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Employment & Investigations Counsel (b5)

Santa Clara CA Employment & Investigations Counsel (B5) The candidate will be expected to have a solid foundation of employment and litigation experience and possess strong investigation skills to manage diverse, complex, and global projects. Will also play a critical role in coordination and project management between HR, Digital Forensics & Data Security, IT, and business clients. This includes participating in corporate strategy as well as in shaping policy, programs, and training on issues related to employee mobility, intellectual property, privacy, and data security. Manage and conduct offensive and defensive investigations, while collaborating with internal stakeholders and outside counsel to cost effectively and timely resolve matters. This includes managing all aspects of these matters, including strategy, early case assessment, matter resolution, and driving lessons learned into policy and process changes. Advise and counsel on employment issues. Serve as an advisor to managers regarding legal and compliance matters. Should have Juris Doctorate Degree, Should have 5+ years of experience (mixture of trade secret litigation or employment at top tier law firm and/or as in-house counsel). Demonstrated thought leader and expert in employee mobility and trade secret law, with experience conducting investigations and partnering with digital forensics and information security experts. Experience with multidisciplinary project teams or global initiatives. Should preferably have Experience in-house at technology company. Understanding of computer forensics. Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2020-01-03

Associate Employment Counsel

The Woodlands TX Associate Employment Counsel The candidate responsibilities: Providing legal services to various departments and business units with respect to a variety of employment-related matters around the U.S., including aid in investigation and defense of existing claims (e.g., response to demand letters, administrative charges, audits and other actions involving government agencies, arbitration and/or litigation), analyzing the Companys rights, duties and/or risks under various federal, state and local laws, and providing proactive advice to managers, Human Resources, and other personnel in the field. Specific legal issues commonly addressed include: Federal, state and local laws regarding equal employment opportunity (Title VII, ADA, wrongful termination, retaliation and/or whistleblower claims); Pre-employment issues (FCRA compliance, ban-the-box and background checks); Disability, reasonable accommodation, and issues related to workers compensation; Interplay and practical application of various leave laws and entitlements, including FMLA, ADA, and local leave laws; Drug and alcohol testing issues, including requirements for DOT-regulated employees; Compliance with the FLSA and other wage laws, including wage payment and overtime calculation under various pay methods, living wage and prevailing wage issues; and Best practices for communication and documentation. Drafting, reviewing, and negotiating various agreements, including employment agreements, consulting and/or independent contractor agreements, and agreements with employment-related vendors (e.g., temporary staffing agencies and/or recruiting agencies). Drafting restrictive covenants and other agreements for the protection of Company information, and sending cease and desist letters to violators and/or assisting in legal action as necessary to pursue and enforce the Companys rights regarding non-competition, non-solicitation, and confidentiality. Developing and/or updating various employment policies and/or forms, to ensure compliance with evolving employment laws. Assisting with employment-related presentations or training as needed. Answering subpoenas related to employment records. Supporting merger and acquisition transactions, including employment-related due diligence and required employment and/or restrictive covenant agreements. Assisting with managing relationships and services of outside attorneys, as well as correspondence and managing relationships with insurance adjusters. Completing special projects as requested.

The candidate should preferably have J.D., excellent academic credentials. Must have active license to practice law in at least one state and active membership in good standing of the bar of at least one state. Should have 3+ years of experience practicing labor and employment law in a major law firm or corporation. Excellent interpersonal skills, dynamic and team-oriented are required. Must have excellent analytical skills, with a strong ability to draft and review legal documents, and analyze and apply legal advice in a practical manner. Should have flexibility and willingness to work on a broad variety of legal matters.
Legal 0 - 0 Full-time 2020-01-02

