Litigation & Regulatory Lead

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About Anthropic

Anthropic is an AI safety and research company that’s working to build reliable, interpretable, and steerable AI systems. We want AI to be safe and beneficial for our customers and for society as a whole. Our interdisciplinary team has experience across ML, physics, policy, business and product.


  • Counsel across a broad range of litigation and regulatory matters, including intellectual property and commercial disputes and litigation as well as regulatory investigations and enforcement actions.
  • Manage and collaborate with outside counsel across all stages of litigation, from discovery, motion practice, trial preparation, and settlement negotiations.
  • Stay up to date on relevant laws, regulations, industry trends, and disseminate to key stakeholders these developments and their implications to Anthropic’s mission and business.
  • Develop internal processes, policies, and tools to support litigation and regulatory matters efficiently and at scale.
  • Work with cross-functional teams to collect pertinent information, evaluate risk, and formulate legal approaches to resolve disputes.

You may be a good fit if you:

  • Understand how to balance and advance business priorities while addressing legal risks at growth-stage companies with creativity and an openness to novel solutions.
  • Have a strong sense of responsibility and a desire to get things done, a curiosity and passion for technology, thrive in the face of challenges, and demonstrate wise decision-making in uncertain circumstances.
  • Are calm and collected in stressful situations and deftly navigate your role with as minimal disruption to the business as possible.
  • Communicate legal issues clearly and concisely to technical and business partners.
  • A team player who jumps in to solve problems and work well with others.

Strong candidates will also:

  • Have JD and active bar membership (California preferred).
  • Have 7+ years legal experience, with at least 5 years managing high-volume in-house litigation and regulatory matters.
  • Have a deep substantive knowledge in litigation procedure and regulatory response.
  • Have strong organizational skills.
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication, analytical, collaboration, and interpersonal skills.
  • Be a motivated self-starter able to multi-task and juggle multiple priorities in a dynamic environment.
  • Have authentic integrity and a deep understanding of the importance of ethics in business.

Annual Salary (USD)

  • The expected salary range for this position is $275k - $350k USD.


Location-based hybrid policy: Currently, we expect this position to be in office at least 75% of the time.

Deadline to apply: None. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

US visa sponsorship: We do sponsor visas! However, we aren't able to successfully sponsor visas for every role and every candidate; operations roles are especially difficult to support. But if we make you an offer, we will make every effort to get you into the United States, and we retain an immigration lawyer to help with this.

We encourage you to apply even if you do not believe you meet every single qualification. Not all strong candidates will meet every single qualification as listed. Research shows that people who identify as being from underrepresented groups are more prone to experiencing imposter syndrome and doubting the strength of their candidacy, so we urge you not to exclude yourself prematurely and to submit an application if you're interested in this work. We think AI systems like the ones we're building have enormous social and ethical implications. We think this makes representation even more important, and we strive to include a range of diverse perspectives on our team.

Compensation and Benefits*

Anthropic’s compensation package consists of three elements: salary, equity, and benefits. We are committed to pay fairness and aim for these three elements collectively to be highly competitive with market rates.

Equity - On top of this position's salary (listed above), equity will be a major component of the total compensation. We aim to offer higher-than-average equity compensation for a company of our size, and communicate equity amounts at the time of offer issuance.

US Benefits - The following benefits are for our US-based employees:

  • Optional equity donation matching at a 3:1 ratio, up to 50% of your equity grant.
  • Comprehensive health, dental, and vision insurance for you and all your dependents.
  • 401(k) plan with 4% matching.
  • 21 weeks of paid parental leave.
  • Unlimited PTO – most staff take between 4-6 weeks each year, sometimes more!
  • Stipends for education, home office improvements, commuting, and wellness.
  • Fertility benefits via Carrot.
  • Daily lunches and snacks in our office.
  • Relocation support for those moving to the Bay Area.

UK Benefits - The following benefits are for our UK-based employees:

  • Optional equity donation matching at a 3:1 ratio, up to 50% of your equity grant.
  • Private health, dental, and vision insurance for you and your dependents.
  • Pension contribution (matching 4% of your salary).
  • 21 weeks of paid parental leave.
  • Unlimited PTO – most staff take between 4-6 weeks each year, sometimes more!
  • Health cash plan.
  • Life insurance and income protection.
  • Daily lunches and snacks in our office.

Company Info.


Anthropic, a public-benefit corporation and AI startup based in the United States, was established by former members of OpenAI. The company's primary focus is on creating general AI systems and language models, while maintaining a philosophy of responsible AI use.

  • Industry
    Artificial intelligence,Computer software
  • No. of Employees
  • Location
    San Francisco, CA, USA
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