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Welcome to the job listings section of General Counsel Consulting. We are constantly updating our jobs seven days a week. As a firm dedicated to in-house search and placement, our ability to forge strong relationships with top-rated companies around the world allows us to offer our candidates a breadth of opportunities we believe is unrivaled.
 
We are pleased that your assessment of options has led you to General Counsel Consulting, and we invite you to browse our website to learn more about our firm and the career opportunities we offer. If you would like to be considered for an in-house attorney position, feel free to submit your resume.
 
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Counsel, Labor & Employment

Washington DC Counsel, Labor & Employment Responsibilities: Serve as the company's in-house L&E law expert with day-to-day responsibility for (i) addressing the legal elements of employment matters as they arise and (ii) anticipating/mitigating organizational risks pertaining to applicable L&E laws. Advise the Legal, Talent and People teams on applicable federal, state and local L&E laws, including but not limited to regulatory regimes governing discrimination, vacation/sick leave matters, wage and hour laws, COVID-19, and employer/employee contractual issues. Keep abreast of L&E laws across all relevant jurisdictions, and provide regular updates and training modules to the Legal, Talent and People teams regarding changes, trends, risk areas and best practices applicable to relevant L&E laws. Prepare employment-related agreements. Advise on, and manage outside counsel engagements related to, immigration matters. Represent the company, and manage outside counsel engagements, in connection with:. Federal, state and local government L&E inquiries, including responding to information requests, managing investigations, and executing any litigation or mediation of related charges and legal proceedings; and. Employment litigation, including development and execution of litigation management and strategy. Oversee and manage periodic legal reviews of and updates to employment agreement templates, employment practices and arrangements, and applicable company policies and disclosures. Develop and enhance scalable compliance procedures with People, Talent and Operations personnel. Support L&E compliance in connection with international expansion. Ensure the company conducts its business according to applicable federal and state laws and regulations. Foster a workplace with the highest moral, ethical and legal standards to deliver an environment that promotes respect, innovation, and creativity.

Qualifications: JD Degree with excellent academic credentials and a state Bar member in good standing (must be admitted to DC bar within 360 days of start date). 4-7 years of legal practice with direct experience providing substantive L&E legal advice and services in an in-house or law firm setting. Experience shepherding a variety of employment matters and issues to conclusion, including internal investigations, employee disputes, and litigation. Ability to work independently while exercising appropriate judgment in communicating relevant issues and matters to senior Legal leadership and appropriate company stakeholders. Ability to take a stand on critical issues while maintaining the respect of, and influence among, key business partners. Comfort with the disagree and commit principle. A collaborative, team-oriented disposition alongside an ability to recognize and navigate political dynamics internal and external while remaining apolitical in carrying out job responsibilities. Extremely practical and business-oriented approach to legal issues. Comfort working across all departments and job levels. Excellent writing and oral communication skills (experience drafting complex legal agreements is highly valued). Ability to handle competing deadlines and shifting priorities with minimal supervision. Experience managing and supporting the professional development of one or more junior associates. Must exhibit intellectual curiosity and attend aggressively to details. Willing to take feedback, learn and grow; an ethos of continuous self-improvement.
Legal 4 - 7 Full-time 2021-11-29

Counsel, Employment

Washington DC Counsel, Employment Responsibilities: Provide strategic legal advice and counsel to the Human Resources department and business leaders regarding all aspects of the employment life cycle in multiple jurisdictions. Draft and revise employment law-related documentation, such as contracts and other employment-related agreements. Assist with drafting and development of employment policies. Develop a strategy for responding to legal claims and threats of litigation in conjunction with the Associate General Counsel and Head of Employment Law, including assisting with fact development in pre-litigation and/or litigation matters. Respond to government investigations, audits, subpoenas, and other legal information requests. Litigate on the company's behalf and/or coordinate litigation and other legal matters handled by outside counsel, including the management of discovery. Assist with due diligence in mergers and acquisitions. Develop and deliver training on employment law compliance matters. Manage multiple priorities and ensure that deadlines are met.

Qualifications: JD from an ABA-accredited law school with excellent academics. Actively licensed to practice in at least one jurisdiction in the U.S. Willingness to apply to D.C. Bar, if not already licensed to practice in D.C., or have the ability to practice in D.C. under the D.C. in-house exception. Must have 4 years of relevant employment law experience.

