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Senior Director & Associate General Counsel, Employment Law - Global Lead

Palo Alto CA Senior Director & Associate General Counsel, Employment Law - Global Lead Duties: Identifying and assessing legal risks and opportunities within the labor and employment area and implementing risk mitigation strategies; Counseling management and HR on new or pending employment laws, rules and regulations, and industry trends that may impact operations. Providing timely, practical, and business-oriented legal advice to all business Units on topics such as growth and scale strategies, hiring, immigration, disputes and litigation, new country expansions, terminations, executive compensation, wage and hour, benefits, restrictive covenants, leaves of absence and accommodations, internal investigations, and re-organizations; Implementing personnel policies addressing topics such as discrimination, bullying, flexibility, wages, and contingent workers; Effectively representing before Federal and state courts and administrative agencies in employment-related litigation; Assisting with mergers and acquisitions by analyzing employment issues, assisting with deal terms, and guiding successful integration of acquired employees; and Training and coordinating with other Legal Team members to enable them to assist with employment matters globally under the Legal Teams One Team model. Will excel in four areas: (a) as a strong individual contributor on global employment law issues; (b) as a well-organized and detail-oriented attorney and practical thinker; (c) as an outside counsel and people manager; and (d) as a driver of good business process within the Company. Candidates should also be able to evaluate and balance the needs and priorities of the business when making strategic decisions on employment-related issues. Work closely with the Vice President & Deputy General Counsel - Litigation, Employment, Cybersecurity & Regulatory Compliance to set strategic vision, goals, and direction for ELG and drive continual improvement of the efficiency and effectiveness of the team. Under the Legal Teams One Team model, coordinate and collaborate with Legal Team members in other groups to train and engage them to assist with employment matters globally, essentially as extended members of ELG. Serve as strategic business partner and trusted legal advisor to the HR Team. Help keep legal, ethical, and competitive by enabling efficient management of our global workforce in a dynamic environment. Manage a global team of experienced employment attorneys and professionals, and assist the team with working collaboratively with other Legal and Business functions. Build and maintain a positive and influential relationship with senior leaders. Serve as active and influential member of senior HR staff. Foster a culture of inclusion, diversity, recognition and excellence within the team. Stay on the cutting edge of global employment trends and take proactive, affirmative steps to minimize potential legal exposure. Work with team to provide advice to M&A team relating to employment aspects of potential transactions, including deal terms for both letters of intent and merger agreements. Collaborate with team and outside counsel to efficiently manage all aspects of outside counsel relationships, including staffing, budgets, and developing and participating in initiatives for reducing outside counsel spend. Effectively manage team spend to meet budget requirements and limitations.

Requirements: JD Degree from an accredited law school, strong academic record, and bar admission are required. 18+ years of global employment experience at a top-tier law firm and in-house at a public company. Deep substantive expertise across broad range of global employment, labor, and benefits laws applicable to a multi-national public company, and familiarity with compensation and benefits arrangements. Superior management skills with the ability to influence and engage direct and indirect reports through collaboration across a multi-national, dispersed organization. Demonstrated ability to motivate and inspire global teams to achieve their potential and expand their capabilities. Ability to interface effectively with all levels of the organization and to gain the trust and confidence of colleagues, business leaders, and executives. Excellent legal and business judgment, high standards, and impeccable integrity. Ability to think strategically and to give practical legal advice in the face of ambiguity or uncertainty. Effective at managing and working with others in a fast-paced environment, with the ability to multi-task and manage a large volume of concurrent projects. Must have demonstrated success at influencing decision makers and solving cross-organizational problems in a fast-paced environment. Proficient at reducing large amounts of information to a critical few important themes/issues and clearly communicating these to senior management. Adept at anticipating emerging employment and benefits legal trends and designing and implementing strategies and tactics to address them. Extremely well organized, strong interpersonal skills, excellent written and oral communication skills, and a sense of humor.
Legal 18 - 0 Full-time 2019-12-14

Director, Counsel - Employment

Los Angeles CA Director, Counsel - Employment The candidate will assist the Companys business units (stores, distribution centers, and corporate offices) with proactive employment law compliance and handle or oversee employment litigation and arbitration matters, with a primary focus on matters involving the companys California operations.Will be based in the Los Angeles market and requires at least 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 California employment law. Retail experience a strong plus. 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. Will be a collaborative team player with at least 8 years as an attorney specializing in employment law and related litigation/arbitration, and extensive knowledge of California employment law. JD from an ABA accredited law school is required. Must be a member of the State Bar of California, with the ability to obtain New Jersey in-house certification if not admitted in New Jersey. Legal 8 - 0 Full-time 2019-12-07

