Legal Counsel - Employment

Dropbox, San Francisco, CA

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Role Description

As Legal Counsel - Employment at Dropbox, you’ll be executing on a broad range of responsibilities counseling the company on a variety of sensitive issues. We're looking for someone to balance pragmatism and careful risk assessment in order to make an immediate impact with shrewd judgment and effective counseling to get things done. If you’re a person with perceptive instincts who loves a challenging, team-focused and fast environment, then we believe this is the place for you.


  • Provide counsel on employee relations and compliance with employment laws to People Team professionals and business leaders located throughout the US
  • Advise on the creation and implementation of premier employee programs and policies
  • Draft, review, and advise on all types of employee agreements
  • Train People Team and business leads on compliance with laws and internal policies
  • Lead internal investigations on employment law issues
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of relevant laws and share that knowledge across various teams


  • You have 7+ years experience, with at least some in-house legal experience in a relevant setting
  • You have experience with major federal and California employment laws such as Title VII, FMLA, ADA, FLSA and state equivalents, as well as policy development in support of those laws
  • You're able to represent employers in proceedings before administrative agencies and courts
  • You're comfortable navigating complicated, sensitive, and nuanced issues
  • You've got a high degree of integrity, strong ethics, and an unflappable demeanor
  • You have a JD, are admitted to the Bar, and have a distinctive academic record

Benefits and Perks

  • 100% company paid individual medical, dental, & vision insurance coverage
  • 401k + company match
  • Market competitive total compensation package
  • Free Dropbox space for your friends and family
  • Wellness Reimbursement
  • Generous vacation policy
  • 10 company paid holidays
  • Volunteer time off 
  • Company sponsored tech talks (technology and other relevant professional topics)

About Dropbox

Dropbox simplifies the way people work together. 500 million registered users around the world use Dropbox to work the way they want, on any device, wherever they go. With 150,000 businesses on Dropbox Business, we’re transforming everyday workflows and entire industries.

Want to learn more about Dropbox? Visit https://www.dropbox.com/