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Counsel - Employment & Labor

Detroit MI Counsel - Employment & Labor Duties: Provide advice and counsel to management, Human Resources, and Labor Relations regarding compliance with existing labor and employment laws and new legislation. Provide advice and counsel on issues such as state and federal employment discrimination and anti-harassment statutes; NLRA claims, general union relations and contract negotiations; FMLA and disability law claims; USERRA; state and federal wage and hour laws and the FLSA; equal pay; corporate separateness and contingent workers issues; affirmative action and diversity; drug-free workplace; employee discipline and termination; restructuring; whistleblower laws; wrongful discharge claims; and drafting employment agreements and policies. Provide representation and// management of matters for the Company before state and federal administrative agencies, including the OFCCP, the Wage and Hour Division, EEOC, state and local human rights agencies, as well as in mediations and arbitrations and any claims under local union grievance procedures. Cost-effectively manage employment litigation/other costs and interface with outside counsel. Conduct and manage internal investigations. Drafting and presenting client training on labor and employment issues. Provide advice and counsel in other business areas and work on legal projects to improve business policies and processes. Support and contribute to L&E team s annual objectives and Human Resource/Labor Relations teams initiatives.

Requirements: Law degree from an accredited college or university. Admitted to practice in at least one jurisdiction in the United States and, if not admitted in Michigan, the ability to qualify for in-house counsel status in Michigan. 7+ years of relevant legal experience. Knowledge and experience in key legal trends that impact the business. Ability to collaborate, build relationships, gain credibility, and partner effectively with others up and down a matrix organization. Self-directed, solution-focused individual that with strong work ethic and the ability to collaboratecross-functionally to achieve enterprise-wide results. Ability to respectfully speak up, exchange feedback and boldly share ideas without fear.. Proven ability to establish rapport and participate in an environment of continuous improvement. Strong oral and written communicator. Commitment to compliance, integrity and quality. Sound business judgment and financial acumen, including budgeting. Aptitude for critical thinking and succinctly presenting the best course of action. Exceptional organizational, analytical, leadership and interpersonal skills. Excellent computer skills, including advanced use of Microsoft Office Suite. Knowledge and understanding of automotive industry environment and business needs is plus. Demonstrated experience providing legal advice in a highly regulated environment. Demonstrated experience identifying and resolving legal issues quickly and effectively and ability to make on the spot risk calls. Demonstrated experience prioritizing conflicting demands from multiple business clients in an extremely fast paced environment. Ability to set and meet multiple priorities, initiative to take on new challenges and high energy to partner with diverse teams in a fast-paced work environment. Significant L&E experience in-house at a company, at a law firm or in a government agency with an established labor and employment practice.
Legal 7 - 0 Full-time 2019-12-15

Counsel - Labor & Employment

Detroit MI Counsel - Labor & Employment Duties: Provide expert advice and counsel to management, Human Resources, and Labor Relations, with significant experience in managing a bargained-for workforces. Provide expert advice and counsel on issues such as NLRA claims, general union/ management relations and collective bargaining; corporate separateness and contingent workers issues; employee discipline and termination; restructuring; whistleblower laws; wrongful discharge claims; and drafting employment agreements and policies. Provide representation and/or management of matters for the Company before state and federal administrative agencies, including the NLRB, OFCCP, the Wage and Hour Division, EEOC, state and local human rights agencies, as well as in mediations and arbitrations and any claims under local union grievance procedures. Cost-effectively manage employment litigation/other costs and interface with outside counsel. Conduct and manage internal investigations. Drafting and presenting client training on labor and employment issues. Leader in providing advice and counsel in other business areas and work on legal projects to improve business policies and processes. Partner with the business to effectively solve complex, multi-dimensional problems regarding Labor and Employment matters. Support and contribute to L&E teams annual objectives and Human Resource/Labor Relations teams initiatives.