Labor & Employment Attorney in Hollywood, CA

Hollywood CA Counsel, Labor Relations The candidate will: Supervise handling of union grievances, arbitrations and audits. Assist with negotiation of collective bargaining agreements. Provide guidance and information regarding collective bargaining agreements in a timely, diligent, and comprehensive manner to business and legal affairs, production, and creative executives. Establish and maintain effective relationships with department colleagues, production teams, union staff, outside labor counsel, and labor executives at other studios. Handle the submission of union related paperwork such as info sheets, guild assumption agreements, etc. Draft memoranda and summaries in connection with union-related issues and prepare materials for internal presentations. Actively participate in department administrative and best practices initiatives. Perform other related duties as assigned. Should have 3+ years of experience in labor relations at entertainment studios, law firms or unions. JD degree required; must be admitted to practice in CA (or eligible to be Registered In-House Counsel in CA). Must have strong working knowledge of unions and collective bargaining agreements in the entertainment industry. Must have excellent computer-related skills and the ability to create well-formatted documents and presentations using MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and Adobe Acrobat. Legal 3 - 0 Full-time 2019-12-01

Director, Counsel - Employment

Los Angeles CA Director, Counsel - Employment The candidate will be assisting the Company s business units (stores, distribution centers, and corporate offices) with proactive employment law compliance and handle or oversee employment litigation and arbitration matters, with a primary focus on matters involving the company s California operations. 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. Working to resolve potential employment matters through investigation to resolution, where appropriate. Handling employment matters involving federal, state, and local government agencies. Should have 8 years of experience as an attorney specializing in employment law and related litigation/arbitration, and extensive knowledge of California employment law. JD from an ABA accredited law school is required. Must be a member of the State Bar of California, with the ability to obtain New Jersey in-house certification if not admitted in New Jersey. Legal 8 - 0 Full-time 2019-11-29

Director, Employment Counsel

San Francisco CA Director, Employment Counsel The candidate will provide day-to-day legal expertise on a wide range of employment law matters and proactively manage compliance with employment statutes and regulations. Will report to the Associate General Counsel, Labor & Employment. Advise on a wide variety of employment matters, including hiring, background checks, contingent worker relationships, performance management, employee relations, leaves of absence and accommodations, discrimination and harassment laws, wage and hour, internal investigations, compensation/benefits and termination. Provide global employment law strategies and guidance to solve business challenges and create organizational alignment. Advise the company's HR team, managers, senior leadership and other stakeholders on the laws and regulations affecting employees and contractors in the US. Effectively represent company before Federal and state courts and administrative agencies involving alleged unlawful discrimination and harassment, reasonable accommodation, retaliation, minimum wage, overtime, and wage payment issues, violation of Federal, state and/or local law or regulation, wrongful discharge and other employment claims. Work with HR and management on crafting compliant policies and procedures. Strategically manage and resolve any employment and compliance-related litigation, claims, investigations, subpoenas, etc., working independently or with outside counsel. Prepare legal updates on emerging employment law issues. Provide guidance on immigration matters. Assist with legal aspects of employee training programs.

The candidate should have a J.D. degree and license to practice law in at least one state (California preferred). Must have 12+ years of strong employment law experience. Should have a combination of both in-house and law firm experience, with a proven track record as an effective manager, advisor and advocate. Significant experience managing and/or handling employment litigation is required. Strong experience providing counseling and advice to Human Resources and business partners is needed. Experience interacting at senior level with business management is essential.
Legal 12 - 0 Full-time 2019-11-20

