Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary $18,000.00 - $30,000.00 unpaid work
  • New York City


Minimum qualifications:
JD or equivalent legal degree.
Must be admitted to the bar in which the role is located in and are in good standing or otherwise authorized to practice law (e.g., have registered in-house status) in the state in which the role is located.
6 years of relevant work experience in a law firm or in-house legal department related to payments, financial services or FinTech.
Preferred qualifications:
Extensive knowledge of US regulatory laws as they apply to online payment services and financial services, including Privacy (Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, etc.), Sanctions, Regulation E, Fair Credit Reporting Act, money transmission and money service business requirements, Anti-Money Laundering and Know Your Customer laws, Patriot Act, and other federal and state regulations pertaining to financial services.
Knowledge of international payments, financial services and privacy (e.g., GDPR) regulations.
Knowledge of payment industry legal issues and business practices, including credit card association operating regulations and National Automated Clearinghouse Association rules.
Solid understanding of Internet architecture and operation.
About the job
As Hybrid Counsel at Google, you work on the most exciting legal issues as disruptive technological innovations require creative and proactive legal guidance. You're part of a whip-smart group of in-house lawyers and the projects and cases you take on challenge you to think big and differently. You are collaborative -- ready to partner in initiatives that influence all aspects of the business and work with Googlers from all over the company. As an integrated part of the team, you proactively assess legal risks and advise on products that will not only move information into the 21st century, but move information law forward as well.
Payments/Next Billion Users Legal is a highly collegial, collaborative and cohesive team of lawyers and legal professionals supporting clients launching complex and innovative products on a global basis. This hybrid counsel will support the Payments team as it develops new and unique products and services to support customers around the world. You will also be asked to become a strategic partner to the payments product team, thereby having the opportunity to advise the team on all aspects of product development, thus making a unique contribution to the products and services the team is launching. Finally, you will find your colleagues and clients to be smart, creative, balanced and friendly, as well as super excited to work in this space on products and services that have a direct and positive impact on the daily experience of our users.
20th century laws don't always solve 21st century problems, and Google Legal crafts innovative approaches for handling some of the toughest legal challenges of the information age. Whether you're a patent attorney, an intellectual property expert or an engineer headed to law school, Google Legal lets you take on unanswered legal quandaries and create new precedents. Our innovative services raise challenging questions that demand creative and practical answers. We provide those answers by working at the crossroads of the law and new technology, helping Google build innovative and important products for users around the world.
Function as the primary point of contact for all legal and regulatory requirements arising out of global launches serving both consumer and merchant needs.
Advise on compliance with US and international laws and regulations dealing with financial services, payments, privacy, security, consumer protection and advertising, and provide legal advice to a wide range of requests from Engineering, Product Management, Finance, Marketing and other business groups.
Respond promptly to legal requests from Licensing, Business Development, Advertising Sales, Marketing and other clients, summarizing and communicating legal concepts that business people can use.
Advise on interaction with US state, federal and international regulators.
Function as a strategic partner to the product team, providing critical advice on all stages of product development including commercial strategy. Draft templates and negotiate key product partner agreements, and support regional counsel on in-region deal work.

About the company

Google is not a conventional company, and we don't intend to become one. True, we share attributes with the world's most successful organizations - a focus on innovation and smart business practices comes to mind - but even as we continue to grow, we're committed to retaining a small-company feel. At Google, we know that every employee has something important to say, and that every employee is integral to our success.

We provide individually-tailored compensation packages that can be comprised of competitive salary, bonus, and equity components, along with the opportunity to earn further financial bonuses and rewards. Googlers thrive in small, focused teams and high-energy environments, believe in the ability of technology to change the world, and are as passionate

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