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Corporate Counsel - Employment Law

Los Angeles CA Corporate Counsel - Employment Law RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide strategic legal advice and counseling on general employment law matters and HR conduct, including workplace policies and procedures, performance management, compensation and benefits, human resources issues, internal investigations, worker classification, accommodations, terminations, leaves of absence, recruiting and hiring. Review and revise policies, procedures, and handbooks related to employment and compensation matters in each one of our domestic and international jurisdictions. Develop and lead training programs for various internal groups; identify and communicate new labor and employment law requirements. Identify and assess legal risks and opportunities within the labor and employment area; advise and escalate accordingly, proposing creative solutions. Negotiate, review, and/or draft employment/HR related agreements. Manage any potential or active litigation matters re: employment-related matters including, but not limited to Title VII and FEHA, leaves of absence, wrongful termination, reductions in force, harassment, and wages and hour matters. Manage outside counsel/law firms handling certain employment and/or immigration matters, as needed and in a cost-effective manner. Serve as a subject matter consultant in all areas of employment and labor law. Perform other duties assigned

QUALIFICATIONS: Must have a JD from an accredited law school; 4-7 years in employment law/immigration law. Must be admitted, and in active status and good standing with the California State Bar (or permitted to work as in-house counsel under the rules of your state of residence); have strong law firm or in-house experience/training. Bilingual in English/Korean strongly preferred
Legal 4 - 7 Full-time 2022-01-14

Director, Counsel - Employment

Los Angeles CA Director, Counsel - Employment Responsibilities: Assisting management and human resources associates on proactive compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and helping to develop appropriate policies, processes, and procedures. Handling employment arbitrations from the outset to conclusion, including but not limited to, initial investigation, drafting pleadings, discovery, depositions, motion practice, and representing the company at the arbitration hearing. Handling directly and/or managing outside counsel on employment litigation matters. Providing employment law counseling to assist internal business partners on all issues related to the employment relationship. Working with internal clients on employment projects, initiatives, and trainings that involve employment law matters. Proactively working to resolve potential employment matters through investigation to resolution, where appropriate. Handling employment matters involving federal, state, and local government agencies. Depending on where the role is based, regular travel to the corporate office in NJ will be required, along with occasional travel as needed for legal matters (subject to the Company's safety rules).

Qualifications: JD Degree from an ABA accredited law school is required. Must be a member of at least the California bar, with the ability to obtain New Jersey in-house certification if not admitted in New Jersey. 8+ years as an attorney specializing in employment law and related litigation/arbitration, and extensive knowledge of employment law. In-depth knowledge of CA-specific employment law required. A collaborative team player.
Legal 8 - 0 Full-time 2022-01-05

Labor & Employment Attorney

Downey CA Labor & Employment Attorney The candidate will provide proactive legal services, supporting Labor & Employment matters, risk management, and negotiation and settlement of disputed matters. Counsel California and Nevada HR partners on employment matters, and handle union grievance arbitrations. Work with senior lawyers and management to ensure a consistent and coordinated approach to legal issues and assure that efficiencies and synergies are in place. Familiarity with judicial and administrative proceedings to assist with overseeing and working with outside counsel. Being adaptive and able to work within a fast-paced and challenging environment to support varied business lines and to collaborate with the broader in-house legal team on significant legal issues.

The candidate should have a J.D. degree from an ABA-approved law school and be an active member in good standing of the California Bar. Nevada licensure is also preferable in order to work across jurisdictions. Should have 5+ years of experience handling employment cases and arbitration including wrongful termination, discrimination and wage and hour matters, and have had first-chair experience handling employment jury and/or court trials. Traditional labor law experience, including collective bargaining experience, is a strong plus. Business litigators with first-chair trial experience, particularly in employment cases, will also be considered. Experience managing union grievance arbitration is required. A confident, dynamic and personable individual who is able to influence senior executives and stakeholders with an ability to understand business strategies and to communicate at all levels in the organization and build strong internal and external relationships. Demonstrate effective written and oral communications and have strong negotiation skills and strategic acumen. Must be able to work and lead autonomously on deals with minimal supervision, juggle priorities and deadlines, and have credible experience of doing so. Willingness to travel primarily between California, Nevada, and Arizona. Bilingual (Spanish) is a plus.
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2022-01-01

