Product Counsel at Instacart
We're transforming the grocery industry
At Instacart, we invite the world to share love through food because we believe everyone should have access to the food they love and more time to enjoy it together. Where others see a simple need for grocery delivery, we see exciting complexity and endless opportunity to serve the varied needs of our community. We work to deliver an essential service that customers rely on to get their groceries and household goods, while also offering safe and flexible earnings opportunities to Instacart Personal Shoppers.
Instacart has become a lifeline for millions of people, and we’re building the team to help push our shopping cart forward. If you’re ready to do the best work of your life, come join our table.
Instacart is a Flex First team
There’s no one-size fits all approach to how we do our best work. Our employees have the flexibility to choose where they do their best work—whether it’s from home, an office, or your favorite coffee shop—while staying connected and building community through regular in-person events. Learn more about our flexible approach to where we work.
As Product Counsel, you’ll work closely with our product development teams to help solve legal problems and enable the business to scale and grow. You’ll be providing sound legal advice to clients with respect to business operations and product development. You’ll need to be proactive and engaged, able to work well cross-functionally both internally and externally, excited about technology and e-commerce, and ready to roll your sleeves up and dig into legal problems to reach a creative solution. Every day we solve hard problems to create an exciting experience for consumers, while empowering grocery retailers with the technology to grow their businesses. Join us!
ABOUT THE JOB
Work closely with our product development teams to provide counseling, education, and guidance on legal compliance for new and existing platform features and tools.
Work cross-functionally within the legal team, including litigation, privacy, compliance, and intellectual property.
Provide sound, practical advice and guidance on legal and business-related issues.
Create and support continuous improvements of forms, policies, and processes to help streamline, simplify, and automate support.
Understand and stay up to date on applicable laws, regulations, and industry standards related to platforms, systems and tools with the ability to explain complex legal issues in plain English.
Think ahead, see around corners, and help to prepare for and minimize risks that may arise in the future.
A J.D. and membership in the California Bar in good standing, or eligible to register as in-house counsel with the California Bar
A minimum of 6 years working as a lawyer at a leading law firm or in-house legal department (in-house experience, especially at a tech company or retailer, a plus)
Innate curiosity, desire and ability to learn rapidly
Resiliency and comfort serving as a trusted business partner
Quick adopter of new and evolving technology
A team player with a sense of humor and self awareness
Accommodations & Accessibility
At Instacart, we strive to create an accessible and inclusive experience for all candidates. If you need assistance submitting an application through our career site due to a disability, please submit an Accommodations Request Form and someone from our team will reach out soon to see how we may be able to assist.