Senior Attorney - Employment

Plano TX Senior Attorney - Employment Duties: To provide legal counsel and advice to the corporation and its subsidiaries to ensure their effective operation in accordance with federal, state and/or international law. Provides legal counsel on an assigned basis to members of management and various departments concerning areas of expertise. May lead and manage a team by training, developing and coaching team members on a consistent basis. Oversees and evaluates the performance and progress of outside counsel representing or advising the company in department-specific matters. Evaluates, determines and coordinates with management, regarding the appropriate action/position/response to be taken by the company. Acts on behalf of the company and participates in the negotiation and drafting of legal documents (which may include legal court documents). Reviews, analyzes and makes recommendations, concerning compliance with federal and state laws and regulations affecting the companys present and future business plans. Recommends necessary actions to affect policy compliance and adopt the best business structure for legal compliance. Conducts litigation or administrative proceedings affecting the companys interests in his/her field of expertise. All other duties as needed or required.

Qualifications: JD Degree and licensed to practice law in the State of Texas. 6+ years of experience and demonstrated competency in relevant area of law specialization. Superior academic record. Ability to determine appropriateness of settlement or litigation. Excellent research and writing skills. Strong negotiation, human relations and communications skills. Proficient in computer PC skills including, but not limited to MS Office including: Outlook, Word, Excel and the internet. For new hires, must meet all FedEx Office employment qualifications in force at time of hiring. For current FedEx Office team members, must meet hiring criteria for the position and transfer requirements as outlined in the Team Member Handbook. Essential Functions. Ability to travel as required in order to meet with customers, vendors, other team members, and/or other business necessities. Ability, on a consistent basis, to maintain attention and concentration for extended periods of time. Ability, on a consistent basis, to read and interpret documents and instructions from customers, vendors, and other team members. Ability, on a consistent basis, to communicate effectively with customers, vendors, and other team members. Ability, on a consistent basis, to perform work activities requiring cooperation and instruction. Ability, on a consistent basis, to function in a fast-paced environment, under substantial pressure. Ability, on a consistent basis, to work within the appropriate level of independence. Ability, on a consistent basis, to report regularly to work and maintain established business hours in order to support the FedEx Office business; regular attendance and/or reporting could include regular attendance at a physical location and/or maintaining established business hours depending on the scope and nature of the position.
Legal 6 - 0 Full-time 2019-12-30

Employment Attorney

Alpharetta GA Employment Attorney The candidate provides advice and counsel regarding a wide variety of employment law issues, policies and programs acting as a resource to Human Resource professionals and line-managers within the business. Participate in the development of legally sound policies, programs and practices in all areas of employment law including wage and hour compliance, equal employment opportunity, affirmative action, accommodations, family and medical leave, talent acquisition and acquisitions/divestitures/restructuring. Support Human Resources and business line managers by providing timely, on-going on-demand legal counsel and strategic guidance related to the management of employee issues such as performance management, employee misconduct and compliance investigations. Evaluate and provided tactical and strategic advice to manage attorney demand letters, complaints and other employment claims providing legally sound strategies for the companies defense of such actions and negotiating and drafting settlements. Manage and assist outside counsel on labor and employment claims, and perhaps some other focused litigation areas (e.g. - asbestos claims). Research, monitor, analyze and advise on employment law regulations and advise Human Resources on the degree of risk associated with the proposed initiatives recommending a course of action to ensure compliance. Manage and participate as appropriate in investigations. Educate Human Resources and others on trends and legal actions which may effect the workplace through written materials or training seminar. Should have ability to work in a complex organizational structure which includes ET AMS BU and OU Leadership. JD Degree, Active Bar membership needed. Should have 8 years of applicable experience with 4+ years serving as corporate in-house counsel on labor and employment matters. Broad background in providing advice/counsel to human resources in employment matters essential. Experience in interfacing with government or employment agencies with jurisdiction over employment required. Strong oral and written communication and relationship building skills to interact with internal and external contacts matters needed. Strong leadership skills and good judgement with the ability to provide advice from both a legal and a business perspective required. Legal 8 - 0 Full-time 2019-12-28