Director, Senior Employment Counsel

San Francisco CA Director, Senior Employment Counsel The candidate will be a trusted legal advisor to management and the People team on sensitive and wide-ranging global employment law issues, including hiring, recruiting, employee relations, performance management, terminations, leaves of absence, accommodations, wage and hour compliance, contingent workers, compensation and benefits, D&I initiatives and other employment-related matters. Will manage employment-related compliance policies and processes and proactively ensure compliance with laws and regulations. Partner with internal stakeholders to determine strategy and approach on global employment-related policies, guidelines and processes, with an approach that balances pragmatism, risk and compliance. Draft, maintain and review U.S. and international templates and policies for employment matters (including employment agreements, contractor agreements, separation agreements and employee handbooks). Lead or partner closely with the People team and Internal Audit on internal investigations. Monitor employment-related legal developments and engage proactively to drive compliance and implement risk-mitigation strategies. Manage employment disputes, matters and litigation, including management of outside counsel. Partner with internal stakeholders to develop and conduct employment training and education programs. Support M&A activities involving employment matters, including overseeing employment-related diligence, assisting with employment and severance arrangements and assisting with on-boarding and integration, as needed. Must have J.D. degree, strong academic credentials and California state bar membership. Should have 8+ years of relevant legal experience at a top firm and in-house (preferably at a high-growth tech company). Bar admission in good standing in California preferred; in-house registration in California required. Expert in key aspects of employment law, including matters related to discrimination, harassment, retaliation and internal investigations; with a strong understanding of California and federal employment law; international experience preferred. Must have experience in building and managing an HR compliance program. Legal 8 - 0 Full-time 2019-11-18

Director, Senior Employment Counsel

San Jose CA Director, Senior Employment Counsel The candidate will be a trusted legal advisor to management and the People team on sensitive and wide-ranging global employment law issues, including hiring, recruiting, employee relations, performance management, terminations, leaves of absence, accommodations, wage and hour compliance, contingent workers, compensation and benefits, D&I initiatives and other employment-related matters. Will manage employment-related compliance policies and processes and proactively ensure compliance with laws and regulations. Partner with internal stakeholders to determine strategy and approach on global employment-related policies, guidelines and processes, with an approach that balances pragmatism, risk and compliance. Draft, maintain and review U.S. and international templates and policies for employment matters (including employment agreements, contractor agreements, separation agreements and employee handbooks). Lead or partner closely with the People team and Internal Audit on internal investigations. Monitor employment-related legal developments and engage proactively to drive compliance and implement risk-mitigation strategies. Manage employment disputes, matters and litigation, including management of outside counsel. Partner with internal stakeholders to develop and conduct employment training and education programs. Support M&A activities involving employment matters, including overseeing employment-related diligence, assisting with employment and severance arrangements and assisting with on-boarding and integration, as needed. Must have J.D. degree, strong academic credentials and California state bar membership. Should have 8+ years of relevant legal experience at a top firm and in-house (preferably at a high-growth tech company). Bar admission in good standing in California preferred; in-house registration in California required. Expert in key aspects of employment law, including matters related to discrimination, harassment, retaliation and internal investigations; with a strong understanding of California and federal employment law; international experience preferred. Must have experience in building and managing an HR compliance program. Legal 8 - 0 Full-time 2019-11-18

Senior Counsel, Employment

Irvine CA Senior Counsel, Employment The candidate will provide legal support for the labor/employment needs of a global company. Partner with HR team members to determine strategy and approach on employment-related legal matters. Provide practical solutions that meet both business and legal needs. Provide daily legal advice on issues such as leaves of absence, workplace accommodations, terminations, workforce restructuring actives, investigations, discipline, wage and hour, workplace safety regulations (OSHA), and related matters.Investigate and respond to agency complaints and audits (EEOC, DFEH, DOL, OFCCP, DLSE, OSHA), attorney demand letters and internal employee complaints. Assist with management of employment litigation and/or arbitration. Remain abreast of legal developments and advise the affected department(s). Review or draft company policies and procedures for compliance and update as required. Review and draft contracts, separation agreements, and other employment-related documents. Coordinate responses to third party subpoenas for personnel records. Develop and provide training to internal clients on a variety of employment law topics. Should have 4-6 years of experience in labor and employment law, including counseling and litigation experience; deep California Labor/Employment law experience required; global experience a plus. Must be able to manage multiple projects. Strong oral and written communication skills are essential. Must be comfortable interfacing directly with managers and department leaders. Must have a law degree from an accredited law school and be licensed to practice law in the state of California. Legal 4 - 6 Full-time 2019-11-15