Preferred Qualifications: Should preferably have 4 years of relevant employment law experience at an Am Law 100 ranked law firm and/or a Chambers-ranked employment law department; 2 years of experience advising on employment law matters in Canada, the United Kingdom, and/or the European Union. Experience advising clients on Office of Federal Contractor Compliance Programs regulations and requirements. Experience representing clients with a significant international presence and/or clients who are in the process of expanding internationally. Knowledge of state, federal, and international privacy, data protection, and industry best practices. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Excellent analytical and negotiating skills. Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, with ability to be flexible and adapt to frequently changing workload and responsibilities. The ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. The initiative, ability to act decisively, work independently and exercise good judgment.
Legal 4 - 0 Full-time 2021-11-24

Senior Legal Counsel, Employment

Washington DC Senior Legal Counsel, Employment The candidate will report to the Associate General Counsel, Employment and be a key member of the Employment team within the Legal Department's Global Ethics, Compliance and Risk team. Will provide legal support on executive compensation, general compensation, and employee benefits matters. A secondary responsibility will be to support the Associate General Counsel, Employment, in providing advice on a wide variety of general employment law matters. Provide practical legal counsel to Human Resources and interface with outside counsel with regard to day-to-day compensation and benefits issues, including: the company's stock plan, employee stock purchase plan, sales commission plans, and required public company disclosure issues; the company's 401(k) plan (including fiduciary guidance to its retirement committee), health savings accounts and health and welfare programs; and the company's annual incentive plans. Develop and update policies, plan documentation and communications relating to the company's compensation and employee health and welfare plans and programs and related initiatives. Provide legal counsel and support with HR-related elements of strategic transactions/acquisitions, including: due diligence, especially with regard to employee benefits, compensation plans and other qualified and non-qualified plan issues; negotiating/drafting of compensation and benefits-related reps and covenants in M&A deals; and interfacing with outside M&A and employment counsel on compensation and benefits issues in M&A transactions; and pre/post-close implementation. Provide practical legal counsel to Human Resources and business units and interface with outside counsel on day-to-day general employment law matters, including: advising on harassment, discrimination, retaliation, and other workplace investigations; counseling internal clients on various employment matters, including reasonable accommodations, leaves of absence, fair pay, and wage and hour issues; responding to claims and demand letters; researching and advising on legislative trends in harassment prevention and other areas; working with HR to enhance training programs; providing thought leadership and support for diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives; and developing, revising and implementing related policies and training solutions and stay atop of industry developments to help the company be best in class. Negotiate and document employment, retention, and separation agreements and restrictive covenants of varying complexity.

The candidate must have a J.D. degree from a U.S. accredited law school and be a member in good standing of at least one State Bar association. Must have 7+ years of experience in executive compensation and employee benefits subject areas, with preference given to executive compensation experience with a public company. Some experience with M&A and corporate transactions is required. Should preferably have 7+ years of experience in risk mitigation related to key employee-life cycle events (hiring, retention and terminations). Experience with SEC reporting relating to executive compensation is desired. Mix of law firm and in-house experience is strongly preferred. The ability to spot and analyze complex issues and devise practical strategies and solutions is essential. Strong drafting and negotiating skills are needed.
Legal 7 - 0 Full-time 2021-11-17

Lead Counsel, Labor And Employment

Washington DC Lead Counsel, Labor and Employment The candidate will provide counseling and support to HR Business Partners, Employee Relations Business Partners, and the business on employee terminations, performance management, investigations, accommodations, reorganizations, and other employment-related matters. Will collaborate with other attorneys on the team with respect to advice and counseling provided to HR and other cross-functional partners. Coordinate and manage employment related projects, including internal process reviews, new policy roll-outs and implementation, and training programs. Draft and edit employment-related documents, correspondence, agreements and processes. Manage legal risks and provide solutions for resolving employment disputes. Participate in the creation and delivery of trainings related to employment law matters, such as harassment training and other manager trainings on a variety of topics. Manage and drive strategy on pre-litigation and litigation matters.

