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Corporate Counsel - Regulatory

United States - Washington - Seattle

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Corporate Counsel - Regulatory

Expedia Group is looking for a Corporate Counsel to join its Legal & Government Affairs Group (ELCA) working on North American vacation rental law regulatory matters and compliance. This position is part of the Regulatory, Litigation & Tax group at Expedia responsible for compliance with short-term rental laws and will report to Senior Corporate Counsel for U.S. short term rental laws. If you like being part of a small team working with senior leaders to build compliance programs, providing daily legal counsel, and enjoy working on e-commerce regulatory matters, this is the position for you.

What you'll do:

  • Contributing to and ensuring Expedia's vacation rental regulatory products, processes and operations timely and efficiently meet legal requirements in multiple jurisdictions, including reviewing and summarizing new laws and assisting with the development of regulatory products and compliance, applying risk-based assessments to consider how current products or operations should change in response to an ever-evolving regulatory environment

  • Providing legal advice and support to Expedia's VR Regulatory Operations team and related business groups to ensure that they understand and comply with applicable legal requirements, including conducting trainings, and presentations on legal matters

  • Engaging with government authorities on matters related to Expedia’s compliance with short term rental laws and responses to legal demands from governments related to vacation rentals

  • Work on external communications to vacation rental owners and/or governmental officials with other Expedia teams

  • Relocation (Y/N): N


Who you are:

  • 5+ years of legal experience, preferably with 3+ of those years providing legal counsel and support for e-commerce regulatory matters

  • A J.D. degree (or equivalent related professional experience) and membership in good standing in Washington Bar

  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a cross-functional team

  • Strong organizational and project management skills

  • Strong analytical and communication skills

  • Common sense, great judgment, and a good sense of humor

  • Strong team player with demonstrated ability to work cooperatively and efficiently with paralegals, assistants, other lawyers, and business clients

  • Strong, results orientation with a customer focus

  • Highest standards of ethics and professional integrity

Why join us:   

Expedia Group recognizes our success is dependent on the success of our people.  We are a global travel platform, made up of the most knowledgeable, passionate, and creative people in our business.  Our brands recognize the power of travel to break down barriers and bring the world within reach – that responsibility inspires us to be the place where exceptional people want to do their best work and to provide them the tools to do so.   

  

Whether you're applying to work in engineering or customer support, marketing or lodging supply, at Expedia Group we act as one team, working towards a common goal; to bring the world within reach.  We relentlessly strive for better, but not at the cost of the customer.  We act with humility and optimism, respecting ideas big and small.  We value diversity and voices of all volumes. We are a global organization but keep our feet on the ground so we can act fast and stay simple.  Our teams also have the chance to give back on a local level and make a difference through our corporate social responsibility program, Expedia Cares. 

  

If you have a hunger to make a difference with one of the most loved brands in the world and to work in the dynamic travel industry, this is the job for you. 

  

Our family of travel brands includes: Brand Expedia®, Hotels.com®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Egencia®, trivago®, Vrbo®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Hotwire®, Expedia® Media Solutions, CarRentals.com™, Expedia Local Expert®, Expedia Cruises™ and SilverRail Technologies, Inc. For more information, visit www.expediagroup.com. 


 

Expedia is committed to creating an inclusive work environment with a diverse workforce.   All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. This employer participates in E-Verify. The employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.
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R-58338

Job Category
Legal Group

Job Function
Legal

Location
United States - Washington - Seattle

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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