Corporate Counsel

Twitch, San Francisco, CA

Video platform and community for gamers

We are looking for a talented attorney to lead the charge in support of digital music initiatives at Twitch.  You will provide counseling in a wide range of legal areas related to Twitch’s global music initiatives, including the areas of intellectual property, digital media and regulatory compliance. In addition, you will counsel the business on commercial and regulatory matters and assist in structuring, drafting and negotiating commercial transactions with record labels, music publishers and others. You will work directly with the business, serving as lead counsel on strategic projects, providing day-to-day advice, and resolving issues that arise in existing commercial relationships. 


  • Structuring, drafting and negotiating complicated technology, distribution, licensing, marketing and other commercial agreements
  • Providing ongoing legal counseling for music-related initiatives in a wide range of legal areas, including intellectual property, digital media and regulatory compliance
  • Coordinating with cross-functional stakeholders, including Product, Engineering, Business Development, Marketing, and Policy teams
  • Remaining up-to-date on relevant industry standards and laws
  • Collaborating with legal team members to ensure business needs are met and to improve processes


  • Strong academic credentials including a J.D. degree from a top law school
  • 4+ years of legal experience as a transactional legal counsel, preferably with some portion of that experience in music licensing transactions
  • 3+ years experience in a top national or international law firm is required
  • Experience in the following substantive areas: content and media licensing (including games, video and music), general corporate matters. Types of agreements may include content licensing agreements, service provider agreements, advertising sales and sponsorships agreements, and other complex commercial and corporate arrangements. 
  • California Bar admission in good standing (or Registered In-House Counsel status with California State Bar)
  • Relevant technical degree or high level of comfort with technology preferred
  • Some travel, domestic and international, may be required

Bonus Points

  • A mix of corporate law firm and in-house experience is a plus
  • Ability to demonstrate sound judgment even in ambiguous situations
  • Ability to work independently while being able to contribute successfully to cross-functional teams
  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to manage multiple projects at once, follow through and meet deadlines
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Common sense, great judgment, and a good sense of humor


  • Full benefits, including medical, dental, vision and life 
  • 401(k) savings plan with a company match
  • Catered daily lunch and dinners (and hearty breakfasts three times a week)
  • Unlimited snacks and drinks
  • Monthly in-office massages
  • Corporate gym membership
  • Commuter benefits
  • Flexible time off policy
  • Weekly happy hours and opportunity to attend one gaming event or tournament
  • Top of the line technology to help you build your own workspace
Twitch is the world’s leading video platform and community for gamers, with more than 100 million visitors per month. We connect gamers from around the world by allowing them to broadcast, watch, and chat with each other. Twitch’s live and on-demand video platform forms the backbone of a distribution network for video game broadcasters including pro players, tournaments, leagues, developers and gaming media organizations. Twitch is leading a revolution in gaming culture, turning gameplay into an immersive video experience. Learn more at http://twitch.tv.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Twitch. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.


About Twitch

Twitch is the world’s leading video platform and community for gamers. More than 100 million gamers gather every month to broadcast, watch and chat about gaming. Twitch’s video platform is the backbone of live and on-demand distribution for leading video game broadcasters including casual gamers, pro players, tournaments, leagues, developers and gaming media organizations. Twitch is leading a revolution in the gaming community, working to create a participatory experience that transcends gameplay.

Want to learn more about Twitch? Visit Twitch's website.