Full-Time

Employment Counsel

Square

Square

10,001+ employees

Digital payment processor

Consulting
Energy
Social Impact
Financial Services
Consumer Goods

Senior

Remote in USA

Required Skills
Communications
Requirements
  • J.D. degree and membership in California and/or New York.
  • Minimum 6 years of experience focused on employment law.
  • Prior in-house experience.
  • Experience as an employment litigator, representing companies in disputes.
  • Experience with class, collective, and representative actions.
  • Ability to evaluate risk in light of business and practical considerations and make clear recommendations.
  • Ability to balance and prioritize multiple time-sensitive tasks effectively and independently.
  • Experience analyzing and providing advice on federal, state, and local wage and hour compliance.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively within a growing legal team and with members at all levels.
Responsibilities
  • Provide advice and counseling on employment topics including recruiting, DEI, internal investigations, internal communications, performance management, leaves of absence, accommodations, wage and hour, pay equity, terminations, reorganizations, redundancy, and role eliminations.
  • Investigate and respond to claims, demand letters, administrative complaints, audits, and other employment-related inquiries.
  • Advise on the employment aspects of special projects, such as corporate reorganizations, restructuring, and M&A (including performing and/or responding to due diligence).
  • Develop and conduct training for employees, managers, and the People team.
  • Keep up-to-date on employment laws and provide timely and proactive updates to stakeholders.
  • Conduct audits, employment classification reviews, and support other compliance efforts.
  • Collaborate with team members and manage projects with a collaborative approach.
  • Evaluate employment practices and policies.
  • Draft and review employment related agreements and templates.
  • Manage outside counsel on employment matters.

Square's mission is to ensure that all businesses are able to participate and thrive in the economy. The company is building infrastrucutre for online payments.

Company Stage

IPO

Total Funding

$601.2M

Headquarters

Oakland, California

Founded

2009

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

0%

1 year growth

13%

2 year growth

16%
INACTIVE