Qualifications: Law degree from an accredited college or university. Admitted to practice in at least one jurisdiction in the United States and, if not admitted in Michigan, the ability to qualify for in-house counsel status in Michigan. 12+ years of relevant legal experience. Strong leadership experience. Proven ability to be able to manage across various levels of the organization effectively, with and without authority. Knowledge and experience in key legal trends that impact the business. Ability to collaborate, build relationships, gain credibility, and partner effectively with others up and down a matrixed organization. Self-directed, solution-focused individual that with strong work ethic and the ability to collaborate cross-functionally to achieve enterprise-wide results. Ability to respectfully speak up, exchange feedback and boldly share ideas without fear. Ability to supervise attorneys as needed. Proven ability to establish rapport and participate in an environment of continuous improvement. Strong oral and written communicator. Commitment to compliance, integrity and quality. Sound business judgment and financial acumen, including budgeting. Aptitude for critical thinking and succinctly presenting the best course of action. Exceptional organizational, analytical, leadership and interpersonal skills. Excellent computer skills, including advanced use of Microsoft Office Suite. Knowledge and understanding of automotive industry environment and business needs is desired. Demonstrated experience providing legal advice in a highly regulated environment. Demonstrated experience identifying and resolving legal issues quickly and effectively and ability to make on the spot risk calls. Demonstrated experience prioritizing conflicting demands from multiple business clients in an extremely fast paced environment. Ability to set and meet multiple priorities, initiative to take on new challenges and high energy to partner with diverse teams in a fast paced work environment. Significant L&E experience in-house at a company, at a law firm or in a government agency with an established labor and employment practice.
Legal 12 - 0 Full-time 2019-12-14

Senior Corporate Counsel

Auburn Hills MI Senior Corporate Counsel The candidate collaborates with the companys General Counsel and Legal Department members on a wide variety of matters involving risk management, litigation support, product development and marketing, and general commercial transactions. Support General Counsel to provide accurate legal guidance to the executive staff on all matters that affect the company. Advise on compliance and risk management in real-world transactions; prepare and provide compliance and risk management training. Assist domestic and global IP expansion efforts and enforcement litigation. Coordinate company efforts during litigation. Work closely with management and collaborate with outside counsel if necessary to address any liability or compliance issues. Collaborate with and assist management of company relationship with outside counsel. Provide counsel to development teams to ensure product clearance and legal assistance to bring product to market. Manage various corporate governmental filings and assist with corporate records. Create vendor contracts and contractor agreements. Review and negotiate agreements related to all areas of Company business. Ensure that the Company is in compliance with all state, local and federal laws and regulations. This position will drive for company business. Other duties may be assigned

The candidate must have a strong academic and professional background with a JD and/or LL.M. degree admitted to a US state Bar and in good standing. Should have 3 years of law firm and/or in-house experience in the automotive industry with experience in handling transactional legal matters in automotive and distribution. Must have knowledge about commercial transactions and equity/debt financing/capital markets transactions. Excellent oral and written communication skills and a team player; good interpersonal and presentation skills are required. Understanding of Japanese corporate culture and/or language skills a significant plus.
Legal 3 - 0 Full-time 2019-12-12

Contracts Attorney

Birmingham MI Contracts Attorney The candidate will review, draft, and advise others on a wide range of agreements including: residential and commercial agreements such as master services agreements, amendments to existing customer agreements, RFPs, leases non-disclosure agreements, subcontractor agreements, vendor agreements, particularly with respect to construction, remdiation, general services contracts. Provide legal guidance to members of other departments. Conduct various additional other legal and ad hoc projects as required. Collaborate with various groups to understand and ensure consistency with the companys business, financial and risk management objectives. Maintain applicable corporate database system and contract matters. Should have JD and bar admission in any state - MUST live in and be licenced to work in Michigan. Should have 1-3 years of law firm experience plus 1-3 years of in house counsel experience. Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Adobe, AIA, PowerPoint and other contracts based programs. Legal 1 - 3 Full-time 2019-12-07