Employment Counsel

San Francisco CA Employment Counsel Duties: Provide counseling and support to the People team regarding hiring, offers, compensation, incentive programs, benefits, performance management, leave, and accommodations. Advise and assist the People team with investigations, terminations, and other employment-related matters. Collaborate with IDP and Legal stakeholders on diversity initiatives in our recruiting and hiring process and within the company. Develop and implement employment-related forms, policies, processes, and training that allow for scale and optionality, both in the US and internationally. Assess and manage legal and compliance risks and provide practical, strategic solutions for resolving employment disputes or pre-litigation or litigation matters. Support the company's corporate activities, including due diligence and integration work for acquisitions, and launching operations in new countries.

Qualifications: JD from an accredited law school. Admission to the California Bar or eligible to register as in-house counsel with the California Bar. Must have 5+ years combined experience in labor and employment law at a well-respected law firm, government agency, or in-house legal department. Experience providing flexible, tailored advice to clients regarding 50-state and federal employment law and employment-related disputes. Curiosity and ability to jump into less familiar areas and learn while doing. Ability to work collaboratively, independently, strategically, and with sound judgment. Excellent organizational skills and the ability to manage several simultaneous projects under deadline pressure. Commitment to diversity, inclusion, and belonging. In-house legal department experience with a consumer-oriented tech company. Experience with the legal aspects of launching and managing international operations for a U.S.-based company. Interest in pitching in on non-employment practice areas, such as corporate transactions or commercial contracts. Appreciation for absurd and improbable hypotheticals.
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2021-12-24

Employment Counsel

San Jose CA Employment Counsel, Americas The candidate will provide day-to-day pragmatic, risk-balanced employment law advice to People team and business leadership in the Americas (Canada, the U.S., and Latin America) on all aspects of the employee life cycle-(recruiting/hiring, performance management, employee relations investigations, employee terminations and workforce restructuring). Assist with developing and continuously improving best-in-class employment law practices, procedures and policies. Assist in managinig and continuously improving contingent workforce program and its policies and agreements. Collaborate with the People team to generate and implement trainings on People and employment law topics. Assist with employment litigation, including drafting responses to demand letters and EEOC/state agency claims and supervising outside counsel as required. Coordinate and manage employment-related projects, policy drafting and oversight of HR/employment compliance programs, policies and procedures. Perform other special assignments or projects as needed in support of the Employment Law function and Legal Department. Keep up to date on relevant employment law developments and related compliance best practices.

The candidate should have a J.D. degree and member in good standing of any State Bar. Should have 5+ years of relevant experience in employment law. Possess the drive and ability to balance working autonomously and collaboratively in a highly dynamic fast-paced environment. Team player, detail-oriented and highly organized. Ability to interface and partner successfully with stakeholders at all levels and varying functions of the Company. Strong critical thinking and analytical skills. Excellent communication, interpersonal and collaborative skills. Flexible and creative, with the initiative to contemplate multiple solutions to issues and to proactively and reliably drive complex problems.
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2021-12-24

Director, Employment Counsel

San Francisco CA Director, Employment Counsel The candidate will provide solution-focused, risk-based legal guidance and support on all aspects of employment law, including HR practices, performance management, terminations, recruiting, hiring, compensation and benefits, wage and hour, complex employee relations matters and investigations, diversity & inclusion initiatives, harassment and discrimination prevention strategies, leave of absence, accommodations, contingent workforce issues, and employment policies. Partner with the company's Operations team to advise on a range of matters, including contingent workforce and related employment law issues. Partner with the Modern Health People team to handle and support compliance, employee relations issues, internal investigations, audits, pre-dispute conflicts, employment law claims, arbitrations and labor matters. Work closely with outside counsel to manage risk and ensure that internal partners receive effective business-focused employment law support. Support the company's commitment to a discrimination and harassment-free workplace by assisting on employment compliance projects as needed and providing training to managers and employees. Develop and maintain appropriate agreements, policies, procedures and guidelines related to employment law matters, and review employment-related legal issues associated with Modern Health's policies, procedures, and guidelines as applicable.

