Product Counsel

Legal Mountain View, California Glendale, California Austin, Texas Los Angeles, California



About LegalZoom

LegalZoom is a leading online platform for legal and compliance solutions in the United States that is on a mission to democratize law. LegalZoom transformed the legal industry with the launch of our online services and groundbreaking technology in 2001. Since then, millions of customers have counted on us to officially start and run businesses, protect brands and intellectual property, and look after loved ones through wills and trusts.

As the industry leader for over 20 years, innovation remains at the center of all we do. We're creative thinkers and problem solvers with a passion for building legal and tax products that make a positive impact on the world, and we're always looking for exceptional people to push us further.

With us, you'll do work that's as rewarding as it is challenging with a team where every voice matters and diversity, equality, and inclusion are truly embraced. Together, we'll continue on our mission to make legal and compliance help accessible to all and make a real difference in the lives of millions. 


Since March 2020, our Zoomers have worked remotely and reported an overall better work-life balance with more time for family and personal wellness.

At the end of 2021, LegalZoom made the official commitment to being a remote-first company. Remote-first means that there is no expectation that Zoomers come into an office for a fixed number of days outside of those employees identified as essential onsite workers. While we remain a remote-first culture, our local offices have evolved as collaboration spaces for Zoomers to meet and engage in person.

This position will be (remote/or SF Bay Area, LA Metro, and Austin Metro office location/s).


Being a lawyer on our legal team is a unique experience where the company’s core product and focus align with your craft as a lawyer. Our legal team comes from a diverse set of backgrounds and experiences and we thrive on finding a path to yes with creative solutions for our cross functional business partners. People are the driving force of success at LegalZoom, and we’re building a team that drives our growth and shapes our culture and products. We’re looking for an experienced and collaborative Product Counsel to join our team. If you’re someone who is passionate about technology, solution-oriented, and likes to have fun, we want to talk to you. 

You will

  • Engage closely with our product, engineering, marketing, and data teams to deeply understand our technology and serve as a strategic partner in helping shape and maintain legally compliant products.
  • Provide practical in-depth analysis and guidance on legal issues and risks, complex products and company policies in a risk-tolerant, but compliance-oriented environment.
  • Ensure compliance with applicable federal, state, and international laws and regulations, in close collaboration with colleagues in our Legal and Compliance teams.
  • Identify potential issues concerning data, privacy, and intellectual property for referral to, and collaboration with internal specialists.
  • Help develop legal policies and best practice procedures for all aspects of our marketing programs and initiatives.
  • Look for opportunities to create sustainable and scalable processes and advice for internal stakeholders, including providing internal education when needed. 
  • Stay up-to-date and keep stakeholders advised on laws, regulations and trends relevant to technology, financial services and payments, data governance and privacy, advertising and marketing, and consumer protection.

You have

  • Current license to practice law in a U.S. state. JD or equivalent with 5+ years of relevant legal experience. 
  • In-house experience at a technology company and familiarity with intellectual property and/or marketing matters is preferred. 
  • Experience collaborating with cross-functional teams, including Product, Engineering, Marketing, Finance, Compliance, Security, and outside counsel.
  • Comfort in challenging the status quo and preconceived notions of what is possible. A get to “yes” approach in working with the business.
  • Excellent judgment, analytical rigor, clear communication, and business pragmatism.
  • Top-notch analytical skills with experience owning projects from concept to finish.
  • A growth mindset and enjoy tackling challenges and problem solving when there is no clear answer or owner. 
  • Comfort navigating gray areas and interpreting and applying the law in unsettled contexts in a fast-paced environment.

LegalZoom is a remote-first company and the national range for this role is ($122,400 - $176,700). Actual compensation offered will depend on several factors including but not limited to: geographic location, work experience, education, skill level, and/or other business and organizational needs. In addition, an annual bonus, incentive bonus and/or restricted stock units may be provided as part of the compensation package. You will also receive a full range of medical, financial, and other benefits as seen below.

  •   Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
  •   401k, With Matching Contributions
  •   Paid Time Off
  •   Health Savings Account (HSA)
  •   Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  •   Short-Term/Long-Term Disability Insurance
  •   Plus other wellness benefits to include:


    Mental Health

    One Medical

    Fringe lifestyle benefits up to $250

Join us in making a difference as we build our future and help ensure access to professional legal advice to all! LegalZoom is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to diversity, equality, and inclusion, and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment.  LegalZoom prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.