Employment Counsel

Binance | The world’s leading blockchain ecosystem and digital asset exchange

About

Binance is the world’s leading blockchain and cryptocurrency infrastructure provider with a financial product suite that includes the largest digital asset exchange by volume. Trusted by millions worldwide, the Binance platform is dedicated to increasing the freedom of money for users, and features an unmatched portfolio of crypto products and offerings, including: trading and finance, education, data and research, social good, investment and incubation, decentralization and infrastructure solutions, and more.

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Global

Binance

Job Description

Launched in 2019, Binance.US is the fastest growing and most integrated digital asset marketplace in the United States, powered by matching engine and wallet technologies license from the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange – Binance. Our mission is to provide liquidity, transparency, and efficiency to financial markets by creating products that leverage crypto to unlock the power of everything. We build bridges between traditional finance and digital markets that enable growth for all—empowering the future of finance. Binance.US is operated by BAM Trading Services.
Binance.US is seeking a highly engaged attorney with substantial employment and litigation experience to join our Legal team. Reporting to our Head of Legal, this attorney will work with teams across the business and act as a key partner and trusted advisor to our People teams advising on a wide range of employment law and related matters. In addition, this attorney will handle employment litigation/disputes as they arise. As an integral part of our small and agile Legal Team, you will work on some of the most exciting legal and business issues in the crypto space today.

What You’ll Do

    • Provide solution-focused, risk-based legal guidance and support on all aspects of employment law, including HR practices, performance management, terminations, recruiting, hiring, compensation and benefits, wage and hour, complex employee relations matters and investigations, diversity & inclusion initiatives, harassment and discrimination prevention strategies, leave of absence, accommodations, contingent workforce issues, and employment policies.
    • Partner with the Binance.US People team to handle and support compliance, employee relations issues, internal investigations, audits, pre-dispute conflicts, employment law claims, arbitrations and labor matters.
    • Work closely with outside counsel to manage risk and ensure that internal partners receive effective, business-focused employment law support.
    • Support the company’s commitment to a discrimination and harassment free workplace by assisting on employment compliance projects as needed and providing training to managers and employees.
    • Develop and maintain appropriate agreements, policies, procedures and guidelines related to employment law matters, and review employment-related legal issues associated with Binance.US policies, procedures, and guidelines as applicable.

Who You Are

    • 6+ years of employment and labor law experience at a highly respected law firm, in-house corporate environment, and/or government service.J.D. from a top-tier law school and record of strong academic achievement
    • Substantial counseling experience across a wide range of employment law issues including recruitment, background checks/screening, hiring, leaves of absence, termination, compensation, health and welfare benefits, contingent workforce management, diversity and inclusion, discrimination, immigration sponsorship and employment-related contracts
    • Experience advising on matters arising with a global workforce and working environment
    • Demonstrated experience in advising on matters adjacent to employment law questions and strong aptitude for issue-spotting
    • Excellent judgment, strong communication (verbal and written), adept interpersonal skills, and ability to effectively collaborate with multiple groups and functions
    • Ability to organize, prioritize, and skillfully balance a wide variety of issues and projects
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, meet tight deadlines and act decisively
    • Ability to present complex issues in a clear and concise manner and provide succinct, practical and results-oriented legal advice.
Binance.US is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our mission is to give Americans access to a broad array of digital assets, and we thrive because of the diverse and inclusive team that we are building. We do not discriminate against qualified employees or applicants because of race, color, religion, gender identity, sex, sexual preference, sexual identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, military status, or any other characteristic protected by local law or ordinance.  Unfortunately, we are not hiring in Colorado or New York City for this position.
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