Legal Counsel, Employment

Fremont CA Legal Counsel, Employment The candidate will support the Deputy General Counsel responsible for leading firm's Legal Teams employment and labor matters globally. Will serve as an employment litigator supporting multiple business units. Key to this role will be to assess litigation risk, manage active single plaintiff litigation, negotiate resolution where appropriate, or manage the case through trial. Drafting responses to the EEOC and other government agencies. Manage all aspects of litigation and discovery, including e-discovery, and coordination with company witnesses and record custodians. Help build and implement scalable, world-class employment policies and programs that balance legal risk with business impact. Work closely with the companys leaders and HR teams to handle and support internal investigations, audits, pre-dispute conflicts, employment law claims, and trials/arbitrations. Work closely with outside counsel to manage risk and ensure that internal partners receive effective, business-focused employment law support. Must have 5+ years of employment and labor law experience at a highly respected law firm, the government and/or in-house corporate environment with emphasis on litigation. J.D. degree required. Admission to the California Bar preferred. Must be experienced in employment and labor alternative dispute resolution and litigation. Client counseling experience preferred. Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2019-11-15

Senior Director - Employment Counsel

San Francisco CA Senior Director - Employment Counsel The candidate will lead, manage and provide direction to a team of attorneys and paralegals within the Labor and Employment team. Advise on a wide variety of employment matters, including hiring, background checks, contingent worker relationships, performance management, employee relations, leaves of absence and accommodations, discrimination and harassment laws, wage and hour, internal investigations, compensation/benefits and termination. Provide global employment law strategies and guidance to solve business challenges and create organizational alignment. Advise the company's HR team, managers, senior leadership and other stakeholders on the laws and regulations affecting employees and contractors in the United States. Effectively represent Uber before Federal and state courts and administrative agencies involving alleged unlawful discrimination and harassment, reasonable accommodation, retaliation, minimum wage, overtime, and wage payment issues, violation of Federal, state and/or local law or regulation, wrongful discharge and other employment claims. Work with HR and management on crafting compliant policies and procedures. Strategically manage and resolve any employment and compliance-related litigation, claims, investigations, subpoenas, etc., working independently or with outside counsel. Prepare legal updates on emerging employment law issues. Provide guidance on immigration matters. Assist with legal aspects of employee training programs.

The candidate should have a combination of both in-house and law firm experience, with a proven track record as an effective manager, advisor and advocate. 20+ years of strong employment law experience is essential. J.D. and license to practice law in at least one state is required (California preferred). Significant experience managing and/or handling employment litigation is essential.Should have strong experience providing counseling and advice to Human Resources and business Ability to provide practical, timely solutions to business partners. Experience interacting at senior level with business management is preferred. Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential.
Legal 20 - 0 Full-time 2019-11-15
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Senior Director & Associate General Counsel, Employment Law - Global Lead
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Senior Director & Associate General Counsel, Employment Law - Global Lead Duties: Identifying and assessing legal risks and opportunities within the labor and employment area and implementing risk mitigation strategies; Counseling management and HR on new or pending employment laws, rules and regulations, and industry trends that may impact operations. Providing timely, practical, and business-oriented legal advice to all business Units on topics such as growth and scale strategies, hiring, immigration, disputes and litigation, new country expansions, terminations, executive compensation, wage and hour, benefits, restrictive covenants, leaves of absence and accommodations, internal investigations, and re-organizations; Implementing personnel policies addressing topics such as discrimination, bullying, flexibility, wages, and contingent workers; Effectively representing before Federal and state courts and administrative agencies in employment-related litigation; Assisting with mergers and acquisitions by analyzing employment issues, assisting with deal terms, and guiding successful integration of acquired employees; and Training and coordinating with other Legal Team members to enable them to assist with employment matters globally under the Legal Teams One Team model. Will excel in four areas: (a) as a strong individual contributor on global employment law issues; (b) as a well-organized and detail-oriented attorney and practical thinker; (c) as an outside counsel and people manager; and (d) as a driver of good business process within the Company. Candidates should also be able to evaluate and balance the needs and priorities of the business when making strategic decisions on employment-related issues. Work closely with the Vice President & Deputy General Counsel - Litigation, Employment, Cybersecurity & Regulatory Compliance to set strategic vision, goals, and direction for ELG and drive continual improvement of the efficiency and effectiveness of the team. Under the Legal Teams One Team model, coordinate and collaborate with Legal Team members in other groups to train and engage them to assist with employment matters globally, essentially as extended members of ELG. Serve as strategic business partner and trusted legal advisor to the HR Team. Help keep legal, ethical, and competitive by enabling efficient management of our global workforce in a dynamic environment. Manage a global team of experienced employment attorneys and professionals, and assist the team with working collaboratively with other Legal and Business functions. Build and maintain a positive and influential relationship with senior leaders. Serve as active and influential member of senior HR staff. Foster a culture of inclusion, diversity, recognition and excellence within the team. Stay on the cutting edge of global employment trends and take proactive, affirmative steps to minimize potential legal exposure. Work with team to provide advice to M&A team relating to employment aspects of potential transactions, including deal terms for both letters of intent and merger agreements. Collaborate with team and outside counsel to efficiently manage all aspects of outside counsel relationships, including staffing, budgets, and developing and participating in initiatives for reducing outside counsel spend. Effectively manage team spend to meet budget requirements and limitations.

