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Senior Corporate Counsel

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In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

Min 10 yrs required

Location

Fremont, CA

Date Last Verified

Oct 11,2017

Posted on

Sep 21,2017
Practice Area
Immigration >> Immigration
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Senior Corporate Counsel The candidate will provide strategic guidance to Human Resources to ensure Tesla can actively pursue talent worldwide. Will guide and advise HR in the design and implementation of a comprehensive global immigration compliance program. Conduct routine audits of all immigration programs and processes to ensure compliance with applicable laws and company policies. Prepare leadership reports outlining risk areas, compliance obstacles, and opportunities for improvement. Liaise with external counsel to ensure compliance with all immigration regulations. Provide legal advice related to the preparation of U.S. employment-based immigration petitions, including B-1 / ESTA; H-1B, H2-B, H-4, TN, O-1, L-1, AOS/I-140 and other visas. Guide and advise HR in the development and implementation of immigration related policies. Monitor compliance of immigration policies. Ensure compliance with right to work laws (Global), including I-9 and E-Verify (US). Regularly provide information and advice to Tesla leaders, employees and foreign nationals on immigration practices and procedures. Provide strategic guidance and support for Tesla’s global expansion, including Mergers & Acquisitions and New Markets Teams. Advise on business traveler compliance requirements. Develop company-wide training and awareness program around immigration compliance and policy requirements.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have JD Degree. Must have admission in US State Bar Jurisdiction. Should have10+ years of Immigration law practice experience. Should have2+ years of In-House experience. Must have In-depth knowledge of US employment based immigration law. Experience with and knowledge of global immigration law a plus. Experience in a compliance-monitoring role a plus. Experienced professional with great relationship skills, team player, self-starter, independent thinker and has the ability to anticipate the next steps and future issues is required. Ability to multi-task in a diverse and fast-paced environment with a large and diverse group of people, including Human Resources, Global Mobility, Tesla recruiting, Tesla hiring managers, candidates from countries throughout the world as well as their families are plus. Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint, as well as Immigration database software is preferred.

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Req. ID: 55537.

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