Lucid Motors

Newark, CA, United States

Posted on: 2022-08-24

Category: emobility

Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:



Salary not provided

Sr. Counsel, Employment

About the company:

Lucid is the new generation of EV. Our relentless focus on innovation, luxury, and sustainability drives us into a reality where you no longer have to choose between doing great things, doing the right thing, and doing everything with the highest regard for efficiency and design. There were luxury cars, then EVs, now there’s Lucid.  

Leading the future in luxury electric and mobility
At Lucid, we set out to introduce the most captivating, luxury electric vehicles that elevate the human experience and transcend the perceived limitations of space, performance, and intelligence. Vehicles that are intuitive, liberating, and designed for the future of mobility.
We plan to lead in this new era of luxury electric by returning to the fundamentals of great design – where every decision we make is in service of the individual and environment. Because when you are no longer bound by convention, you are free to define your own experience.
Come work alongside some of the most accomplished minds in the industry. Beyond providing competitive salaries, we’re providing a community for innovators who want to make an immediate and significant impact. If you are driven to create a better, more sustainable future, then this is the right place for you.

Lucid is looking for a motivated and experienced employment attorney to join our legal team.  This role will be Lucid’s third U.S.-based Labor & Employment attorney and will support Lucid’s business leaders and stakeholders in the management and handling of all labor and employment-related matters, including day-to-day operations and strategic initiatives.  

At Lucid, we don’t just welcome diversity - we celebrate it! Lucid Motors is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, and any other characteristic protected under applicable State or Federal laws and regulations.

Notice regarding COVID-19 protocols  
At Lucid, we prioritize the health and wellbeing of our employees, families, and friends above all else. In response to the novel Coronavirus all new Lucid employees, whose job will be based in the United States may or may not be required to provide original documentation confirming status as having received the prescribed inoculation (doses). Vaccination requirements are dependent upon location and position, please refer to the job description for more details.
Individuals in positions requiring vaccinations may seek a medical and/or religious exemption from this requirement and may be granted such an accommodation after submitting a formal request to and the subsequent review and approval thereof by our dedicated Covid-19 Response team.
To all recruitment agencies: Lucid Motors does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our careers alias or other Lucid Motors employees. Lucid Motors is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. 

You Will:

  • Provide legal advice and counseling on a wide range of labor and employment topics and matters, including performance management, employee discipline, wage and hour compliance, labor relations, compensation and benefits, employment agreements, immigration, leaves of absence and accommodations, internal investigations, contingent worker compliance, workers’ compensation, and unemployment.
  • Draft employment-related policies and procedures.
  • Act as an ongoing partner and resource to Human Resources.
  • Investigate and respond to demand letters, administrative complaints, audits, and other pre-litigation inquiries.
  • Draft and review employment and severance agreements.
  • Help develop and conduct training on legal issues for employees, managers, and Human Resources.
  • Conduct internal audits and evaluations of internal policies and practices to ensure compliance with business objectives and federal, state, and local laws.
  • Help support expansion of operations into new locations, including the development of policies and practices and compliance with local employment laws and regulations.
  • Partner with business clients to provide advice and creative solutions to complex problems.
  • Identify legal risks and opportunities within the labor and employment area and propose practical, business-minded solutions.
  • Monitor legal developments, new laws, and new decisions to ensure ongoing compliance with employment laws.  
  • Work seamlessly and collaboratively as a legal business partner to multiple internal business stakeholders.
  • Reports to the Associate General Counsel, Labor & Employment.
  • You Bring:

  • Minimum of 5 years of substantive labor and employment experience with a corporate legal department or law firm.
  • Prior in-house and AmLaw 100 law firm experience preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written), including the ability to effectively relay complex information in a concise format.
  • Practical business judgment.
  • Demonstrated ability to work efficiently and independently, prioritize workflow, meet demanding deadlines, and manage multi-faceted projects.
  • Proven track record of learning quickly, taking initiative, working proactively, being resourceful, and taking on additional responsibility.
  • Law degree (J.D.) from an ABA-accredited institution.
  • Eligible to practice law in California or Arizona.