The candidate should have 10+ years of employment and labor law experience at a highly respected law firm, in-house corporate environment, and/or government service. A J.D. from a top-tier law school and record of strong academic achievement (CA bar license or RIHC required). Substantial counseling experience across a wide range of employment law issues including recruitment, background checks/screening, hiring, leaves of absence, termination, compensation, health and welfare benefits, contingent workforce management, diversity and inclusion, discrimination, immigration sponsorship and employment-related contracts. Experience advising on matters arising with a global workforce and working environment. Demonstrated experience in advising on matters adjacent to employment law questions and strong aptitude for issue-spotting. Excellent judgment, strong communication (verbal and written), adept interpersonal skills, and ability to effectively collaborate with multiple groups and functions. Ability to organize, prioritize, and skillfully balance a wide variety of issues and projects. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, meet tight deadlines and act decisively. Ability to present complex issues in a clear and concise manner and provide succinct, practical and results-oriented legal advice.
Legal 10 - 0 Full-time 2021-12-22

Director, Counsel - Employment

Los Angeles CA Director, Counsel - Employment Responsibilities: Assisting management and human resources associates on proactive compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and helping to develop appropriate policies, processes, and procedures. Handling employment arbitrations from the outset to conclusion, including, initial investigation, drafting pleadings, discovery, depositions, motion practice, and representing the company at the arbitration hearing. Handling directly and/or managing outside counsel on employment litigation matters. Providing employment law counseling to assist internal business partners on all issues related to the employment relationship. Working with internal clients on employment projects, initiatives, and trainings that involve employment law matters. Proactively working to resolve potential employment matters through investigation to resolution, where appropriate. Handling employment matters involving federal, state, and local government agencies. Depending on where the role is based, regular travel to the corporate office in NJ will be required, along with occasional travel as needed for legal matters (subject to the Company's safety rules).

Qualifications: JD Degree from an ABA accredited law school is required. Must be a member of at least the California bar, with the ability to obtain New Jersey in-house certification if not admitted in New Jersey. 8+ years of experience handling employment litigation/arbitration and other employment matters at a large law firm and/or corporate legal department and extensive knowledge of employment law. Retail experience a strong plus. In-depth knowledge of CA-specific employment law required.
Legal 8 - 0 Full-time 2021-12-22

Senior Legal Counsel, Employment

San Francisco CA Senior Legal Counsel, Employment Duties: Advise and counsel on a range of employment law issues, including recruiting, hiring, termination, diversity and inclusion, leaves of absence and accommodation, wage and hour, Employee Relations investigations, compensation and benefits, employee privacy, and contingent workforce. Lead and collaborate cross-functional partners to develop and refine scalable employment processes, policies, trainings, and business strategies that balance business need with risk mitigation. Work with international HR Location Partners and local counsel to draft and review global employment-related agreements, letters, and templates in compliance with local laws and regulations. Project manage people compliance obligations, including the EEO-1, AAP, and other federal requirements. Work with the Legal Director and outside counsel on litigation and special projects including M&A, entity evaluations, and re-orgs.

