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Senior Product Counsel



Product, Legal
San Mateo, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Who We Are

Verkada is the largest cloud-based B2B physical security platform company in the world. Only Verkada offers six product lines — video security cameras, access control, environmental sensors, alarms, workplace and intercoms — integrated with a single cloud-based software platform.
Designed with simplicity and scalability in mind, Verkada gives organizations the real-time insight to know what could impact the safety and comfort of people throughout their physical environment, while empowering them to take immediate action to minimize security risks, workplace frustrations and costly inefficiencies.
Founded in 2016 with more than $460M in funding raised to date, Verkada has expanded rapidly with 16 offices across three continents, 1,700+ full-time employees and 20,000+ customers across 70+ countries.

Who You Are

We are looking for a rockstar product lawyer who has a knack for creative problem solving and a desire to make an impact. You will be a founding member of the Product Legal team and joining Verkada’s fast growing Legal team. This role reports into Verkada’s AGC for Product.

The ideal candidate will have experience advising product and engineering teams on legal issues arising throughout the product development lifecycle, especially those relating to regulatory compliance, marketing, and IP licensing. You will also have expertise in one or more of the following areas: (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. And of course, you enjoy doing exciting work and also know how to have fun in the process. We are an “in the office” company and this role is based in our headquarters in San Mateo, CA.

What You’ll Be Expected To Do

  • 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 You'll Need

  • 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

US Employee Benefits

Verkada is committed to investing in the holistic health and wellbeing of all employees and their families. Our benefits and perks programs include, but are not limited to:

  • Healthcare programs that can be tailored to meet the personal health and financial well-being needs - Premiums are 100% covered for the employee under most plans and 80% for family premiums
  • Nationwide medical, vision and dental coverage
  • Health Saving Account (HSA) and Flexible Spending Account (FSA) with tax saving options
  • Expanded mental health support
  • Paid parental leave policy & fertility benefits
  • Time off to relax and recharge through our paid holidays, firmwide extended holidays, flexible PTO and personal sick time
  • Professional development stipend
  • Wellness/fitness benefits
  • Healthy lunches and dinners provided daily

Pay Disclosure

At Verkada, we want to attract and retain the best employees, and compensate them in a way that appropriately and fairly values their individual contribution to the company. With that in mind, we carefully consider a number of factors to determine the appropriate starting pay for an employee, including their primary work location and an assessment of a candidate’s skills and experience, as well as market demands and internal parity. This estimate can vary based on the factors described above, so the actual starting annual base salary may be above or below this range. This estimate is also just one component of Verkada’s total rewards package. A Verkada employee may be eligible for additional forms of compensation, depending on their role, including sales incentives, discretionary bonuses, and/or equity in the company in the form of Restricted Stock Units (RSUs).

Estimated Annual Pay Range
$215,000$260,000 USD

Verkada Is An Equal Opportunity Employer

As an equal opportunity employer, Verkada is committed to providing employment opportunities to all individuals. All applicants for positions at Verkada will be treated without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.