Associate General Counsel

he Company:

Faraday Future (FF) is a California-based mobility company, leveraging the latest technologies and world’s best talent to realize exciting new possibilities in mobility. We’re producing user-centric, technology-first vehicles to establish new paradigms in human-vehicle interaction. We’re not just seeking to change how our cars work – we’re seeking to change the way we drive. At FF, we’re creating something new, something connected, and something with a true global impact.

Responsibilities:

  • Create a compliant legal system suitable for a public company
  • Responsible for reviewing all contracts including supply chain contracts etc. 
  • Lead capital related legal activities including merger and acquisition, legal negotiations and document drafting
  • Respond to other public company compliance requirements and litigation matters
  • Manage other legal functions that support corporate internal operation including IP, labor and others
  • Develop and implement a comprehensive program for legal and ethical compliance that meets all applicable legal requirements and industry standards
  • Implement and manage compliance policies, protocols, and training
  • Audit company procedures, policies, and practices to identify potential risks
  • Investigate allegations of legal and ethical compliance violations 
  • Develop and implement risk-based action plans in connection with internal audits and investigations
  • Coordinate with regulatory and government officials at various levels and respond to inquiries
  • Manage government reporting on various compliance matters
  • Counsel company management on legal and ethical compliance laws, regulations, and requirements
  • Develop and implement training regimens for compliance topics
  • Work seamlessly and collaboratively within the legal team and as a legal business partner to multiple internal business stakeholders
  • Manage external legal resources to insure appropriate coordination and management of costs

Professional skillset requirements:

  • Public company experience
  • Expertise in Corporate and Securities law
  • Experience with contract law including leading negotiations, overseeing purchase contracts and capital transactions
  • Strong expertise in labor law
  • Expertise in investigation and litigation is a plus
  • As we are a public company, good understanding of SEC is a plus

Industry Experience:

  • Minimum of 7 years of in-house corporate legal counsel, law firm experience will be a plus
  • Must have one of the following industries experience: high-tech consumer electronics, internet AI, and/or automotive
  • Must have in-depth understanding of the industry and be able to combine the legal and business perspectives to make the optimal decision

Education:

  • Law degree (J.D.) from ABA-accredited institution
  • Eligible to practice law in California (either as in-house counsel or admission to State Bar)

Annual Salary Range:

$159,000 to $210,000, plus benefits and incentive plans

Perks + Benefits:

  • Stock options for every employee
  • Healthcare + dental + vision benefits (Free for you/discounted for family)
  • 401(k) options
  • Relocation assistance + reimbursement
  • Casual dress code + relaxed work environment
  • Culturally diverse, progressive atmosphere
  • “Soul of Faraday” community outreach team

Faraday Future is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.