Requirements: JD Degree from an accredited law school, strong academic record, and bar admission are required. 18+ years of global employment experience at a top-tier law firm and in-house at a public company. Deep substantive expertise across broad range of global employment, labor, and benefits laws applicable to a multi-national public company, and familiarity with compensation and benefits arrangements. Superior management skills with the ability to influence and engage direct and indirect reports through collaboration across a multi-national, dispersed organization. Demonstrated ability to motivate and inspire global teams to achieve their potential and expand their capabilities. Ability to interface effectively with all levels of the organization and to gain the trust and confidence of colleagues, business leaders, and executives. Excellent legal and business judgment, high standards, and impeccable integrity. Ability to think strategically and to give practical legal advice in the face of ambiguity or uncertainty. Effective at managing and working with others in a fast-paced environment, with the ability to multi-task and manage a large volume of concurrent projects. Must have demonstrated success at influencing decision makers and solving cross-organizational problems in a fast-paced environment. Proficient at reducing large amounts of information to a critical few important themes/issues and clearly communicating these to senior management. Adept at anticipating emerging employment and benefits legal trends and designing and implementing strategies and tactics to address them. Extremely well organized, strong interpersonal skills, excellent written and oral communication skills, and a sense of humor.
 
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Director, Counsel - Employment
Refer job# TDGZ147447
 
Director, Counsel - Employment The candidate will assist the Companys business units (stores, distribution centers, and corporate offices) with proactive employment law compliance and handle or oversee employment litigation and arbitration matters, with a primary focus on matters involving the companys California operations.Will be based in the Los Angeles market and requires at least 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 California employment law. Retail experience a strong plus. 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. Will be a collaborative team player with at least 8 years as an attorney specializing in employment law and related litigation/arbitration, and extensive knowledge of California employment law. JD from an ABA accredited law school is required. Must be a member of the State Bar of California, with the ability to obtain New Jersey in-house certification if not admitted in New Jersey.
 
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Labor & Employment Attorney in Hollywood, CA
Refer job# ZHRT147355
 
Counsel, Labor Relations The candidate will: Supervise handling of union grievances, arbitrations and audits. Assist with negotiation of collective bargaining agreements. Provide guidance and information regarding collective bargaining agreements in a timely, diligent, and comprehensive manner to business and legal affairs, production, and creative executives. Establish and maintain effective relationships with department colleagues, production teams, union staff, outside labor counsel, and labor executives at other studios. Handle the submission of union related paperwork such as info sheets, guild assumption agreements, etc. Draft memoranda and summaries in connection with union-related issues and prepare materials for internal presentations. Actively participate in department administrative and best practices initiatives. Perform other related duties as assigned. Should have 3+ years of experience in labor relations at entertainment studios, law firms or unions. JD degree required; must be admitted to practice in CA (or eligible to be Registered In-House Counsel in CA). Must have strong working knowledge of unions and collective bargaining agreements in the entertainment industry. Must have excellent computer-related skills and the ability to create well-formatted documents and presentations using MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and Adobe Acrobat.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
 
Director, Counsel - Employment
Refer job# QJZB147099
 
Director, Counsel - Employment The candidate will be assisting the Company s business units (stores, distribution centers, and corporate offices) with proactive employment law compliance and handle or oversee employment litigation and arbitration matters, with a primary focus on matters involving the company s California operations. 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. Working to resolve potential employment matters through investigation to resolution, where appropriate. Handling employment matters involving federal, state, and local government agencies. Should have 8 years of experience as an attorney specializing in employment law and related litigation/arbitration, and extensive knowledge of California employment law. JD from an ABA accredited law school is required. Must be a member of the State Bar of California, with the ability to obtain New Jersey in-house certification if not admitted in New Jersey.
 
