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Product Counsel

REQ: REQ-121610 Legal

Panasonic R&D
  • Palo Alto, CA, United States
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About Yohana:

Yohana is on a mission to help people find more balance and prioritize well-being. We create integrated software, services, and hardware specifically for modern families, to alleviate their mental load so they can feel present and connected. We are a fully funded independent subsidiary of Panasonic, one of the oldest purpose-driven brands in the world, with leadership from big tech (Google, Apple, Microsoft) as well as hypergrowth startups (Nest, Waymo, Casper).

First up is our Yohana Membership, which just launched in Seattle. It’s a personal assistant service designed for busy families – especially moms – to help lighten the mental load of having too much to do. It’s the first of many meaningful things we’re working on.

We’re building a positive, supportive culture from the ground up, where individuals and teams grow together. Maybe you should join us.

About The Role:

As a founding member of our legal team, you will work closely with Yo Labs’s product, technology, and business operations team to deliver innovative, AI-enabled software and hardware solutions to advance human wellness and reduce cognitive load.

What You’ll Get To Do:

  • Provide solution-oriented legal advice to engineering, research, product, and business development teams from initial stages of product development through launch and commercialization.
  • Provide legal direction, training, and risk mitigation strategies on U.S. and international laws and regulations related to the development and commercialization of health and wellness technologies, including software and hardware solutions.
  • Develop and maintain user-facing legal disclosures, including terms of service and privacy policy.
  • Drive development of internal processes to scale effectively with the business.
  • Stay current and keep business apprised on laws, regulations, and policy trends relevant to consumer software services, IoT, data protection and privacy, advertising and marketing, and consumer protection.

What You’ll Bring:

  • JD degree or equivalent from accredited institution
  • Admission to practice law in a U.S. state (California preferred) and in good standing
  • 5+ years of relevant legal experience in law firms, government, and/or in-house departments. Substantial in-house experience is a plus.
  • Experience with counseling innovative products, especially consumer software services and IoT hardware devices. Experience with AI/machine learning technologies is a plus.
  • Familiarity with laws and regulations governing consumer protection, data protection and privacy, advertising and marketing, as well as healthcare and wellness.
  • Superior communication and analytical skills
  • Team-oriented attitude and willingness to build relationships with business partners, customers, and management, as well as pitch in where necessary
  • Comfort with ambiguity and ability to organize, prioritize, and manage multiple projects in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
  • Experience working with and leading cross-functional teams, and owning and driving projects from beginning to end.
  • Familiarity with Japanese culture and language is a plus.
  • A sense of adventure and willingness to stay nimble and learn new things.

What We Offer:

  • Opportunity to join a hyper-growth startup on a mission to make well-being attainable for modern families
  • Competitive compensation
  • Comprehensive benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, HSA, FSA
  • 401k with employer match
  • Life & Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Supplemental Medical Coverage
  • Unlimited PTO
  • 12 Company Holidays
  • Paid Maternity & Parental Leave
  • Paid Caregiver Leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Group and 1-on-1 Career Coaching
  • Pet Insurance
  • Casual Dress Code
  • Catered Lunch & Snacks
  • Discounts on Panasonic products
  • Company Social Events
We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law or company policy. All qualified individuals are required to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. Pre-employment drug testing is required for safety sensitive positions or as may otherwise be required by contract or law. Due to the high volume of responses, we will only be able to respond to candidates of interest. All candidates must have valid authorization to work in the U.S. Thank you for your interest in Yo Labs.

REQ: REQ-121610 Legal

  • Palo Alto, CA, United States
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