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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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Employment & Litigation Counsel

San Francisco CA Employment & Litigation Counsel The candidate will process and metrics oriented, Active membership in a state bar, CA preferred, At least 8 years of experience practicing as an attorney, with the bulk of your time focused on employment-related work. Legal 8 - 0 Full-time 2021-09-17

Senior Corporate Counsel, Employment Law

Washington DC Senior Corporate Counsel, Employment Law Responsibilities: Provide day to day counseling and support to HR Business Partners and managers across a broad spectrum of areas including employee relations, leaves of absence, disability accommodations, discipline/terminations, restrictive covenants, affirmative action plans, FLSA classifications, independent contractors, international employment law matters, and employment issues related to COVID-19 and remote working. Manage legal risks and provide solutions for resolving employment disputes. Monitor employment law developments and evolving best practices and provide updates when needed; work with business partners to implement policy changes and integrate new procedures. Review and advise on commercial agreements for vendors hired by HR partners. Draft and revise employment agreements, severance agreements, and handbook policies. Engage in pre-litigation discussions with opposing counsel to resolve potential claims. Assist in managing outside counsel on litigation matters.

Minimum Qualifications: J.D. Degree. Membership in at least one State Bar. 5+ years of experience in advising and counseling clients on employment matters. Knowledge and experience in drafting and negotiating a wide range of agreements. Ability to draft and revise agreements. Strong decision-making ability and a solutions-oriented approach. Ability to maintain effective working relationships with internal clients. Superior analytical and communication skills. Desire to work on a wide variety of matters, including those outside of subject-matter expertise. Ability to exercise good judgment and work independently without close supervision. Willingness to take the initiative and follow through on projects. Preferred Qualifications: Familiarity with California and international employment law issues. In-house legal department experience. MS Office Suite and Google Docs (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint). Collaboration Tools: Google Suite, Slack.
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2021-09-17

Legal Counsel Ii, Employment

Chicago IL Legal Counsel II, Employment - Remote Duties: Provide practical legal counsel to Human Resources and interface with outside counsel with regard to day-to-day compensation and benefits issues, including: Stock plan, employee stock purchase plan, sales commission plans, and required public company disclosure issues. 401(k) plan (including fiduciary guidance to its retirement committee), health savings accounts and health and welfare programs. Development and updates of policies, plan documentation and communications relating to Ansys compensation and employee health and welfare plans and programs and related initiatives. Negotiation and documentation of employment, retention and separation agreements and restrictive covenants of varying complexity. Provide practical legal counsel to Human Resources and business units and interface with outside counsel with regard to day-to-day general employment law matters, including: Advise on harassment, discrimination, retaliation and other workplace investigations. Counsel internal clients on various employment matters, including reasonable accommodations, leaves of absence, fair pay, and wage and hour issues. Respond to claims and demand letters. Research and advise on legislative trends in harassment prevention and other areas. Work with Human Resources to enhance training programs. Provide thought leadership and support for diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives; and develop, revise and implement related policies and training solutions and stay atop of industry developments to help be best in class. 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. Negotiation / drafting of employment-related reps and covenants in M&A deals. Interface with outside M&A and employment counsel on M&A transactions; and pre / post-close implementation.

Qualifications: JD degree from a U.S. accredited law school required. Member in good standing of at least one state Bar association. 3 7+ years experience in executive compensation and employee benefits subject areas, with preference given to executive compensation experience with a public company. 3 7+ years experience in risk mitigation related to key employee-life cycle events (hiring, retention and terminations). Some experience with M&A and corporate transactions. Preferred Qualifications: Mix of law firm and in-house experience strongly preferred. Ability to spot and analyze complex issues and devise practical strategies and solutions. Strong communication skills (oral and written), with both legal and non-legal professionals and comfort working in a role requiring utmost discretion and confidentiality. Strong drafting and negotiating skills. Ability to manage and prioritize multiple complex projects simultaneously. Is flexible and adaptable - demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced working environment and work diplomatically and tactfully with others. An inclusive individual who thrives in a team-oriented and collaborative environment.
Legal 3 - 7 Full-time 2021-09-17

