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Employment Counsel

Company: Smartsheet Inc
Location: Bellevue
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Smartsheet is looking for an experienced employment attorney to join our collaborative legal team. As Corporate Counsel, Employment, you will partner with HR and work cross functionally to help Smartsheet reduce potential risk during the employee lifecycle. In 2005, Smartsheet was founded on the idea that teams and millions of people worldwide deserve a better way to deliver their very best work. Today, we deliver a leading cloud-based platform for work execution, empowering organizations to plan, capture, track, automate, and report on work at scale, resulting in more efficient processes and better business outcomes . You will report to the VP of Legal who is located in our headquarters in Bellevue, WA. You Will: Be the primary employment law contact for HR clients and business leaders; Advise on employee relations issues including performance management, investigations, and separations; Develop and refine global processes and policies such as corrective active procedures, accommodation request reviews, and workplace practices; Review and revise written HR policies and templates including region-specific handbooks, invention assignment agreements, and separation documents; Handle pre-litigation and agency charges by engaging with opposing counsel to seek possible resolution and support the business and HR clients in navigating pre-litigation; Work with outside counsel or other service providers to address and resolve issues; Maintain an understanding of basic and complex employment law principles; Help develop and deliver training and guidance to employees on employment issues, best practices, and company policies; Collaborate and partner effectively across teams and within the Legal team across international office locations to provide excellent client service in a high volume and fast-paced environment ; and Support general business operations and complete special projects. You Have: 4+ years of relevant legal experience . Prior in-house experience preferred . Experience with various employment matters, including employee relations issues, handbooks and other documentation, statutory research, and dispute resolution. Ability to analyze problems and recommend practical solutions that balance legal and business risks. Service and business-oriented mentality. Ability to operate successfully in an environment that places a high premium on execution and teamwork. JD from an accredited law school and an active member of a state bar. 100% employer-paid medical, dental, and vision coverage for full-time employees Equity - Restricted Stock Units (RSUs) Equity with all offers Lucrative Employee Stock Purchase Program (15% discount) 401k Match to help you save for your future (50% of your contribution up to the first 6% of your eligible pay) Monthly stipend to support your work and productivity 15 days PTO to start, plus Flexible Sick Leave Teleworking options from any registered location in the U.S. (role specific) Up to 24 weeks of Parental Leave Personal paid Volunteer Day to support our community Opportunities for professional development including access to Audible for Business and LinkedIn Learning online courses Company Funded Perks, including a counseling membership, primary care membership, local retail discounts, and your personal Smartsheet account Equal Opportunity Employer: Smartsheet is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to fostering an inclusive environment with the best employees. We provide employment opportunities without regard to any legally protected status in accordance with applicable laws in the US, UK, and Australia. If there are preparations we can make to help ensure you have a comfortable and positive interview experience, please let us know. At Smartsheet, we strive to build an inclusive environment that encourages, supports, and celebrates the diverse voices of our team members who also represent the diverse needs of our customers. We're looking for people who are driven, authentic, supportive, effective , and honest. You're encouraged to apply even if your experience doesn't precisely match our job description "if your career path has been nontraditional, that will set you apart. At Smartsheet, we welcome diverse perspectives and people who aren't afraid to be innovative "join us! At Smartsheet, we strive to build an inclusive environment that encourages, supports, and celebrates the diverse voices of our team members. Individuals seeking employment at Smartsheet are considered without regards to race, ethnicity, color, age, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, registered domestic partner status, caregiver status, marital status, veteran or military status, citizenship status, or any other legally protected category in the US, UK, and Australia. Below is a set of voluntary demographic questions. If you choose to complete them, your responses will be used in aggregate to help us identify areas for improvement in our programs. Your responses, or your choice to not respond, will not be considered in the hiring process. Any information that you provide will be recorded and maintained confidentially. For definitions of any of the following terms or to read more about your rights, please visit the EEOC website here . I identify my gender as: Male Female Non-binary (inclusive of bigender, agender, androgynous, gender fluid, or gender non-conforming) I prefer not to say I identify as transgender: No Yes I prefer not to say I identify my race / ethnicity as (select all that apply): Alaska Native / American Indian / Indigenous/Aboriginal / Native American Black / African-American / Black-British / Caribbean Hispanic / Latinx East Asian (Chinese / Hong-Kong / Japanese / Korean / Mongolian / Tibetan / Taiwanese) Middle Eastern / North African Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander South Asian (Bangladeshi / Bhutanese / Indian / Nepali / Pakistani / Sri Lankan) Southeast Asian (Burmese / Cambodian / Filipino / Hmong / Indonesian / Laotian / Malaysian / Mien / Singaporean / Thai / Vietnamese) White / European I prefer not to say My veteran status is: Yes, I am a veteran No, I am not a veteran I prefer not to say My disability status is: Yes, I have a disability (or previously had a disability) No, I do not have a disability I prefer not to say

Keywords: Smartsheet Inc, Bellevue , Employment Counsel, Other , Bellevue, Washington

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