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VP & Senior Associate General Counsel, Labor, Employment & Ethics
Refer job# TRAP170087
VP & Senior Associate General Counsel, Labor, Employment & Ethics Responsibilities: Advise Human Resources professionals, Senior Leadership and other managers on NGS policies and practices relating to local and federal employment laws, including Title VII, DC law, ACA, FMLA, ADA, FLSA, COBRA, ERISA, ADEA, USERRA, EO 11246 as well as U.S. immigration laws. Stay abreast of and advise regarding pending legislation and developments in case law. Advise on corporate downsizings, hiring, terminations, reorganizations, discipline and other matters. Draft, negotiate and review employment contracts, severance agreements, temporary staffing agreements and independent contractor agreements. Advise on and manage outside counsel with respect to international employment law issues including establishment of foreign offices. Manage claims including those brought under the Society's Alternative Dispute Resolution program and keep program current with developing law. Work with and manage outside counsel and work with mediators, human resources and business units to present best case on behalf of Society for threatened and filed claims, including development of successful strategy and resolution of potential cases. Respond to subpoenas. Review and respond to EEOC and other agency charges of employment discrimination. Represent Society in mediations and arbitrations. Conduct internal investigations and report to relevant decisionmakers relating to ethical complaints and other violations of organizational policies as directed by Chief Legal Officer. Manage outside counsel as needed in certain investigations as directed by Chief Legal Officer. Provide confidential reporting as required regarding investigations. Responsible for coordination of annual and as-needed updating and maintenance of all official Society policies. Engage in proactive conflict resolution where appropriate. Act as the Society's Ethics Officer. Responsible for development, adjustment, training, compliance and enforcement of NGS Code of Ethics. Educate managers and staff on Code of Ethics and also train on Fostering Respect & Diversity and other training programs. Review, respond and resolve ethical concerns raised by Society employees and third parties. Escalate where appropriate.

Required Qualifications: Law Degree. JD, with license to practice as an attorney in DC. 15+ years law firm or in-house experience in employment law counseling and employment litigation or dispute resolution and at least 7+ years of management experience required. Employment law counseling and employment litigation or dispute resolution experience. Demonstrated substantive knowledge of the following laws and other employment laws required: Title VII, ADEA, FMLA, FLSA, ADA, USERRA. Experience conducting internal investigations and responding to employment discrimination claims. Superior writing and analytical skills, and an ability to quickly learn the fundamentals of different areas of the law. Ability to interface effectively with Senior Leadership, Human Resources professionals, and all levels of staff. Conflict resolution experience is preferred. Desired Qualifications: Strong interpersonal, written and oral communications skills to interact effectively with internal and external clients and counterparties in a highly professional manner. Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously. Exceptional organization skills and attention to detail. Ability to meet designated deadlines. Ability to maintain highest level of confidentiality and ability to handle sensitive materials.
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