Fueled by a fundamental belief that having access to financial
services creates opportunity, PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) is committed to
democratizing financial services and empowering people and
businesses to join and thrive in the global economy. Our open
digital payments platform gives PayPal's 305 million active account
holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful
ways, whether they are online, on a mobile device, in an app, or in
person. Through a combination of technological innovation and
strategic partnerships, PayPal creates better ways to manage and
move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending
payments, paying or getting paid. Available in more than 200
markets around the world, the PayPal platform, including Braintree,
Venmo and Xoom enables consumers and merchants to receive money in
more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds in 56 currencies and hold
balances in their PayPal accounts in 25 currencies.
**Legal Counsel, Employment**
PayPal is seeking a high caliber, experienced attorney, with a
strong background in employment law to join PayPal's global
Employment Legal team. In this role, you will have the opportunity
to work across PayPal and interact with senior leaders and legal
colleagues who support PayPal in more than 200 markets around the
world. This position has responsibility to advise on employment
legal matters and manage litigation primarily for the US and other
jurisdictions in the Americas region. The position can be based in
Scottsdale or Chandler, Arizona, and remote work options may be
This is an outstanding opportunity for a talented individual to
join a growing legal team and work on cutting edge issues in an
exciting, fast-paced environment with a broad and challenging
remit. The successful candidate will partner with PayPal colleagues
and build positive relationships across our organization, engage
with business leaders, execute priorities and manage multiple
+ Provide advice and counsel to management and Human Resources
professionals on a broad range of employment issues including:
recruiting; hiring; employee relations; discipline and
terminations; internal investigations; leaves of absence; wage and
hour compliance; EEO compliance; restrictive covenants; and
contingent worker issues.
+ Advise on complex/sensitive employee relations matters and
help resolve matters through pre-dispute resolution and/or
positioning the company for potential employment litigation.
+ Draft and negotiate employment, settlement and termination
+ Review and provide guidance on drafting and development of HR
policies and procedures globally.
+ Provide guidance to internal investigators on internal
+ Defend, supervise and manage employment-related claims and
litigation, including managing outside counsel and responding to
administrative charges, complaints, attorney's letters, settlement
demands and claims globally. Negotiate appropriate resolutions to
claims and other pending matters.
+ Assist in developing, implementing, improving and reviewing
legal compliance projects and training. Assist with preparing or
conducting training programs.
+ Assist and support all aspects of PayPal's M&A activities
relates to employment matters.
+ Provide advice and counsel in the area of global mobility and
+ In-depth knowledge of employment law gained from law firm or
in-house experience (combination preferred).
+ Experience representing companies in employment law matters
before state and federal agencies/courts.
+ Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and to tolerate
change and ambiguity.
+ Responsible and pragmatic style with a passion to solve
complex problems in a creative and effective way and able to
translate legal and regulatory requirements into actionable
policies, processes and programs that enable business
+ Facility with a team-based approach to subject matter
management and knowledge sharing, and comfort with a flexible,
agile environment that emphasizes collaboration and team
+ 6+ years of combined experience practicing in-house and/or at
a reputable law firm.
+ Juris Doctor or equivalent degree. Admitted to/member of a
+ Excellent knowledge of federal and state employment laws and
regulations (including ADA, ADEA, FMLA, CFRA, FLSA, etc.).
+ Excellent writing skills, with attention to detail and ability
to generate creative original drafted documents.
+ Excellent communication and presentation skills; ability to
communicate and help non-experts understand applicable regulations
We're a purpose-driven company whose beliefs are the foundation
for how we conduct business every day. We hold ourselves to our One
Team Behaviors which demand that we hold the highest ethical
standards, to empower an open and diverse workplace, and strive to
treat everyone who is touched by our business with dignity and
respect. Our employees challenge the status quo, ask questions, and
find solutions. We want to break down barriers to financial
empowerment. Join us as we change the way the world defines
financial freedom.PayPal provides equal employment opportunity
(EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin,
citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion,
creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity
and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with
regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other
characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In
addition, PayPal will provide reasonable accommodations for
qualified individuals with disabilities. If you are unable to
submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology
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