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Employment Counsel

Boston MA Employment Counsel Duties: Advice on an array of domestic and international employment law issues, including: employee relations, performance management, accommodations/leave, classification, recruiting, compensation and benefits and immigration. Ensure compliance with all employment practices and recruiting practices. Draft and review employment-related agreements and templates. Ensuring pay equity compliance and compliance with both state and federal-related laws. Investigate and respond to claims, demand letters, administrative complaints, audits (in EEOC), and other employment-related inquiries. Conduct audits, classification reviews, and support other compliance efforts. Assist in developing and conducting training and education programs for employees, managers, etc.

Qualifications: 10+ years of relevant experience in-house at a high-growth company with international operations. Strong interpersonal skills, team-oriented attitude. Attention to detail and thoughtful and collaborative approach to problem-solving. Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. Commitment to diversity of ideas, thought, background, etc .
Legal 10 - 0 Full-time 2021-01-21

Legal Counsel - Employment

Atlanta GA Legal Counsel - Employment Duties: Manage global employment-related projects across 50+ countries, and work closely with regionally based Employment CoE lawyers on coordinating rollout of global employment-related initiatives. Support offices located in the US, Canada and Mexico covering the full range of employment issues including hiring, termination, mobility and immigration, disputes, investigations, regulatory issues, diversity and inclusion strategy, global and local forms and approaches, advisory support for both firm-wide and specific employee issues and counseling. Support all employees of BCG and the firm's new businesses (compensation, benefits and partner-related issues will generally be covered separately but in a closely coordinated manner); Coordinate closely with the HR function on a global basis to ensure a consistent approach to policies and decision-making across the organization; Team successfully across and integrate fully into company's Global Legal Team to resolve or support resolution of complex HR and employment legal issues; Manage external counsel; and perform other duties as assigned or required. In all cases, company's Legal Counsel will be an exceptional lawyer, able to efficiently deliver high quality work, and will have substantial experience of advising on commercial, strategic and outcome-based solutions to HR issues.

Qualifications: Legally qualified in at least one jurisdiction, with deep global employment law expertise; 7-10 years of practicing labor and employment law (candidates outside of this range will also be considered if they can demonstrate they meet the overall requirements of the role); Experienced at managing complex projects; highly organized; Prior experience with a reputable law firm preferable, as well as in house experience within a complex international organization, preferably professional services or similar; Knowledgeable advising in both civil and common law jurisdictions; Comfortable presenting to both large and small audiences; Experienced at managing outside legal advisers internationally and other providers of expert advice on employee matters; and Right to work in US preferred. Technical and functional expertise desired: Critical thinker with a creative and employee-focused mindset aligned to the principals (rather than arbitrary rules) that maintain outstanding record as an employer of choice; The ability to quickly comprehend complex sets of international laws and regulations and interpret those laws within the context of BCG's global policies; Excellent organizational and project-management skills; Superior analytical skills and creative problem-solving ability, with an appreciation for striking a practical balance between business and legal objectives; Talent for absorbing new skill sets and areas of expertise quickly and comfortably and the flexibility to deal with a diverse international set of stakeholders and advisors; A positive, dynamic, business-focused approach to legal practice; Perform successfully and produce results in a fast-paced, intellectually intense, client-oriented environment; Be a pragmatic, high-energy professional, with personal and professional self-confidence; and Have the interpersonal skills necessary to build relationships throughout a loosely structured, highly collaborative and consensus driven organization.
Legal 7 - 10 Full-time 2021-01-21

Employment Counsel

Alameda CA Employment Counsel The candidate will provide subject matter expertise on a broad range of employment issues, including recruitment, hiring, disciplinary actions and terminations, re-organizations, complex leaves of absence and accommodations issues, compensation, wage & hour laws, contingent workers, HR practices, and performance management, among others. Manage and support HR compliance, employee escalations, privileged internal investigations, and compliance audits. In coordination with HR, assist with the creation and regular review of policies, standards and business procedures designed to foster compliance with various state, federal and global employment laws and regulations. In coordination with HR, develop and deliver trainings to internal business departments on a variety of employment law topics. Manage and resolve employment litigation, including EEOC/DFEH complaints, pre-litigation demands, and partnering with the Information Security team to manage discovery and preservation issues. Provide global employment law support in partnership with local Legal and HR. Build and maintain strong relationships with other members of the Legal team, the HR team, and other departments to support employment law compliance and manage employment law risk. Must have demonstrated client service orientation; able to recognize and respond quickly and pragmatically to urgent situations. Should have J.D. and admission to the CA state bar, registration as in-house counsel, or ability to gain admission or registration within 90 days. Must have 6 to 8 years of relevant legal experience, with a strong understanding of and expertise in California and federal employment law and a combination of law firm and in-house corporate experience. Experience working in the life sciences or other highly regulated industry is preferred. Legal 6 - 8 Full-time 2021-01-18

