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Corporate Counsel, Employment Law

Company name

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Nov 12, 2021

Valid Through

Feb 25, 2022

Posted on

Oct 15, 2021

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Boston, MA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Labor & Employment >> Labor & Employment
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Corporate Counsel, Employment Law
The candidate will build an employment law function from the ground up. Will partner with the Assistant General Counsel, Corporate Governance and the Talent Team, and expected to work on all things employment law inside the company and with the outside counsel as needed. Assist and advise the Talent Team and senior management in all areas of domestic and international employment law and the employment relationship, including hiring and termination, employee relations, wage and hour, performance management, compensation and benefits, leaves of absence, disability, and internal investigations. Design and build processes and procedures to increase the efficiency of the legal services provided to the company in relation to employment matters. Draft and implement US and global templates, policies, and procedures, including an employee handbook, while considering private-to-public company requirements. Assist and advise the Talent Team on immigration law issues with the help of outside counsel as needed. Play a key role in helping the company scale globally. Assist the litigation team in any employment-related matters. Work with other key stakeholders on a variety of legal processes as needed. Keep current on developments in employment laws and evolving best practices.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have a J.D. degree and active law license in at least one state in good standing. Must have 5+ years of experience practicing employment law (in-house experience preferred). The ability to handle a broad range of legal employment matters and work efficiently and effectively in a fast-paced, demanding and transparent environment is required. Experience conducting legal research and applying research to business objectives is required. Working knowledge and familiarity with (i) immigration law, (ii) employee benefits and (ii) data privacy and protection laws, such as the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and European General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) is a plus. Proficiency in Google Suite, Slack and Apple MacOS is preferred. The ability to communicate the analysis in an easily understood work product to senior management is needed. Should have intellectual curiosity with cryptocurrency, blockchain, and stablecoin technology.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Circle Internet Financial Limited
99 High Street
Suite 1701
Boston, MA 02110

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