Labor And Employment Counsel

Benton Harbor MI Labor And Employment Counsel The candidate to join Human Resources Legal Team reporting to the Chief Labor and Employment Counsel. Will also work closely with the Employee Experience team. Will represent and provide counsel to the Company on all matters related to labor and employment law. Will be an integral part of the Human Resources Legal team as it supports Company's human resources, labor, and employment activities. Job Responsibilities: Provide advice and counsel to management regarding compliance with existing labor and employment laws and new legislation. Provide advice and counsel on issues related to the ADAFMLA, USERRA, state and federal wage and hour laws, state and federal employment discrimination statutes, FLSA, equal pay, corporate separateness and contingent workers' issues, affirmative action and diversity, drug-free workplace, NLRA claims, general union relations and contract negotiations, strike support, employee discipline and termination, restructuring, whistleblower laws, wrongful discharge claims, drafting employment agreements and policies, and other labor and employment law matters. Provide representation for the Company before state and federal administrative agencies, including the EEOC, state and local human rights agencies, the Department of Labor, OFCCP, other labor and employment related agencies, as well as in mediations and arbitrations under Companys local union grievance procedures. Cost-effectively manage employment litigation and interface with outside counsel. Support counseling for employment and labor matters in select countries where Whirlpool does business. Provide advice and counsel on labor related aspects of mergers and acquisitions. Provide advice and counsel in other business areas and work on legal projects to improve business policies and processes. Support and contribute to HR Legal team's annual objectives,the Company and Human Resource teams initiatives, and work on continuous improvement of our policies and processes. Juris Doctorate is required. 3+ years experience at a law firm or as in-house counsel with a practice that focuses on labor and employment is required. Must be Licensed to Practice Law in at least one state in the United States and must be a member in good standing with that State bar. Active license to Practice Law in at least one state in the United States is required. Demonstrated experience providing legal advice in a highly regulated environment is preferred. Demonstrated experience identifying and resolving legal issues quickly and effectively and ability to make on the spot risk calls is preferred. Demonstrated experience prioritizing conflicting demands from multiple business clients in an extremely fast paced environment is preferred. Significant L&E experience at a law firm, company, or in a government practice with an established labor and employment practice is preferred. Experience with class actions is preferred. Demonstrated effectiveness in the practice of employment and labor with particular emphasis on NLRA / union issues, Title VII, ADEA, ADA, FMLA, USERRA, FLSA, and employment-related torts and litigation is preferred. Experience with global employment and/or litigation issues is preferred. Strong working knowledge of English language (oral and written) is preferred. Legal 3 - 0 Full-time 2019-12-06

ERISA/Executive Compensation Attorney / Labor & Employment Attorney in Grand Rapids, MI

Grand Rapids MI Benefits Advisory and Compliance Consultant The candidate will drive superior, consistent project management for concurrent BAC projects. Translate business needs into comprehensive project plans including objectives, timeline, deliverables, budget and quality standards; Serve as the day to day project lead, ensuring the progress of teams against established goals. Serve as primary, daily contact to clients on delivery of services. Manage client expectations and raise appropriate issues to Senior Consultants and Client Relationship Managers. Develop a trusted advisor relationship with client contacts through efficient, quality execution of projects, effective communication, and value added consulting advice. Interface with colleagues from other practices and regions on assignments that reflect the client s broader business issues. Provide core compliance services including non-discrimination testing, operational reviews and government filings, including determination letter and corrections applications. Administer plan documentation efforts (forms, amendments, restatements, SPD s, SMM s). Review and analyze clients qualified and non-qualified benefit plans. Contribute to the resolution of clients legal and regulatory issues. Consult with clients on issues of plan qualification and fiduciary responsibility. Coordinate communications, data flow and related work streams with vendors. Assist in the tracking and interpretation of legal developments, both internally and with clients, on all aspects of the Internal Revenue Code (IRC), ERISA, and other relevant laws as they affect employee benefit plans. Partner with leading legal, actuarial and financial consultants across the US to create and apply our intellectual capital to consulting projects. Follow firm and line of business processes, protocols and quality standards in the development and deployment of solutions. Meet revenue and billable hour goals as described by manager. Support the generation of new business as part of the broader team. Participate in prospecting opportunities with new clients as part of a broader team. Directly contribute to clients success through applying your technical expertise. Build relationships internally and collaborate effectively on cross-functional teams. Demonstrate natural ease and effectiveness when dealing with clients/colleagues at all levels. Serve as mentor to project team associates.

The candidate must have 5+ years of experience in employee benefits or retirement consulting with a focus on compliance, plan administration, or recordkeeping. Prior experience in professional services firm or legal environment preferred. Should have experience and success delivering compliance solutions to corporate and not-for-profit organizations (e.g. plan governance, government filings, plan documentation, testing, vendor management). Extensive knowledge of and experience with 401(k), 403(b) and/or defined benefit plans is necessary. Must have deep knowledge of IRC, ERISA and other relevant laws and regulations affecting employee benefit plans. Should have proven experience successfully managing multiple projects and producing quality deliverables on time and within budget. Should be comfortable interacting with and presenting to professionals at all levels within various organizations (internal and external clients, vendors, other consultants and counsel). Must have proven ability to recognize and diagnose issues and work in teams to influence clients decision making. Undergraduate degree required; JD degree and/or post graduate is helpful.
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2019-12-01

