Employment Counsel at Wix
Wix's Legal team. We deal with some of the biggest legal challenges of the information age, giving us new insight into legal issues. Wix's innovative services raise challenging questions that demand creative and practical answers to tackle tough legal challenges where innovative, cutting-edge technology faces the law. We expect the unexpected and add more tools to our legal toolkit.
An enthusiastic and passionate attorney with at least 2-5 years experience providing legal advice in the area of employment/labor law. You have a membership to the New York state bar. You're practical, logical, and analytical, have creative problem-solving skills, and are an effective and straightforward communicator. You're confident and comfortable balancing legal risks against business needs. You have expertise in U.S. federal and state employment laws, and are also a quick learner who's eager to take on new challenges and excited to help make an impact at a fast-paced, growing company.
As a Legal Counsel, you will:
- Be a legal POC for HR-related legal matters in the U.S. and partner with internal stakeholders, including the People, C&B, and Finance teams
- Monitor new developments in employment law for our 8 U.S. sites and collaborate with relevant teams to create a compliance strategy
- Advise on all employment matters, including recruiting and onboarding, terminations, employee relations, LOAs, timekeeping, accommodations, compensation, and investigations
- Develop, review, and update all employment related documents, from offer letters to employment policies
- Support continuous improvement of template documents and internal processes, develop training for People Partners and managers, and impact overall company compliance strategy relating to U.S. employees and operations
We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Wix was built around the idea that everyone has the right to be successful, online. This same vision defines us as an employer: creating a work environment where everyone is welcome, and anyone has the right to succeed.