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Employment Counsel

Posted on Nov 5, 2020 by Robinhood

Menlo Park, CA 94025
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Serve as a consultant and business partner to the People Team by providing employment and labor law advice and strategy with respect to multiple company locations in the US and abroad
Utilize employment dispute resolution strategies and develop the infrastructure required to prevent disputes from arising
Educate and advise management, technical and business stakeholders on employment issues and risks; develop and administer company trainings
Partner with People Team in managing employee terminations, layoffs, investigations of employees' misconduct and violations of confidentiality agreements relating to IP
Handle in-house investigations and employee charges pending before federal and state agencies
Assist or lead in handling all phases of litigation and pre-litigation employment disputes; hands-on role in coordinating and directing case strategy, including discovery, drafting and editing briefs, internal investigations, interviewing and preparing witnesses and negotiations with third parties
Contribute to policies, standards and business procedures designed to foster compliance with various state and international employment laws and regulations
Structure, negotiate and draft litigation settlement agreements, separation agreements, and other related agreements and policies
Some things we consider critical for this role
JD degree from an ABA accredited university
Must be a member in good standing of the California Bar
Minimum of 5 years relevant employment experience in a law firm and/or corporate law department required, including both counseling and litigation
Substantive knowledge of employment and labor law
Ability to work under pressure in an intense, fast-paced environment
Strong analytical and problem-resolution skills; exceptional business judgment, with the ability to think strategically and give practical advice by balancing business needs with legal risks
Excellent written, oral and interpersonal skills and the ability to interface with, and gain the respect of, stakeholders at all levels and functions of the company
Ability to find appropriate balance between legal risks and the need of the business
Ability to handle ambiguity, juggle many matters at once and quickly shift from one situation or task to another
Ability to work under pressure with a sense of humor

Reference: 995139647

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