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Senior Counsel - San Francisco, CA
Employer Name: Sunrun
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Description: Sunrun is looking for a Senior Counsel with subject matter expertise in employment counseling and litigation, to join its legal department as Sunrun Legal Counsel. The successful candidate will possess excellent business sense and judgment, well-developed analytical problem-solving abilities, and solid interpersonal and relationship skills. This position will provide support in the following substantive areas:

Employment counseling & general litigation Licensing compliance Foreclosure litigation Consumer protection Commercial contracts

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Respond to complaints from current and former employees or their legal counsel (including responses to EEOC or state agency charges) Act as advisor and provide counseling support to Sunrun’s Talent (HR) team Develop, draft and implement employment/compliance policies and training programs Maintain knowledge of applicable licensing requirements and monitor compliance Manage foreclosure litigation Respond to third party and employment-related subpoenas/claims Identify and implement process improvements and other compliance-related initiatives Respond to legal requests and queries from individuals in all areas and all levels within the organization and proactively recognize and address potential legal issues as they arise Provide practical, business-oriented and actionable advice in terms non-lawyers can understand Undertake special projects as required to support new business initiatives Stay up-to-date on relevant industry, employment and licensing laws, and other developments to be able to give the most effective advice Ability to work independently with little guidance, adjust to changing priorities, and escalate issues as needed

Minimum Qualifications:

JD degree from an ABA accredited university Must be a member in good standing of the California Bar 7-9 years relevant employment counseling and litigation experience Experience in a large law firm handling employment counseling, litigation and general litigation matters strongly preferred Knowledge of employment and consumer protection laws strongly preferred Prior experience working with solar, renewable energy or construction companies or in highly regulated environments preferred Outstanding written, oral and interpersonal skills and the ability to quickly identify and prioritize issues and devise solutions Excellent drafting and negotiation skills Ability to quickly work through complicated legal issues and grasp complex business models Team-oriented, with the ability to work under pressure in fast-paced environment with scrupulous attention to detail Strong analytical and problem-resolution skills; exceptional business judgment, with the ability to think strategically and give practical advice by balancing business needs with legal risks The ability to interface with, gain the respect of, and maintain relationships with stakeholders at all levels and functions of the company

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Date Entered: 11/24/17
Job ID: 686929
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