Associate General Counsel, APAC



India · Remote
Posted on Tuesday, April 2, 2024
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We’re looking for an attorney with 12+ years of legal experience, preferably with 5+ years as in-house counsel to be Reddit’s first APAC lawyer in India and execute on Reddit’s strategic agenda in the region. You will use your drive, experience and proactive approach to provide seasoned counsel and make a big impact on Reddit’s rapidly-growing business. You are passionate about process, people development and providing your internal clients with legal service with delight.

What You’ll Do:

  • You’ll be Reddit’s first legal stop for the Asia Pacific region, based in India. You’ll advise on a wide variety of legal issues including local content regulations, intellectual property, privacy, employment and commercial matters. You’ll ensure Reddit’s compliance with India regulations, including the Information Technology Act and data privacy regulations.
  • You’ll be a strategic, proactive and pragmatic legal partner and collaborator to Reddit’s legal, public policy and trust & safety teams, and for product and business teams operating in-region.
  • As part of the legal team leadership, you’ll help organize and lead team meetings, offsites, and training.
  • In the long term, you’ll build out and manage a regional legal team to ensure compliance with local laws in the jurisdictions where Reddit operates.

What We’re Looking For:

  • You have experience in a regional/international counsel role for a U.S. headquartered company. You enjoy collaborating with U.S. based product and other specialist legal counsel to ensure compliance with local law and accelerate the business in-region.
  • You are comfortable handling a wide variety of matters, including commercial contracts, litigation, product support, regulatory issues and corporate matters. You have experience working with regulators across APAC, including significant experience interacting with regulators in india on compliance matters.
  • You have experience managing or mentoring legal team members and building out high caliber legal teams.
  • You are nimble, fast moving and an excellent communicator. You're used to collaborating effectively across time zones and have the ability to build strong relationships with executives, legal team members, colleagues and internal stakeholders at all levels of the business. You have a getting to “yes” approach in working with the business.
  • You are mission first and feel strongly about providing a neutral and objective view on controversial issues.
  • You are locally licensed in your jurisdiction, and ideally you have legal experience in multiple APAC jurisdictions.
  • You love and use Reddit as a platform!

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