Employment Counsel

San Francisco CA Employment Counsel The candidate will provide advice and counsel to HR team on a broad range of employment issues including: hiring; performance management; discipline and separations; reorganizations; wage and hour compliance; contingent worker/contractor issues; medical accommodations; leaves of absence; and other employment-related matters. Draft and negotiate employment, settlement and separation agreements. Review and provide guidance on the development of HR policies and procedures globally. Provide guidance to our Employee Relations function on internal HR/compliance investigations. Advise on complex/sensitive employment matters and help resolve matters through pre-dispute resolution and/or positioning the company for potential employment litigation. Manage employment-related claims and litigation, including managing outside counsel and responding to administrative charges, complaints, attorneys letters, settlement demands and claims globally. Negotiate appropriate resolutions to claims and other pending matters. Monitor employment-related legal developments and engage proactively to drive compliance and implement risk-mitigating strategies. Assist with preparing, reviewing and implementing training programs. Provide advice and counsel on international labor and employment framework and practices in connection with our expanding international business and operations. Provide advice and counsel in the area of global mobility and immigration matters. Assist with other projects as needed. JD with 5+ years of experience handling employment issues in a demanding and innovative business and legal environment are required. Expertise in employment counseling with a strong understanding of California and federal employment law; prior in-house experience preferred; international experience preferred but not required. Admission to California Bar preferred; in-house registration in California required. Ability to work collaboratively in a cross-department, cross-functional role with members at all levels of the organization are required. Strong written and oral communication skills are required. Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2019-12-28

Director, Corporate Counsel Employment Law & Compliance

San Mateo CA Director, Corporate Counsel - Employment Law & Compliance The Candidate will be responsible to investigate and respond to demand letters and agency complaints and audits (e.g., EEOC, DFEH, DOL, OFCCP, DLSE, etc.). Manage labor and employment litigation matters with outside counsel. Ensure SIEs compliance with applicable federal, state, and local labor and employment laws (Title VII, ADA, ADEA, FEHA, etc.). Develop, manage and implement corporate compliance programs in areas such as export control, third-party due diligence and conflict of interest. Investigate reports to the Sony Ethics & Compliance Hotline. Develop and conduct employment law and compliance trainings (live and online).

The candidate should have JD or LLM degree from top law school; admitted to a U.S. state bar. California State Bar membership is preferred with 15+ years relevant experience within Employment & Corporate Compliance law. Deep knowledge and experience advising clients on California and federal labor and employment laws, in areas such as wage and hour, disability accommodation, discrimination and harassment. Excellent written/verbal communication and negotiation skills. Ability to organize, prioritize and manage deadlines in a fast-based and demanding work environment. Ability to maintain strong working relationships with demanding internal clients. Substantial experience with delivering advice and counsel to clients such as Human Resources. Substantial employment litigation experience (state and federal) and experience managing litigation. Significant experience with conducting and managing internal and external investigations. Experience with advising clients on conflict of interest cases. Significant experience with the preparation and delivery of live and online training on employment law topics. In-house experience strongly preferred. Experience with international employment law issues (especially Canada and Latin America). Experience with compliance programs involving export controls, sanctions, FCPA, anti-money laundering, and anti-trust. Experience advising clients in high-tech or interactive entertainment industries.
Legal 15 - 0 Full-time 2019-12-25

Counsel, Employment

Austin TX Counsel, Employment The candidate will counsel dispersed human resources team on U.S. and international employment matters. The role involves all aspects of the employee relationship and you will provide advice on recruiting, performance management, wage and hour, internal investigations, employee privacy and much more. Will help resolve pre-litigation disputes and have the opportunity to manage outside counsel around the world. As employment counsel, you will collaborate with stakeholders to manage interesting and complex projects from inception to implementation. Should have 4 years of employment litigation and counseling experience including a significant portion at a major law firm. Experience with the ADA, FMLA, Title VII, wage and hour, and other federal and state employment laws. Experience drafting and reviewing employment agreements and corporate policies. Experience conducting investigations and handling sensitive and confidential information with the appropriate discretion. Proven track record of completing projects independently and as part of a team. Juris Doctorate (J.D.) degree from an accredited U.S. law school and active admission to a state bar. In house experience is preferred. Cybersecurity or other high-tech environment is preferred, International employment and privacy experience. Legal 4 - 0 Full-time 2019-12-25