Employment Counsel

Austin TX Employment Counsel Duties: Partner closely with People team on employee complaints and investigations to ensure prompt and thorough follow-through. Conduct/advise on internal investigations of high-risk cases, including partnering with investigators on strategy, witness interviews, and preparing reports; making recommendations as to action needed; communicating case status updates to relevant stakeholders; participating in close-out meetings. Collaborate with People team to build and improve scalable policies, processes, templates, and training programs. Provide pragmatic and solutions-oriented employment law advice and counseling for employee life cycle, including hiring, performance review, LOA/reasonable accommodation requests, and separations. Work on complex/sensitive employee relations counseling matters and special projects. Help advise on COVID-related projects such as Box's remote work strategies, new legislation and office reopenings. Prepare reporting and metrics relating to investigations and ER counseling matters. Support subpoena responses. Assist with other projects on the legal team, as needed.

Qualifications: JD Degree and membership in at least one U.S. state bar (CA, NY, IL or TX preferred). 5+ years of experience in employment law. Significant experience investigating and/or advising on investigations of employee complaints, including harassment, discrimination, retaliation, whistleblower, and policy violations. Experience at a reputable law firm (some in-house legal department or secondment experience preferred). Significant experience providing employment law advice and counsel on the full spectrum of employment issues. Experience with California employment law (or a willingness to dive in and learn). Experience working with and influencing cross-functional partners. Excellent communication, interpersonal, analytical and collaborative skills. Attention to detail, sense of humor, team player yet autonomous, highest level of judgment and integrity. Comfortable juggling multiple demands and shifting priorities. Experience with international employment issues is a plus.
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2021-01-18

Senior Employment Counsel

Mountain View CA Senior Employment Counsel The candidate will partner closely with teams across company to evaluate legal risks and provide deep subject matter knowledge across multiple jurisdictions and offices. Provide strategic legal advice concerning a wide range of labor and employment issues to business teams across the company. Manage employment-related disputes, including supervising outside counsel. Work with company's immigration team and advise on immigration-related matters. Work with company's people operations, recruiting, compliance, and policy teams, to develop and drive employment and immigration legal strategies and processes for the company. Draft employment-related legal documents, including agreements, policies, form documents, and guidelines. Negotiate on behalf of the company. Work with company's people operations team to ensure compliance with employment laws and regulations.

The candidate should have JD degree from a top school and state bar membership, California Bar strongly preferred. Must have 8+ years of substantive labor and employment experience in a top firm or as part of an in-house legal team. Deep experience with legal issues related to recruiting, hiring, employee relations, employee classification, leaves of absence, compensation and benefits, and other employment-related matters, and several years of experience with California employment laws related to the same. Experience with managing employment litigation, preferably in-house, and experience handling employment matters before federal and state courts and administrative agencies is required. Experience in a high growth startup with incredible technology is preferred. Experience with state and national driver employment regulations, including those regarding background checks and drug testing is desired. Experience managing attorneys a plus. Experience building up scalable and efficient internal processes for managing employment-related issues is preferred. Excellent writing, communication, and people skills is essential. Strong analytical and organizational skills are must.
Legal 8 - 0 Full-time 2021-01-18

Senior Employment Counsel

San Francisco CA Senior Employment Counsel The candidate will partner closely with teams across company to evaluate legal risks and provide deep subject matter knowledge across multiple jurisdictions and offices. Provide strategic legal advice concerning a wide range of labor and employment issues to business teams across the company. Manage employment-related disputes, including supervising outside counsel. Work with company's immigration team and advise on immigration-related matters. Work with company's people operations, recruiting, compliance, and policy teams, to develop and drive employment and immigration legal strategies and processes for the company. Draft employment-related legal documents, including agreements, policies, form documents, and guidelines. Negotiate on behalf of the company. Work with company's people operations team to ensure compliance with employment laws and regulations.

