Employment & Compliance Counsel

San Francisco, CA
Full Time
05-03-2021
Practice Areas: Corporate Governance, Compliance Exp.: 6+ Years
Description:
At Quotient we are transforming shopping to make life better. To do so, we are adding an Employment and Compliance Counsel to the team!

Quotient is growing and looking for an experienced, business-minded attorney to join our team to lead our compliance and employment efforts. You will work cross-functionally across business lines to establish and support general corporate compliance initiatives and collaborate closely with Human Resources team on key employment initiatives. You will also have the opportunity to assist with corporate, product and commercial transactions. This is the perfect role for someone seeking to take on a leadership role and will have high visibility at the C-suite level. Quotient's legal team is small and nimble so a cultural fit is a must. We are seeking someone who takes initiative and ownership, utilizes great judgment in balancing the law with practical business realities and who has strong communication skills.

What you’ll do:
  • Serve as the primary legal advisor to the company’s Human Resources team, providing labor and employment-related legal advice and counsel on a broad range of employment and labor law issues including remote work-force, terminations and discipline, reorganizations, reductions in force, leaves of absence and reasonable accommodations, wage and hour considerations, compensation plans, harassment and discrimination investigations and outcomes
  • Lead and drive the development and management of Quotient’s compliance & ethics strategy and programs, collaborating cross-functionally with other business groups and functions including HR, Finance, IT, Engineering and Product
  • Proactively identify areas of compliance risk, including employment law, incident response protocols, data management, and other regulatory compliance
  • Design and implement annual compliance work plan and perform compliance audits
  • Collaborate with our Product & Privacy counsel on the company’s product and privacy compliance program
  • Coordinate updating/revising company policies per changes in external laws and regulations
  • Develop and implement effective training programs
  • Partner with management in promoting a culture of compliance
  • Conduct, advise, and/or oversee internal investigations of suspected violations of law or company policy or reports from our ethics & compliance hotline
  • Analyze and advise on proactive risk management and mitigation
  • Pitch in and help on special projects and other initiatives as needed
  • Experience managing litigation is a plus

What you’ll bring:
  • D. from a top tier law school
  • 6+ years of legal experience; both law firm and in-house experience at a technology company preferred
  • Knowledge and experience in corporate governance, compliance, and risk management
  • Experience in employment law and advising HR teams on labor and employment issues
  • Prior experience designing and overseeing compliance programs and audits strongly preferred.
  • Autonomy; work effectively with minimum supervision
  • Ability to adjust priorities in response to unanticipated events
  • Close attention to detail
  • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive issues with maturity and professionalism
  • Sound and practical business judgment, intellectual creativity, and problem-solving skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and a commitment to professionalism and collegiality
  • Friendly, upbeat, with a great attitude and willingness to learn
  • Fluency translating legal advice into actionable guidance for innovative product and business teams
  • Exceptional written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to communicate at multiple levels
  • Admitted to practice law in Utah or California preferred

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