Litigation - General/Commercial Attorney in Detroit, MI

Detroit MI Document Review Attorney The candidate will review tools including, Relativity, Relativity Analytics, and Relativity Assisted Review, each attorney will review documents pursuant to complex litigation matters to determine relevancy, responsiveness and privilege. Juris Doctorate is required. Must be licensed to practice law in at least one U.S. state. Review Experience is preferred. Relativity software experience is a plus. Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Legal 0 - 0 Full-time 2019-12-01

Tax - International Attorney in Detroit, MI

Detroit MI International Tax Quantitative Solutions Manager The candidate will assist in the management of a portfolio of clients, while reporting to Senior Managers and above. Contribute to the development of your own and team s technical acumen. Develop strategies to solve complex technical challenges. Assist in the management and delivering of large projects. Train, coach, and supervise staff. Keep up to date with local and national business and economic issues. Continue to develop internal relationships and brand. Must have Bachelor Degree and Accounting degree. Should preferably have a JD degree, Master of Laws (LLM), or Master's degree in Accounting or Taxation field of study will be considered in lieu of a Bachelor Degree in Accounting. Must have 5+ years of experience. CPA, Enrolled Agent or Active Member of the Bar is essential. Should preferably have PhD in Computer/Information Science or STEM equivalent, MCSE, MCSD, CSQA, CSTE, CAP, CSSLP, CISSP. Should preferably have extensive knowledge of in-depth quantitative analysis including earning and profit studies, subpart F and foreign tax credit computations. Considerable knowledge of foreign tax reporting and international taxation compliance regulations. Considerable knowledge of public accounting practices, law firm or corporate tax department of a multinational company. Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2019-12-01

Tax - International Attorney in Detroit, MI

Detroit MI Tax - International Tax Services Associate - JD/LLM - Fall 2020 The candidate will invite and provide evidence-based feedback in a timely and constructive manner. Will share and collaborate effectively with others. Work with existing processes/systems whilst making constructive suggestions for improvements. Validate data and analysis for accuracy and relevance. Follow risk management and compliance procedures. Keep up-to-date with technical developments for business area. Communicate confidently in a clear, concise and articulate manner - verbally and in written form. Seek opportunities to learn about other cultures and other parts of the business across the Network of firms. Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct. Should have a Juris Doctorate degree. Master of Laws in Taxation is preferred. Cumulative GPA of 3.3 is desired. Should demonstrate some knowledge and/or a proven record of success in the following areas: research tax laws, rules and regulations and analyze their application to specific situations, and in turn, draft memorandums to defend decisions and/or outline solutions to those issues; participate in a wide range of projects and consistently demonstrate creative thinking and individual initiative; work effectively in a team environment by understanding personal and team roles; seek guidance, clarification and feedback proactively; identify and address client needs, build relationships with clients; and approach clients in an organized and knowledgeable manner and deliver clear requests for information. Should preferably demonstrate some abilities and/or a proven record of success in federal and state tax laws including the following areas: research and analyze tax laws, rules and regulations, pertinent client, industry, and technical matters; and interact with various levels of client and firm management through both written and verbal communications. Legal 0 - 0 Full-time 2019-12-01

Tax - International Attorney in Detroit, MI

Detroit MI Tax - International Tax Services Associate - JD/LLM - Summer 2020 The candidate will invite and provide evidence-based feedback in a timely and constructive manner. Will share and collaborate effectively with others. Work with existing processes/systems whilst making constructive suggestions for improvements. Validate data and analysis for accuracy and relevance. Follow risk management and compliance procedures. Keep up-to-date with technical developments for business area. Communicate confidently in a clear, concise and articulate manner - verbally and in written form. Seek opportunities to learn about other cultures and other parts of the business across the Network of firms. Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct. Should have a Juris Doctorate degree. Master of Laws in Taxation is preferred. Cumulative GPA of 3.3 is desired. Should demonstrate some knowledge and/or a proven record of success in the following areas: research tax laws, rules and regulations and analyze their application to specific situations, and in turn, draft memorandums to defend decisions and/or outline solutions to those issues; participate in a wide range of projects and consistently demonstrate creative thinking and individual initiative; work effectively in a team environment by understanding personal and team roles; seek guidance, clarification and feedback proactively; identify and address client needs, build relationships with clients; and approach clients in an organized and knowledgeable manner and deliver clear requests for information. Should preferably demonstrate some abilities and/or a proven record of success in federal and state tax laws including the following areas: research and analyze tax laws, rules and regulations, pertinent client, industry, and technical matters; and interact with various levels of client and firm management through both written and verbal communications. Legal 0 - 0 Full-time 2019-12-01
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Counsel - Employment & Labor
Refer job# PTVJ147619
 
