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Counsel, Employment and Litigation Responsibilities: Assist with a wide variety of labor and employment matters that are core to the company's business and growth, and you will work extensively across functions to help craft solutions to the novel legal challenges faces every day. Responsibility meaning, hands-on work, not just supervising outside counsel for a wide variety of litigation and pre-litigation matters in state and federal courts and administrative forums, including matters involving worker classification questions Responsibility for handling unemployment claims, administrative audits, agency charges (EDD, DOL, DLSE, EEOC, DFEH, etc.), workers compensation claims, and wage garnishment claims. Collaborate closely with fellow Legal Team members and outside counsel to develop and carry out employment litigation strategy with an eye toward impact on broader business objectives. Manage outside counsel, including tactical guidance, staffing, case management, budgeting, and alignment with broader legal strategy. Proactively approach all aspects of employment litigation, including pre-litigation, discovery, motion practice, witness preparation, and trial and appellate strategies. Provide assistance and support to Legal Team members, and work closely with other teams, such as Human Resources, Finance, Product, and Policy to provide cross-functional legal advice.

Qualifications: JD Degree from a top-tier law school. Member of the California Bar. 5+ years of experience practicing in-house or at a large or mid-size law firm. Preference is given to candidates with prior in-house experience and/or experience advising gig economy clients as outside counsel. Experience litigating a wide variety of employment matters, including complex litigation. Experience responding to unemployment claims, workers compensation claims, wage garnishment claims, and agency charges is a plus. Excellent problem-solving capabilities, judgment, communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills. Ability to operate autonomously while being a team player who brings a positive attitude to the workplace. Comfortable operating in a fast-paced, rapidly-evolving workplace. Ability to think quickly on your feet, convey grace under pressure, and simultaneously manage complex workloads, multiple client demands, and shifting priorities. Be a resourceful self-starter and have a passion for results.

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