Legal Operations Associate

Reddit, San Francisco

Reddit is an American social news aggregation, web content rating, and discussion website.

"The front page of the internet,” Reddit brings over 330 million people together each month through their common interests, inviting them to share, vote, comment, and create across thousands of communities. Come for the cats, stay for the empathy.

Reddit is seeking a legal operations associate to join our team and support the reddit.com platform.  As one of the founding members of the legal operations team, you will help set business processes and work with different teams across the company to enable the business to grow and scale.  If you are excited about building both a product and a legal team, then this is the place for you.


  • Process reports of intellectual property infringements with limited oversight, and develop expertise in intellectual property matters in order to inform decisions on internal tooling solutions
  • Review requests from governmental and non-governmental entities for user information and for removal of content from the Reddit site
  • Review requests relating to very sensitive issues and identify trends to create internal policy and workflows
  • Work with the Legal Team and cross-functionally with Trust and Safety, Community and Engineering teams in order to efficiently carry out responsibilities


  • 4+ years legal experience in a relevant setting
  • Previous Legal Operations and Intellectual Property experience
  • Familiarity with secondary liability issues and laws in the US and abroad (e.g. DMCA, CDA)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Enthusiasm and passion for technology, law, and business
  • Eagerness to learn new things, comfortable handling chaos, and thrives in a team environment
  • Superior organizational skills, attention to detail and a sense of humor
  • Ability to work and make decisions independently
  • Prior startup experience preferred

About Reddit

Founded by Steve Huffman and Alexis Ohanian in 2005, Reddit is an online community where users submit, vote, and comment on content, news, and discussions. Nicknamed "the front page of the internet," Reddit is one of the top ten sites in the United States (source: Alexa), with hundreds of millions of users each month on desktop, mobile web, and our official Android/iOS apps. 

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