Legal Counsel II, Employment

Dallas TX Legal Counsel II, 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. Primary responsibilities will involve the provision of legal support on executive compensation and employee benefits matters, as well as a wide variety of general employment law matters. Some aspects of the role responsibilities are global in nature, while others relate specifically to the United States. Provide practical legal counsel to Human Resources and interface with outside counsel with regard to day-to-day compensation and benefits issues, including stock plan, employee stock purchase plan, sales commission plans, and required public company disclosure issues; 401(k) plan (including fiduciary guidance to its retirement committee), health savings accounts and health and welfare programs; development and updates of policies, plan documentation and communications relating to the company's compensation and employee health and welfare plans and programs and related initiatives; negotiation and documentation of employment, retention and separation agreements and restrictive covenants of varying complexity. Provide practical legal counsel to Human Resources and business units and interface with outside counsel with regard to day-to-day general employment law matters, including advice on harassment, discrimination, retaliation, and other workplace investigations; counsel internal clients on various employment matters, including reasonable accommodations, leaves of absence, fair pay, and wage and hour issues; and respond to claims and demand letters; research and advise on legislative trends in harassment prevention and other areas. Work with Human Resources to enhance training programs. Provide thought leadership and support for diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives; and develop, revise and implement related policies and training solutions and stay atop of industry developments to help the company be best in class. 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; negotiation/drafting of employment-related reps and covenants in M&A deals; and interface with outside M&A and employment counsel on M&A transactions; and pre / post-close implementation.

The candidate must have a Juris Doctor (JD) degree from a U.S. accredited law school with a membership in good standing of at least one State Bar association and 3-7 years of experience in executive compensation and employee benefits subject areas, with preference given to executive compensation experience with a public company; and experience in risk mitigation related to key employee-life cycle events (hiring, retention, and terminations). Must have some experience with M&A and corporate transactions. A 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 required. Must have strong communication skills (oral and written), with both legal and non-legal professionals, and comfort working in a role requiring utmost discretion and confidentiality. Strong drafting and negotiating skills and the ability to manage and prioritize multiple complex projects simultaneously are required. Must be flexible and adaptable - demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced working environment and work diplomatically and tactfully with others.
Legal 3 - 7 Full-time 2021-09-17

Senior Corporate Counsel, Employment Law

New York City NY Senior Corporate Counsel, Employment Law Responsibilities: Provide day to day counseling and support to HR Business Partners and managers across a broad spectrum of areas including employee relations, leaves of absence, disability accommodations, discipline/terminations, restrictive covenants, affirmative action plans, FLSA classifications, independent contractors, international employment law matters, and employment issues related to COVID-19 and remote working. Manage legal risks and provide solutions for resolving employment disputes. Monitor employment law developments and evolving best practices and provide updates when needed; work with business partners to implement policy changes and integrate new procedures. Review and advise on commercial agreements for vendors hired by HR partners. Draft and revise employment agreements, severance agreements, and handbook policies. Engage in pre-litigation discussions with opposing counsel to resolve potential claims. Assist in managing outside counsel on litigation matters.

Minimum Qualifications: J.D. Degree. Membership in at least one State Bar. 5+ years of experience in advising and counseling clients on employment matters. Knowledge and experience in drafting and negotiating a wide range of agreements. Ability to draft and revise agreements. Strong decision-making ability and a solutions-oriented approach. Ability to maintain effective working relationships with internal clients. Superior analytical and communication skills. Desire to work on a wide variety of matters, including those outside of subject-matter expertise. Ability to exercise good judgment and work independently without close supervision. Willingness to take the initiative and follow through on projects. Preferred Qualifications: Familiarity with California and international employment law issues. In-house legal department experience. MS Office Suite and Google Docs (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint). Collaboration Tools: Google Suite, Slack.
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2021-09-17

Senior Corporate Counsel, Employment Law

Atlanta GA Senior Corporate Counsel, Employment Law Responsibilities: Provide day to day counseling and support to HR Business Partners and managers across a broad spectrum of areas including employee relations, leaves of absence, disability accommodations, discipline/terminations, restrictive covenants, affirmative action plans, FLSA classifications, independent contractors, international employment law matters, and employment issues related to COVID-19 and remote working. Manage legal risks and provide solutions for resolving employment disputes. Monitor employment law developments and evolving best practices and provide updates when needed; work with business partners to implement policy changes and integrate new procedures. Review and advise on commercial agreements for vendors hired by HR partners. Draft and revise employment agreements, severance agreements, and handbook policies. Engage in pre-litigation discussions with opposing counsel to resolve potential claims. Assist in managing outside counsel on litigation matters.

