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Senior Corporate Counsel, Employment - Americas Lead
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Senior Corporate Counsel, Employment - Americas Lead Responsibilities: Serve as the lead employment lawyer for Company's Americas region (United States, Canada, and Latin America); Lead and/or participate in special projects with cross-functional teams, including those focused on improving and enhancing employment-related policies, practices, and processes to execute priorities and ensure compliance; Help provide practical and business-oriented legal advice to the global human resources team and the business regarding all aspects of the employer/employee relationship including, hiring, performance management, discrimination, harassment, wage and hour, restrictive covenants, leaves and accommodations, compensation and benefits, reductions-in-force, contractor issues, and diversity and inclusion; Provide employment law support in connection with mergers & acquisitions including due diligence and post-close integration; Provide support with regard to interpretation and enforcement of sales commission plans; Respond to attorney demand letters and agency matters, including government-initiated inquiries and audits; Manage and partner with outside counsel in employment litigation matters; negotiate separation agreements; Collaborate with the Human Resources Team to generate and implement trainings on HR and employment law topics; and Participate in global projects and initiatives, as needed.

Qualifications: Should have a JD from an accredited U.S. law school and are a member in good standing of a U.S. State bar (preference for California); 12+ years specializing in U.S. employment law, with in-house experience at a multinational corporation strongly preferred; Strong knowledge of California Employment Law is required; Should have a demonstrated and proven ability to work well with Human Resources and business leaders, leveraging strong analytical and conceptual skills to be effective at building a consensus among leaders; enjoy collaborating with colleagues to achieve a shared goal; are a creative and strategic thinker who possesses excellent business sense and judgment; are committed to driving diversity and inclusion through the advice you provide; are a practical and enthusiastic problem-solver who is confident, mature, flexible, and calm under fire and can work independently in a dynamic, fast-changing environment; able to connect the dots to provide advice that considers the context and unintended consequences as well as the specific legal issue at hand; a passion for employment law and keep up to date on developments; People management experience is preferred. Some international employment law experience. Some immigration and mobility experience.
 
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