The candidate should have JD degree from a top school and state bar membership, California Bar strongly preferred. Must have 8+ years of substantive labor and employment experience in a top firm or as part of an in-house legal team. Deep experience with legal issues related to recruiting, hiring, employee relations, employee classification, leaves of absence, compensation and benefits, and other employment-related matters, and several years of experience with California employment laws related to the same. Experience with managing employment litigation, preferably in-house, and experience handling employment matters before federal and state courts and administrative agencies is required. Experience in a high growth startup with incredible technology is preferred. Experience with state and national driver employment regulations, including those regarding background checks and drug testing is desired. Experience managing attorneys a plus. Experience building up scalable and efficient internal processes for managing employment-related issues is preferred. Excellent writing, communication, and people skills is essential. Strong analytical and organizational skills are must.
Legal 8 - 0 Full-time 2021-01-18

Senior Counsel - Employment

Johnston RI Senior Counsel - Employment The candidate will be a member of the Employment Law group. Will provides legal advice and guidance to HR and business leaders related to all employment law related matters, directs internal employment investigations, conducts due diligence for M&A, etc. The group also handles employment related litigation before state and federal agencies and courts and various arbitration forums. Will report to the Managing Counsel, Employment who reports to the Deputy General Counsel, Litigation & Employment. Will primarily provide employment law advice and counsel. As needed the role may include employment law litigation and arbitrations; e.g., claims of harassment, discrimination, wage and hour matters, restrictive covenant and other contractual disputes, and workplace safety issues. With the assistance of a paralegal, the litigator will draft pleadings, draft and argue motions, promulgate and respond to written discovery, take and defend depositions, and represent the Bank before courts and arbitrators. Will also represent the Bank before federal and state EEO agencies, including drafting position statements and handling fact findings, mediations and hearings. In addition, the incumbent will provide pragmatic and innovative counseling to reduce legal risk.

Qualifications: JD from an accredited law school and bar admission in a state within Bank's primary footprint or ability to waive in. 7+ years experience representing and advising clients in a law firm or in house. Experience counseling corporate clients on varying aspects of employment law matters. Experience in litigation, including conducting witness interviews, written discovery, taking and defending depositions, drafting and responding to written discovery, drafting and arguing motions. Experience in settling litigation matters in mediation, conciliation and one-on-one negotiations with opposing counsel and pro se plaintiffs. Highly responsive, with strong communication skills to deal with internal and external constituents, including senior business leaders; external counsel; regulatory officials; risk, compliance and audit counterparts at the organization; counterparts at other companies; and industry representatives. Able to work independently with minimal supervision. Strong time management, prioritizations and organizational skills.
Legal 7 - 0 Full-time 2021-01-18

Director & Counsel - Employment Law

New York City NY Director & Counsel - Employment Law Duties: Help propel your team and its business partners to success. Advise and support American Express Human Resources and internal business partners on a wide-range of employment-related matters including those related to hiring, performance management, terminations, discrimination, harassment, accommodations, leaves of absence, wage and hour issues, incentive compensation issues, diversity and inclusion issues, employee investigations and reengineering initiatives. Set strategy and manage employment litigations, arbitrations and mediations handled by outside counsel; negotiate settlement of employment related matters. Develop, draft and implement employment-related programs, policies and documents. Research and advise management on emerging employment-related legal trends.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and JD Degree from an ABA-accredited law school. Qualified to practice law in relevant jurisdiction. 6+ years employment law practice in a law firm or in-house corporate legal department. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Must have strong analytical, problem-solving, organizational and interpersonal skills. Must have the ability to independently manage and prioritize competing demands and multiple issues, while maintaining high attention to detail. Excellent judgment and ability to develop and implement creative and practical solutions to complex employment-related issues affecting the organization. Experience counseling clients on a wide range of employment law issues including discrimination, retaliation and harassment issues, wage and hour issues, leave of absence and disability/accommodation issues, affirmative action issues. Preferred qualifications: Experience litigating employment related issues. Ability to build relationships and partner with others to drive results. Ability to pivot appropriately when challenged with new information or evolving circumstances. Employment law experience in a law firm or an in-house corporate legal department. General experience with international employment laws or issues. Deadline: Jan 26, 2021, 10:29:00 AM
Legal 6 - 0 Full-time 2021-01-18

