Robinhood

Robinhood

Assistant General Counsel, Employment

United States

Closing in 6 days

Join a leading fintech company that's democratizing finance for all.

Robinhood was founded on a simple idea: that our financial markets should be accessible to all. With customers at the heart of our decisions, Robinhood is lowering barriers and providing greater access to financial information. Together, we are building products and services that help create a financial system everyone can participate in.

As we continue to build...

We're seeking curious, growth minded thinkers to help shape our vision, structures and systems; playing a key-role as we launch into our ambitious future. If you're invigorated by our mission, values, and drive to change the world — we'd love to have you apply.

About the team + role

Robinhood's legal team is looking for an attorney to provide day-to-day legal advice on supporting enterprise level employment policies, training, investigations, and risk assessments including validating, prioritizing risks, and deploying legal and compliance risk-based solutions in the U.S. and abroad. We are looking for a highly adaptable and collaborative person who can handle ambiguity and rapidly shifting priorities with flexibility and patience. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to our mission to democratize finance for all.

The role is located in the office location(s) listed on this job description which will align with our in-office working environment. Please connect with your recruiter for more information regarding our in-office philosophy and expectations.

What you'll do
  • Serve as a consultant and advisor to the People Team and Compliance teams by providing ethics and employment law advice and strategy with respect to multiple company locations in the US and abroad
  • Partner with leaders across the company on a broad range of business and legal projects including benefits, compensation, immigration, recruiting, tax, ethics and compliance, diversity and inclusion and incident responses.
  • Develop and/or review policies, standards and business procedures crafted to foster compliance with various state, federal and international employment laws and regulations
  • Educate and advise management, technical and business partners on ethics and employment issues and risks; develop content and/or review company trainings
  • Support HR Compliance initiatives
  • Advise on crucial conversations including investigations, data analytics and advice re: individual and enterprise-wide remediation, employee terminations, business reorganizations, Handle in-house investigations, attorney demand letters, and employee charges pending before federal and state agencies
  • Assist or lead in handling all phases of employment litigation and pre- litigation employment disputes; hands-on role in coordinating and advising case strategy, including discovery, drafting and editing briefs, interviewing and preparing witnesses and negotiations with third parties
  • Structure and draft separation agreements, new hire onboarding, and other related employment agreements
  • What you bring
  • J.D. degree (or foreign equivalent) and membership in at least 1 U.S. state bar
  • 8+ years of legal practice experience, with at least 3 years specializing in employment
  • Strong analytical and problem-resolution skills; outstanding business judgment, strategic and give practical advice by balancing business needs with legal risks
  • Excellent written, oral, interpersonal skills and the ability to collaborate with, and gain the trust and respect of partners at all levels and functions of the company
  • Ability to clearly and concisely explain legal requirements and risk to an audience of non-legal cross-functional partners
  • Flexible communication style that is adaptable depending on the audience
  • Ability to handle ambiguity, balance many matters at once and quickly shift from one situation or task to another
  • Ability to work under pressure with a sense of humor
  • What we offer
  • Market competitive and pay equity-focused compensation structure
  • 100% paid health insurance for employees with 90% coverage for dependents
  • Annual lifestyle wallet for personal wellness, learning and development, and more!
  • Lifetime maximum benefit for family forming and fertility benefits
  • Dedicated mental health support for employees and eligible dependents
  • Generous time away including company holidays, paid time off, sick time, parental leave, and more!
  • Lively office environment with catered meals, fully stocked kitchens, and geo-specific commuter benefits
  • Base pay for the successful applicant will depend on a variety of job-related factors, which may include education, training, experience, location, business needs, or market demands. The expected salary range for this role is based on the location where the work will be performed and is aligned to one of 3 compensation zones. This role is also eligible to participate in a Robinhood bonus plan and Robinhood's equity plan. For other locations not listed, compensation can be discussed with your recruiter during the interview process.

    Zone 1 (Menlo Park, CA; New York, NY; Seattle, WA; Washington, DC)

    $202,000—$238,000 USD

    Zone 2 (Denver, CO; Westlake, TX; Chicago, IL)

    $178,000—$209,000 USD

    Zone 3 (Lake Mary, FL)

    $158,000—$186,000 USD

    Click here to learn more about Robinhood's Benefits.

    We're looking for more growth-minded and collaborative people to be a part of our journey in democratizing finance for all. If you're ready to give 100% in helping us achieve our mission—we'd love to have you apply even if you feel unsure about whether you meet every single requirement in this posting. At Robinhood, we're looking for people invigorated by our mission, values, and drive to change the world, not just those who simply check off all the boxes.

    Robinhood embraces a diversity of backgrounds and experiences and provides equal opportunity for all applicants and employees. We are dedicated to building a company that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work (and work environment) will be for everyone. Additionally, Robinhood provides reasonable accommodations for candidates on request and respects applicants' privacy rights. To review Robinhood's Privacy Policy please review the specific policy applicable to your country.

    Job details

    Title

    Assistant General Counsel, Employment

    Employer

    Robinhood

    Location

    United States

    Published

    February 06, 2024

    Application deadline

    March 07, 2024

    Job type

    Senior

    Field

    Business and Economics

    About the employer

    Our story began at Stanford, where co-founders Baiju and Vlad were roommates and classmates. After graduating, they packed their bags for New York City and built two finance companies, selling their own trading software to hedge funds. There, they discovered that big Wall Street firms were paying next-to-nothing to trade stocks, while most Americans were charged commission for every single trade. They wanted to change that, so they headed back to California to build a financial product that would give everyone—not just the wealthy—access to financial markets.

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