Senior Managing Counsel, Investigations

AdobeSan Jose, CaliforniaFull TimeOn Site

Our Company

Changing the world through digital experiences is what Adobe’s all about. We give everyone—from emerging artists to global brands—everything they need to design and deliver exceptional digital experiences! We’re passionate about empowering people to create beautiful and powerful images, videos, and apps, and transform how companies interact with customers across every screen. 

We’re on a mission to hire the very best and are committed to creating exceptional employee experiences where everyone is respected and has access to equal opportunity. We realize that new ideas can come from everywhere in the organization, and we know the next big idea could be yours!

The Opportunity

We’re looking for an senior compliance investigations attorney to lead our global investigations legal team. This is an outstanding opportunity to join Adobe’s Compliance and Ethics team, a smart, creative, and collaborative group of dedicated professionals working on the front lines to ensure that Adobe acts with integrity in all areas of its business. This role reports to Adobe’s Sr. Director, Associate General Counsel, Antitrust & Compliance.

Your primary responsibilities will include managing investigations and the forensic investigation team covering a wide range of compliance topics relating to Adobe’s Code of Business Conduct and other policies and procedures. You’ll be responsible for end-to-end global investigations, from assessing initial allegations to developing and executing investigation plans, managing outside counsel, collecting evidence, conducting interviews, reviewing findings, preparing investigation reports, making recommendations and helping to monitor and remediate corruption and compliance risks. You’ll also have the opportunity to work on other ethics and compliance initiatives such as trainings and communications.

What You'll Do

  • Manage and conduct a wide range of compliance-related investigations
  • Effectively manage both internal direct reports and outside counsel
  • Manage operations, metrics and reporting for global investigations
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures to mitigate compliance risks, execute trainings and communications plans to ensure consistent application of compliance policies
  • Work independently and collaboratively with cross-functional teams on time-sensitive investigations and other activities
  • Provide support for various other compliance programs and controls

What You'll Need to Succeed

  • A strong moral compass, a keen sense of curiosity, and a passion for investigations
  • JD plus will require admission to practice law in local jurisdiction
  • 10+ years of legal experience conducting all aspects of internal corporate investigations with an in-house legal department, top-tier law firm, and/or equivalent experience with a government agency
  • 4+ years demonstrated ability with leading direct reports
  • Subject matter expertise in the FCPA, UK Bribery Act and other global anti-corruption laws
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; proficiency in multiple languages is a plus
  • A global mentality, a sense of humor and the ability to thrive under pressure

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several  U.S. geographic markets, and we pay differently based on those defined markets. The U.S. pay range for this position is $148,400 -- $313,300 annually. Pay within this range varies by work location and may also depend on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for the job location during the hiring process.

At Adobe, for sales roles starting salaries are expressed as total target compensation (TTC = base + commission), and short-term incentives are in the form of sales commission plans.  Non-sales roles starting salaries are expressed as base salary and short-term incentives are in the form of the Annual Incentive Plan (AIP).

In addition, certain roles may be eligible for long-term incentives in the form of a new hire equity award.

Adobe is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate based on gender, race or color, ethnicity or national origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other applicable characteristics protected by law. Learn more.

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Adobe values a free and open marketplace for all employees and has policies in place to ensure that we do not enter into illegal agreements with other companies to not recruit or hire each other’s employees.

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