General Counsel

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Discord is looking for an experienced General Counsel to build out a legal and policy team. You will guide us through complex legal projects and matters involving Privacy, Product, Compliance, and Policy. You’ll need to be strong willed but flexible to adapt to our changing priorities and organizational needs. To start with, you’ll be rolling up your sleeves to jump in and support the overall organization, but we’ll look to you both to build a team and train the company on the intricacies of law and business. Your advice and creativity will help shape the legal, product, and policy strategies for our crazy fast-growing business.What You Will Do
  • Build processes and a team to improve our legal efficiency, mitigate risk, and help us use Discord as a force for good
  • Navigate a complex landscape to develop compliance and policy structure and processes relating to privacy, security, product, and user safety
  • Provide legal support to help us design a next-generation social media and communication platform
  • Provide contracting support and advice on matters relating to financial services offerings
  • Review and draft legal agreements and facilitate all legal needs and conversations across the company (HR, Product, Corporate, and Contract)
What You Have
  • J.D. degree from an ABA accredited law school and membership in CA state bar
  • 15+ years experience as a practicing attorney
  • You’re excited to work and partner with the leaders of other departments and have a proven ability to reach agreement on complex issues.
  • Experience and expertise in consumer privacy law (GDPR, CCPA, etc)
  • Experience working with consumer-focused Internet, Communication and technology companies, preferably startups at the Series D+ stages
  • Experience working in-house at a growing startup and providing direction and leadership under tight deadlines
  • Experience building a high functioning team that has contributed to the growth and scaling of a business
Benefits and Perks
  • Medical insurance including Health, Dental, Vision
  • 13 paid holidays
  • Unlimited sick days
  • Parental Leave and fertility benefits
  • Transgender benefits
  • Supported-employee clubs and Employee Resource Groups
  • Commuter Contributions of $270 a month (pre-tax)
  • Daily lunches and unlimited snacks
  • Monthly gym and fitness stipend

 

Discord is an equal opportunity employer committed to promoting an inclusive work environment free of discrimination and harassment. We value diversity, inclusion, and aim to provide a sense of belonging for everyone.

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Location

San Francisco's Potrero Hill is centrally located allowing access to great restaurants, bars, and neighborhoods both in the city and around the Bay.

What are Discord Perks + Benefits

Discord Benefits Overview

We think it is important to always be taking care of our team so here are a few of the perks and benefits we offer:
- Medical insurance including Health, Dental, Vision
- Parental Leave and fertility benefits
- Transgender benefits
- Sponsored Employee Resource Groups and Special Interest Clubs
- Daily lunches and unlimited snacks
- Monthly gym and fitness stipend
- Commuter Contributions of $270 a month (pre-tax)

Discord is an equal opportunity employer committed to promoting an inclusive work environment free of discrimination and harassment. We value diversity, inclusion, and aim to provide a sense of belonging for everyone.

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Team owned deliverables
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
We have recently kicked off required unconscious bias training for the entire company in addition to deeper hiring manager and interview training.
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Acme Co.'s team fitness initiatives include In-office yoga.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Employees receive unlimited sick days.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
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