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Director, Employment Counsel
Refer job# IVXI146983
 
Director, Employment Counsel The candidate will provide day-to-day legal expertise on a wide range of employment law matters and proactively manage compliance with employment statutes and regulations. Will report to the Associate General Counsel, Labor & Employment. Advise on a wide variety of employment matters, including hiring, background checks, contingent worker relationships, performance management, employee relations, leaves of absence and accommodations, discrimination and harassment laws, wage and hour, internal investigations, compensation/benefits and termination. Provide global employment law strategies and guidance to solve business challenges and create organizational alignment. Advise the company's HR team, managers, senior leadership and other stakeholders on the laws and regulations affecting employees and contractors in the US. Effectively represent company before Federal and state courts and administrative agencies involving alleged unlawful discrimination and harassment, reasonable accommodation, retaliation, minimum wage, overtime, and wage payment issues, violation of Federal, state and/or local law or regulation, wrongful discharge and other employment claims. Work with HR and management on crafting compliant policies and procedures. Strategically manage and resolve any employment and compliance-related litigation, claims, investigations, subpoenas, etc., working independently or with outside counsel. Prepare legal updates on emerging employment law issues. Provide guidance on immigration matters. Assist with legal aspects of employee training programs.

The candidate should have a J.D. degree and license to practice law in at least one state (California preferred). Must have 12+ years of strong employment law experience. Should have a combination of both in-house and law firm experience, with a proven track record as an effective manager, advisor and advocate. Significant experience managing and/or handling employment litigation is required. Strong experience providing counseling and advice to Human Resources and business partners is needed. Experience interacting at senior level with business management is essential.
 
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Director, Senior Employment Counsel
Refer job# EKLZ146954
 
Director, Senior Employment Counsel The candidate will be a trusted legal advisor to management and the People team on sensitive and wide-ranging global employment law issues, including hiring, recruiting, employee relations, performance management, terminations, leaves of absence, accommodations, wage and hour compliance, contingent workers, compensation and benefits, D&I initiatives and other employment-related matters. Will manage employment-related compliance policies and processes and proactively ensure compliance with laws and regulations. Partner with internal stakeholders to determine strategy and approach on global employment-related policies, guidelines and processes, with an approach that balances pragmatism, risk and compliance. Draft, maintain and review U.S. and international templates and policies for employment matters (including employment agreements, contractor agreements, separation agreements and employee handbooks). Lead or partner closely with the People team and Internal Audit on internal investigations. Monitor employment-related legal developments and engage proactively to drive compliance and implement risk-mitigation strategies. Manage employment disputes, matters and litigation, including management of outside counsel. Partner with internal stakeholders to develop and conduct employment training and education programs. Support M&A activities involving employment matters, including overseeing employment-related diligence, assisting with employment and severance arrangements and assisting with on-boarding and integration, as needed. Must have J.D. degree, strong academic credentials and California state bar membership. Should have 8+ years of relevant legal experience at a top firm and in-house (preferably at a high-growth tech company). Bar admission in good standing in California preferred; in-house registration in California required. Expert in key aspects of employment law, including matters related to discrimination, harassment, retaliation and internal investigations; with a strong understanding of California and federal employment law; international experience preferred. Must have experience in building and managing an HR compliance program.
 
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Director, Senior Employment Counsel
Refer job# MSLP146955
 
Director, Senior Employment Counsel The candidate will be a trusted legal advisor to management and the People team on sensitive and wide-ranging global employment law issues, including hiring, recruiting, employee relations, performance management, terminations, leaves of absence, accommodations, wage and hour compliance, contingent workers, compensation and benefits, D&I initiatives and other employment-related matters. Will manage employment-related compliance policies and processes and proactively ensure compliance with laws and regulations. Partner with internal stakeholders to determine strategy and approach on global employment-related policies, guidelines and processes, with an approach that balances pragmatism, risk and compliance. Draft, maintain and review U.S. and international templates and policies for employment matters (including employment agreements, contractor agreements, separation agreements and employee handbooks). Lead or partner closely with the People team and Internal Audit on internal investigations. Monitor employment-related legal developments and engage proactively to drive compliance and implement risk-mitigation strategies. Manage employment disputes, matters and litigation, including management of outside counsel. Partner with internal stakeholders to develop and conduct employment training and education programs. Support M&A activities involving employment matters, including overseeing employment-related diligence, assisting with employment and severance arrangements and assisting with on-boarding and integration, as needed. Must have J.D. degree, strong academic credentials and California state bar membership. Should have 8+ years of relevant legal experience at a top firm and in-house (preferably at a high-growth tech company). Bar admission in good standing in California preferred; in-house registration in California required. Expert in key aspects of employment law, including matters related to discrimination, harassment, retaliation and internal investigations; with a strong understanding of California and federal employment law; international experience preferred. Must have experience in building and managing an HR compliance program.
 