Qualifications: JD Degree from an accredited law school and admission to a state bar in good standing. Strong US employment law experience at a top law firm and/or in-house legal department, with some experience advising on European employment matters. Ability to draft documents, policies, and messages in a clear, concise, and digestible manner for business partners. High level of comfort working with technology, such as Google Drive, Box, Excel, Powerpoint, Google Docs, Slack, etc. Prior in-house experience working with a high-tech company.
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2021-12-20

Associate Counsel, Employment & Litigation

San Francisco CA Associate Counsel, Employment & Litigation Responsibilities: Support the Associate General Counsel in working closely with the HR and management teams to provide advice, with the support of outside counsel where needed, on a broad spectrum of employment law issues that may arise throughout our global offices, such as: compliance with COVID-related safety protocols, flexible and remote work arrangements, employee relations, performance management, dispute resolution, leaves of absence and accommodations, wage and hour, internal investigations, compensation and benefits, and independent contractor relationships. Partner with internal stakeholders to determine strategy and approach on global employment-related policies, guidelines and processes, and agreements with an approach that balances pragmatism, risk and compliance. Assist senior legal team members in active and strategic management, in partnership with outside counsel where appropriate, of a diverse and wide range of litigation and pre-litigation matters, including class action lawsuits and multi-party litigation. Partner with the marketing and e-commerce teams in the creation of content that appropriately expresses our brand in compliance with applicable regulations. Partner with various trade associations and external advisors to monitor changes to the regulatory landscape affecting the direct-selling and personal care industries and analyze and advise on business impacts.

Requirements: Top law school, strong academic record, and a current, good standing member of the California Bar. 5-7 years of relevant experience, combined in-house and law firm experience. Strong verbal and written communication skills supporting interaction with various levels of employees and management. Ability to understand business decisions of internal clients in order to more effectively communicate and resolve issues. Strong work ethic, ability to adapt to rapidly-changing environments, and commitment to meeting work deadlines. Ability to work independently, exercise practical business judgment, and organize and prioritize workload. Ability to collaborate with cross-functional stakeholders and manage projects with a team-oriented approach. Experience with the regulatory framework impacting skincare, cosmetics or the direct sales channel a plus.
Legal 4 - 7 Full-time 2021-12-20
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Employment & Benefits Counsel
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Labor, Employment & Benefits Counsel Duties: Under supervision, the counsel (A) serves as the in-house specialist lawyer in the areas of labor, employment and benefits, (B) undertakes transactional work as required or assigned by the General Counsel... + read more

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Employment Attorney
In-House,RingCentral, Inc.
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Corporate Counsel - Employment Law
Refer job# AVMI165036
 
Corporate Counsel - Employment Law RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide strategic legal advice and counseling on general employment law matters and HR conduct, including workplace policies and procedures, performance management, compensation and benefits, human resources issues, internal investigations, worker classification, accommodations, terminations, leaves of absence, recruiting and hiring. Review and revise policies, procedures, and handbooks related to employment and compensation matters in each one of our domestic and international jurisdictions. Develop and lead training programs for various internal groups; identify and communicate new labor and employment law requirements. Identify and assess legal risks and opportunities within the labor and employment area; advise and escalate accordingly, proposing creative solutions. Negotiate, review, and/or draft employment/HR related agreements. Manage any potential or active litigation matters re: employment-related matters including, but not limited to Title VII and FEHA, leaves of absence, wrongful termination, reductions in force, harassment, and wages and hour matters. Manage outside counsel/law firms handling certain employment and/or immigration matters, as needed and in a cost-effective manner. Serve as a subject matter consultant in all areas of employment and labor law. Perform other duties assigned

QUALIFICATIONS: Must have a JD from an accredited law school; 4-7 years in employment law/immigration law. Must be admitted, and in active status and good standing with the California State Bar (or permitted to work as in-house counsel under the rules of your state of residence); have strong law firm or in-house experience/training. Bilingual in English/Korean strongly preferred
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Director, Counsel - Employment
Refer job# AMKC164853
 
Director, Counsel - Employment Responsibilities: Assisting management and human resources associates on proactive compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and helping to develop appropriate policies, processes, and procedures. Handling employment arbitrations from the outset to conclusion, including but not limited to, initial investigation, drafting pleadings, discovery, depositions, motion practice, and representing the company at the arbitration hearing. Handling directly and/or managing outside counsel on employment litigation matters. Providing employment law counseling to assist internal business partners on all issues related to the employment relationship. Working with internal clients on employment projects, initiatives, and trainings that involve employment law matters. Proactively working to resolve potential employment matters through investigation to resolution, where appropriate. Handling employment matters involving federal, state, and local government agencies. Depending on where the role is based, regular travel to the corporate office in NJ will be required, along with occasional travel as needed for legal matters (subject to the Company's safety rules).

