Job Details

Attorney - Investigations

Company name

Microsoft Corporation

Organization Type


Job Type


Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Redmond, WA

Date Last Verified

Mar 15,2018

Posted on

Jan 18,2018
Practice Area
Government and Government Relations >> Government and Government Relations
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Attorney - Investigations Duties: assist in Microsoft’s continuing commitment to comply with laws, regulations and policies governing its business, finance, and accounting activities globally. Provide oversight of, and hands-on direction and advice in, the internal investigations process, conduct internal investigations and provide advice on compliance issues and programs. Responsibilities also include serving as an advisor to various compliance committees, participation in the provision of counseling and training to Microsoft employees, and assisting in the preparation and delivery of reports on compliance investigations and programs. Occasional travel may be necessary to complete certain investigations, and engage with Microsoft business clients and LCA colleagues in the field.

Qualification and Experience

Candidate must have: JD Degree or equivalent law degree and experience in the field. 5+ years of work experience in internal or corporate investigations or compliance. Prior experience dealing with diverse cultures and managing and building strong client relationships. Strong interpersonal, collaboration, communication, and interviewing skills. Outstanding analytical and writing ability. Strong drive and enthusiasm, and the capacity to work under pressure. Firm understanding of relevant compliance rules and requirements, including the laws and regulations governing U.S. companies doing business in non-U.S. locations, as well as an appreciation of pertinent accounting and finance principles. Strong grasp of employment, privacy, and other requirements relating to internal investigations. Ability to work efficiently and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment and with a demanding case workload, prioritize workflow and adjust to frequent workload fluctuations. Familiarity and experience in dealing with compliance and/or internal investigations in or on behalf of a multi-national company or other large complex organization. Ability to apply sound, principled, and consistent judgment in a fast-moving and challenging legal and business environment. Ability to analyze complex financial, business, and legal issues and communicate them in a clear and concise fashion.

Additional info

Job number: 363888

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Microsoft Corporation
One Microsoft Way
Redmond, WA 98052-6399

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