Counsel - Employment & Labor Duties: Provide advice and counsel to management, Human Resources, and Labor Relations regarding compliance with existing labor and employment laws and new legislation. Provide advice and counsel on issues such as state and federal employment discrimination and anti-harassment statutes; NLRA claims, general union relations and contract negotiations; FMLA and disability law claims; USERRA; state and federal wage and hour laws and the FLSA; equal pay; corporate separateness and contingent workers issues; affirmative action and diversity; drug-free workplace; employee discipline and termination; restructuring; whistleblower laws; wrongful discharge claims; and drafting employment agreements and policies. Provide representation and// management of matters for the Company before state and federal administrative agencies, including the OFCCP, the Wage and Hour Division, EEOC, state and local human rights agencies, as well as in mediations and arbitrations and any claims under local union grievance procedures. Cost-effectively manage employment litigation/other costs and interface with outside counsel. Conduct and manage internal investigations. Drafting and presenting client training on labor and employment issues. Provide advice and counsel in other business areas and work on legal projects to improve business policies and processes. Support and contribute to L&E team s annual objectives and Human Resource/Labor Relations teams initiatives.

Requirements: Law degree from an accredited college or university. Admitted to practice in at least one jurisdiction in the United States and, if not admitted in Michigan, the ability to qualify for in-house counsel status in Michigan. 7+ years of relevant legal experience. Knowledge and experience in key legal trends that impact the business. Ability to collaborate, build relationships, gain credibility, and partner effectively with others up and down a matrix organization. Self-directed, solution-focused individual that with strong work ethic and the ability to collaboratecross-functionally to achieve enterprise-wide results. Ability to respectfully speak up, exchange feedback and boldly share ideas without fear.. Proven ability to establish rapport and participate in an environment of continuous improvement. Strong oral and written communicator. Commitment to compliance, integrity and quality. Sound business judgment and financial acumen, including budgeting. Aptitude for critical thinking and succinctly presenting the best course of action. Exceptional organizational, analytical, leadership and interpersonal skills. Excellent computer skills, including advanced use of Microsoft Office Suite. Knowledge and understanding of automotive industry environment and business needs is plus. Demonstrated experience providing legal advice in a highly regulated environment. Demonstrated experience identifying and resolving legal issues quickly and effectively and ability to make on the spot risk calls. Demonstrated experience prioritizing conflicting demands from multiple business clients in an extremely fast paced environment. Ability to set and meet multiple priorities, initiative to take on new challenges and high energy to partner with diverse teams in a fast-paced work environment. Significant L&E experience in-house at a company, at a law firm or in a government agency with an established labor and employment practice.
 
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Counsel - Labor & Employment
Refer job# SVRO147603
 
Counsel - Labor & Employment Duties: Provide expert advice and counsel to management, Human Resources, and Labor Relations, with significant experience in managing a bargained-for workforces. Provide expert advice and counsel on issues such as NLRA claims, general union/ management relations and collective bargaining; corporate separateness and contingent workers issues; employee discipline and termination; restructuring; whistleblower laws; wrongful discharge claims; and drafting employment agreements and policies. Provide representation and/or management of matters for the Company before state and federal administrative agencies, including the NLRB, OFCCP, the Wage and Hour Division, EEOC, state and local human rights agencies, as well as in mediations and arbitrations and any claims under local union grievance procedures. Cost-effectively manage employment litigation/other costs and interface with outside counsel. Conduct and manage internal investigations. Drafting and presenting client training on labor and employment issues. Leader in providing advice and counsel in other business areas and work on legal projects to improve business policies and processes. Partner with the business to effectively solve complex, multi-dimensional problems regarding Labor and Employment matters. Support and contribute to L&E teams annual objectives and Human Resource/Labor Relations teams initiatives.

