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Senior Counsel - Executive Compensation, Employment Law And Transactions

Dallas TX The candidate will negotiate terms and draft complex executive, manager and commissioned employee employment and retention agreements as well as separation agreements. Will review process around same and make and implement recommendations for improvements. Advise on and support business transactions that involve employment contracts, executive compensation as well as labor and employment issues. Advise on executive and broad-based compensation program design, structure and interpretation and review and revise compensation, commission, equity incentive and other bonus plans. Advise on all aspects of employment agreements and offer letters, including restrictive covenants and protection of trade secrets and proprietary information. Advise executives, managers and human resources on a full range of employment and labor law issues, including hiring, leave and accommodation, discipline, terminations, compliance, employment contracts and compensation. Review and provide guidance on drafting and implementation of employment and HR-related policies and procedures. Support internal compliance investigations. Support employment-related litigation, administrative claims and labor grievances. Negotiate resolution of pre-litigation employment-related claims. Monitor new legislation and regulatory changes impacting employment and labor laws and employee compensation. Prepare and conduct training for human resources and managers on issues relating to compensation, benefits, restrictive covenants, harassment/EEO and other employment issues. Perform other job-related duties as may be assigned.

The candidate should have Juris Doctorate with 7 years of in-house or private practice relevant experience. Must be Member of State Bar in good standing. Experience with executive compensation and drafting and negotiating complex employment contracts preferred (experience with executive agreements in the context of mergers and acquisitions and senior executive recruiting preferred). Excellent analytical, negotiation, communication, problem-solving and drafting skills. Confidence to escalate issues appropriately to supervisors and business decision makers preferred. Ability to isolate complex legal issues and provide prompt, concise and commercially focused legal advice, while balancing risks and benefits to the Company preferred. Ability to work independently, manage multiple tasks and set priorities with excellent follow-up skills and organization preferred. Some litigation background helpful, as well as experience in supervising outside counsel and monitoring litigation.
Legal 7 - 0 Full-time 2020-09-25

Employment Counsel

San Antonio TX Employment Counsel Responsibilities: Provide legal advice and counsel regarding employment issues and serve as subject-matter expert within this area. Draft, negotiate and revise as appropriate independent contractor/extern/intern/temp agency agreements and other employment related agreements. Manage's relevant employment policies, procedures and guidelines, adding, reviewing and revising as appropriate. Be willing to learn and assist Associate General Counsel, Commercial, Corporate and Employment on US and global employment laws, including maintaining policies, updating templates, and reviewing issues raised by the People Team for compliance with applicable law(s). Collaborate with other corporate functions, including legal, workplace resources, people team, executive team, and finance team to resolve issues and mitigate risks. Assist with internal investigations, as appropriate, through every phase. Develop and deliver training and communications programs to educate employees and management and promote ethical and compliant culture. Conduct risk assessments and evaluate effectiveness of compliance program elements; recommend and implement improvements based on such evaluation. Assist in maintaining our subsidiary and affiliated company corporate documentation under the direction of AGC, Commercial, Corporate and Employment.

Qualifications: JD degree and active membership in at least one U.S. state Bar. 3+ years experience, including substantial experience in Employment Law. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Sound judgment and ability to analyze complex situations. High degree of professional ethics and integrity. Excellent project management and organizational skills.
Legal 3 - 0 Full-time 2020-09-19

Labor And Employment Law Attorney

Houston TX Labor and Employment Law Attorney. Part-time, Contract Candidate must have: JD Degree with 5+ years' labor and employment contract Attorney experience. Should have experience working on a variety of issues, including: Workers compensation, Termination of employment, Workplace safety, Wage and overtime standards, Independent contractors, Other issues experienced by smaller companies experiencing significant growth. Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2020-09-18

