TED LAZARUS is a vice president for Google legal, where he leads a global team responsible for search, geo, the assistant, ads, commerce and payments. Lazarus advises Google’s product, engineering and business teams on a wide array of product development and regulatory issues. He regularly coordinates Google’s response to government inquiries and supervises the negotiation of the company’s most significant commercial transactions. Lazarus has managed several of Google’s largest, most complex post-acquisition integration efforts, including DoubleClick. He serves on the board of directors of the Media Law Resource Center, Common Cause NY and Sanctuary For Families. Prior to joining Google, Lazarus served as deputy general counsel of DoubleClick. Prior to that, he was a litigation associate with Covington & Burling LLP. Lazarus served as a law clerk for US District Judge Nicholas Garaufis (E.D.N.Y.). He holds a JD from Columbia Law School, where he earned James Kent and Harlan Fiske Stone scholar honors, and a BA, magna cum laude, from Amherst College.