Qualifications: Law degree from an accredited college or university. Admitted to practice in at least one jurisdiction in the United States and, if not admitted in Michigan, the ability to qualify for in-house counsel status in Michigan. 12+ years of relevant legal experience. Strong leadership experience. Proven ability to be able to manage across various levels of the organization effectively, with and without authority. Knowledge and experience in key legal trends that impact the business. Ability to collaborate, build relationships, gain credibility, and partner effectively with others up and down a matrixed organization. Self-directed, solution-focused individual that with strong work ethic and the ability to collaborate cross-functionally to achieve enterprise-wide results. Ability to respectfully speak up, exchange feedback and boldly share ideas without fear. Ability to supervise attorneys as needed. Proven ability to establish rapport and participate in an environment of continuous improvement. Strong oral and written communicator. Commitment to compliance, integrity and quality. Sound business judgment and financial acumen, including budgeting. Aptitude for critical thinking and succinctly presenting the best course of action. Exceptional organizational, analytical, leadership and interpersonal skills. Excellent computer skills, including advanced use of Microsoft Office Suite. Knowledge and understanding of automotive industry environment and business needs is desired. Demonstrated experience providing legal advice in a highly regulated environment. Demonstrated experience identifying and resolving legal issues quickly and effectively and ability to make on the spot risk calls. Demonstrated experience prioritizing conflicting demands from multiple business clients in an extremely fast paced environment. Ability to set and meet multiple priorities, initiative to take on new challenges and high energy to partner with diverse teams in a fast paced work environment. Significant L&E experience in-house at a company, at a law firm or in a government agency with an established labor and employment practice.
 
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Senior Corporate Counsel
Refer job# LNEZ147514
 
Senior Corporate Counsel The candidate collaborates with the companys General Counsel and Legal Department members on a wide variety of matters involving risk management, litigation support, product development and marketing, and general commercial transactions. Support General Counsel to provide accurate legal guidance to the executive staff on all matters that affect the company. Advise on compliance and risk management in real-world transactions; prepare and provide compliance and risk management training. Assist domestic and global IP expansion efforts and enforcement litigation. Coordinate company efforts during litigation. Work closely with management and collaborate with outside counsel if necessary to address any liability or compliance issues. Collaborate with and assist management of company relationship with outside counsel. Provide counsel to development teams to ensure product clearance and legal assistance to bring product to market. Manage various corporate governmental filings and assist with corporate records. Create vendor contracts and contractor agreements. Review and negotiate agreements related to all areas of Company business. Ensure that the Company is in compliance with all state, local and federal laws and regulations. This position will drive for company business. Other duties may be assigned

The candidate must have a strong academic and professional background with a JD and/or LL.M. degree admitted to a US state Bar and in good standing. Should have 3 years of law firm and/or in-house experience in the automotive industry with experience in handling transactional legal matters in automotive and distribution. Must have knowledge about commercial transactions and equity/debt financing/capital markets transactions. Excellent oral and written communication skills and a team player; good interpersonal and presentation skills are required. Understanding of Japanese corporate culture and/or language skills a significant plus.
 
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Contracts Attorney
Refer job# SRQW147446
 
Contracts Attorney The candidate will review, draft, and advise others on a wide range of agreements including: residential and commercial agreements such as master services agreements, amendments to existing customer agreements, RFPs, leases non-disclosure agreements, subcontractor agreements, vendor agreements, particularly with respect to construction, remdiation, general services contracts. Provide legal guidance to members of other departments. Conduct various additional other legal and ad hoc projects as required. Collaborate with various groups to understand and ensure consistency with the companys business, financial and risk management objectives. Maintain applicable corporate database system and contract matters. Should have JD and bar admission in any state - MUST live in and be licenced to work in Michigan. Should have 1-3 years of law firm experience plus 1-3 years of in house counsel experience. Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Adobe, AIA, PowerPoint and other contracts based programs.
 
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Labor And Employment Counsel
Refer job# PIHD147420
 
