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Vp, Assistant General Counsel - Hr Regulatory & Employment Law
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VP, Assistant General Counsel - HR Regulatory & Employment Law Duties: Provide strategic legal advice on employment law-related matters, providing support primarily Human Resources Regulatory Law, Governance, Operations and Control team, sitting at the intersection of financial regulations, compensation and benefit issues, employee culture and performance standards, corporate governance and reporting in an evolving and complex environment with multiple constituencies. Provide support through project work, counselling and operational enhancements by offering proactive, creative, viable and scalable suggestions to minimize risk. Provide strategic legal support for other parts of the Firm, such as the Corporate and Investment Bank and the Corporate and Firmwide Functions on employment law and related matters. also manage internal investigations and employment claims at various stages (from threatened litigation through hearing/trial) and in various jurisdictions and forums, including investigating allegations, overseeing outside counsel, providing strategy and risk assessments, and reporting on outcomes and trends. May prepare and review human resources policies, procedures, agreements and other documentation related to human resources and workforce management.

Qualifications: Law degree, admission to practice. 5+ years of recent, relevant and broad employment litigation experience, as well as significant advice and counsel experience in a law firm, large in-house setting or equivalent (required). Demonstrated knowledge of state and federal employment discrimination and other employment-related statutes, as well as common law employment claims (required). Experience handling full range of labor and employment issues, including performance management, employee discipline, termination, severance, workplace investigations, policy development, employment agreements, FLSA, FMLA, wage and hour issues, workplace accommodations, applications, training, incentive pay, and the protection of intellectual property, trade secrets and confidential information (required). Experience preparing legal documents including pleadings, discovery, motions etc. required; deposition, oral argument, hearing and trial experience (preferred); Self-starter with strong organizational skills and ability to handle high volume and balance competing demands (required). Ability to develop and maintain client relationships; must be an effective influencer (required). Excellent oral and written communication skills (required). Strong knowledge of eDiscovery/ESI (required). High competency in Microsoft Word, Excel, LEXIS/Westlaw (required). Employment litigation and counseling with financial services clients (strongly preferred). Experience with and appreciation for Design Thinking and Agile Development (strongly preferred). Operational mindset (preferred). Familiarity with Corporate governance (preferred). Experience with compensation design and policy (preferred). Experience advising and working on mergers, acquisitions, and other transactions (preferred). Project management skills and background (preferred). Knowledge of collaboration tools like SharePoint and PowerPoint, case management applications and/or customer account management applications (preferred).

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