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Associate General Counsel, APAC

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Job Description

Reddit is a community of communities. It’s built on shared interests, passion, and trust and is home to the most open and authentic conversations on the internet. Every day, Reddit users submit, vote, and comment on the topics they care most about. With 100,000+ active communities and approximately 73+ million daily active unique visitors, Reddit is one of the internet’s largest sources of information. For more information, visit

We’re looking for an attorney with 12+ years of legal experience, preferably with 5+ years as in-house counsel to be Reddit’s first APAC lawyer in India and execute on Reddit’s strategic agenda in the region. You will use your drive, experience and proactive approach to provide seasoned counsel and make a big impact on Reddit’s rapidly-growing business. You are passionate about process, people development and providing your internal clients with legal service with delight.

What You’ll Do:

  • You’ll be Reddit’s first legal stop for the Asia Pacific region, based in India. You’ll advise on a wide variety of legal issues including local content regulations, intellectual property, privacy, employment and commercial matters. You’ll ensure Reddit’s compliance with India regulations, including the Information Technology Act and data privacy regulations.
  • You’ll be a strategic, proactive and pragmatic legal partner and collaborator to Reddit’s legal, public policy and trust safety teams, and for product and business teams operating in-region.
  • As part of the legal team leadership, you’ll help organize and lead team meetings, offsites, and training.
  • In the long term, you’ll build out and manage a regional legal team to ensure compliance with local laws in the jurisdictions where Reddit operates.

What We’re Looking For:

  • You have experience in a regional/international counsel role for a U.S. headquartered company. You enjoy collaborating with U.S. based product and other specialist legal counsel to ensure compliance with local law and accelerate the business in-region.
  • You are comfortable handling a wide variety of matters, including commercial contracts, litigation, product support, regulatory issues and corporate matters. You have experience working with regulators across APAC, including significant experience interacting with regulators in india on compliance matters.
  • You have experience managing or mentoring legal team members and building out high caliber legal teams.
  • You are nimble, fast moving and an excellent communicator. You're used to collaborating effectively across time zones and have the ability to build strong relationships with executives, legal team members, colleagues and internal stakeholders at all levels of the business. You have a getting to “yes” approach in working with the business.
  • You are mission first and feel strongly about providing a neutral and objective view on controversial issues.
  • You are locally licensed in your jurisdiction, and ideally you have legal experience in multiple APAC jurisdictions.
  • You love and use Reddit as a platform!

Reddit is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a workforce representative of the diverse communities we serve. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Reddit is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at

Advice from our career coach

A successful applicant for the attorney position at Reddit's APAC office in India should have at least 12 years of legal experience, with 5 years as in-house counsel, and possess a deep understanding of international regulations. To stand out as an applicant, here are some specific tips:

  • Highlight your experience in handling a wide range of legal issues, including local content regulations, intellectual property, privacy, and employment matters.
  • Showcase your ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams and regulators, especially in India, to ensure compliance with local laws.
  • Demonstrate your leadership skills by showcasing experience in managing and mentoring legal team members and building high-performing legal teams.
  • Emphasize your communication skills and ability to build strong relationships with stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
  • Show your passion for Reddit as a platform and your commitment to providing a neutral and objective view on controversial issues.
  • Highlight any additional experience in multiple APAC jurisdictions and mention if you are locally licensed in India.

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