Labor And Employment Counsel The candidate to join Human Resources Legal Team reporting to the Chief Labor and Employment Counsel. Will also work closely with the Employee Experience team. Will represent and provide counsel to the Company on all matters related to labor and employment law. Will be an integral part of the Human Resources Legal team as it supports Company's human resources, labor, and employment activities. Job Responsibilities: Provide advice and counsel to management regarding compliance with existing labor and employment laws and new legislation. Provide advice and counsel on issues related to the ADAFMLA, USERRA, state and federal wage and hour laws, state and federal employment discrimination statutes, FLSA, equal pay, corporate separateness and contingent workers' issues, affirmative action and diversity, drug-free workplace, NLRA claims, general union relations and contract negotiations, strike support, employee discipline and termination, restructuring, whistleblower laws, wrongful discharge claims, drafting employment agreements and policies, and other labor and employment law matters. Provide representation for the Company before state and federal administrative agencies, including the EEOC, state and local human rights agencies, the Department of Labor, OFCCP, other labor and employment related agencies, as well as in mediations and arbitrations under Companys local union grievance procedures. Cost-effectively manage employment litigation and interface with outside counsel. Support counseling for employment and labor matters in select countries where Whirlpool does business. Provide advice and counsel on labor related aspects of mergers and acquisitions. Provide advice and counsel in other business areas and work on legal projects to improve business policies and processes. Support and contribute to HR Legal team's annual objectives,the Company and Human Resource teams initiatives, and work on continuous improvement of our policies and processes. Juris Doctorate is required. 3+ years experience at a law firm or as in-house counsel with a practice that focuses on labor and employment is required. Must be Licensed to Practice Law in at least one state in the United States and must be a member in good standing with that State bar. Active license to Practice Law in at least one state in the United States is required. Demonstrated experience providing legal advice in a highly regulated environment is preferred. Demonstrated experience identifying and resolving legal issues quickly and effectively and ability to make on the spot risk calls is preferred. Demonstrated experience prioritizing conflicting demands from multiple business clients in an extremely fast paced environment is preferred. Significant L&E experience at a law firm, company, or in a government practice with an established labor and employment practice is preferred. Experience with class actions is preferred. Demonstrated effectiveness in the practice of employment and labor with particular emphasis on NLRA / union issues, Title VII, ADEA, ADA, FMLA, USERRA, FLSA, and employment-related torts and litigation is preferred. Experience with global employment and/or litigation issues is preferred. Strong working knowledge of English language (oral and written) is preferred.
 
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ERISA/Executive Compensation Attorney / Labor & Employment Attorney in Grand Rapids, MI
Refer job# FGSQ147141
 
Benefits Advisory and Compliance Consultant The candidate will drive superior, consistent project management for concurrent BAC projects. Translate business needs into comprehensive project plans including objectives, timeline, deliverables, budget and quality standards; Serve as the day to day project lead, ensuring the progress of teams against established goals. Serve as primary, daily contact to clients on delivery of services. Manage client expectations and raise appropriate issues to Senior Consultants and Client Relationship Managers. Develop a trusted advisor relationship with client contacts through efficient, quality execution of projects, effective communication, and value added consulting advice. Interface with colleagues from other practices and regions on assignments that reflect the client s broader business issues. Provide core compliance services including non-discrimination testing, operational reviews and government filings, including determination letter and corrections applications. Administer plan documentation efforts (forms, amendments, restatements, SPD s, SMM s). Review and analyze clients qualified and non-qualified benefit plans. Contribute to the resolution of clients legal and regulatory issues. Consult with clients on issues of plan qualification and fiduciary responsibility. Coordinate communications, data flow and related work streams with vendors. Assist in the tracking and interpretation of legal developments, both internally and with clients, on all aspects of the Internal Revenue Code (IRC), ERISA, and other relevant laws as they affect employee benefit plans. Partner with leading legal, actuarial and financial consultants across the US to create and apply our intellectual capital to consulting projects. Follow firm and line of business processes, protocols and quality standards in the development and deployment of solutions. Meet revenue and billable hour goals as described by manager. Support the generation of new business as part of the broader team. Participate in prospecting opportunities with new clients as part of a broader team. Directly contribute to clients success through applying your technical expertise. Build relationships internally and collaborate effectively on cross-functional teams. Demonstrate natural ease and effectiveness when dealing with clients/colleagues at all levels. Serve as mentor to project team associates.

The candidate must have 5+ years of experience in employee benefits or retirement consulting with a focus on compliance, plan administration, or recordkeeping. Prior experience in professional services firm or legal environment preferred. Should have experience and success delivering compliance solutions to corporate and not-for-profit organizations (e.g. plan governance, government filings, plan documentation, testing, vendor management). Extensive knowledge of and experience with 401(k), 403(b) and/or defined benefit plans is necessary. Must have deep knowledge of IRC, ERISA and other relevant laws and regulations affecting employee benefit plans. Should have proven experience successfully managing multiple projects and producing quality deliverables on time and within budget. Should be comfortable interacting with and presenting to professionals at all levels within various organizations (internal and external clients, vendors, other consultants and counsel). Must have proven ability to recognize and diagnose issues and work in teams to influence clients decision making. Undergraduate degree required; JD degree and/or post graduate is helpful.
 