Qualifications: JD Degree from an ABA accredited law school is required. Must be a member of at least the California bar, with the ability to obtain New Jersey in-house certification if not admitted in New Jersey. 8+ years as an attorney specializing in employment law and related litigation/arbitration, and extensive knowledge of employment law. In-depth knowledge of CA-specific employment law required. A collaborative team player.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Labor & Employment Attorney
Refer job# ACBI164728
 
Labor & Employment Attorney The candidate will provide proactive legal services, supporting Labor & Employment matters, risk management, and negotiation and settlement of disputed matters. Counsel California and Nevada HR partners on employment matters, and handle union grievance arbitrations. Work with senior lawyers and management to ensure a consistent and coordinated approach to legal issues and assure that efficiencies and synergies are in place. Familiarity with judicial and administrative proceedings to assist with overseeing and working with outside counsel. Being adaptive and able to work within a fast-paced and challenging environment to support varied business lines and to collaborate with the broader in-house legal team on significant legal issues.

The candidate should have a J.D. degree from an ABA-approved law school and be an active member in good standing of the California Bar. Nevada licensure is also preferable in order to work across jurisdictions. Should have 5+ years of experience handling employment cases and arbitration including wrongful termination, discrimination and wage and hour matters, and have had first-chair experience handling employment jury and/or court trials. Traditional labor law experience, including collective bargaining experience, is a strong plus. Business litigators with first-chair trial experience, particularly in employment cases, will also be considered. Experience managing union grievance arbitration is required. A confident, dynamic and personable individual who is able to influence senior executives and stakeholders with an ability to understand business strategies and to communicate at all levels in the organization and build strong internal and external relationships. Demonstrate effective written and oral communications and have strong negotiation skills and strategic acumen. Must be able to work and lead autonomously on deals with minimal supervision, juggle priorities and deadlines, and have credible experience of doing so. Willingness to travel primarily between California, Nevada, and Arizona. Bilingual (Spanish) is a plus.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
 
Employment Counsel
Refer job# FDNN164623
 
Employment Counsel Duties: Provide counseling and support to the People team regarding hiring, offers, compensation, incentive programs, benefits, performance management, leave, and accommodations. Advise and assist the People team with investigations, terminations, and other employment-related matters. Collaborate with IDP and Legal stakeholders on diversity initiatives in our recruiting and hiring process and within the company. Develop and implement employment-related forms, policies, processes, and training that allow for scale and optionality, both in the US and internationally. Assess and manage legal and compliance risks and provide practical, strategic solutions for resolving employment disputes or pre-litigation or litigation matters. Support the company's corporate activities, including due diligence and integration work for acquisitions, and launching operations in new countries.

Qualifications: JD from an accredited law school. Admission to the California Bar or eligible to register as in-house counsel with the California Bar. Must have 5+ years combined experience in labor and employment law at a well-respected law firm, government agency, or in-house legal department. Experience providing flexible, tailored advice to clients regarding 50-state and federal employment law and employment-related disputes. Curiosity and ability to jump into less familiar areas and learn while doing. Ability to work collaboratively, independently, strategically, and with sound judgment. Excellent organizational skills and the ability to manage several simultaneous projects under deadline pressure. Commitment to diversity, inclusion, and belonging. In-house legal department experience with a consumer-oriented tech company. Experience with the legal aspects of launching and managing international operations for a U.S.-based company. Interest in pitching in on non-employment practice areas, such as corporate transactions or commercial contracts. Appreciation for absurd and improbable hypotheticals.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Employment Counsel
Refer job# ULFJ164624
 