Minimum Qualifications: J.D. Degree. Membership in at least one State Bar. 5+ years of experience in advising and counseling clients on employment matters. Knowledge and experience in drafting and negotiating a wide range of agreements. Ability to draft and revise agreements. Strong decision-making ability and a solutions-oriented approach. Ability to maintain effective working relationships with internal clients. Superior analytical and communication skills. Desire to work on a wide variety of matters, including those outside of subject-matter expertise. Ability to exercise good judgment and work independently without close supervision. Willingness to take the initiative and follow through on projects. Preferred Qualifications: Familiarity with California and international employment law issues. In-house legal department experience. MS Office Suite and Google Docs (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint). Collaboration Tools: Google Suite, Slack.
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2021-09-17

Legal Counsel II, Employment

Washington DC Legal Counsel II, Employment Duties: Provide practical legal counsel to Human Resources and interface with outside counsel with regard to day-to-day compensation and benefits issues, including: Stock plan, employee stock purchase plan, sales commission plans, and required public company disclosure issues. 401(k) plan (including fiduciary guidance to its retirement committee), health savings accounts and health and welfare programs. Development and updates of policies, plan documentation and communications relating to Ansys compensation and employee health and welfare plans and programs and related initiatives. Negotiation and documentation of employment, retention and separation agreements and restrictive covenants of varying complexity. Provide practical legal counsel to Human Resources and business units and interface with outside counsel with regard to day-to-day general employment law matters, including: Advise on harassment, discrimination, retaliation and other workplace investigations. Counsel internal clients on various employment matters, including reasonable accommodations, leaves of absence, fair pay, and wage and hour issues. Respond to claims and demand letters. Research and advise on legislative trends in harassment prevention and other areas. Work with Human Resources to enhance training programs. Provide thought leadership and support for diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives; and develop, revise and implement related policies and training solutions and stay atop of industry developments to help be best in class. 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. Negotiation / drafting of employment-related reps and covenants in M&A deals. Interface with outside M&A and employment counsel on M&A transactions; and pre / post-close implementation.

Qualifications: JD degree from a U.S. accredited law school required. Member in good standing of at least one state Bar association. 3 7+ years experience in executive compensation and employee benefits subject areas, with preference given to executive compensation experience with a public company. 3 7+ years experience in risk mitigation related to key employee-life cycle events (hiring, retention and terminations). Some experience with M&A and corporate transactions. Preferred Qualifications: Mix of law firm and in-house experience strongly preferred. Ability to spot and analyze complex issues and devise practical strategies and solutions. Strong communication skills (oral and written), with both legal and non-legal professionals and comfort working in a role requiring utmost discretion and confidentiality. Strong drafting and negotiating skills. Ability to manage and prioritize multiple complex projects simultaneously. Is flexible and adaptable - demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced working environment and work diplomatically and tactfully with others. An inclusive individual who thrives in a team-oriented and collaborative environment.
Legal 3 - 0 Full-time 2021-09-17

Corporate Counsel, Employment

San Francisco CA Corporate Counsel, Employment Responsibilities: Partner with the Human Resources Team and business managers to evaluate legal risk and provide subject matter expertise on a broad range of employment issues, including: recruiting and hiring, employee relations, performance management, leaves of absence, accommodations, wage and hour, compensation and benefits, and contingent workforce matters. Draft and revise employment-related agreements, templates, policies, and procedures, such as offer letters, contractor agreements, vendor agreements and more. Investigate and respond to claims, demand letters, administrative complaints, audits, and other employment-related inquiries (e.g., EEOC, DOL, NLRB, OSHA, DFEH, DLSE and other state related agencies). Conduct internal audits, classification reviews, and support other compliance efforts to ensure compliance with the FLSA, the California Labor Code, and state laws around the country. Handle and resolve employment claims and litigation, including managing outside counsel. Assist in developing and conducting training and education programs for employees, managers, and the Human Resources team. Monitor important developments in employment law in jurisdictions across the country.