Employment Counsel

Stamford CT Employment Counsel The candidate will report to the Assistant General Counsel, Employment and Labor. Will work closely with the other attorneys and project manager on the Employment Policies and Practices team, HR professionals and managers across all customer segments and functions, and external counsel. Counsel HR and managers on day to day employee relations issues, primarily for US workforce of approximately 16,000 employees. Counsel HR on leave administration and accommodation issues, as well as develop training, guidance and processes on same. Provide guidance on employee performance management, discipline and terminations, as needed. Advise HR and investigation teams conducting internal investigations. Review proposed reductions in force and reorganizations. Advise on compensation issues, including FLSA classifications and compensation plans. Policy review, counsel HR on background check escalations where applicants may have criminal history and there is a need to assess job requirements and applicable laws. Advise on vendor/client requirements impacting our employees. Advise on employee benefits issues. Advise on reasonable suspicion testing for suspected drug or alcohol use during work day. Advise on employee/independent contractor classification issues. Advise on restrictive covenant agreements and related litigation. Advise on pay equity laws and initiatives. Advise on employment law aspects of diversity and inclusion initiatives. Prepare and conduct HR and management training on various employment issues. Develop defense strategy and manage employment litigation and administrative charges, in consultation with local external counsel. Assist in responding to employment-related subpoenas, garnishments and related documents. Keep updated on legislative changes throughout the U.S. and advise on necessary policy or process changes. Prepare written responses to lawyers letters and negotiate with plaintiffs counsel, as applicable. Negotiate separation agreements. Advise Severance Plan Administrator with respect to claims filed pursuant to the U.S. Severance Plan. Provide advice and counsel to human resources professionals and security personnel in response to employee crisis/threat assessment situations.

The candidate should have a JD degree. Must have 3-4 years of employment law experience, with particular focus on advice and counsel (salary for role is commensurate with this experience level). Excellent written/verbal communication skills essential.
Legal 3 - 4 Full-time 2019-12-25

Corporate Counsel (employment Law)

