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Legal Counsel

Company name

Wix.com, Inc

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Posted on

Jun 13,2018

Years of Experience

2-3 yrs required

Location

San Francisco, CA
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate
Labor & Employment >> Labor & Employment
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As an in-house legal counsel at Wix’s legal department, you will play a significant role in dealing with the biggest legal challenges of the information age. You will get an insight into the legal issues at Wix and learn to expect the unexpected, coming equipped with a full tool-kit of professional skills to handle anything that might arise. This role will test your attention to detail, versatility, composure and organizational skills. As part of Wix legal team, you will get the chance to demonstrate that you have sound legal judgment, can learn quickly in a fast- paced environment, and can communicate confidently at all levels. Wix’s innovative services raise challenging questions that demand creative and practical answers for tackling some of the toughest legal challenges in our environment, where innovative cutting edge technology faces the law.

Responsibilities

In this role you will mainly provide support in US labor and employment law aspects. You will provide legal advice in various employment and labor issues to Wix's HR department in the US (CA, FL and NY); support employment-related US projects, including legal research and analysis; draft and review employment agreements and any employment-related documents, review and assess HR policies, employee handbooks, and employee-related policies; support implementation of a knowledge center, while developing methodologies for retaining legal advice, researches and templates; assist in employment aspects of M&As; support developing an ongoing system for legal updates, trends, and training for different stakeholders in the company. 

You will also deal with general commercial tasks as part of the ongoing operations of the company; draft, revise, negotiate and review commercial agreements; provide overall transactional support and advise on legal issues; assist on other legal issues as needed.

Requirements

  • J.D., graduation from an accredited law school. 
  •  Admission to a U.S. state bar (preferably CA) and active license to practice law. 
  • At least 2-3 years of professional experience as an attorney in a leading law firm or company in the hi-tech field.
  • Proficiency in US labor and employment law - Must! 
  • Business and commercial oriented with experience in drafting a variety of commercial contracts (experience in online and internet - advantage) 
  • Strong interpersonal skills and team player.
  • Hardworking and motivated, service oriented, resourceful and self-learner, multi-tasker, thorough, with the ability to create high quality work under pressure, in a flexible, dynamic and fast-paced environment and with the ability to coordinate projects involving many people.

Company info

Wix.com, Inc

Company Profile

Wix.com is a leading cloud-based development platform with millions of users worldwide. We make it easy for everyone to create a beautiful, professional web presence.

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