Requirements: JD degree with strong academic credentials from an ABA-accredited law school and active membership in at least one state bar (California admission strongly preferred). 4+ years of experience with a national law firm or in an in-house position focused on multi-jurisdictional employment counseling and employment litigation. Extensive subject matter knowledge and practical experience with federal, state, and local employment law issues (including California-specific employment law expertise). Ability to work effectively and collaboratively within a growing legal team and cross-functionally with members at all levels of the organization. Proven ability to evaluate risk in light of business and practical considerations and to make clear recommendations. Organized with the demonstrated ability to balance, triage, and manage multiple time-sensitive issues effectively and independently. Excellent writing and communication skills. Nice to Haves.. Willingness to contribute to substantive areas of law beyond employment. Self-motivated, efficient, and eager to constantly learn. Detailed-oriented but with the broad vision to see large and multi-step projects through to completion. Empathetic with excellent professional judgment and a good sense of humor. Prior in-house experience at a tech company or startup is strongly preferred .
Legal 4 - 0 Full-time 2021-09-16

Director, Labor And Employment Counsel

Charlotte NC Director, Labor and Employment Counsel Duties: Provide daily counseling on a broad array of significant and higher risk employment-related issues including recruitment and hiring, restrictive covenant issues, equal pay, leaves of absence, investigations, disciplinary warnings, terminations, workplace safety, reorganizations, reductions in force, executive compensation, immigration and international assignments. Assist with company litigation (single plaintiff and class), arbitrations, grievances and associated administrative charges. Provide legal support in connection with traditional labor matters including organizing campaigns, contract negotiations, unfair labor practice charges and grievance and arbitration matters. Assist with drafting, interpreting and enforcing employment, separation, non-competition, confidentiality and consulting agreements. Create, conduct and implement training modules on a variety of labor and employment-related topics.

Qualifications: JD Degree from an accredited law school. 7 years of substantive labor and employment experience in a fast-paced environment. Experience with Windows applications and Microsoft Office. It d be great if have: Mix of substantive law firm and in-house, hands-on labor and employment experience in a fast-paced environment with constantly changing priorities, schedules and assignments. Significant litigation and counseling experience on all facets of the employee-employer relationship. Demonstrated ability to quickly and effectively provide strategic, business-focused advice and counsel in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment with shifting priorities. Familiarity with Serengeti Tracker and database management. Demonstrated ability to think strategically, work independently and drive matters to swift, favorable outcomes. Be part of something big.
Legal 7 - 0 Full-time 2021-09-16

General Counsel - Global Employment Law

New York City NY General Counsel - Global Employment Law The candidate will provide labor and employment-related legal advice and counsel to the company's Human Resources professionals and company leadership worldwide. This includes legal research, drafting and counseling on a broad range of international and employment/labor legal issues. Reporting to the Chief Legal Officer, will contribute to the protection of NielsenIQ's legal interests, compliance with applicable laws and regulations, and facilitate the achievement of corporate objectives by providing timely, high-quality, thorough and cost-effective counsel concerning complex legal employment issues. Responsible for strategy and execution of global labor and employment for company. Provides in-house legal counsel on global labor and employment matters including all HR issues, including wage and hour laws, worker's compensation, state and federal agency claims, labor relations, terminations, employment policies and practices, restructuring, works councils and employee agreements. Direct all employment law matters, both domestic and international. Hands-on management of labor and employment claims, matters and separation agreements. Manage outside counsel both domestically and internationally on labor and employment matters and litigation. Conduct due diligence and provide legal support on labor/employment items as it relates to mergers and acquisitions. Provide counsel with respect to benefits plans and programs. Should have Juris Doctor and a member in good standing of the bar. Must have 10+ years of labor and employment law experience, including litigation, investigations and counseling in the US and global. Experience in evaluating employee disciplinary matters is required. In-house experience strongly preferred. Demonstrated experience with labor and employment laws/regulations, experience in preparation of all labor and employment related documents are required. Legal 10 - 0 Full-time 2021-09-15
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Employment & Litigation Counsel
Refer job# DLAO161883
 
