Facebook Associate General Counsel, Labor & Employment – Cross-Functional Teams in Austin, Texas

Intro:

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Summary:

Facebook is seeking a talented attorney to join as an Associate General Counsel, Labor & Employment in our Employment Law Group. The position will report to the Director & Associate General Counsel responsible for all cross-functional employment law support, and will advise on a wide range of employment law-related issues.

Required Skills:

  1. Provide legal advice and counsel to key partners in Human Resources including the Contingent Workforce, Compensation, and HR Operations teams, as well as other cross-functional stakeholders, regarding contingent workforce matters, academic collaborations, compensation programs, wage and hour issues, pay equity analyses, payroll compliance, leaves of absence and accommodations, crowdsourcing, learning and development, training programs, conflicts of interest, and other substantive employment law areas.

  2. Monitor legislation, regulations, case law, and government enforcement activities relating to the above substantive legal areas, and provide proactive, strategic advice to the Employment Law Group and relevant stakeholders.

  3. Manage employment law-related projects, including privileged internal audits and processes reviews, new policy creation and implementation, and creation and delivery of training programs.

  4. Draft and edit employment-related documents and processes.

  5. Manage and/or provide support on pre-litigation and litigation matters relating to the above substantive legal areas.

  6. Being flexible and willing to work extended hours when necessary to connect with colleagues in LATAM, APAC, and EMEA.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. J.D. degree (or foreign equivalent) and membership in at least one U.S. state bar

  2. 8+ years of experience in labor and employment law

  3. In-house legal department experience

  4. Experience with counseling on, or litigation related to, California and/or federal wage and hour laws, contingent workforce, leaves of absence, and reasonable accommodation issues

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations-ext@fb.com or you may call us at +1 650-308-7837.