Employment Counsel, Americas The candidate will provide day-to-day pragmatic, risk-balanced employment law advice to People team and business leadership in the Americas (Canada, the U.S., and Latin America) on all aspects of the employee life cycle-(recruiting/hiring, performance management, employee relations investigations, employee terminations and workforce restructuring). Assist with developing and continuously improving best-in-class employment law practices, procedures and policies. Assist in managinig and continuously improving contingent workforce program and its policies and agreements. Collaborate with the People team to generate and implement trainings on People and employment law topics. Assist with employment litigation, including drafting responses to demand letters and EEOC/state agency claims and supervising outside counsel as required. Coordinate and manage employment-related projects, policy drafting and oversight of HR/employment compliance programs, policies and procedures. Perform other special assignments or projects as needed in support of the Employment Law function and Legal Department. Keep up to date on relevant employment law developments and related compliance best practices.

The candidate should have a J.D. degree and member in good standing of any State Bar. Should have 5+ years of relevant experience in employment law. Possess the drive and ability to balance working autonomously and collaboratively in a highly dynamic fast-paced environment. Team player, detail-oriented and highly organized. Ability to interface and partner successfully with stakeholders at all levels and varying functions of the Company. Strong critical thinking and analytical skills. Excellent communication, interpersonal and collaborative skills. Flexible and creative, with the initiative to contemplate multiple solutions to issues and to proactively and reliably drive complex problems.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Director, Employment Counsel
Refer job# PMGZ164529
 
Director, Employment Counsel The candidate will provide solution-focused, risk-based legal guidance and support on all aspects of employment law, including HR practices, performance management, terminations, recruiting, hiring, compensation and benefits, wage and hour, complex employee relations matters and investigations, diversity & inclusion initiatives, harassment and discrimination prevention strategies, leave of absence, accommodations, contingent workforce issues, and employment policies. Partner with the company's Operations team to advise on a range of matters, including contingent workforce and related employment law issues. Partner with the Modern Health People team to handle and support compliance, employee relations issues, internal investigations, audits, pre-dispute conflicts, employment law claims, arbitrations and labor matters. Work closely with outside counsel to manage risk and ensure that internal partners receive effective business-focused employment law support. Support the company's commitment to a discrimination and harassment-free workplace by assisting on employment compliance projects as needed and providing training to managers and employees. Develop and maintain appropriate agreements, policies, procedures and guidelines related to employment law matters, and review employment-related legal issues associated with Modern Health's policies, procedures, and guidelines as applicable.

The candidate should have 10+ years of employment and labor law experience at a highly respected law firm, in-house corporate environment, and/or government service. A J.D. from a top-tier law school and record of strong academic achievement (CA bar license or RIHC required). Substantial counseling experience across a wide range of employment law issues including recruitment, background checks/screening, hiring, leaves of absence, termination, compensation, health and welfare benefits, contingent workforce management, diversity and inclusion, discrimination, immigration sponsorship and employment-related contracts. Experience advising on matters arising with a global workforce and working environment. Demonstrated experience in advising on matters adjacent to employment law questions and strong aptitude for issue-spotting. Excellent judgment, strong communication (verbal and written), adept interpersonal skills, and ability to effectively collaborate with multiple groups and functions. Ability to organize, prioritize, and skillfully balance a wide variety of issues and projects. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, meet tight deadlines and act decisively. Ability to present complex issues in a clear and concise manner and provide succinct, practical and results-oriented legal advice.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
 
Director, Counsel - Employment
Refer job# HYMU164563
 
Director, Counsel - Employment Responsibilities: Assisting management and human resources associates on proactive compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and helping to develop appropriate policies, processes, and procedures. Handling employment arbitrations from the outset to conclusion, including, initial investigation, drafting pleadings, discovery, depositions, motion practice, and representing the company at the arbitration hearing. Handling directly and/or managing outside counsel on employment litigation matters. Providing employment law counseling to assist internal business partners on all issues related to the employment relationship. Working with internal clients on employment projects, initiatives, and trainings that involve employment law matters. Proactively working to resolve potential employment matters through investigation to resolution, where appropriate. Handling employment matters involving federal, state, and local government agencies. Depending on where the role is based, regular travel to the corporate office in NJ will be required, along with occasional travel as needed for legal matters (subject to the Company's safety rules).