Employment & Litigation Counsel The candidate will process and metrics oriented, Active membership in a state bar, CA preferred, At least 8 years of experience practicing as an attorney, with the bulk of your time focused on employment-related work.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Senior Corporate Counsel, Employment Law
Refer job# QZHU161890
 
Senior Corporate Counsel, Employment Law Responsibilities: Provide day to day counseling and support to HR Business Partners and managers across a broad spectrum of areas including employee relations, leaves of absence, disability accommodations, discipline/terminations, restrictive covenants, affirmative action plans, FLSA classifications, independent contractors, international employment law matters, and employment issues related to COVID-19 and remote working. Manage legal risks and provide solutions for resolving employment disputes. Monitor employment law developments and evolving best practices and provide updates when needed; work with business partners to implement policy changes and integrate new procedures. Review and advise on commercial agreements for vendors hired by HR partners. Draft and revise employment agreements, severance agreements, and handbook policies. Engage in pre-litigation discussions with opposing counsel to resolve potential claims. Assist in managing outside counsel on litigation matters.

Minimum Qualifications: J.D. Degree. Membership in at least one State Bar. 5+ years of experience in advising and counseling clients on employment matters. Knowledge and experience in drafting and negotiating a wide range of agreements. Ability to draft and revise agreements. Strong decision-making ability and a solutions-oriented approach. Ability to maintain effective working relationships with internal clients. Superior analytical and communication skills. Desire to work on a wide variety of matters, including those outside of subject-matter expertise. Ability to exercise good judgment and work independently without close supervision. Willingness to take the initiative and follow through on projects. Preferred Qualifications: Familiarity with California and international employment law issues. In-house legal department experience. MS Office Suite and Google Docs (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint). Collaboration Tools: Google Suite, Slack.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Legal Counsel Ii, Employment
Refer job# TGTK161897
 
Legal Counsel II, Employment - Remote Duties: Provide practical legal counsel to Human Resources and interface with outside counsel with regard to day-to-day compensation and benefits issues, including: Stock plan, employee stock purchase plan, sales commission plans, and required public company disclosure issues. 401(k) plan (including fiduciary guidance to its retirement committee), health savings accounts and health and welfare programs. Development and updates of policies, plan documentation and communications relating to Ansys compensation and employee health and welfare plans and programs and related initiatives. Negotiation and documentation of employment, retention and separation agreements and restrictive covenants of varying complexity. Provide practical legal counsel to Human Resources and business units and interface with outside counsel with regard to day-to-day general employment law matters, including: Advise on harassment, discrimination, retaliation and other workplace investigations. Counsel internal clients on various employment matters, including reasonable accommodations, leaves of absence, fair pay, and wage and hour issues. Respond to claims and demand letters. Research and advise on legislative trends in harassment prevention and other areas. Work with Human Resources to enhance training programs. Provide thought leadership and support for diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives; and develop, revise and implement related policies and training solutions and stay atop of industry developments to help be best in class. 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. Negotiation / drafting of employment-related reps and covenants in M&A deals. Interface with outside M&A and employment counsel on M&A transactions; and pre / post-close implementation.

Qualifications: JD degree from a U.S. accredited law school required. Member in good standing of at least one state Bar association. 3 7+ years experience in executive compensation and employee benefits subject areas, with preference given to executive compensation experience with a public company. 3 7+ years experience in risk mitigation related to key employee-life cycle events (hiring, retention and terminations). Some experience with M&A and corporate transactions. Preferred Qualifications: Mix of law firm and in-house experience strongly preferred. Ability to spot and analyze complex issues and devise practical strategies and solutions. Strong communication skills (oral and written), with both legal and non-legal professionals and comfort working in a role requiring utmost discretion and confidentiality. Strong drafting and negotiating skills. Ability to manage and prioritize multiple complex projects simultaneously. Is flexible and adaptable - demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced working environment and work diplomatically and tactfully with others. An inclusive individual who thrives in a team-oriented and collaborative environment.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
 
