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Associate Counsel - Compliance

Posted May 22
Full Time
On Site
Vernon, California

ABOUT US

Fashion Nova is an inclusive fashion-forward and trend-driven apparel and lifestyle brand that
celebrates all dimensions of confidence. We use our platform to spread positivity with brands
for women, men, curve, luxe, sport, swim, beauty, and kids. We are obsessed with creating the
best experience available for our customers and employees.
Fashion Nova was built on the backbone of individuality and inclusiveness. Our brands are worn
and celebrated worldwide by customers, celebrities, and influencers because of our uniquely
creative and talented employees.

 

ROLE OVERVIEW

The Associate Counsel will support the growth of Fashion Nova in an entrepreneurial yet
compliant manner. Our anticipated expansion needs an Associate Counsel to work closely with
our General Counsel primarily on compliance matters, as well as litigation oversight support
and contract review in a complex and fast-moving environment that offers growth
opportunities for a mid to senior-level lawyer. The person in this position will expand their skill
set to round out their career as an in-house counsel.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work closely with the Company’s General Counsel on compliance and risk
    mitigation, with an emphasis on wage and hour and other employment laws,
    consumer laws, and data privacy laws
  • Assist in the management of outside counsel on litigation matters, primarily be
    performing legal and factual research as needed
  • Draft and negotiate general commercial contracts most relevant to our business,
    including tech agreements, vendor agreements, and intellectual property contracts
  • Handle the Company’s day-to-day legal needs as they arise
  • Perform selected assignments and other responsibilities as assigned by the
    Company’s General Counsel

 

ROLE REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum of eight years of experience as an attorney, with a substantial experience
    in wage and hour laws and other employment matters, with at least three years of
    that time spent at a reputable law firm
  • In house experience a plus
  • Experience with data privacy, consumer class actions, and intellectual property are
    also a plus
  • Demonstrated strong legal researcher and writer a must
  • Juris doctorate degree from a top-tier law school
  • Licensed to practice law in the State of California or qualifies as a Registered In-House Counsel under California’s State Bar Rules
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment a must
  • Ability to communicate complex legal issues and risks in terms that non-legal colleagues can understand
  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to work effectively with senior management
  • Superior interpersonal and conflict resolution skills
  • Exceptional communication & presentation skills, both verbal and written
  • Excellent project management and organizational skills
  • English, additional language(s) an advantage
  • Schedule of this position: Monday – Friday | Core business hours | Onsite

 

BENEFITS

  • Formalized career paths
  • Flat management platform
  • Manager Training Academy
  • Creative Development Internship Program
  • Fashion Nova Cares Program
  • Flexible Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • 401k match, with immediate vesting upon eligibility
  • Stocked kitchens with gratis snacks and drinks
  • Weekly catered lunches
  • Summer Fridays at Headquarters
  • Team bonding events and programs
  • Employee discounts

Fashion Nova, LLC, and subsidiaries thereof, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are
steadfast in our commitment to equal employment opportunities and pledge that these
objectives are reflected in all aspects of our daily operations. We will continue to recruit, hire,
train, and advance in employment qualified individuals in all job titles without regard to race,
color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, status as a
protected veteran, criminal history, or status as an individual with a disability; and shall not
discriminate against any individual, any such characteristic, nor any other classification
protected by local, state and|or federal law.