Lehi, Utah

Overview:

Sunrun’s legal team is passionate about managing risk while working towards solutions that foster our mission to build a planet run by the sun. We prioritize working with people who are able to find ways to partner efficiently and creatively, and who have the ability to just get the job done (preferably with a sense of humor). As Sunrun’s Senior Counsel, Employment, you will be responsible for a very broad portfolio of employment-related advice and counsel, pre-litigation, litigation, and regulatory matters in numerous jurisdictions across the country. Candidates should have strong attention to detail, be execution-oriented, have a strong eye for business, and be the ultimate teammate. This position will report to the Head of Litigation.

In your application materials, please make sure to include a paragraph describing the reasons you are excited to join Sunrun’s legal team in this specific role.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide legal advice and support to Human Resources and other internal teams across the company regarding employment-related matters
  • Lead outside counsel in devising and implementing litigation and regulatory strategy
  • Develop and implement scalable solutions for litigation and other challenges
  • Advocate our ethical culture and core values across all departments and markets
  • Demonstrate personal integrity, respect, and partnership in the performance of all job responsibilities
  • Stay up-to-date on new and evolving regulatory requirements

Qualifications:

  • 7-10 years of practicing in the government, at a leading law firm, or company; some in-house experience is strongly preferred
  • Experience representing companies in sophisticated employment matters, government investigations, subpoena responses, as well as handling outside counsel, budgets, and developing and implementing litigation strategy
  • Extensive experience responding to regulatory inquiries and handling a wide variety of employment-related litigation and pre-litigation disputes, including arbitrations and mediations, in a diverse range of courts and administrative bodies
  • Experience building and leading teams, managing people, and comfort providing feedback to individuals at various levels of seniority
  • Niche knowledge or experience in labor and employment law, and experience with California labor and employment law
  • Excellent critical thinking and analytical skills, with a strong ability to translate concepts into clear steps and communicate them to partners
  • Highly motivated, with the aim to work independently, plan and accomplish goals, lead and prioritize projects with deadlines, and ability to thrive in a fast-paced, changing environment
  • A consensus builder with great communication skills, who can effectively and efficiently collaborate and establish relationships with multiple functions and collaborators throughout the organization to get needed information and solve sophisticated problems
  • J.D. and membership in at least one U.S. state bar

 

Sunrun is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that does not tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind. Our commitment to Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging drives our ability to build diverse teams and develop inclusive work environments. At Sunrun, we believe that empowering people and valuing their differences will help us create a planet run by the sun for everyone.

 

We are committed to equal employment opportunity without consideration of race, color, religion, ethnicity, citizenship, political activity or affiliation, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex or gender, or any other basis protected by law. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

Lehi, Utah

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