Legal Counsel II, Employment
Refer job# GBFR161898
 
Legal Counsel II, 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. Primary responsibilities will involve the provision of legal support on executive compensation and employee benefits matters, as well as a wide variety of general employment law matters. Some aspects of the role responsibilities are global in nature, while others relate specifically to the United States. Provide practical legal counsel to Human Resources and interface with outside counsel with regard to day-to-day compensation and benefits issues, including stock plan, employee stock purchase plan, sales commission plans, and required public company disclosure issues; 401(k) plan (including fiduciary guidance to its retirement committee), health savings accounts and health and welfare programs; development and updates of policies, plan documentation and communications relating to the company's compensation and employee health and welfare plans and programs and related initiatives; negotiation and documentation of employment, retention and separation agreements and restrictive covenants of varying complexity. Provide practical legal counsel to Human Resources and business units and interface with outside counsel with regard to day-to-day general employment law matters, including advice on harassment, discrimination, retaliation, and other workplace investigations; counsel internal clients on various employment matters, including reasonable accommodations, leaves of absence, fair pay, and wage and hour issues; and respond to claims and demand letters; research and advise on legislative trends in harassment prevention and other areas. Work with Human Resources to enhance training programs. Provide thought leadership and support for diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives; and develop, revise and implement related policies and training solutions and stay atop of industry developments to help the company be best in class. 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; negotiation/drafting of employment-related reps and covenants in M&A deals; and interface with outside M&A and employment counsel on M&A transactions; and pre / post-close implementation.

The candidate must have a Juris Doctor (JD) degree from a U.S. accredited law school with a membership in good standing of at least one State Bar association and 3-7 years of experience in executive compensation and employee benefits subject areas, with preference given to executive compensation experience with a public company; and experience in risk mitigation related to key employee-life cycle events (hiring, retention, and terminations). Must have some experience with M&A and corporate transactions. A 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 required. Must have strong communication skills (oral and written), with both legal and non-legal professionals, and comfort working in a role requiring utmost discretion and confidentiality. Strong drafting and negotiating skills and the ability to manage and prioritize multiple complex projects simultaneously are required. Must be flexible and adaptable - demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced working environment and work diplomatically and tactfully with others.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Senior Corporate Counsel, Employment Law
Refer job# CEYM161906
 
Senior Corporate Counsel, Employment Law Responsibilities: Provide day to day counseling and support to HR Business Partners and managers across a broad spectrum of areas including employee relations, leaves of absence, disability accommodations, discipline/terminations, restrictive covenants, affirmative action plans, FLSA classifications, independent contractors, international employment law matters, and employment issues related to COVID-19 and remote working. Manage legal risks and provide solutions for resolving employment disputes. Monitor employment law developments and evolving best practices and provide updates when needed; work with business partners to implement policy changes and integrate new procedures. Review and advise on commercial agreements for vendors hired by HR partners. Draft and revise employment agreements, severance agreements, and handbook policies. Engage in pre-litigation discussions with opposing counsel to resolve potential claims. Assist in managing outside counsel on litigation matters.

Minimum Qualifications: J.D. Degree. Membership in at least one State Bar. 5+ years of experience in advising and counseling clients on employment matters. Knowledge and experience in drafting and negotiating a wide range of agreements. Ability to draft and revise agreements. Strong decision-making ability and a solutions-oriented approach. Ability to maintain effective working relationships with internal clients. Superior analytical and communication skills. Desire to work on a wide variety of matters, including those outside of subject-matter expertise. Ability to exercise good judgment and work independently without close supervision. Willingness to take the initiative and follow through on projects. Preferred Qualifications: Familiarity with California and international employment law issues. In-house legal department experience. MS Office Suite and Google Docs (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint). Collaboration Tools: Google Suite, Slack.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Senior Corporate Counsel, Employment Law
Refer job# TPWE161907
 
Senior Corporate Counsel, Employment Law Responsibilities: Provide day to day counseling and support to HR Business Partners and managers across a broad spectrum of areas including employee relations, leaves of absence, disability accommodations, discipline/terminations, restrictive covenants, affirmative action plans, FLSA classifications, independent contractors, international employment law matters, and employment issues related to COVID-19 and remote working. Manage legal risks and provide solutions for resolving employment disputes. Monitor employment law developments and evolving best practices and provide updates when needed; work with business partners to implement policy changes and integrate new procedures. Review and advise on commercial agreements for vendors hired by HR partners. Draft and revise employment agreements, severance agreements, and handbook policies. Engage in pre-litigation discussions with opposing counsel to resolve potential claims. Assist in managing outside counsel on litigation matters.

