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Our Legal team needs more than attorneys to keep things moving. Our Legal Operations team is charged with improving and maintaining the Legal team’s internal processes, systems and tools. Responsible for tracking objectives, coordinating financial planning and solving technology challenges, you are entrepreneurial, proactive and highly organized. You keep costs down, engage third-party vendors and make the Legal team’s services better, faster and more efficient.

Position Summary:

Our Legal team needs more than attorneys to keep things moving. Our Legal Operations team is charged with improving and maintaining the Legal team’s internal processes, systems and tools. Responsible for tracking objectives, coordinating financial planning and solving technology challenges, you are entrepreneurial, proactive and highly organized. You keep costs down, engage third-party vendors and make the Legal team’s services better, faster and more efficient.
As the Information Governance Lead you’ll be working closely with the management of the Discovery, Litigation and Legal Investigations Support team to plan, launch, support and report on information governance initiatives across Google. You will work closely with product teams across Google to support information retention and disposition needs as well as play a lead role in developing information governance policies and best practices.
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.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with Discovery, Litigation and Legal Investigations Support leadership to define, launch, and drive information governance policies across Google.
  • Design, structure and lead execution of initiatives; develop implementation plans, communication plans, and provide overall project management leadership to successfully drive information governance projects to completion.
  • Develop strong relationships with product team leaders to ensure information governance plans remain aligned with Legal’s priorities and outcomes.
  • Facilitate key decision making while also managing timelines.Influence a broad range of stakeholders including executives.

Minimum qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience.
  • 5 years of experience working in a role focused on information governance including policy design and launch.
  • Experience developing implementation and communication plans with respect to information governance projects.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience in implementing an information governance program.
  • Proactive, entrepreneurial approach to recognizing needs, solving problems, anticipating challenges, and developing solutions.
  • Excellent business judgment and strategic thinking.
  • Detail-oriented and highly organized with the ability to meet important deadlines and work well under pressure.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and influencing skills and a commitment to professionalism and collegiality.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills, with the ability to present to senior executives.
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