Legal Counsel, Employment

Austin TX Legal Counsel, Employment The candidate will provide day-to-day proactive global employment law advice, assistance and counseling. Will coordinate with regional counsel to ensure consistent application of process and standards globally. Assist with successful management of the employee lifecycle - hiring, performance management, employee relations, and terminations. Coordinate with Human Resources to prioritize, respond to, and manage employee relations concerns, investigations, employee departures, litigation, and agency charges. Oversee, direct, and/or conduct higher risk internal investigations. Work collaboratively and responsively with a broad range of colleagues in the U.S. and globally, ensuring positive relationships between Legal, Human Resources, Finance, Stock Administration, IT, Operations, and Corporate Development to facilitate a coordinated team approach. Work cross-functionally with our Privacy, Cyber Security, and Compliance teams. Coordinate with the Employment team to create and continuously improve Firm's global employment library, including US offer letters, global employment agreements and related documents. Assist in developing and continuously improving international employee handbooks in various countries. Review and support Firm's global compensation and benefits programs. Assist in managing independent contractor initiatives and programs. Recommend, implement, and improve employment law related training. Develop best-in-class employment law practices, procedures, and policies. Help develop strategic initiatives and processes that will advance and scale Firm's business while continuing to mitigate risk. Pitch-in on whatever legal work needs doing, whenever it needs to be done.

The candidate must have 6+ years of relevant experience (though more is welcome) focused on employment law at a law firm and/or in-house legal department. Should have J.D. degree from an ABA-accredited law school. Must be Member in good standing in any State Bar. Must be comfortable handling multiple projects and transactions in parallel, often with short deadlines. Must have excellent written, oral, and interpersonal skills. Prior experience working at or with technology companies is desired. Global employment law experience is a plus.
Legal 6 - 0 Full-time 2020-09-05

Senior Counsel Employment

Spring TX Senior Counsel Employment Duties: Report to the Associate General Counsel and team lead, and be responsible for assisting the Human Resources department and senior leadership in the management and handling of all strategic labor and employment-related matters. Providing advice and strategic counseling to the Human Resources organization and business leaders across the company on a full range of strategic and global employment issues, including recruiting, hiring, organizational design, terminations, wage and hour, executive compensation and benefits, investigations, diversity and inclusion programming, employee classification and contingent workforce issues, and more. Staying current and ensuring compliance with all labor and employment laws and regulations; advising the Human Resources organization as to the operation of best in class HR programs, talent development and policies; counsel on risk mitigation as to employee relations and investigations; assisting in the development and implementation of strategies to promote an overall culture of integrity; drafting employment-related agreements, including employment contracts, service agreements, confidentiality agreements, noncompetes and separation agreements; tracking industry trends that impact the company; supervise, manage and evaluate outside counsel on employment-related matters; educate clients and stakeholders on employment law matters; and otherwise lead and independently handle legal matters and projects ranging from the basic to the complex; and recognizing when to elevate certain matters to the attention of the Associate General Counsel. Senior Counsel, Employment is expected to establish and maintain relationships, credibility and trust with clients, business stakeholders, other legal team members and colleagues.

Qualifications: Advanced university degree in law (e.g. JD Degree or LLB); additional advanced degree relevant to the specialty preferred. 6-8+ years legal experience at a law firm or in-house representing employers, including as to regulatory and agency matters such as EEOC charges and OFCCP audits, required. Some experience in international employment law practice in a law firm or corporate legal department required. Some experience in mediations and ADR required. Prior in house experience preferred but not required. Provides highly specialized legal advice and thought leadership. Ability to manage heavy workload in a high-pressure environment; self-starter with good business sense and a sense of urgency, honesty and fairness. An effective communicator and relationship builder with a demonstrated ability to persuade and influence others through collaboration across a global, matrixed organization. Sound judgment; ability to make clear and succinct reasoned recommendations; ability to work in a matrix environment and determine who should be kept informed. Risk assessment skills and pragmatic business acumen, with the ability to further develop these attributes over time. Ability to travel as required by the position. English language skills to business standard required.
Legal 6 - 8 Full-time 2020-08-31
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Senior Counsel - Executive Compensation, Employment Law And Transactions
Refer job# XKIA151917
 
