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Counsel, Litigation & Employment

$201,560- $240,060/ year
Posted Jun 02
Full Time
On Site
San Mateo, California

Job Description

Every day, tens of millions of people come to Roblox to explore, create, play, learn, and connect with friends in 3D immersive digital experiences– all created by our global community of developers and creators. 

At Roblox, we’re building the tools and platform that empower our community to bring any experience that they can imagine to life. Our vision is to reimagine the way people come together, from anywhere in the world, and on any device. We’re on a mission to connect a billion people with optimism and civility, and looking for amazing talent to help us get there. 

A career at Roblox means you’ll be working to shape the future of human interaction, solving unique technical challenges at scale, and helping to create safer, more civil shared experiences for everyone.

Roblox is looking for an experienced Counsel, Litigation & Employment to join our Legal team. In this role, you will provide management and support for a variety of litigation, disputes, and investigations, including employment, consumer class action, product liability, and intellectual property disputes. You will also provide counsel and advice to the People teams and other business leaders to ensure ongoing risk management and compliance. You will report to our Head of Litigation.

This full-time position is seated at Roblox Headquarters in San Mateo, CA. Roblox's mandatory in-office days are Tuesday through Thursday with optional in-office days on Monday and Friday.


You will:

  • Collaborate with and manage outside litigation counsel
  • Advise cross-functional teams on litigation strategy and risks
  • Coordinate and actively participate in internal discovery activities and subpoena responses
  • Address pre-litigation disputes
  • Provide counsel and advice to the Company on employment related issues, including but not limited to recruiting, wage & hour compliance, contract or contingent workers, employee relations, performance management, discipline and terminations, internal investigations, reasonable accommodations, leave of absence, work permits, and discrimination
  • Assist internal investigations
  • Oversee the drafting and negotiation of offer letters and employment-related agreements, including severance, separation, restrictive covenant, retention, and other employment-related agreements
  • Design and guide internal People Team audits
  • Assist People Team in developing policies, procedures and training programs to drive compliance with employment laws
  • Draft employee-facing policies, handbooks, and other resources
  • Monitor new laws, regulations and decisions affecting the substantive legal areas above and provide strategic, preventative advice to People Team and partners
  • Identify process improvements that help the legal team, the People Team and the business scale for growth
  • Support Legal department and team related projects, as assigned


You have:

  • 3+ years of litigation experience, including employment litigation experience
  • Must have law firm experience
  • Technology company experience
  • Broad subject matter expertise in federal and state employment laws and regulations
  • Practical business acumen, driving pragmatic business-oriented solutions
  • A highly approachable, collegial, and collaborative approach
  • Member in good standing of the California Bar or another bar association with the ability to register as in-house counsel in California
For roles that are based at our headquarters in San Mateo, CA: The starting base pay for this position is as shown below. The actual base pay is dependent upon a variety of job-related factors such as professional background, training, work experience, location, business needs and market demand. Therefore, in some circumstances, the actual salary could fall outside of this expected range. This pay range is subject to change and may be modified in the future.  All full-time employees are also eligible for equity compensation and for benefits.
Annual Salary Range
$201,560$240,060 USD

Roles that are based in our San Mateo, CA Headquarters are in-office Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, with optional in-office on Monday and Friday (unless otherwise noted).


You’ll Love: 

  • Industry-leading compensation package
  • Excellent medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • A rewarding 401k program
  • Flexible vacation policy
  • Roflex - Flexible and supportive work policy 
  • Roblox Admin badge for your avatar
  • At Roblox HQ: 
      • Free catered lunches five times a week and several fully stocked kitchens with unlimited snacks
      • Onsite fitness center and fitness program credit
      • Annual CalTrain Go Pass

Roblox provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.