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Associate Counsel, Employment

Activision Publishing Inc.
Santa Monica, CA 90401
  • Job Code
    ACPUUSR008362EXTERNAL
Job Title: Associate Counsel, Employment

Requisition ID: R008362

Job Description:
Your Mission

We're looking for an Associate Counsel to join Activision Blizzard! Working with our Legal team and reporting to the Senior Counsel, Employment, you'll provide strategic advice and legal counsel regarding employment, labor, and benefits issues. Working from our Santa Monica, CA headquarters, you will partner with other attorneys, Human Resources, and cross-functional partners and colleagues.

  • Provide counseling, advice, and day-to-day support for Human Resources in the United States.
  • Develop, update, and implement employment policies (including hiring practices, performance management, employee relations, internal investigations, terminations, leaves of absence, accommodations, wage and hour, compensation, and benefits) to ensure best practices and compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
  • Partner with cross-functional teams, to provide strategic, business-oriented employment law guidance for successful execution of company initiatives.
  • Collaborate with the Human Resources team to generate, update, and implement training on HR and employment law topics.
  • Provide legal guidelines and support regarding the company's contingent workforce and agency workers.
  • Investigate and respond to federal and state administrative complaints.
  • Provide litigation support related to employment matters, including preparing litigation holds and document gathering.
  • Support diversity, equality, and inclusion initiatives.
  • Update employment-related templates for compliance with federal, state, and local laws.

Player Profile

  • J.D. from a nationally recognized law school
  • Membership in at least one state bar (CA preferred)
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication
  • Analytical skills with demonstrated strategic thinking and risk analysis.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • A commitment to teamwork, integrity, and collegiality.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment under tight deadlines.
  • Flexible and willing to approach legal challenges with an entrepreneurial mindset.
  • Prior law firm experience or in-house experience at a U.S. multinational company highly preferred

Your Platform

Our headquarters in Santa Monica is the nerve center of our company, where the best ideas combine with unrivalled rigor to create the biggest and best entertainment experiences in the world.

Our World

Activision Blizzard, Inc. is the world's largest interactive entertainment company, with operations across North America, Europe, and Asia. We are home to some of the most beloved entertainment franchises including Call of Duty, Skylanders, World of Warcraft, Overwatch, Diablo, Candy Crush, and Bubble Witch. Our combined entertainment network delights hundreds of millions of monthly active users in 196 countries, making us the largest gaming network on the planet!

We're proud to be recognized as one of FORTUNE's "100 Best Companies To Work For" for four consecutive years and have earned a spot on FORTUNE's "Most Admired Companies," and "Future 50" lists. Our 10,000+ global employees are some of the best and brightest talents across entertainment, media, and technology.

The video game industry and therefore our business is fast-paced and will continue to evolve. As such, the duties and responsibilities of this role may be changed as directed by the Company at any time to promote and support our business and relationships with industry partners.

Activision Blizzard is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.





Posted: 2021-11-12 Expires: 2021-12-11
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