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Senior Product Counsel



22d ago

  • Job
    Senior Level
  • Legal
  • $215K - $260K
  • San Mateo
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  • You must have a J.D. degree, 6+ years of legal experience, in-house experience, expertise in product counseling, compliance programs, data privacy regulations, and commercial contracts, as well as knowledge of B2B marketing, licensing, and privacy issues in technology to join Verkada as Senior Product Counsel.
  • You will advise various teams on legal aspects of product development, marketing, and compliance. You'll ensure product offerings meet laws and regulations across jurisdictions, provide legal risk mitigation strategies, and stay updated on regulatory developments.


  • J.D. degree from an ABA-approved law school or equivalent and a member of at least one state bar association in good standing
  • 6+ years of legal experience comprising a combination of regulatory, IP, product counseling, marketing, and general transactional work (preferably with at least 2 years of in house experience)
  • Experience advising multinational, complex fast-growing global companies, preferably with respect to both hardware and software product offerings
  • Experience developing and implementing compliance programs and policies for hardware and software products
  • Experience negotiating and drafting B2B software and hardware commercial contracts and license agreements preferred
  • Working knowledge of data privacy regulations such as GDPR, CCPA, etc.
  • Expertise in one or more of the following areas strongly preferred: (1) B2B marketing and advertising issues; (2) licensing and regulatory issues related to commercial alarm products and monitoring services; and/or (3) privacy and data protection issues in AI, biometrics, and facial recognition technologies
  • Excellent legal and business judgment with the ability to provide practical, concise advice
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects, prioritize and meet deadlines


  • Be a legal go-to for the product, engineering, supply chain, support, and marketing teams, advising them on all legal aspects related to Verkada’s product offerings, including their development, marketing, sale, and compliance with applicable laws
  • Advise company leadership about legal issues involving Verkada’s product offerings, help design and implement compliance programs, and provide practical legal risk mitigation strategies across multiple jurisdictions
  • Uplevel our process for legal review of marketing materials and collaborate with and advise the marketing teams to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations
  • Uplevel our product launch process and protocols to ensure new product offerings are adequately protected by and compliant with applicable laws and regulations
  • Serve as a subject matter legal expert on product-related laws and regulations, including in relevant import/export and government procurement laws (e.g., NDAA/TAA/BAA)
  • Monitor new and emerging developments in applicable worldwide regulations and laws, and identify potential impacts on current and future Verkada product offerings


What type of experience is required for the Senior Product Counsel role at Verkada?

The ideal candidate will have experience advising product and engineering teams on legal issues throughout the product development lifecycle, with expertise in areas such as regulatory compliance, marketing, and IP licensing. Specific experience in B2B marketing and advertising issues, licensing and regulatory issues related to commercial alarm products, and privacy and data protection issues is desirable.

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Mission & Purpose

Verkada is a leader in cloud-managed enterprise building security, enabling over 17,000 organizations worldwide to protect their people and assets while prioritizing privacy. Designed with simplicity in mind, Verkada’s seven product lines - video security cameras, door-based access control, environmental sensors, alarms, visitor management, mailroom and intercom - provide unparalleled visibility through a single secure cloud-based software platform. The company was founded by computer scientists and security experts from Stanford University, and Hans Robertson, the former co-founder and COO of Cisco Meraki. Verkada is headquartered in San Mateo, CA with offices in Salt Lake City, Tampa, Phoenix, Austin, London, Sydney, Taiwan, New York, Philadelphia, Toronto, Mexico City, Seattle and Tokyo.