The candidate should have a J.D. degree and membership in at least one State Bar. Must have 5+ years of experience in labor and employment law. Must have experience with state and federal employment law and advising and counseling clients on such laws. Employment litigation experience and experience coordinating and driving to complete large-scale projects (including litigations) are needed. New York or California Bar Membership is preferred. In-house legal department experience is desired.
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2021-11-02
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Lead Counsel, Labor And Employment
In-House,Facebook
Location : Washington, DC, United States

Lead Counsel, Labor and Employment The candidate will provide counseling and support to HR Business Partners, Employee Relations Business Partners, and the business on employee terminations, performance management, investigations, accommodations, re... + read more

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Editor Of Payroll Information Resources
In-House,American Payroll Association
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Counsel, Labor & Employment
Refer job# BEXW163861
 
Counsel, Labor & Employment Responsibilities: Serve as the company's in-house L&E law expert with day-to-day responsibility for (i) addressing the legal elements of employment matters as they arise and (ii) anticipating/mitigating organizational risks pertaining to applicable L&E laws. Advise the Legal, Talent and People teams on applicable federal, state and local L&E laws, including but not limited to regulatory regimes governing discrimination, vacation/sick leave matters, wage and hour laws, COVID-19, and employer/employee contractual issues. Keep abreast of L&E laws across all relevant jurisdictions, and provide regular updates and training modules to the Legal, Talent and People teams regarding changes, trends, risk areas and best practices applicable to relevant L&E laws. Prepare employment-related agreements. Advise on, and manage outside counsel engagements related to, immigration matters. Represent the company, and manage outside counsel engagements, in connection with:. Federal, state and local government L&E inquiries, including responding to information requests, managing investigations, and executing any litigation or mediation of related charges and legal proceedings; and. Employment litigation, including development and execution of litigation management and strategy. Oversee and manage periodic legal reviews of and updates to employment agreement templates, employment practices and arrangements, and applicable company policies and disclosures. Develop and enhance scalable compliance procedures with People, Talent and Operations personnel. Support L&E compliance in connection with international expansion. Ensure the company conducts its business according to applicable federal and state laws and regulations. Foster a workplace with the highest moral, ethical and legal standards to deliver an environment that promotes respect, innovation, and creativity.

Qualifications: JD Degree with excellent academic credentials and a state Bar member in good standing (must be admitted to DC bar within 360 days of start date). 4-7 years of legal practice with direct experience providing substantive L&E legal advice and services in an in-house or law firm setting. Experience shepherding a variety of employment matters and issues to conclusion, including internal investigations, employee disputes, and litigation. Ability to work independently while exercising appropriate judgment in communicating relevant issues and matters to senior Legal leadership and appropriate company stakeholders. Ability to take a stand on critical issues while maintaining the respect of, and influence among, key business partners. Comfort with the disagree and commit principle. A collaborative, team-oriented disposition alongside an ability to recognize and navigate political dynamics internal and external while remaining apolitical in carrying out job responsibilities. Extremely practical and business-oriented approach to legal issues. Comfort working across all departments and job levels. Excellent writing and oral communication skills (experience drafting complex legal agreements is highly valued). Ability to handle competing deadlines and shifting priorities with minimal supervision. Experience managing and supporting the professional development of one or more junior associates. Must exhibit intellectual curiosity and attend aggressively to details. Willing to take feedback, learn and grow; an ethos of continuous self-improvement.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Counsel, Employment
Refer job# UJWA163754
 
Counsel, Employment Responsibilities: Provide strategic legal advice and counsel to the Human Resources department and business leaders regarding all aspects of the employment life cycle in multiple jurisdictions. Draft and revise employment law-related documentation, such as contracts and other employment-related agreements. Assist with drafting and development of employment policies. Develop a strategy for responding to legal claims and threats of litigation in conjunction with the Associate General Counsel and Head of Employment Law, including assisting with fact development in pre-litigation and/or litigation matters. Respond to government investigations, audits, subpoenas, and other legal information requests. Litigate on the company's behalf and/or coordinate litigation and other legal matters handled by outside counsel, including the management of discovery. Assist with due diligence in mergers and acquisitions. Develop and deliver training on employment law compliance matters. Manage multiple priorities and ensure that deadlines are met.

Qualifications: JD from an ABA-accredited law school with excellent academics. Actively licensed to practice in at least one jurisdiction in the U.S. Willingness to apply to D.C. Bar, if not already licensed to practice in D.C., or have the ability to practice in D.C. under the D.C. in-house exception. Must have 4 years of relevant employment law experience.