The candidate will negotiate terms and draft complex executive, manager and commissioned employee employment and retention agreements as well as separation agreements. Will review process around same and make and implement recommendations for improvements. Advise on and support business transactions that involve employment contracts, executive compensation as well as labor and employment issues. Advise on executive and broad-based compensation program design, structure and interpretation and review and revise compensation, commission, equity incentive and other bonus plans. Advise on all aspects of employment agreements and offer letters, including restrictive covenants and protection of trade secrets and proprietary information. Advise executives, managers and human resources on a full range of employment and labor law issues, including hiring, leave and accommodation, discipline, terminations, compliance, employment contracts and compensation. Review and provide guidance on drafting and implementation of employment and HR-related policies and procedures. Support internal compliance investigations. Support employment-related litigation, administrative claims and labor grievances. Negotiate resolution of pre-litigation employment-related claims. Monitor new legislation and regulatory changes impacting employment and labor laws and employee compensation. Prepare and conduct training for human resources and managers on issues relating to compensation, benefits, restrictive covenants, harassment/EEO and other employment issues. Perform other job-related duties as may be assigned.

The candidate should have Juris Doctorate with 7 years of in-house or private practice relevant experience. Must be Member of State Bar in good standing. Experience with executive compensation and drafting and negotiating complex employment contracts preferred (experience with executive agreements in the context of mergers and acquisitions and senior executive recruiting preferred). Excellent analytical, negotiation, communication, problem-solving and drafting skills. Confidence to escalate issues appropriately to supervisors and business decision makers preferred. Ability to isolate complex legal issues and provide prompt, concise and commercially focused legal advice, while balancing risks and benefits to the Company preferred. Ability to work independently, manage multiple tasks and set priorities with excellent follow-up skills and organization preferred. Some litigation background helpful, as well as experience in supervising outside counsel and monitoring litigation.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Employment Counsel
Refer job# PDFR151839
 
Employment Counsel Responsibilities: Provide legal advice and counsel regarding employment issues and serve as subject-matter expert within this area. Draft, negotiate and revise as appropriate independent contractor/extern/intern/temp agency agreements and other employment related agreements. Manage's relevant employment policies, procedures and guidelines, adding, reviewing and revising as appropriate. Be willing to learn and assist Associate General Counsel, Commercial, Corporate and Employment on US and global employment laws, including maintaining policies, updating templates, and reviewing issues raised by the People Team for compliance with applicable law(s). Collaborate with other corporate functions, including legal, workplace resources, people team, executive team, and finance team to resolve issues and mitigate risks. Assist with internal investigations, as appropriate, through every phase. Develop and deliver training and communications programs to educate employees and management and promote ethical and compliant culture. Conduct risk assessments and evaluate effectiveness of compliance program elements; recommend and implement improvements based on such evaluation. Assist in maintaining our subsidiary and affiliated company corporate documentation under the direction of AGC, Commercial, Corporate and Employment.

Qualifications: JD degree and active membership in at least one U.S. state Bar. 3+ years experience, including substantial experience in Employment Law. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Sound judgment and ability to analyze complex situations. High degree of professional ethics and integrity. Excellent project management and organizational skills.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Labor And Employment Law Attorney
Refer job# DERG151792
 
Labor and Employment Law Attorney. Part-time, Contract Candidate must have: JD Degree with 5+ years' labor and employment contract Attorney experience. Should have experience working on a variety of issues, including: Workers compensation, Termination of employment, Workplace safety, Wage and overtime standards, Independent contractors, Other issues experienced by smaller companies experiencing significant growth.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
 
