clients Wish

Senior Counsel - Product & Privacy


🇺🇸 USA Only

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Company Description

Wish is a mobile e-commerce platform that flips traditional shopping on its head. We connect hundreds of millions of people with the widest selection of delightful, surprising, and—most importantly—affordable products delivered directly to their doors. Each day on Wish, millions of customers in more than 160 countries around the world discover new products. For our over 1 million merchant partners, anyone with a good idea and a mobile phone can instantly tap into a global market.

We're fueled by creating unique products and experiences that give people access to a new type of commerce, where all are welcome. If you’ve been searching for a supportive environment to chase your curiosity and use data to investigate the questions that matter most to you, this is the place.

Job Description

Wish is looking for Senior Counsel, Product & Privacy who can contribute to our growing Legal team and work on complex issues in a dynamic and fast-paced environment. The role will help advise product and engineering teams on data protection, marketing, and promotions, and will additionally support our commercial contracting functions.

The ideal candidate is highly organized; able to collaborate effectively with other teams and departments; able to plan and execute projects of all sizes and durations; knowledgeable in U.S., E.U., and China privacy and consumer protection law; naturally curious and a regular user of e-commerce apps; an effective researcher able to develop creative solutions to challenging issues; and comfortable pitching in on any legal task or project with a “no task too big or small” attitude.

What you'll be doing:​​​​​​

  • Advise clients on complex legal issues, including domestic and international privacy, data protection, and regulatory matters

  • Provide legal advice related to consumer protection and advertising laws

  • Analyze the products, features and systems that Wish builds to help protect the privacy of Wish users and provide practical legal risk mitigation strategies

  • Research, strategize, and advise on regulations and policies relevant to product goals and objectives, and provide guidance regarding legal obligations and risk exposure

  • Educate business partners on key commercial, legal, policy, and other considerations

  • Collaborate with commercial counsel to draft, review, and negotiate product team contracts and relevant provisions of various other contracts

  • Support the internal contract approval process and help to deliver continuous improvement of standard form agreements and legal processes, particularly as related to data protection, privacy, consumer protection, and related subjects


  • J.D. (or foreign equivalent) with membership in at least one U.S. state bar

  • 8+ years of combined legal experience with a reputable law firm and within an in-house legal department

  • CIPP or other privacy qualification

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and a commitment to professionalism and collegiality

  • Ability to effectively and efficiently manage numerous cases and/or projects under time-sensitive deadlines

  • Flexible and adaptable in a fast-paced, innovative, and demanding environment

  • Sound and practical business judgment, intellectual creativity, work ethic, and problem-solving skills

  • Sense of humor and ability to not take yourself too seriously

Preferred Qualifications

  • In-house experience at a consumer-facing technology company

  • Knowledge of laws and regulations applicable to e-commerce or platforms/marketplaces

  • Some experience advising on physical products

  • Project-management experience

Here at Wish, you are joining a team and company at a time of growth and transformation. You will love being surrounded by people who are as passionate as you are about e-commerce, technology, and a data-driven culture. Even if you don't meet 100% of the above, we encourage you to still apply!

Additional Information

Wish values diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive work environment. We provide equal employment opportunities for all applicants and employees. We do not discriminate based on any legally-protected class or characteristic. Employment decisions are made based on qualifications, merit, and business needs. If you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability, please let your recruiter know. For job positions in San Francisco, CA, and other locations where required, we will consider employment for qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Individuals applying for positions at Wish, including California residents, can see our privacy policy here.