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Director Legal, Employment - Remote

Company: Medable, Inc
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description

Medable's mission is to get effective therapies to patients faster. We provide an end-to-end, cloud-based platform with a flexible suite of tools that allows patients, healthcare providers, clinical research organizations and pharmaceutical sponsors to work together as a team in clinical trials. Our solutions enable more efficient clinical research, more effective healthcare delivery, and more accurate precision and predictive medicine. Our target audiences are patients, providers, principal investigators, and innovators who work in healthcare and life sciences.

Our vision is to accelerate the path to human discovery and medical cures. We are passionate about driving innovation and empowering consumers. We are proactive, collaborative, self-motivated learners, committed, bold and tenacious. We are dedicated to making this world a healthier place.

Job Description

  • Quickly grasp key drivers of the business and industry and become immersed in the most important business issues facing the company
  • Provide practical and strategic legal counsel and risk management advice to management and People Team colleagues on a wide variety of employment matters in a manner that is consistent with the Company's values and goals
  • Advice on all aspects of employment law, including hiring, workplace privacy, M&A people matters, progressive discipline and separations, diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives, restrictive covenants, leaves and accommodations, reductions in force, independent contractors, global mobility programs, immigration, and wage and hour matters
  • Advice on compensation and benefits matters, including compliance issues arising out of the design, implementation, and governance of health and welfare and retirement plans
  • Draft and review employment-related policies, procedures, offers, and agreements
  • Investigate and respond to employee claims, represent Medable in proceedings before federal and state agencies, and manage employment-related arbitration and litigation around the world
  • Manage and oversee outside counsel in the provision of advice in jurisdictions outside of the United States, in collaboration with People and Legal Team members
  • Monitor and assess the impact of legal and regulatory developments and enforcement trends at a state, federal, and global level in conjunction with outside counsel and People Team members
  • Effectively communicate risks and consequences, balancing potentially conflicting goals, to collaborate with the business on viable alternatives
  • Other duties as assigned
    Qualifications
    • 8+ years of working experience in labor and employment counseling or a combination of education and experience; both in-house and major law firm experience preferred
    • Currently admitted in good standing to practice law in at least one state in the United States or international equivalent
    • Facility with applicable legislation such as FMLA, ADA, FLSA, OSHA, ADEA, state worker's compensation, and employment discrimination laws as well as international employment law and labor issues and U.S. government contractor OFCCP/affirmative action compliance
    • Solid working knowledge of corporate law, regulations, and best practices
    • Demonstrated successful leadership and collaboration with colleagues; ability to develop business solutions with effective presentation of risks and anticipated outcomes
    • Experience in working successfully in a highly results-oriented and performance-driven environment with a focus on excellence
    • Demonstrates a strategic, innovative, creative, and inquisitive frame of mind and a service and leadership mentality, with strong business acumen and judgment.
    • Passionate about employees, product, ethics, and winning.
    • Takes initiative and ownership, and operates with a sense of urgency, decisiveness, and responsiveness.
    • Makes nuanced recommendations and data-driven business decisions.
    • Strong and effective verbal and written communication, with skill and empathy, to a variety of audiences.
    • Marshalls the appropriate level and mix of resources as required by circumstances.
    • Demonstrates an exceptional focus on details, analysis, and results. Delivers the technical, planning, and project management skills to ensure the highest quality execution.
    • Holds themselves to the highest standards of accountability
      Education:
      • Juris Doctor (or international equivalent) from a top law school.
        Additional Information

        Medable, Inc provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

        U.S. employees and contractors, and International workers with travel to the U.S. must have a willingness and ability to provide proof of completed COVID-19 vaccination prior to start date. All strongly held beliefs, religious, medical, and other legally recognized exemptions regarding vaccination status will be considered.

Keywords: Medable, Inc, Palo Alto , Director Legal, Employment - Remote, Executive , Palo Alto, California

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