Job Details

Legal Counsel, Employment

Company name

PayPal Inc.

Organization Type


Job Type


Date Last Verified

Jan 18, 2021

Valid Through

May 03, 2021

Posted on

Jan 12, 2021

Years of Experience

Min 6 yrs required


San Jose, CA, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Labor & Employment >> Labor & Employment
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Legal Counsel, Employment
Duties: Partner with colleagues and build positive relationships across our organization, engage with business leaders, execute priorities and manage multiple competing objectives. Provide advice and counsel to management and Human Resources professionals on a broad range of employment issues including: recruiting; hiring; employee relations; discipline and terminations; internal investigations; leaves of absence; wage and hour compliance; EEO compliance; restrictive covenants; and contingent worker issues. Advise on complex/sensitive employee relations matters and help resolve matters through pre-dispute resolution and/or positioning the company for potential employment litigation. Draft and negotiate employment, settlement and termination agreements. Review and provide guidance on drafting and development of HR policies and procedures globally. Provide guidance to internal investigators on internal HR/compliance investigations. Defend, supervise and manage employment-related claims and litigation, including managing outside counsel and responding to administrative charges, complaints, attorney’s letters, settlement demands and claims globally. Negotiate appropriate resolutions to claims and other pending matters. Assist in developing, implementing, improving and reviewing legal compliance projects and training. Assist with preparing or conducting training programs. Assist and support all aspects of M&A activities relates to employment matters. Provide advice and counsel in the area of global mobility and immigration matters.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: JD Degree or equivalent degree. Admitted to/member of a state bar. 6+ years of combined experience practicing in-house and/or at a reputable law firm. Excellent knowledge of federal and state employment laws and regulations (including ADA, ADEA, FMLA, CFRA, FLSA, etc.). Excellent writing skills, with attention to detail and ability to generate creative original drafted documents. Excellent communication and presentation skills; ability to communicate and help non-experts understand applicable regulations and requirements. In-depth knowledge of employment law gained from law firm or in-house experience (combination preferred). Experience representing companies in employment law matters before state and federal agencies/courts. Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and to tolerate change and ambiguity. Responsible and pragmatic style with a passion to solve complex problems in a creative and effective way and able to translate legal and regulatory requirements into actionable policies, processes and programs that enable business objectives. Facility with a team-based approach to subject matter management and knowledge sharing, and comfort with a flexible, agile environment that emphasizes collaboration and team performance.

Additional info

Ref. R0065284

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
PayPal Inc.
2211 North First Street
San Jose, CA 95131

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