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Regulatory Compliance Counsel



San Francisco, CA, USA · New York, NY, USA · Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, May 3, 2024

About Calm

Calm is on a mission to support everyone on every step of their mental health journey. With the #1 app for sleep, meditation and relaxation as well as a growing library of digital, evidence-based mental health programs, Calm offers trusted support for individuals and organizations alike. Our flagship consumer app provides personalized content and activities – featuring a range of experts and beloved celebrity voices – to help users manage stress, improve sleep and live mindfully. Our workplace and healthcare solutions offer a consumer-friendly approach to clinical content and HIPAA-compliant resources in order to drive positive health and business outcomes. Named a TIME100 Most Influential Company, Calm supports more than 150 million people and 3,500 organizations across seven languages and 190 countries.

What We Do

Calm is committed to expanding access to mental health resources by building products for consumers, enterprises, and the healthcare industry that drive positive health and business outcomes. Our suite of solutions include HIPAA-compliant resources, clinical programs, data and analytics tools, leadership and development workshops and more. Because of this new growth, the number of potentially relevant regulations is climbing and the nature of our compliance landscape is becoming more complex. Experience with these legal issues is crucial for candidates looking to help grow the legal team into the future.

We are hiring remote workers for this role in the San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles, or NYC areas. At this time, only candidates in these locations will be considered.

What You’ll Do

We are looking for an exceptional attorney who is passionate about regulatory and compliance counseling and committed to advancing Calm’s mission of making the world a healthier and happier place. As Regulatory Compliance Counsel, you will dive into meaningful and mission-critical projects to ensure organizational compliance with domestic and international legal frameworks. You will ensure that Calm practices privacy-by-design and that its data governance framework is robust. You will advise on applicable healthcare regulations and ensure that Calm’s products align with global consumer protection rules. This role will report to the Sr. Product and Regulatory Counsel and will work hand-in-hand with cross-functional stakeholders throughout the organization, including members of the product, engineering, security, people, and operations teams.

  • On a daily basis, help surface, scope and drive legal work streams and create processes related to ensuring compliance with domestic and international laws.
  • Work cross-functionally to develop and implement privacy-by-design principles.
  • Identify applicable laws and regulations, assess compliance vulnerability and risk, provide actionable advice, and develop and implement action plans to mitigate potential risks.
  • Assist in the review and assessment of new products, features, and uses of data to assess compliance with laws, regulations, and industry best practices.
  • Assist with maintaining and updating consumer notices, terms of service, and privacy policies.
  • Monitor and anticipate developments in the regulatory landscape.
  • Create and advise on policies, processes, systems, and internal controls necessary to ensure compliance with regulatory and legal requirements related to products and data, employment matters, and corporate structure.

Who You Are

  • A licensed attorney
  • Strong execution and project management skills and ability to develop consensus among cross-functional stakeholders
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
  • Intellectually curious and deeply interested in technology
  • Enjoys helping others and has a can-do attitude
  • Self-starter who thrives in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent at multitasking and managing competing priorities

Nice to Haves

  • Additional specific experience, education, certificates etc., that will help a candidate to be successful in the role

Minimum Requirements

  • This role typically requires a minimum of 8 years of related experience
  • At least 5 years of experience as an attorney advising on regulatory compliance in some or all of the following areas:
    • Product and corporate compliance for global on-line services (US, EU, APAC)
    • Privacy (CCPA, CPRA, MHMD, GDPR, FTC)
    • Healthcare (HIPAA, Medicaid, Medicare)
    • Consumer protection
    • Employment

The anticipated salary range for this position is $166,700 - $233,400. The base salary range represents the low and high end of Calm’s salary range for this position. Not all candidates will be eligible for the upper end of the salary range. Exact salary will ultimately depend on multiple factors, which may include the successful candidate's geographic location, skills, experience and other qualifications. This role is also eligible for equity + comprehensive benefits + 401k + flexible time off.

Please note that Calm may leverage artificial intelligence technology in the application review process.

Calm is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities, including disabled veterans. Please contact Calm’s Recruiting team if you need a reasonable accommodation, assistance completing any forms, or to otherwise participate in the application process. You can reach the Recruiting team at recruitingaccommodations@calm.com

We believe that mental health is health, and every person should be considered in the discussion. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity workplace, committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Calm is deeply committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to create a mindful and respectful environment where everyone can bring their authentic self to work, and experience a culture that is free of harassment, racism, and discrimination.

Calm participates in e-verify. E-verify provides the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.