pop into the office from time to time, we are giving you the flexibility to work from home should you choose to do so.
  • Working hours? We operate within the Eastern Standard time zone for collaboration

Our global benefits

Extensive learning opportunities, through our dedicated team, GreenHouse.
Flexible share incentives letting you choose how you share in our success.
Global parental leave, six months off - fully paid - for all new parents.
All The Feels, our employee assistance program and self-care hub.
Flexible public holidays, swap days off according to your values and beliefs.
Spotify On Tour, join your colleagues on trips to industry festivals and events.

Learn about life at Spotify

Spotify is an equal opportunity employer. You are welcome at Spotify for who you are, no matter where you come from, what you look like, or what’s playing in your headphones. Our platform is for everyone, and so is our workplace. The more voices we have represented and amplified in our business, the more we will all thrive, contribute, and be forward-thinking! So bring us your personal experience, your perspectives, and your background. It’s in our differences that we will find the power to keep revolutionizing the way the world listens.

Spotify transformed music listening forever when we launched in 2008. Our mission is to unlock the potential of human creativity by giving a million creative artists the opportunity to live off their art and billions of fans the chance to enjoy and be passionate about these creators. Everything we do is driven by our love for music and podcasting. Today, we are the world’s most popular audio streaming subscription service with a community of more than 345 million users.

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