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Corporate Counsel

Posted on 6/18/2024



501-1,000 employees

Provides DNA genetic testing for health and ancestry


Compensation Overview

$154k - $230kAnnually


Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Risk & Compliance
Legal & Compliance
Required Skills
Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)
  • JD with excellent academic credentials and a member of a U.S. state bar, preferably the State Bar of California
  • Minimum of 4 years of relevant experience in a national law firm or in-house
  • Strong corporate generalist skillset with expertise in securities law, governance, equity compensation, and M&A
  • Experience in biotechnology or healthcare preferred
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Self-starter with the ability to get things done autonomously or collaboratively
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills, able to and thrives in handling multiple projects simultaneously
  • Effectively develops and delivers presentations and can influence others
  • Demonstrated analytical skills as well as the ability to take disparate information and make strategic recommendations quickly
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including relationship building and collaboration within a diverse, cross-functional team; willingly assists colleagues to maintain balanced workloads
  • Excellent verbal and written communicator; delivers concise and clear advice
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and working in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment
  • Ability to work 3 days onsite (Tuesday-Thursday) in Sunnyvale, CA
  • General corporate and transactional work supporting the business initiatives of the company
  • Support compliance with obligations under federal securities laws, NASDAQ rules and regulations, Sarbanes-Oxley requirements, and other corporate governance rules and regulations
  • Support corporate development activities, including strategic collaboration and mergers and acquisitions
  • Advise on equity matters, including equity plan and compensation issues
  • Support board of directors corporate governance, planning, and activities
  • Maintain subsidiaries, corporate books, and records
  • Support maintaining and strengthening the company's disclosure controls and procedures and internal control over financial reporting
  • Partner across the legal team, and company, on special projects. Continuously improve processes and best practices; create and maintain templates, playbooks, policies
  • Provide practical, business-oriented legal advice to stakeholders across the company
  • Effectively manage outside counsel as needed

23andMe, a leading entity in the realm of DNA genetic testing, offers a distinctive workplace grounded in cutting-edge genotyping technology and prestigious FDA authorizations for genetic health risk reports. Employees are part of a pioneering team dedicated to transforming health and wellness through personalized genetic insights and are instrumental in contributing to the world's largest crowdsourced platform for genetic research. This focus on impactful, science-driven work fosters a stimulating environment where innovation and collaboration thrive, making it a beacon for professionals eager to make a significant difference in the field of genetics and healthcare.

Company Stage


Total Funding



Sunnyvale, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Comprehensive health, vision, & dental plans

Family planning, support, & leave for parents

Mental healthcare

Student loan assistance

Volunteer time off

Dog friendly office