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Senior Counsel, Employment
Refer job# HKZJ146914
 
Senior Counsel, Employment The candidate will provide legal support for the labor/employment needs of a global company. Partner with HR team members to determine strategy and approach on employment-related legal matters. Provide practical solutions that meet both business and legal needs. Provide daily legal advice on issues such as leaves of absence, workplace accommodations, terminations, workforce restructuring actives, investigations, discipline, wage and hour, workplace safety regulations (OSHA), and related matters.Investigate and respond to agency complaints and audits (EEOC, DFEH, DOL, OFCCP, DLSE, OSHA), attorney demand letters and internal employee complaints. Assist with management of employment litigation and/or arbitration. Remain abreast of legal developments and advise the affected department(s). Review or draft company policies and procedures for compliance and update as required. Review and draft contracts, separation agreements, and other employment-related documents. Coordinate responses to third party subpoenas for personnel records. Develop and provide training to internal clients on a variety of employment law topics. Should have 4-6 years of experience in labor and employment law, including counseling and litigation experience; deep California Labor/Employment law experience required; global experience a plus. Must be able to manage multiple projects. Strong oral and written communication skills are essential. Must be comfortable interfacing directly with managers and department leaders. Must have a law degree from an accredited law school and be licensed to practice law in the state of California.
 
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Legal Counsel, Employment
Refer job# JPJV146917
 
Legal Counsel, Employment The candidate will support the Deputy General Counsel responsible for leading firm's Legal Teams employment and labor matters globally. Will serve as an employment litigator supporting multiple business units. Key to this role will be to assess litigation risk, manage active single plaintiff litigation, negotiate resolution where appropriate, or manage the case through trial. Drafting responses to the EEOC and other government agencies. Manage all aspects of litigation and discovery, including e-discovery, and coordination with company witnesses and record custodians. Help build and implement scalable, world-class employment policies and programs that balance legal risk with business impact. Work closely with the companys leaders and HR teams to handle and support internal investigations, audits, pre-dispute conflicts, employment law claims, and trials/arbitrations. Work closely with outside counsel to manage risk and ensure that internal partners receive effective, business-focused employment law support. Must have 5+ years of employment and labor law experience at a highly respected law firm, the government and/or in-house corporate environment with emphasis on litigation. J.D. degree required. Admission to the California Bar preferred. Must be experienced in employment and labor alternative dispute resolution and litigation. Client counseling experience preferred.
 
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Senior Director - Employment Counsel
Refer job# JIMK146940
 
Senior Director - Employment Counsel The candidate will lead, manage and provide direction to a team of attorneys and paralegals within the Labor and Employment team. Advise on a wide variety of employment matters, including hiring, background checks, contingent worker relationships, performance management, employee relations, leaves of absence and accommodations, discrimination and harassment laws, wage and hour, internal investigations, compensation/benefits and termination. Provide global employment law strategies and guidance to solve business challenges and create organizational alignment. Advise the company's HR team, managers, senior leadership and other stakeholders on the laws and regulations affecting employees and contractors in the United States. Effectively represent Uber before Federal and state courts and administrative agencies involving alleged unlawful discrimination and harassment, reasonable accommodation, retaliation, minimum wage, overtime, and wage payment issues, violation of Federal, state and/or local law or regulation, wrongful discharge and other employment claims. Work with HR and management on crafting compliant policies and procedures. Strategically manage and resolve any employment and compliance-related litigation, claims, investigations, subpoenas, etc., working independently or with outside counsel. Prepare legal updates on emerging employment law issues. Provide guidance on immigration matters. Assist with legal aspects of employee training programs.

The candidate should have a combination of both in-house and law firm experience, with a proven track record as an effective manager, advisor and advocate. 20+ years of strong employment law experience is essential. J.D. and license to practice law in at least one state is required (California preferred). Significant experience managing and/or handling employment litigation is essential.Should have strong experience providing counseling and advice to Human Resources and business Ability to provide practical, timely solutions to business partners. Experience interacting at senior level with business management is preferred. Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential.
 
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