Halimah DeLaine Prado is General Counsel at Google, leading the company’s world-class legal team, advising on some of the most complex and important legal issues of the digital age. Prior to that, Halimah was a Vice President of Legal. In this role, she managed the Products and Agreements Legal team, a global legal team responsible for the product and commercial counsel advising of Google’s products, including Ads, Search, Cloud, Hardware, Platforms & Ecosystems, and YouTube. She has been with Google since 2006.
Prior to joining Google, Halimah practiced media law and products liability law at Dechert LLP and Levine Sullivan Koch and Schulz, which has since merged with Balllard Spahr. She also clerked for the Honorable Mary A. McLaughlin of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Halimah obtained her J.D. from Georgetown, and her undergraduate degree from Yale.
Halimah is on the Board of the Leadership Council for Legal Diversity (LCLD). Through LCLD, Halimah has pledged to advance diversity, equity and inclusion efforts across the Legal industry, in addition to supporting Google’s existing commitments towards racial equity. Halimah is also a member of the American Law Institute.