Preferred Qualifications: Should preferably have 4 years of relevant employment law experience at an Am Law 100 ranked law firm and/or a Chambers-ranked employment law department; 2 years of experience advising on employment law matters in Canada, the United Kingdom, and/or the European Union. Experience advising clients on Office of Federal Contractor Compliance Programs regulations and requirements. Experience representing clients with a significant international presence and/or clients who are in the process of expanding internationally. Knowledge of state, federal, and international privacy, data protection, and industry best practices. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Excellent analytical and negotiating skills. Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, with ability to be flexible and adapt to frequently changing workload and responsibilities. The ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. The initiative, ability to act decisively, work independently and exercise good judgment.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Senior Legal Counsel, Employment
Refer job# XXJE163504
 
Senior Legal Counsel, Employment The candidate will report to the Associate General Counsel, Employment and be a key member of the Employment team within the Legal Department's Global Ethics, Compliance and Risk team. Will provide legal support on executive compensation, general compensation, and employee benefits matters. A secondary responsibility will be to support the Associate General Counsel, Employment, in providing advice on a wide variety of general employment law matters. Provide practical legal counsel to Human Resources and interface with outside counsel with regard to day-to-day compensation and benefits issues, including: the company's stock plan, employee stock purchase plan, sales commission plans, and required public company disclosure issues; the company's 401(k) plan (including fiduciary guidance to its retirement committee), health savings accounts and health and welfare programs; and the company's annual incentive plans. Develop and update policies, plan documentation and communications relating to the company's compensation and employee health and welfare plans and programs and related initiatives. Provide legal counsel and support with HR-related elements of strategic transactions/acquisitions, including: due diligence, especially with regard to employee benefits, compensation plans and other qualified and non-qualified plan issues; negotiating/drafting of compensation and benefits-related reps and covenants in M&A deals; and interfacing with outside M&A and employment counsel on compensation and benefits issues in M&A transactions; and pre/post-close implementation. Provide practical legal counsel to Human Resources and business units and interface with outside counsel on day-to-day general employment law matters, including: advising on harassment, discrimination, retaliation, and other workplace investigations; counseling internal clients on various employment matters, including reasonable accommodations, leaves of absence, fair pay, and wage and hour issues; responding to claims and demand letters; researching and advising on legislative trends in harassment prevention and other areas; working with HR to enhance training programs; providing thought leadership and support for diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives; and developing, revising and implementing related policies and training solutions and stay atop of industry developments to help the company be best in class. Negotiate and document employment, retention, and separation agreements and restrictive covenants of varying complexity.

The candidate must have a J.D. degree from a U.S. accredited law school and be a member in good standing of at least one State Bar association. Must have 7+ years of experience in executive compensation and employee benefits subject areas, with preference given to executive compensation experience with a public company. Some experience with M&A and corporate transactions is required. Should preferably have 7+ years of experience in risk mitigation related to key employee-life cycle events (hiring, retention and terminations). Experience with SEC reporting relating to executive compensation is desired. Mix of law firm and in-house experience is strongly preferred. The ability to spot and analyze complex issues and devise practical strategies and solutions is essential. Strong drafting and negotiating skills are needed.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
 
Lead Counsel, Labor And Employment
Refer job# OEIS163045
 
Lead Counsel, Labor and Employment The candidate will provide counseling and support to HR Business Partners, Employee Relations Business Partners, and the business on employee terminations, performance management, investigations, accommodations, reorganizations, and other employment-related matters. Will collaborate with other attorneys on the team with respect to advice and counseling provided to HR and other cross-functional partners. Coordinate and manage employment related projects, including internal process reviews, new policy roll-outs and implementation, and training programs. Draft and edit employment-related documents, correspondence, agreements and processes. Manage legal risks and provide solutions for resolving employment disputes. Participate in the creation and delivery of trainings related to employment law matters, such as harassment training and other manager trainings on a variety of topics. Manage and drive strategy on pre-litigation and litigation matters.

The candidate should have a J.D. degree and membership in at least one State Bar. Must have 5+ years of experience in labor and employment law. Must have experience with state and federal employment law and advising and counseling clients on such laws. Employment litigation experience and experience coordinating and driving to complete large-scale projects (including litigations) are needed. New York or California Bar Membership is preferred. In-house legal department experience is desired.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
 

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