• Corporate Attorney - Compliance & Investigations

    Location US-NC-Raleigh
    Posting date 2 weeks ago(11/25/2019 8:00 AM)
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  • Company description

    At Red Hat, we connect an innovative community of customers, partners, and contributors to deliver an open source stack of trusted, high-performing solutions. We offer cloud, Linux, middleware, storage, and virtualization technologies, together with award-winning global customer support, consulting, and implementation services. Red Hat is a rapidly growing company supporting more than 90% of Fortune 500 companies.

    Job summary

    The Red Hat Legal team is looking for an experienced, motivated, and highly qualified attorney to join us as a Corporate Attorney in Raleigh, NC. In this role, you will assist the Red Hat Legal team with compliance functions with an emphasis on conducting internal investigations. You'll review ethics and compliance concerns across the globe and interact with Red Hat’s associates and management in a manner that helps safeguard Red Hat’s commitment to and reputation for being an ethical company. You’ll need to be able to assess legal risks while applying good legal and business judgment. You’ll also need to possess excellent communication skills to interact with internal stakeholders while addressing complex issues in an accurate, clear, concise, and thorough manner. You’ll help Red Hat achieve our goals in the areas of collaboration, transparency, and integrity and maintain continued growth as the world’s leader in enterprise open source solutions. This role is ideal for a candidate with well-developed interview skills who enjoys deciphering complex factual scenarios, excels at integrating legal and business judgment, and has an ability to thrive in a fast-paced, changing technology and business landscape.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Manage internal investigations from start to finish, including: analyzing incoming factual allegations to issue-spot and recommend how best to review them, identify and alert appropriate internal and external stakeholders, conduct interviews, preserve and review relevant documents, and identify and implement any remediation measures
    • Document investigations in a clear and accurate manner
    • Interact with Red Hat’s associates in a way that enhances Red Hat’s culture of compliance
    • Coordinate with internal stakeholders, e.g., management, human resources, about any remediation measures
    • Engage and manage outside legal counsel, as appropriate, including to opine on local legal issues for international matters 
    • Assist the Red Hat Legal team with other compliance initiatives

    Required skills

    • J.D. degree from a top law school with excellent academic credentials
    • License to practice law in any U.S. state
    • 3-5 years of relevant professional experience with significant experience in conducting interviews acquired through past experience with investigations, depositions, witness interviews, or otherwise; familiarity with technology industry and with accounting is a big plus
    • Understanding of key legal issues involved in litigation avoidance and preparation
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, attention to detail, and solid analytical abilities demonstrated through your work experience
    • Proactive approach to recognizing business and compliance needs and exceptional sense of judgment in determining next steps and actions related to investigations and other compliance matters

    Red Hat is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. We review applications for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, veteran status, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

    Red Hat does not seek or accept unsolicited resumes or CVs from recruitment agencies. We are not responsible for, and will not pay, any fees, commissions, or any other payment related to unsolicited resumes or CVs except as required in a written contract between Red Hat and the recruitment agency or party requesting payment of a fee.


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