Minimum Qualifications: J.D. Degree. Membership in at least one State Bar. 5+ years of experience in advising and counseling clients on employment matters. Knowledge and experience in drafting and negotiating a wide range of agreements. Ability to draft and revise agreements. Strong decision-making ability and a solutions-oriented approach. Ability to maintain effective working relationships with internal clients. Superior analytical and communication skills. Desire to work on a wide variety of matters, including those outside of subject-matter expertise. Ability to exercise good judgment and work independently without close supervision. Willingness to take the initiative and follow through on projects. Preferred Qualifications: Familiarity with California and international employment law issues. In-house legal department experience. MS Office Suite and Google Docs (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint). Collaboration Tools: Google Suite, Slack.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
 
Legal Counsel II, Employment
Refer job# AEZO161910
 
Legal Counsel II, Employment Duties: Provide practical legal counsel to Human Resources and interface with outside counsel with regard to day-to-day compensation and benefits issues, including: Stock plan, employee stock purchase plan, sales commission plans, and required public company disclosure issues. 401(k) plan (including fiduciary guidance to its retirement committee), health savings accounts and health and welfare programs. Development and updates of policies, plan documentation and communications relating to Ansys compensation and employee health and welfare plans and programs and related initiatives. Negotiation and documentation of employment, retention and separation agreements and restrictive covenants of varying complexity. Provide practical legal counsel to Human Resources and business units and interface with outside counsel with regard to day-to-day general employment law matters, including: Advise on harassment, discrimination, retaliation and other workplace investigations. Counsel internal clients on various employment matters, including reasonable accommodations, leaves of absence, fair pay, and wage and hour issues. Respond to claims and demand letters. Research and advise on legislative trends in harassment prevention and other areas. Work with Human Resources to enhance training programs. Provide thought leadership and support for diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives; and develop, revise and implement related policies and training solutions and stay atop of industry developments to help be best in class. 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. Negotiation / drafting of employment-related reps and covenants in M&A deals. Interface with outside M&A and employment counsel on M&A transactions; and pre / post-close implementation.

Qualifications: JD degree from a U.S. accredited law school required. Member in good standing of at least one state Bar association. 3 7+ years experience in executive compensation and employee benefits subject areas, with preference given to executive compensation experience with a public company. 3 7+ years experience in risk mitigation related to key employee-life cycle events (hiring, retention and terminations). Some experience with M&A and corporate transactions. Preferred Qualifications: Mix of law firm and in-house experience strongly preferred. Ability to spot and analyze complex issues and devise practical strategies and solutions. Strong communication skills (oral and written), with both legal and non-legal professionals and comfort working in a role requiring utmost discretion and confidentiality. Strong drafting and negotiating skills. Ability to manage and prioritize multiple complex projects simultaneously. Is flexible and adaptable - demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced working environment and work diplomatically and tactfully with others. An inclusive individual who thrives in a team-oriented and collaborative environment.
 
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Corporate Counsel, Employment
Refer job# QEZI161854
 
Corporate Counsel, Employment Responsibilities: Partner with the Human Resources Team and business managers to evaluate legal risk and provide subject matter expertise on a broad range of employment issues, including: recruiting and hiring, employee relations, performance management, leaves of absence, accommodations, wage and hour, compensation and benefits, and contingent workforce matters. Draft and revise employment-related agreements, templates, policies, and procedures, such as offer letters, contractor agreements, vendor agreements and more. Investigate and respond to claims, demand letters, administrative complaints, audits, and other employment-related inquiries (e.g., EEOC, DOL, NLRB, OSHA, DFEH, DLSE and other state related agencies). Conduct internal audits, classification reviews, and support other compliance efforts to ensure compliance with the FLSA, the California Labor Code, and state laws around the country. Handle and resolve employment claims and litigation, including managing outside counsel. Assist in developing and conducting training and education programs for employees, managers, and the Human Resources team. Monitor important developments in employment law in jurisdictions across the country.