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Litigation - General/Commercial Attorney in Detroit, MI
Refer job# WHEP147166
 
Document Review Attorney The candidate will review tools including, Relativity, Relativity Analytics, and Relativity Assisted Review, each attorney will review documents pursuant to complex litigation matters to determine relevancy, responsiveness and privilege. Juris Doctorate is required. Must be licensed to practice law in at least one U.S. state. Review Experience is preferred. Relativity software experience is a plus. Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
 
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Tax - International Attorney in Detroit, MI
Refer job# RQTP147200
 
International Tax Quantitative Solutions Manager The candidate will assist in the management of a portfolio of clients, while reporting to Senior Managers and above. Contribute to the development of your own and team s technical acumen. Develop strategies to solve complex technical challenges. Assist in the management and delivering of large projects. Train, coach, and supervise staff. Keep up to date with local and national business and economic issues. Continue to develop internal relationships and brand. Must have Bachelor Degree and Accounting degree. Should preferably have a JD degree, Master of Laws (LLM), or Master's degree in Accounting or Taxation field of study will be considered in lieu of a Bachelor Degree in Accounting. Must have 5+ years of experience. CPA, Enrolled Agent or Active Member of the Bar is essential. Should preferably have PhD in Computer/Information Science or STEM equivalent, MCSE, MCSD, CSQA, CSTE, CAP, CSSLP, CISSP. Should preferably have extensive knowledge of in-depth quantitative analysis including earning and profit studies, subpart F and foreign tax credit computations. Considerable knowledge of foreign tax reporting and international taxation compliance regulations. Considerable knowledge of public accounting practices, law firm or corporate tax department of a multinational company.
 
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Tax - International Attorney in Detroit, MI
Refer job# VBTU147346
 
Tax - International Tax Services Associate - JD/LLM - Fall 2020 The candidate will invite and provide evidence-based feedback in a timely and constructive manner. Will share and collaborate effectively with others. Work with existing processes/systems whilst making constructive suggestions for improvements. Validate data and analysis for accuracy and relevance. Follow risk management and compliance procedures. Keep up-to-date with technical developments for business area. Communicate confidently in a clear, concise and articulate manner - verbally and in written form. Seek opportunities to learn about other cultures and other parts of the business across the Network of firms. Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct. Should have a Juris Doctorate degree. Master of Laws in Taxation is preferred. Cumulative GPA of 3.3 is desired. Should demonstrate some knowledge and/or a proven record of success in the following areas: research tax laws, rules and regulations and analyze their application to specific situations, and in turn, draft memorandums to defend decisions and/or outline solutions to those issues; participate in a wide range of projects and consistently demonstrate creative thinking and individual initiative; work effectively in a team environment by understanding personal and team roles; seek guidance, clarification and feedback proactively; identify and address client needs, build relationships with clients; and approach clients in an organized and knowledgeable manner and deliver clear requests for information. Should preferably demonstrate some abilities and/or a proven record of success in federal and state tax laws including the following areas: research and analyze tax laws, rules and regulations, pertinent client, industry, and technical matters; and interact with various levels of client and firm management through both written and verbal communications.
 
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Tax - International Attorney in Detroit, MI
Refer job# BPIL147350
 
Tax - International Tax Services Associate - JD/LLM - Summer 2020 The candidate will invite and provide evidence-based feedback in a timely and constructive manner. Will share and collaborate effectively with others. Work with existing processes/systems whilst making constructive suggestions for improvements. Validate data and analysis for accuracy and relevance. Follow risk management and compliance procedures. Keep up-to-date with technical developments for business area. Communicate confidently in a clear, concise and articulate manner - verbally and in written form. Seek opportunities to learn about other cultures and other parts of the business across the Network of firms. Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct. Should have a Juris Doctorate degree. Master of Laws in Taxation is preferred. Cumulative GPA of 3.3 is desired. Should demonstrate some knowledge and/or a proven record of success in the following areas: research tax laws, rules and regulations and analyze their application to specific situations, and in turn, draft memorandums to defend decisions and/or outline solutions to those issues; participate in a wide range of projects and consistently demonstrate creative thinking and individual initiative; work effectively in a team environment by understanding personal and team roles; seek guidance, clarification and feedback proactively; identify and address client needs, build relationships with clients; and approach clients in an organized and knowledgeable manner and deliver clear requests for information. Should preferably demonstrate some abilities and/or a proven record of success in federal and state tax laws including the following areas: research and analyze tax laws, rules and regulations, pertinent client, industry, and technical matters; and interact with various levels of client and firm management through both written and verbal communications.
 
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