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Senior Counsel - Labor and Employment (Remote)
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Job Type Full-time # Senior Counsel - Labor and Employment (Remote) Are you looking to work with an international team to solve problems on a global scale? Akamai Legal is a highly-experienced global team of professionals dedicated to advancing Akamai's business interests and next phase of growth, while simultaneously protecting its assets and reputation. We embrace the challenge of working at the intersection of rapid innovation and regularly evolving laws. Join us and become a trusted advisor to internal stakeholders across the business. ## Responsibilities As Senior Counsel, Labor and Employment, you will be responsible for: * Counseling HR professionals and business leaders on all aspects of employment, labor and related legal issues. * Advising on employment-related Federal, state and local statutes and regulations. * Investigating and defending employment-related claims and supporting training for Company employees regarding employment law matters. * Educating HR professionals to mitigate risk on key HR responsibilities. * Drafting, reviewing and advising HR regarding the creation and operation of best in class policies and practices. * Building effective working relationships and interfacing closely with Akamai's HR department, and with external employment counsel. * Supporting employment-related litigation. * Providing other legal assistance as needed to Legal team or business leaders on employment/labor/other issues. ## Qualifications To be successful in this role you will have: * A minimum of 10 years experience as an employment attorney with both law firm and in-house experience, and relevant experience advising on employment law matters. * JD from an accredited law school, be admitted to practice in a relevant jurisdiction, and be in good standing. * Strong background in advising clients and business leaders on local employment law issues. * Sound business judgment, robust time management skills, the ability to work under pressure and manage multiple projects and clients simultaneously, solid risk management and assessment, and the ability to identify and resolve problems quickly. * Experience with Internet technology and related legal issues will be helpful but not essential. * Strong interpersonal, organizational and written/verbal communication skills, with the ability to work independently and as a member of a team, proactively, remotely, and with minimal supervision. * Flexibility to work with colleagues and internal clients located across the US, Canada, and Latin America. ## Benefits At Akamai, we will provide you with opportunities to grow, flourish, and achieve great things. Our benefit options are designed to meet your individual needs for today and in the future. We provide benefits surrounding all aspects of your life: * Your health * Your finances * Your family * Your time at work * Your time pursuing other endeavors Our benefit plan options are designed to meet your individual needs and budget, both today and in the future. FlexBase, Akamai's Global Flexible Working Program, is based on the principles that are helping us create the best workplace in the world. When our colleagues said that flexible working was important to them, we listened. We also know flexible working is important to many of the incredible people considering joining Akamai. FlexBase, gives 95% of employees the choice to work from their home, their office, or both (in the country advertised). This permanent workplace flexibility program is consistent and fair globally, to help us find incredible talent, virtually anywhere. We are happy to discuss working options for this role and encourage you to speak with your recruiter in more detail when you apply. The base salary for this position ranges from $149,122 - $239,744/year; a candidate's salary is determined by various factors including, but not limited to, relevant work experience, skills, certifications and location. The compensation package may also include incentive compensation opportunities in the form of annual bonus or incentives, equity awards and an Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP). Akamai provides industry-leading benefits including healthcare, 401K savings plan, company holidays, vacation (in the form of PTO), sick time, family friendly benefits including parental leave and an employee assistance program including a focus on mental and financial wellness; Eligibility requirements apply. ## Join Us Are you seeking an opportunity to make a real difference in a company with a global reach and exciting services and clients? Come join us and grow with a team of people who will energize and inspire you! Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength that diversity brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status. Akamai is committed to complying with COVID-19 requirements in the countries where it operates. For locations or roles subject to vaccination mandates, we require proof of vaccination, if permitted, as a condition of employment. We will provide additional details regarding our vaccine record submission protocols during the hiring and onboarding process. At Akamai, we power and protect life online, by solving the toughest challenges, together. We're curious, innovative, collaborative and tenacious. We celebrate diversity of thought and we hold an unwavering belief that we can make a meaningful difference. Our teams use their global perspectives to put customers at the forefront of everything they do, so if you are people-centric, you'll thrive here. Join us and become part of a

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