Mooresville NC Corporate Counsel (Employment Law) The candidate will be primarily responsible for providing daily legal support for individual Employment Law related matters while advising various business units and allied businesses regarding the interaction between strategic plans for the business and Employment Law requirements. Will be responsible for maintaining expertise in this area of law and making broad connections concerning the impacts to the business regarding changes in the legal landscape while also driving to completion projects designed to minimize enterprise risk while increasing employee effectiveness. This position reports to a Vice President-Assistant General Counsel within the Employment Law group of the Legal Department and works closely with other members of the Department as well as other business units including Human Resources, Operations, Supply Chain, Merchandising, Information Technology, Commercial Sales, Public Relations, Government Relations, Marketing, Business Development, International, Allied Businesses, and Risk Management. The responsibilities of this position may include responding to administrative charges and inquires, mediating claims with Federal, State, and Local EEO agencies, providing legal advice and service to business unit Vice Presidents, Directors and Managers in connection with changes in Employment law and/or the interplay with new business initiatives, and other legal and regulatory issues which may be connected. The Corporate Counsel will also be expected to leverage their experience and general legal knowledge to identify other issues which may require collaboration with other members of the legal team to accomplish business goals while minimizing risk. The successful Corporate Counsel, Employment Law Services candidate must have a strong working knowledge of multi-jurisdictional Employment Law requirements, including familiarity with state leave and break laws, workplace safety requirements, wage and hour mandates, and whistleblower protections while recognizing issues implicating potential enforcement actions by the NLRB, DOL, EEOC, OSHA, and other federal and state regulatory agencies. Counsel will also support certain international operations periodically. The Corporate Counsel, Employment Law Services position will collaborate directly with business unit leaders and work closely with Human Resources teams, including Employee Relations, Compensation, Benefits, Human Resources Information Systems, HR Shared Services, Leadership and Development, and associated HR generalists. This position presents a career opportunity to contribute to and develop within a dynamic legal department in a fast-paced, change-oriented omni-channel retail environment. Provides legal services to the company s human resources department, finance department, senior management and operating business managers. Acts as a subject matter expert for the legal function, with an emphasis on providing specialized legal and regulatory advice to the human resources department with respect to welfare benefit plans, retirement plans, compensation and total rewards programs, related corporate contracts and benefits related tax matters and regulatory compliance for employment, benefit, welfare, Affordable Care Act, ERISA and HIPAA matters, including reviewing and advising on corporate benefit plans, corporate employment policies and corporate policies and procedures designed to facilitate compliance with applicable employment, benefit and welfare laws. Monitors developments, including proposed legislation and court decisions related to compensation and benefits, and evaluates impact on operations Serves as advisor to the company s administrative committee for certain benefit plans. Works with outside legal counsel and orchestrates legal processes on behalf of the company in liaison with outside counsel at the direction of the Associate General Counsel and executive leadership. Conducts legal research and applies research to business objectives and is able to communicate the analysis in an easily understood work product to leadership. Identifies legal risks and designs plans to mitigate and prevent legal risks consistent with business objectives. Drafts, reviews, and negotiates a variety of HR-related agreements and documents and continuously seeks ways to improve the forms, processes, or systems involved. Prepares and delivers training, memorandums, presentations and communications to employees, management, executives, or other members of the Legal Department on legal matters. Collaborates on complex projects and supports others in the Legal Department (i.e. attorneys across the Legal Department) in order to provide meaningful and practical advice and recommendations to clients. Negotiates with outside parties on contractual issues, including negotiating key contract terms. Works collaboratively with outside counsel and internal partners to resolve legal disputes in a manner which serves the needs of the business while preserving brand reputation. Monitors industry trends and benchmarks to ensure Company approaches to employee benefits offerings keep pace with market changes. Develops collaborative relationships with regulatory agencies to foster partnerships which enhance the Company s compliance posture.

The candidate should have JD from an ABA accredited institution Licensed to practice law and in good standing in at least one state. Should have 8+ years of substantive Employment Law counseling and litigation management with a law firm and/or an in-house legal department. Significant prior employment law experience with a law firm or in-house corporate legal department. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to multi-task and manage a substantial work load in a fast-paced environment. Strong writing, analytical and communication skills. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team.
Legal 8 - 0 Full-time 2019-12-24

Assistant Vice President - Employment Law Counsel

Boston MA Assistant Vice President - Employment Law Counsel The candidate will provide clear and concise legal advice to Firm and its affiliated companies with respect the full range of labor and employment law issues, including hiring, employee relations, terminations, performance management, compliance, privacy, complaints and investigations, policies, compensation and benefit plans, reductions-in-force/WARN, EEOC/MCAD matters, corporate transactions, human rights and accommodation issues, leaves of absence, labor laws/standards, immigration and mobility matters, etc. Be the primary legal point of contact for escalated employee relations and human resources matters, providing timely and practical advice. Draft, modify and/or provide advice regarding legal and human resource documents, agreements and communications. Be the primary legal point of contact for immigration/mobility processes/issues. Respond to demand letters and negotiate separation agreements. Monitor and provide advice regarding relevant legislative, regulatory and industry developments. Collaborate with internal stakeholders (from compliance, HR and legal, amongst others) in respect to global policies, practices and initiatives. As required, manage outside counsel retained to assist with litigation matters. Participate in industry conferences, presentations, committees and working groups as required. Provide other advice/perform other responsibilities as required.

