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Vice President, Deputy General Counsel



Posted on Tuesday, March 26, 2024

Honor exists to expand the world’s capacity to care.

We’re combining high tech with high-touch to deliver better home care for aging adults, better jobs for Care Professionals, and entirely new offerings to support the aging journey, at scale.

Founded in 2014, and now a Series E funded “Unicorn” valued at over $1B, Honor leads the world’s largest home care network with the most advanced care platform. Our August 2021 acquisition of Home Instead has created a global company that’s revolutionizing how society cares for older adults, their families, and Care Professionals.

The Honor Care Platform combines local care and the most advanced technology to bring the highest quality care to more aging adults.

Grow at Honor as part of a united team where everyone shows up authentically, shares ideas bravely, and solves complex problems!

About the Work:

As VP, General Counsel, you will be primarily responsible for legal support of all matters pertaining to the company’s franchise operations, including compliance with franchise laws, counseling the franchise operations team, maintaining contracts and policies, and mitigating vicarious liability. You will work directly with a variety of departments across the company, serving as lead counsel on strategic projects, providing day-to-day advice, and resolving issues that arise across the business.

You will focus on supporting the franchise team, including counseling in the area of franchise compliance, contracts and policies, regulatory, and vicarious liability. You will work directly with a variety of departments across the company, serving as lead counsel on strategic projects, providing day-to-day advice, and resolving issues that arise across the business.


  • Providing strategic oversight and ongoing legal counsel and guidance to the Company in the areas of risk management, vicarious liability mitigation, compliance, and litigation
  • Coordinating with cross-functional stakeholders, including network operations, product, engineering, business development, marketing, and policy teams
  • Remaining up-to-date on relevant industry standards and laws
  • Ensuring the Home Instead Franchise Disclosure Document is up to date and compliant with state and federal law. Oversee the registration process and state exemption filings
  • Drafting and negotiating a wide variety of contracts
  • Provide strategic leadership and participate in day to day decision making as necessary for the Franchise Standards department, which is responsible for maintaining the integrity of the Home Instead brand, including (1) developing and evolving franchise standards for the global franchise network; (2) ensuring that minimum operational standards are being met by all global franchise offices; (3) ensuring that all direct franchisees and International Franchise Partners (IFPs) are operating within the boundaries of the letter and spirit of their franchise agreements or master franchise agreements (MFAs); (4) assisting direct franchisees and IFP’s by inspiring best practices among all franchise offices; (5) responsibility for incident management and crisis communication for Home Instead, Inc., its affiliated entities, and the global franchise network.


  • Strong academic credentials
  • 10+ years of legal experience as franchise counsel
  • Health care, services and/or privacy experience a plus
  • Bar admission in good standing required


  • Ability to demonstrate sound judgment even in ambiguous situations
  • Ability to work independently while being able to contribute successfully to cross-functional teams
  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to manage multiple projects at once, follow through and meet deadlines
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Common sense, great judgment, and a good sense of humor
  • Embracing of the 24/7 nature of home care
  • Demonstrate discretion, integrity and fair-mindedness consistent with company standards, practices, policies and procedures.
  • Ability to establish collaborative working relationships with management, colleagues, franchise owners and their staff.
  • Ability to oversee complex projects while delegating to and empowering others.
  • Ability to distill and translate complex legal concepts and regulations for practical application to the business environment.
  • Working knowledge of general litigation process/evidence implications.
  • Ability to creatively solve for compliance issues while providing business units the freedom to achieve their team goals (e.g., helping our internal customers get to "yes").
  • Solution-oriented, outside-the-box thinking and strategizing.


Our range reflects the hiring range for this position. We use national average to determine pay as we are a remote first company. Individual pay is based on a number of factors including qualifications, skills, experience, education, and training.

Base pay is just a part of our total rewards program. Honor offers equity and 401K with up to a 4% match. We provide medical, dental and vision coverage including zero cost plans for employees. Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability and Life Insurance are fully employer paid with a voluntary additional Life Insurance option. We offer a generous time off program, mental health benefits, wellness program, and discount program.

Hiring Salary Range
$240,000$290,000 USD

What’s next?

Honor is remote friendly! We're hiring across the U.S., with an entirely virtual interview and onboarding process. Most of our positions are remote/work from home and do not require permanent relocation. As conditions allow, we have office space for in-person collaboration in our San Francisco Bay Area, CA, Austin, TX, and Omaha, NE hubs. If you're looking for a great job that offers you the opportunity to work from home, we'd love to talk to you.

Want to know more about why Honor is a great place to work? Check out our perks!

We value people! These four people-centric values guide the ways we work and decisions we make every day.

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Honor is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, political affiliation or belief.

Honor is an E-Verify company. For more information please review our Participation and your Right to Work