Counsel - Employment Law

San Francisco CA Counsel - Employment Law The candidate will be responsible for: Proactively identify and assess potential legal and/or reputational risk in support of business partners both in and outside of the United States, and recommend practical, creative solutions that balance legal risk with business impact. Provide subject matter advice and guidance on a variety of employment law matters, such as the development and implementation of employee policies, organizational restructures, leaves of absence and accommodations, pre-employment practices including FCRA compliance and background screening, and other HR practices. Monitor legislation, regulations, case law and government enforcement activities relating to the above substantive legal areas, and provide proactive, strategic advice within the employment law group and to relevant business partners. Support and collaborate with cross-functional business partners on complex legal matters and special projects to drive and sustain employment law compliance and further the long-term interests of the Company. Model and work with business partners across the company to ensure compliance with's Code of Business Conduct. Must have Juris Doctor or LLM from an accredited law school. Licensed to practice law in the U.S. Should have 5-7 years of employment law and related litigation experience, preferably in a law firm or in-house corporate legal environment. Legal 5 - 7 Full-time 2021-01-16

Employment Counsel

San Francisco CA Employment Counsel The candidate will provide advice and counseling on a broad spectrum of employment law issues, including: recruiting, inclusion and diversity, employee relations, performance management, leaves of absence and accommodations, wage and hour, pay equity, internal investigations, sick leave, compensation and benefits, privacy, contingent workers, and immigration. Work with company-wide partners and manage projects with a team-oriented approach. Evaluate employment practices and policies to accomplish priorities, and ensure compliance. Draft and review employment related agreements and templates. Investigate and respond to claims, demand letters, administrative complaints, audits, and other employment related inquiries. Conduct audits, employment classification reviews, and support other compliance efforts. Perform due diligence and advise on employment aspects of M&A projects. Help manage outside counsel on labor and employment matters and employment litigation. Help develop and conduct training and education programs for employees, managers, and the People team. Work with local counsel to advise the People team and management on international employment and immigration issues. Should have 5+ years of employment law experience, including background advising on California employment matters, with prior in-house experience preferred. Must have strong written and oral communication skills. Should have experience working within a growing legal team and with partners at all levels of the organization. Must have experience analyzing and providing advice on state, federal, and local wage and hour compliance. Must have employment litigation experience. Must have experience with international issues or M&A. Degree and membership in at least one state bar (preferably California). Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2021-01-14
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Employment Counsel
Refer job# VGNS154722
 
Employment Counsel Duties: Advice on an array of domestic and international employment law issues, including: employee relations, performance management, accommodations/leave, classification, recruiting, compensation and benefits and immigration. Ensure compliance with all employment practices and recruiting practices. Draft and review employment-related agreements and templates. Ensuring pay equity compliance and compliance with both state and federal-related laws. Investigate and respond to claims, demand letters, administrative complaints, audits (in EEOC), and other employment-related inquiries. Conduct audits, classification reviews, and support other compliance efforts. Assist in developing and conducting training and education programs for employees, managers, etc.

Qualifications: 10+ years of relevant experience in-house at a high-growth company with international operations. Strong interpersonal skills, team-oriented attitude. Attention to detail and thoughtful and collaborative approach to problem-solving. Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. Commitment to diversity of ideas, thought, background, etc .
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Legal Counsel - Employment
Refer job# XHMY154736
 
Legal Counsel - Employment Duties: Manage global employment-related projects across 50+ countries, and work closely with regionally based Employment CoE lawyers on coordinating rollout of global employment-related initiatives. Support offices located in the US, Canada and Mexico covering the full range of employment issues including hiring, termination, mobility and immigration, disputes, investigations, regulatory issues, diversity and inclusion strategy, global and local forms and approaches, advisory support for both firm-wide and specific employee issues and counseling. Support all employees of BCG and the firm's new businesses (compensation, benefits and partner-related issues will generally be covered separately but in a closely coordinated manner); Coordinate closely with the HR function on a global basis to ensure a consistent approach to policies and decision-making across the organization; Team successfully across and integrate fully into company's Global Legal Team to resolve or support resolution of complex HR and employment legal issues; Manage external counsel; and perform other duties as assigned or required. In all cases, company's Legal Counsel will be an exceptional lawyer, able to efficiently deliver high quality work, and will have substantial experience of advising on commercial, strategic and outcome-based solutions to HR issues.