The candidate should have member in good standing with the Bar. Licensed to practice law in respective country is essential. Should have 5+ years of prior relevant experience with major law firm and/or corporation. Experience with and knowledge of the U.S. labor and employment law and legislative requirements are essential. Experience with and knowledge of the U.S. immigration issues relevant in employment context an asset. Very strong written and verbal communication skills are essential. Strong influencing, organizational and collaboration skills are preferred.
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2019-12-21
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Employment & Investigations Counsel (b5)
Refer job# CNUZ147830
 
Employment & Investigations Counsel (B5) The candidate will be expected to have a solid foundation of employment and litigation experience and possess strong investigation skills to manage diverse, complex, and global projects. Will also play a critical role in coordination and project management between HR, Digital Forensics & Data Security, IT, and business clients. This includes participating in corporate strategy as well as in shaping policy, programs, and training on issues related to employee mobility, intellectual property, privacy, and data security. Manage and conduct offensive and defensive investigations, while collaborating with internal stakeholders and outside counsel to cost effectively and timely resolve matters. This includes managing all aspects of these matters, including strategy, early case assessment, matter resolution, and driving lessons learned into policy and process changes. Advise and counsel on employment issues. Serve as an advisor to managers regarding legal and compliance matters. Should have Juris Doctorate Degree, Should have 5+ years of experience (mixture of trade secret litigation or employment at top tier law firm and/or as in-house counsel). Demonstrated thought leader and expert in employee mobility and trade secret law, with experience conducting investigations and partnering with digital forensics and information security experts. Experience with multidisciplinary project teams or global initiatives. Should preferably have Experience in-house at technology company. Understanding of computer forensics.
 
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Associate Employment Counsel
Refer job# QNKS147820
 
Associate Employment Counsel The candidate responsibilities: Providing legal services to various departments and business units with respect to a variety of employment-related matters around the U.S., including aid in investigation and defense of existing claims (e.g., response to demand letters, administrative charges, audits and other actions involving government agencies, arbitration and/or litigation), analyzing the Companys rights, duties and/or risks under various federal, state and local laws, and providing proactive advice to managers, Human Resources, and other personnel in the field. Specific legal issues commonly addressed include: Federal, state and local laws regarding equal employment opportunity (Title VII, ADA, wrongful termination, retaliation and/or whistleblower claims); Pre-employment issues (FCRA compliance, ban-the-box and background checks); Disability, reasonable accommodation, and issues related to workers compensation; Interplay and practical application of various leave laws and entitlements, including FMLA, ADA, and local leave laws; Drug and alcohol testing issues, including requirements for DOT-regulated employees; Compliance with the FLSA and other wage laws, including wage payment and overtime calculation under various pay methods, living wage and prevailing wage issues; and Best practices for communication and documentation. Drafting, reviewing, and negotiating various agreements, including employment agreements, consulting and/or independent contractor agreements, and agreements with employment-related vendors (e.g., temporary staffing agencies and/or recruiting agencies). Drafting restrictive covenants and other agreements for the protection of Company information, and sending cease and desist letters to violators and/or assisting in legal action as necessary to pursue and enforce the Companys rights regarding non-competition, non-solicitation, and confidentiality. Developing and/or updating various employment policies and/or forms, to ensure compliance with evolving employment laws. Assisting with employment-related presentations or training as needed. Answering subpoenas related to employment records. Supporting merger and acquisition transactions, including employment-related due diligence and required employment and/or restrictive covenant agreements. Assisting with managing relationships and services of outside attorneys, as well as correspondence and managing relationships with insurance adjusters. Completing special projects as requested.

The candidate should preferably have J.D., excellent academic credentials. Must have active license to practice law in at least one state and active membership in good standing of the bar of at least one state. Should have 3+ years of experience practicing labor and employment law in a major law firm or corporation. Excellent interpersonal skills, dynamic and team-oriented are required. Must have excellent analytical skills, with a strong ability to draft and review legal documents, and analyze and apply legal advice in a practical manner. Should have flexibility and willingness to work on a broad variety of legal matters.
 
