Product Counsel

October 27, 2022

Job Description

  • Mozilla Corporation is the non-profit-backed technology company behind pioneering brands like Firefox, the privacy-minded web browser, and Pocket, the content discovery platform. More than 270 million people around the world use its products each month.
  • Along with 20,000+ volunteer contributors and collaborators all over the world, Mozilla Corporation’s staff are driven by our vision to be the trusted guide through a joyful internet. We design, build and distribute software that enables people to enjoy the internet on their terms.
  • Help make the internet a better place! Work alongside our product, engineering, marketing, and data science teams to help make practical decisions about legal risk.
  • Engage with teams throughout the product development life cycle: from the conception of a product idea through iterating on that opportunity, developing requirements to address it, implementing a technical design to make it a reality, formulating a plan to launch it, and beyond.
  • You’ll get to do a little bit of everything: from advising our internal engineering and product teams, working with our marketing team in promoting our products, and helping to guide Mozilla’s privacy practices.

As Product Counsel for Mozilla, you will… 

  • Provide practical legal advice through the product lifecycle across technologies including virtual reality, browsers, user-generated content, subscription services, and developing technologies.
  • Identify risks and work cross-collaboratively with teams to propose and implement  creative and practical solutions.
  • Build deep relationships across Mozilla with engineering, marketing, product management, business development, PR, community leaders, developers, and marketing to ensure the legal team has strong visibility into Mozilla projects, products, and features.
  • Help align Mozilla’s product development with our mission for openness, privacy, security, and user agency.
  • Work alongside privacy, intellectual property, and commercial legal specialists to ensure the legal team is giving consistent and appropriate practical legal risk recommendations.
  • Draft, revise, and maintain consumer and developer legal terms, and privacy policies.

Your Professional Profile 

  • J.D. degree and membership in a state bar with good standing
  • 2-5 years experience
  • Experience counseling clients regarding internet technology law, privacy and data security, intellectual property, consumer trust, and consumer protection
  • Strong interest in technology and an ability to understand complex product use cases

Preferred Profile

  • In-house attorney experience, especially as product counsel
  • Privacy counseling experience and education or certification in privacy laws
  • Familiarity with emerging European regulatory requirements such as the Digital Services Act

About Mozilla 

Mozilla exists to build the Internet as a public resource accessible to all because we believe that open and free is better than closed and controlled. When you work at Mozilla, you give yourself a chance to make a difference in the lives of Web users everywhere. And you give us a chance to make a difference in your life every single day. Join us to work on the Web as the platform and help create more opportunity and innovation for everyone online.

Commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging

Mozilla understands that valuing diverse creative practices and forms of knowledge are crucial to and enrich the company’s core mission.  We encourage applications from everyone, including members of all equity-seeking communities, such as (but certainly not limited to) women, racialized and Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientations, gender identities, and expressions.

We will ensure that qualified individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, as appropriate. Please contact us at to request accommodation.

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race (including hairstyle and texture), religion (including religious grooming and dress practices), gender, gender identity, gender expression, color, national origin, pregnancy, ancestry, domestic partner status, disability, sexual orientation, age, genetic predisposition, medical condition, marital status, citizenship status, military or veteran status, or any other basis covered by applicable laws.  Mozilla will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics or any other unlawful behavior, conduct, or purpose.

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