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Counsel or Senior Counsel of Business & Legal Affairs (Employment / M&A)
Posted on 2/24/2022
Austin, TX, USA • San Jose, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • JD with at least 5 years of experience handling employment and labor issues in a demanding and innovative business and legal environment
  • Expertise in employment counseling with a strong understanding of California and federal employment and labor laws
  • Prior in-house experience strongly preferred
  • Admission to the New York or California Bar preferred
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills including Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment, utilizing effective organizational skills to prioritize and manage deadlines for multiple simultaneous projects for multiple stakeholders
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a cross-department and cross-functional role
  • Willingness to actively suggest process improvements in the course of completing assignments
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Experience advising on employment and labor issues unique to the technology and/or entertainment/content production industries preferred
  • Provide advice and counsel to HR team on a broad range of employment issues including: hiring; performance management; discipline and separations; reorganizations; wage and hour compliance; contingent worker/contractor issues; reasonable accommodations; leaves of absence; privacy; benefits; and other employment-related matters
  • Provide advice and counsel on global labor and employment framework, handbooks and practices
  • Review and provide guidance on the development of HR policies and procedures globally
  • Monitor employment-related legal developments and engage proactively to drive compliance and implement risk-mitigating strategies
  • Draft and negotiate employment offers, separation and settlement agreements and other employment-related agreements
  • Advise on complex/sensitive employment matters and help resolve matters through pre-dispute resolution and/or positioning Roku for potential employment litigation
  • 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 with preparing, reviewing and implementing training programs
  • Assist with other projects as needed

1,001-5,000 employees

Streaming platform for television
Company Overview
Roku's mission is to be the TV streaming platform that connects the entire TV ecosystem around the world. The company connects users to the streaming content they love, and we enable content publishers to build and monetize large audiences and provide advertisers with unique capabilities to engage consumers.
  • Unlimited vacation days
  • Medical, wellness, and financial benefits
  • Free snacks and access to fitness center at headquarters
Company Values
  • High performance
  • Proud to work here
  • Trust and responsiblity
  • Talent
  • Communication and context
  • World class product
  • Simple process
  • Excellent partnerships
  • Content standards
  • High ethical standards