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Senior Attorney - Employment
Refer job# FFNP147792
 
Senior Attorney - Employment Duties: To provide legal counsel and advice to the corporation and its subsidiaries to ensure their effective operation in accordance with federal, state and/or international law. Provides legal counsel on an assigned basis to members of management and various departments concerning areas of expertise. May lead and manage a team by training, developing and coaching team members on a consistent basis. Oversees and evaluates the performance and progress of outside counsel representing or advising the company in department-specific matters. Evaluates, determines and coordinates with management, regarding the appropriate action/position/response to be taken by the company. Acts on behalf of the company and participates in the negotiation and drafting of legal documents (which may include legal court documents). Reviews, analyzes and makes recommendations, concerning compliance with federal and state laws and regulations affecting the companys present and future business plans. Recommends necessary actions to affect policy compliance and adopt the best business structure for legal compliance. Conducts litigation or administrative proceedings affecting the companys interests in his/her field of expertise. All other duties as needed or required.

Qualifications: JD Degree and licensed to practice law in the State of Texas. 6+ years of experience and demonstrated competency in relevant area of law specialization. Superior academic record. Ability to determine appropriateness of settlement or litigation. Excellent research and writing skills. Strong negotiation, human relations and communications skills. Proficient in computer PC skills including, but not limited to MS Office including: Outlook, Word, Excel and the internet. For new hires, must meet all FedEx Office employment qualifications in force at time of hiring. For current FedEx Office team members, must meet hiring criteria for the position and transfer requirements as outlined in the Team Member Handbook. Essential Functions. Ability to travel as required in order to meet with customers, vendors, other team members, and/or other business necessities. Ability, on a consistent basis, to maintain attention and concentration for extended periods of time. Ability, on a consistent basis, to read and interpret documents and instructions from customers, vendors, and other team members. Ability, on a consistent basis, to communicate effectively with customers, vendors, and other team members. Ability, on a consistent basis, to perform work activities requiring cooperation and instruction. Ability, on a consistent basis, to function in a fast-paced environment, under substantial pressure. Ability, on a consistent basis, to work within the appropriate level of independence. Ability, on a consistent basis, to report regularly to work and maintain established business hours in order to support the FedEx Office business; regular attendance and/or reporting could include regular attendance at a physical location and/or maintaining established business hours depending on the scope and nature of the position.
 
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Employment Attorney
Refer job# JLKR147775
 
Employment Attorney The candidate provides advice and counsel regarding a wide variety of employment law issues, policies and programs acting as a resource to Human Resource professionals and line-managers within the business. Participate in the development of legally sound policies, programs and practices in all areas of employment law including wage and hour compliance, equal employment opportunity, affirmative action, accommodations, family and medical leave, talent acquisition and acquisitions/divestitures/restructuring. Support Human Resources and business line managers by providing timely, on-going on-demand legal counsel and strategic guidance related to the management of employee issues such as performance management, employee misconduct and compliance investigations. Evaluate and provided tactical and strategic advice to manage attorney demand letters, complaints and other employment claims providing legally sound strategies for the companies defense of such actions and negotiating and drafting settlements. Manage and assist outside counsel on labor and employment claims, and perhaps some other focused litigation areas (e.g. - asbestos claims). Research, monitor, analyze and advise on employment law regulations and advise Human Resources on the degree of risk associated with the proposed initiatives recommending a course of action to ensure compliance. Manage and participate as appropriate in investigations. Educate Human Resources and others on trends and legal actions which may effect the workplace through written materials or training seminar. Should have ability to work in a complex organizational structure which includes ET AMS BU and OU Leadership. JD Degree, Active Bar membership needed. Should have 8 years of applicable experience with 4+ years serving as corporate in-house counsel on labor and employment matters. Broad background in providing advice/counsel to human resources in employment matters essential. Experience in interfacing with government or employment agencies with jurisdiction over employment required. Strong oral and written communication and relationship building skills to interact with internal and external contacts matters needed. Strong leadership skills and good judgement with the ability to provide advice from both a legal and a business perspective required.
 