Qualifications: Legally qualified in at least one jurisdiction, with deep global employment law expertise; 7-10 years of practicing labor and employment law (candidates outside of this range will also be considered if they can demonstrate they meet the overall requirements of the role); Experienced at managing complex projects; highly organized; Prior experience with a reputable law firm preferable, as well as in house experience within a complex international organization, preferably professional services or similar; Knowledgeable advising in both civil and common law jurisdictions; Comfortable presenting to both large and small audiences; Experienced at managing outside legal advisers internationally and other providers of expert advice on employee matters; and Right to work in US preferred. Technical and functional expertise desired: Critical thinker with a creative and employee-focused mindset aligned to the principals (rather than arbitrary rules) that maintain outstanding record as an employer of choice; The ability to quickly comprehend complex sets of international laws and regulations and interpret those laws within the context of BCG's global policies; Excellent organizational and project-management skills; Superior analytical skills and creative problem-solving ability, with an appreciation for striking a practical balance between business and legal objectives; Talent for absorbing new skill sets and areas of expertise quickly and comfortably and the flexibility to deal with a diverse international set of stakeholders and advisors; A positive, dynamic, business-focused approach to legal practice; Perform successfully and produce results in a fast-paced, intellectually intense, client-oriented environment; Be a pragmatic, high-energy professional, with personal and professional self-confidence; and Have the interpersonal skills necessary to build relationships throughout a loosely structured, highly collaborative and consensus driven organization.
 
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Employment Counsel
Refer job# JQBI154595
 
Employment Counsel The candidate will provide subject matter expertise on a broad range of employment issues, including recruitment, hiring, disciplinary actions and terminations, re-organizations, complex leaves of absence and accommodations issues, compensation, wage & hour laws, contingent workers, HR practices, and performance management, among others. Manage and support HR compliance, employee escalations, privileged internal investigations, and compliance audits. In coordination with HR, assist with the creation and regular review of policies, standards and business procedures designed to foster compliance with various state, federal and global employment laws and regulations. In coordination with HR, develop and deliver trainings to internal business departments on a variety of employment law topics. Manage and resolve employment litigation, including EEOC/DFEH complaints, pre-litigation demands, and partnering with the Information Security team to manage discovery and preservation issues. Provide global employment law support in partnership with local Legal and HR. Build and maintain strong relationships with other members of the Legal team, the HR team, and other departments to support employment law compliance and manage employment law risk. Must have demonstrated client service orientation; able to recognize and respond quickly and pragmatically to urgent situations. Should have J.D. and admission to the CA state bar, registration as in-house counsel, or ability to gain admission or registration within 90 days. Must have 6 to 8 years of relevant legal experience, with a strong understanding of and expertise in California and federal employment law and a combination of law firm and in-house corporate experience. Experience working in the life sciences or other highly regulated industry is preferred.
 
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Employment Counsel
Refer job# ZOMG154600
 
Employment Counsel Duties: Partner closely with People team on employee complaints and investigations to ensure prompt and thorough follow-through. Conduct/advise on internal investigations of high-risk cases, including partnering with investigators on strategy, witness interviews, and preparing reports; making recommendations as to action needed; communicating case status updates to relevant stakeholders; participating in close-out meetings. Collaborate with People team to build and improve scalable policies, processes, templates, and training programs. Provide pragmatic and solutions-oriented employment law advice and counseling for employee life cycle, including hiring, performance review, LOA/reasonable accommodation requests, and separations. Work on complex/sensitive employee relations counseling matters and special projects. Help advise on COVID-related projects such as Box's remote work strategies, new legislation and office reopenings. Prepare reporting and metrics relating to investigations and ER counseling matters. Support subpoena responses. Assist with other projects on the legal team, as needed.

Qualifications: JD Degree and membership in at least one U.S. state bar (CA, NY, IL or TX preferred). 5+ years of experience in employment law. Significant experience investigating and/or advising on investigations of employee complaints, including harassment, discrimination, retaliation, whistleblower, and policy violations. Experience at a reputable law firm (some in-house legal department or secondment experience preferred). Significant experience providing employment law advice and counsel on the full spectrum of employment issues. Experience with California employment law (or a willingness to dive in and learn). Experience working with and influencing cross-functional partners. Excellent communication, interpersonal, analytical and collaborative skills. Attention to detail, sense of humor, team player yet autonomous, highest level of judgment and integrity. Comfortable juggling multiple demands and shifting priorities. Experience with international employment issues is a plus.
 