Requirements: JD degree with strong academic credentials from an ABA-accredited law school and active membership in at least one state bar (California admission strongly preferred). 4+ years of experience with a national law firm or in an in-house position focused on multi-jurisdictional employment counseling and employment litigation. Extensive subject matter knowledge and practical experience with federal, state, and local employment law issues (including California-specific employment law expertise). Ability to work effectively and collaboratively within a growing legal team and cross-functionally with members at all levels of the organization. Proven ability to evaluate risk in light of business and practical considerations and to make clear recommendations. Organized with the demonstrated ability to balance, triage, and manage multiple time-sensitive issues effectively and independently. Excellent writing and communication skills. Nice to Haves.. Willingness to contribute to substantive areas of law beyond employment. Self-motivated, efficient, and eager to constantly learn. Detailed-oriented but with the broad vision to see large and multi-step projects through to completion. Empathetic with excellent professional judgment and a good sense of humor. Prior in-house experience at a tech company or startup is strongly preferred .
 
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Director, Labor And Employment Counsel
Refer job# HTDM161870
 
Director, Labor and Employment Counsel Duties: Provide daily counseling on a broad array of significant and higher risk employment-related issues including recruitment and hiring, restrictive covenant issues, equal pay, leaves of absence, investigations, disciplinary warnings, terminations, workplace safety, reorganizations, reductions in force, executive compensation, immigration and international assignments. Assist with company litigation (single plaintiff and class), arbitrations, grievances and associated administrative charges. Provide legal support in connection with traditional labor matters including organizing campaigns, contract negotiations, unfair labor practice charges and grievance and arbitration matters. Assist with drafting, interpreting and enforcing employment, separation, non-competition, confidentiality and consulting agreements. Create, conduct and implement training modules on a variety of labor and employment-related topics.

Qualifications: JD Degree from an accredited law school. 7 years of substantive labor and employment experience in a fast-paced environment. Experience with Windows applications and Microsoft Office. It d be great if have: Mix of substantive law firm and in-house, hands-on labor and employment experience in a fast-paced environment with constantly changing priorities, schedules and assignments. Significant litigation and counseling experience on all facets of the employee-employer relationship. Demonstrated ability to quickly and effectively provide strategic, business-focused advice and counsel in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment with shifting priorities. Familiarity with Serengeti Tracker and database management. Demonstrated ability to think strategically, work independently and drive matters to swift, favorable outcomes. Be part of something big.
 
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General Counsel - Global Employment Law
Refer job# NFGS161783
 
General Counsel - Global Employment Law The candidate will provide labor and employment-related legal advice and counsel to the company's Human Resources professionals and company leadership worldwide. This includes legal research, drafting and counseling on a broad range of international and employment/labor legal issues. Reporting to the Chief Legal Officer, will contribute to the protection of NielsenIQ's legal interests, compliance with applicable laws and regulations, and facilitate the achievement of corporate objectives by providing timely, high-quality, thorough and cost-effective counsel concerning complex legal employment issues. Responsible for strategy and execution of global labor and employment for company. Provides in-house legal counsel on global labor and employment matters including all HR issues, including wage and hour laws, worker's compensation, state and federal agency claims, labor relations, terminations, employment policies and practices, restructuring, works councils and employee agreements. Direct all employment law matters, both domestic and international. Hands-on management of labor and employment claims, matters and separation agreements. Manage outside counsel both domestically and internationally on labor and employment matters and litigation. Conduct due diligence and provide legal support on labor/employment items as it relates to mergers and acquisitions. Provide counsel with respect to benefits plans and programs. Should have Juris Doctor and a member in good standing of the bar. Must have 10+ years of labor and employment law experience, including litigation, investigations and counseling in the US and global. Experience in evaluating employee disciplinary matters is required. In-house experience strongly preferred. Demonstrated experience with labor and employment laws/regulations, experience in preparation of all labor and employment related documents are required.
 
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