Qualifications: JD Degree from an ABA accredited law school is required. Must be a member of at least the California bar, with the ability to obtain New Jersey in-house certification if not admitted in New Jersey. 8+ years of experience handling employment litigation/arbitration and other employment matters at a large law firm and/or corporate legal department and extensive knowledge of employment law. Retail experience a strong plus. In-depth knowledge of CA-specific employment law required.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Senior Legal Counsel, Employment
Refer job# WMUD164482
 
Senior Legal Counsel, Employment Duties: Advise and counsel on a range of employment law issues, including recruiting, hiring, termination, diversity and inclusion, leaves of absence and accommodation, wage and hour, Employee Relations investigations, compensation and benefits, employee privacy, and contingent workforce. Lead and collaborate cross-functional partners to develop and refine scalable employment processes, policies, trainings, and business strategies that balance business need with risk mitigation. Work with international HR Location Partners and local counsel to draft and review global employment-related agreements, letters, and templates in compliance with local laws and regulations. Project manage people compliance obligations, including the EEO-1, AAP, and other federal requirements. Work with the Legal Director and outside counsel on litigation and special projects including M&A, entity evaluations, and re-orgs.

Qualifications: JD Degree from an accredited law school and admission to a state bar in good standing. Strong US employment law experience at a top law firm and/or in-house legal department, with some experience advising on European employment matters. Ability to draft documents, policies, and messages in a clear, concise, and digestible manner for business partners. High level of comfort working with technology, such as Google Drive, Box, Excel, Powerpoint, Google Docs, Slack, etc. Prior in-house experience working with a high-tech company.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Associate Counsel, Employment & Litigation
Refer job# NJBY164506
 
Associate Counsel, Employment & Litigation Responsibilities: Support the Associate General Counsel in working closely with the HR and management teams to provide advice, with the support of outside counsel where needed, on a broad spectrum of employment law issues that may arise throughout our global offices, such as: compliance with COVID-related safety protocols, flexible and remote work arrangements, employee relations, performance management, dispute resolution, leaves of absence and accommodations, wage and hour, internal investigations, compensation and benefits, and independent contractor relationships. Partner with internal stakeholders to determine strategy and approach on global employment-related policies, guidelines and processes, and agreements with an approach that balances pragmatism, risk and compliance. Assist senior legal team members in active and strategic management, in partnership with outside counsel where appropriate, of a diverse and wide range of litigation and pre-litigation matters, including class action lawsuits and multi-party litigation. Partner with the marketing and e-commerce teams in the creation of content that appropriately expresses our brand in compliance with applicable regulations. Partner with various trade associations and external advisors to monitor changes to the regulatory landscape affecting the direct-selling and personal care industries and analyze and advise on business impacts.

Requirements: Top law school, strong academic record, and a current, good standing member of the California Bar. 5-7 years of relevant experience, combined in-house and law firm experience. Strong verbal and written communication skills supporting interaction with various levels of employees and management. Ability to understand business decisions of internal clients in order to more effectively communicate and resolve issues. Strong work ethic, ability to adapt to rapidly-changing environments, and commitment to meeting work deadlines. Ability to work independently, exercise practical business judgment, and organize and prioritize workload. Ability to collaborate with cross-functional stakeholders and manage projects with a team-oriented approach. Experience with the regulatory framework impacting skincare, cosmetics or the direct sales channel a plus.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
 

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