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Senior Employment Counsel
Refer job# FZJX154606
 
Senior Employment Counsel The candidate will partner closely with teams across company to evaluate legal risks and provide deep subject matter knowledge across multiple jurisdictions and offices. Provide strategic legal advice concerning a wide range of labor and employment issues to business teams across the company. Manage employment-related disputes, including supervising outside counsel. Work with company's immigration team and advise on immigration-related matters. Work with company's people operations, recruiting, compliance, and policy teams, to develop and drive employment and immigration legal strategies and processes for the company. Draft employment-related legal documents, including agreements, policies, form documents, and guidelines. Negotiate on behalf of the company. Work with company's people operations team to ensure compliance with employment laws and regulations.

The candidate should have JD degree from a top school and state bar membership, California Bar strongly preferred. Must have 8+ years of substantive labor and employment experience in a top firm or as part of an in-house legal team. Deep experience with legal issues related to recruiting, hiring, employee relations, employee classification, leaves of absence, compensation and benefits, and other employment-related matters, and several years of experience with California employment laws related to the same. Experience with managing employment litigation, preferably in-house, and experience handling employment matters before federal and state courts and administrative agencies is required. Experience in a high growth startup with incredible technology is preferred. Experience with state and national driver employment regulations, including those regarding background checks and drug testing is desired. Experience managing attorneys a plus. Experience building up scalable and efficient internal processes for managing employment-related issues is preferred. Excellent writing, communication, and people skills is essential. Strong analytical and organizational skills are must.
 
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Senior Employment Counsel
Refer job# TNYT154607
 
Senior Employment Counsel The candidate will partner closely with teams across company to evaluate legal risks and provide deep subject matter knowledge across multiple jurisdictions and offices. Provide strategic legal advice concerning a wide range of labor and employment issues to business teams across the company. Manage employment-related disputes, including supervising outside counsel. Work with company's immigration team and advise on immigration-related matters. Work with company's people operations, recruiting, compliance, and policy teams, to develop and drive employment and immigration legal strategies and processes for the company. Draft employment-related legal documents, including agreements, policies, form documents, and guidelines. Negotiate on behalf of the company. Work with company's people operations team to ensure compliance with employment laws and regulations.

The candidate should have JD degree from a top school and state bar membership, California Bar strongly preferred. Must have 8+ years of substantive labor and employment experience in a top firm or as part of an in-house legal team. Deep experience with legal issues related to recruiting, hiring, employee relations, employee classification, leaves of absence, compensation and benefits, and other employment-related matters, and several years of experience with California employment laws related to the same. Experience with managing employment litigation, preferably in-house, and experience handling employment matters before federal and state courts and administrative agencies is required. Experience in a high growth startup with incredible technology is preferred. Experience with state and national driver employment regulations, including those regarding background checks and drug testing is desired. Experience managing attorneys a plus. Experience building up scalable and efficient internal processes for managing employment-related issues is preferred. Excellent writing, communication, and people skills is essential. Strong analytical and organizational skills are must.
 
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Senior Counsel - Employment
Refer job# AEWY154612
 
Senior Counsel - Employment The candidate will be a member of the Employment Law group. Will provides legal advice and guidance to HR and business leaders related to all employment law related matters, directs internal employment investigations, conducts due diligence for M&A, etc. The group also handles employment related litigation before state and federal agencies and courts and various arbitration forums. Will report to the Managing Counsel, Employment who reports to the Deputy General Counsel, Litigation & Employment. Will primarily provide employment law advice and counsel. As needed the role may include employment law litigation and arbitrations; e.g., claims of harassment, discrimination, wage and hour matters, restrictive covenant and other contractual disputes, and workplace safety issues. With the assistance of a paralegal, the litigator will draft pleadings, draft and argue motions, promulgate and respond to written discovery, take and defend depositions, and represent the Bank before courts and arbitrators. Will also represent the Bank before federal and state EEO agencies, including drafting position statements and handling fact findings, mediations and hearings. In addition, the incumbent will provide pragmatic and innovative counseling to reduce legal risk.

