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Nu Advisory Partners

Strategy Counsel, Alphabet Regulatory Response, Investigations and Strategy



Mountain View, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 24, 2023

This role may also be located in our Playa Vista, CA campus.

Note: By applying to this position you will have an opportunity to share your preferred working location from the following: Mountain View, CA, USA; New York, NY, USA; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Seattle, WA, USA; San Francisco, CA, USA; Washington D.C., DC, USA; Austin, TX, USA.


Minimum qualifications:

  • JD degree.
  • 7 years of experience in strategically addressing, minimizing, and avoiding risk in products and how they are built.
  • Experience managing projects and partnering with cross-functional teams.
  • Admitted to the bar and in good standing or otherwise authorized to practice law (e.g., have registered in-house status) in the state of hire.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience developing, evaluating, and maintaining programs that ensure products comply with laws, regulations, and external commitments.
  • Experience with high risk incident response.
  • Experience working with technology companies, with the ability to understand technical issues.
  • Knowledge of the privacy and data security regulatory landscape and how those laws and regulations impact internet services.
  • Excellent attention to detail, with the ability to be action-oriented and meet the highest standards of integrity.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, time management, problem solving, and investigative skills.

About the job

Alphabet’s Regulatory Response, Investigations and Strategy team (ARRIS) addresses high-risk issues that involve regulatory scrutiny, enforcement actions, and other proceedings like shareholder litigation, internal investigations, and data incidents, as well as other emerging risks across Alphabet and globally.

As Strategy Counsel, you’ll address emerging risks pertaining to the way we build our products to serve the needs and maintain the trust of our users, including protecting their data from external threats and ensure their privacy. You will work closely with Google and other Alphabet companies’ Legal, Data Security and Privacy, Public Policy, Office of Compliance and Integrity, Communications, Marketing, Product and Engineering teams to identify, prevent, and proactively solve and adapt to Alphabet’s highest risks.

The US base salary range for this full-time position is $217,000-$318,000 + 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. Learn more about benefits at Google.


  • Identify potential or emerging internal and external risk pertaining to the way we build our products to serve the needs and maintain the trust of our users.
  • Evaluate the risks to determine which are likely to materialize and to identify strategic ways to mitigate those risks.
  • Undertake and strategically manage projects to address risk and increase Alphabet’s resilience to risk, including proactive compliance measures.

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