Legal Counsel, Employment
Refer job# SXFM151622
 
Legal Counsel, Employment The candidate will provide day-to-day proactive global employment law advice, assistance and counseling. Will coordinate with regional counsel to ensure consistent application of process and standards globally. Assist with successful management of the employee lifecycle - hiring, performance management, employee relations, and terminations. Coordinate with Human Resources to prioritize, respond to, and manage employee relations concerns, investigations, employee departures, litigation, and agency charges. Oversee, direct, and/or conduct higher risk internal investigations. Work collaboratively and responsively with a broad range of colleagues in the U.S. and globally, ensuring positive relationships between Legal, Human Resources, Finance, Stock Administration, IT, Operations, and Corporate Development to facilitate a coordinated team approach. Work cross-functionally with our Privacy, Cyber Security, and Compliance teams. Coordinate with the Employment team to create and continuously improve Firm's global employment library, including US offer letters, global employment agreements and related documents. Assist in developing and continuously improving international employee handbooks in various countries. Review and support Firm's global compensation and benefits programs. Assist in managing independent contractor initiatives and programs. Recommend, implement, and improve employment law related training. Develop best-in-class employment law practices, procedures, and policies. Help develop strategic initiatives and processes that will advance and scale Firm's business while continuing to mitigate risk. Pitch-in on whatever legal work needs doing, whenever it needs to be done.

The candidate must have 6+ years of relevant experience (though more is welcome) focused on employment law at a law firm and/or in-house legal department. Should have J.D. degree from an ABA-accredited law school. Must be Member in good standing in any State Bar. Must be comfortable handling multiple projects and transactions in parallel, often with short deadlines. Must have excellent written, oral, and interpersonal skills. Prior experience working at or with technology companies is desired. Global employment law experience is a plus.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Senior Counsel Employment
Refer job# BSWS151563
 
Senior Counsel Employment Duties: Report to the Associate General Counsel and team lead, and be responsible for assisting the Human Resources department and senior leadership in the management and handling of all strategic labor and employment-related matters. Providing advice and strategic counseling to the Human Resources organization and business leaders across the company on a full range of strategic and global employment issues, including recruiting, hiring, organizational design, terminations, wage and hour, executive compensation and benefits, investigations, diversity and inclusion programming, employee classification and contingent workforce issues, and more. Staying current and ensuring compliance with all labor and employment laws and regulations; advising the Human Resources organization as to the operation of best in class HR programs, talent development and policies; counsel on risk mitigation as to employee relations and investigations; assisting in the development and implementation of strategies to promote an overall culture of integrity; drafting employment-related agreements, including employment contracts, service agreements, confidentiality agreements, noncompetes and separation agreements; tracking industry trends that impact the company; supervise, manage and evaluate outside counsel on employment-related matters; educate clients and stakeholders on employment law matters; and otherwise lead and independently handle legal matters and projects ranging from the basic to the complex; and recognizing when to elevate certain matters to the attention of the Associate General Counsel. Senior Counsel, Employment is expected to establish and maintain relationships, credibility and trust with clients, business stakeholders, other legal team members and colleagues.

Qualifications: Advanced university degree in law (e.g. JD Degree or LLB); additional advanced degree relevant to the specialty preferred. 6-8+ years legal experience at a law firm or in-house representing employers, including as to regulatory and agency matters such as EEOC charges and OFCCP audits, required. Some experience in international employment law practice in a law firm or corporate legal department required. Some experience in mediations and ADR required. Prior in house experience preferred but not required. Provides highly specialized legal advice and thought leadership. Ability to manage heavy workload in a high-pressure environment; self-starter with good business sense and a sense of urgency, honesty and fairness. An effective communicator and relationship builder with a demonstrated ability to persuade and influence others through collaboration across a global, matrixed organization. Sound judgment; ability to make clear and succinct reasoned recommendations; ability to work in a matrix environment and determine who should be kept informed. Risk assessment skills and pragmatic business acumen, with the ability to further develop these attributes over time. Ability to travel as required by the position. English language skills to business standard required.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
 

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