Lead Counsel, Product

Boston, MA, United States


Lead Counsel, Product

  • R7106
  • Remote
  • Remote, United States
  • G & A

Toast is driven by building the restaurant platform that helps restaurants adapt, take control, and get back to what they do best: building the businesses they love.

As Lead Product Counsel, you will be responsible for providing legal and regulatory advice on development of new products and initiatives that are both direct consumer-facing products and business products. You will also be responsible for implementing sound processes for ensuring legal and regulatory compliance from inception to general availability of product.

About this roll* (Responsibilities)

  • Work closely and collaboratively with product teams and cross-functional stakeholders to understand, research, analyze, and advise on new products, services, technologies, and processes impacting Toast’s business and customers.
  • Think creatively and uniquely to navigate complex regulatory environments to
    ensure a smooth user-experience and compliance
  • Create internal processes and policies designed to ensure best-in-class
    product development practices and the efficient and effective roll-out of new
  • Advise both Legal and Compliance team members on matters relating to
    business unit product needs
  • Remain up-to-date on relevant laws and regulations and provide advice to the
    business stakeholders
  • Negotiate commercial and intellectual property agreements affecting our
    products and service

Do you have the right ingredients*? (Requirements)

  • Have at least 8+ years of relevant in-house legal department experience
    leading product teams and advising R&D, engineering and marketing teams
    on issues related to new products, product enhancements and features
  • Have a firm understanding of intellectual property issues impacting products
    and services as well as experience handling privacy and consumer-related
  • Have significant experience with marketing and product-related laws and
  • Have experience scaling and managing a team of product attorneys
  • Have experience working with fintech, software and/or other technology
  • Be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with creative team
    members that are revolutionizing the restaurant technology space
  • Be able to translate legal advice into actionable guidance for non-Legal team
    members of the organization
  • Have a positive attitude and “bring the energy”

Our Spread* of Total Rewards:

  • Unlimited Vacation
  • Sabbatical opportunity after five years
  • Professional Development Reimbursement Program
  • Commitment to Employee Wellness through resources such as a quarterly Wellness Stipend
  • Various peer and company recognition programs 
  • 401(k) and matching
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Coverage
  • Mental Health Benefits
  • Subsidized backup childcare
  • Commuter benefits

*Bread puns encouraged but not required



We are Toasters

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is Baked into our Recipe for Success.

At Toast our employees are our secret ingredient. When they are powered to succeed, Toast succeeds.

The restaurant industry is one of the most diverse industries. We embrace and are excited by this diversity, believing that only through authenticity, inclusivity, high standards of respect and trust, and leading with humility will we be able to achieve our goals.

Baking inclusive principles into our company and diversity into our design provides equitable opportunities for all and enhances our ability to be first in class in all aspects of our industry.

Bready* to make a change? Apply today!

Toast is committed to creating an accessible and inclusive hiring process. As part of this commitment, we strive to provide reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities to enable them to access the hiring process. If you need an accommodation to access the job application or interview process, please contact candidateaccommodations@toasttab.com.

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