Snap Inc. is a camera company. We believe that reinventing the camera represents our greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Our products empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together.
The Legal & Policy Team is Snap’s dedicated in-house law firm, policy consultant, lobbyist, thought partner, and all-around advisor. This team helps Snap do the right thing the right way, make better decisions, understand and manage risks, and creatively navigate challenges, both external and internal. We partner with Snap team members on a wide array of matters, including privacy, product, IP, commercial transactions, corporate governance, employment, acquisitions, litigation, and policy, and social impact. The Legal & Policy team values diversity and knows it powers us as we build an innovative and inclusive leadership culture centered on Snap's values of Kind, Smart, and Creative.
We’re looking for an Associate General Counsel to join Snap Inc’s Employment Legal team! As a member of the Employment Legal team, you’ll provide strategic advice and legal counsel regarding employment law issues globally. Working from our Los Angeles or Bay Area offices, you will partner closely with other employment attorneys and cross-functional partners across the globe.
What you’ll do:
Provide employment law counseling, advice, and day-to-day support for the People Team on a variety of employment issues (including employee relations, internal investigations, performance management, and terminations)
Develop and support implementation of employment policies (including hiring practices, leaves of absence, accommodations, wage and hour, compensation, and benefits) to ensure best practices and compliance with applicable laws and regulations
Partner with cross-functional teams, including the Legal and Executive Teams, to provide strategic, business-oriented employment law guidance for successful execution of company initiatives
Collaborate with the People Team to generate and implement trainings on HR and employment law topics
Provide legal guidelines and support regarding the company’s contingent workforce and agency workers
Investigate and respond to federal and state administrative complaints (including EEOC and local agency charges)
Lead and manage litigation related to employment matters
Support merger and acquisition transactions and related integration of employees
Draft, revise and advise regarding employment-related agreements (including offer letters, confidentiality and intellectual property agreements, and separation agreements)
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Outstanding written and verbal communication and analytical skills with demonstrated strategic thinking, creativity, and risk analysis
Excellent interpersonal skills and business judgment with a dedication to teamwork, integrity, and collegiality
Proven track record to work effectively in a fast-paced environment
Flexibility and willingness to approach legal challenges with an entrepreneurial mentality and a desire to learn and grow as the company’s needs evolve
J.D. from a nationally recognized law school
Active membership in the CA state bar, or otherwise qualified to be a registered in-house counsel under California’s multi-jurisdictional practice program (and valid RIHC license, if required)
8+ years experience practicing California and federal employment law
6+ years of employment counseling and litigation experience
Prior law firm experience
In-house experience at a U.S. multinational company
Global employment law experience
Our Benefits: Snap Inc. is its own community, so we’ve got your back! We do our best to make sure you and your loved ones have everything you need to be happy and healthy, on your own terms. Our benefits are built around your needs and include paid maternity & paternity leave, comprehensive medical coverage, emotional and mental health support programs, and compensation packages that let you share in Snap’s long-term success.
At Snap, we believe that having a team of diverse backgrounds and voices working together will enable us to create innovative products that improve the way people live and communicate. Snap is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. EOE, including disability/vets. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please don’t be shy and contact us at [email protected].