Qualifications: JD from an accredited law school and bar admission in a state within Bank's primary footprint or ability to waive in. 7+ years experience representing and advising clients in a law firm or in house. Experience counseling corporate clients on varying aspects of employment law matters. Experience in litigation, including conducting witness interviews, written discovery, taking and defending depositions, drafting and responding to written discovery, drafting and arguing motions. Experience in settling litigation matters in mediation, conciliation and one-on-one negotiations with opposing counsel and pro se plaintiffs. Highly responsive, with strong communication skills to deal with internal and external constituents, including senior business leaders; external counsel; regulatory officials; risk, compliance and audit counterparts at the organization; counterparts at other companies; and industry representatives. Able to work independently with minimal supervision. Strong time management, prioritizations and organizational skills.
 
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Director & Counsel - Employment Law
Refer job# SICC154617
 
Director & Counsel - Employment Law Duties: Help propel your team and its business partners to success. Advise and support American Express Human Resources and internal business partners on a wide-range of employment-related matters including those related to hiring, performance management, terminations, discrimination, harassment, accommodations, leaves of absence, wage and hour issues, incentive compensation issues, diversity and inclusion issues, employee investigations and reengineering initiatives. Set strategy and manage employment litigations, arbitrations and mediations handled by outside counsel; negotiate settlement of employment related matters. Develop, draft and implement employment-related programs, policies and documents. Research and advise management on emerging employment-related legal trends.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and JD Degree from an ABA-accredited law school. Qualified to practice law in relevant jurisdiction. 6+ years employment law practice in a law firm or in-house corporate legal department. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Must have strong analytical, problem-solving, organizational and interpersonal skills. Must have the ability to independently manage and prioritize competing demands and multiple issues, while maintaining high attention to detail. Excellent judgment and ability to develop and implement creative and practical solutions to complex employment-related issues affecting the organization. Experience counseling clients on a wide range of employment law issues including discrimination, retaliation and harassment issues, wage and hour issues, leave of absence and disability/accommodation issues, affirmative action issues. Preferred qualifications: Experience litigating employment related issues. Ability to build relationships and partner with others to drive results. Ability to pivot appropriately when challenged with new information or evolving circumstances. Employment law experience in a law firm or an in-house corporate legal department. General experience with international employment laws or issues. Deadline: Jan 26, 2021, 10:29:00 AM
 
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Counsel - Employment Law
Refer job# KLIW154564
 
Counsel - Employment Law The candidate will be responsible for: Proactively identify and assess potential legal and/or reputational risk in support of business partners both in and outside of the United States, and recommend practical, creative solutions that balance legal risk with business impact. Provide subject matter advice and guidance on a variety of employment law matters, such as the development and implementation of employee policies, organizational restructures, leaves of absence and accommodations, pre-employment practices including FCRA compliance and background screening, and other HR practices. Monitor legislation, regulations, case law and government enforcement activities relating to the above substantive legal areas, and provide proactive, strategic advice within the employment law group and to relevant business partners. Support and collaborate with cross-functional business partners on complex legal matters and special projects to drive and sustain employment law compliance and further the long-term interests of the Company. Model and work with business partners across the company to ensure compliance with's Code of Business Conduct. Must have Juris Doctor or LLM from an accredited law school. Licensed to practice law in the U.S. Should have 5-7 years of employment law and related litigation experience, preferably in a law firm or in-house corporate legal environment.
 
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Employment Counsel
Refer job# HOHP154512
 
Employment Counsel The candidate will provide advice and counseling on a broad spectrum of employment law issues, including: recruiting, inclusion and diversity, employee relations, performance management, leaves of absence and accommodations, wage and hour, pay equity, internal investigations, sick leave, compensation and benefits, privacy, contingent workers, and immigration. Work with company-wide partners and manage projects with a team-oriented approach. Evaluate employment practices and policies to accomplish priorities, and ensure compliance. Draft and review employment related agreements and templates. Investigate and respond to claims, demand letters, administrative complaints, audits, and other employment related inquiries. Conduct audits, employment classification reviews, and support other compliance efforts. Perform due diligence and advise on employment aspects of M&A projects. Help manage outside counsel on labor and employment matters and employment litigation. Help develop and conduct training and education programs for employees, managers, and the People team. Work with local counsel to advise the People team and management on international employment and immigration issues. Should have 5+ years of employment law experience, including background advising on California employment matters, with prior in-house experience preferred. Must have strong written and oral communication skills. Should have experience working within a growing legal team and with partners at all levels of the organization. Must have experience analyzing and providing advice on state, federal, and local wage and hour compliance. Must have employment litigation experience. Must have experience with international issues or M&A. Degree and membership in at least one state bar (preferably California).
 
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