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Employment Counsel
Refer job# GBCD147779
 
Employment Counsel The candidate will provide advice and counsel to HR team on a broad range of employment issues including: hiring; performance management; discipline and separations; reorganizations; wage and hour compliance; contingent worker/contractor issues; medical accommodations; leaves of absence; and other employment-related matters. Draft and negotiate employment, settlement and separation agreements. Review and provide guidance on the development of HR policies and procedures globally. Provide guidance to our Employee Relations function on internal HR/compliance investigations. Advise on complex/sensitive employment matters and help resolve matters through pre-dispute resolution and/or positioning the company for potential employment litigation. Manage employment-related claims and litigation, including managing outside counsel and responding to administrative charges, complaints, attorneys letters, settlement demands and claims globally. Negotiate appropriate resolutions to claims and other pending matters. Monitor employment-related legal developments and engage proactively to drive compliance and implement risk-mitigating strategies. Assist with preparing, reviewing and implementing training programs. Provide advice and counsel on international labor and employment framework and practices in connection with our expanding international business and operations. Provide advice and counsel in the area of global mobility and immigration matters. Assist with other projects as needed. JD with 5+ years of experience handling employment issues in a demanding and innovative business and legal environment are required. Expertise in employment counseling with a strong understanding of California and federal employment law; prior in-house experience preferred; international experience preferred but not required. Admission to California Bar preferred; in-house registration in California required. Ability to work collaboratively in a cross-department, cross-functional role with members at all levels of the organization are required. Strong written and oral communication skills are required.
 
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Director, Corporate Counsel Employment Law & Compliance
Refer job# HMIC147746
 
Director, Corporate Counsel - Employment Law & Compliance The Candidate will be responsible to investigate and respond to demand letters and agency complaints and audits (e.g., EEOC, DFEH, DOL, OFCCP, DLSE, etc.). Manage labor and employment litigation matters with outside counsel. Ensure SIEs compliance with applicable federal, state, and local labor and employment laws (Title VII, ADA, ADEA, FEHA, etc.). Develop, manage and implement corporate compliance programs in areas such as export control, third-party due diligence and conflict of interest. Investigate reports to the Sony Ethics & Compliance Hotline. Develop and conduct employment law and compliance trainings (live and online).

The candidate should have JD or LLM degree from top law school; admitted to a U.S. state bar. California State Bar membership is preferred with 15+ years relevant experience within Employment & Corporate Compliance law. Deep knowledge and experience advising clients on California and federal labor and employment laws, in areas such as wage and hour, disability accommodation, discrimination and harassment. Excellent written/verbal communication and negotiation skills. Ability to organize, prioritize and manage deadlines in a fast-based and demanding work environment. Ability to maintain strong working relationships with demanding internal clients. Substantial experience with delivering advice and counsel to clients such as Human Resources. Substantial employment litigation experience (state and federal) and experience managing litigation. Significant experience with conducting and managing internal and external investigations. Experience with advising clients on conflict of interest cases. Significant experience with the preparation and delivery of live and online training on employment law topics. In-house experience strongly preferred. Experience with international employment law issues (especially Canada and Latin America). Experience with compliance programs involving export controls, sanctions, FCPA, anti-money laundering, and anti-trust. Experience advising clients in high-tech or interactive entertainment industries.
 
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Counsel, Employment
Refer job# LOZS147753
 
Counsel, Employment The candidate will counsel dispersed human resources team on U.S. and international employment matters. The role involves all aspects of the employee relationship and you will provide advice on recruiting, performance management, wage and hour, internal investigations, employee privacy and much more. Will help resolve pre-litigation disputes and have the opportunity to manage outside counsel around the world. As employment counsel, you will collaborate with stakeholders to manage interesting and complex projects from inception to implementation. Should have 4 years of employment litigation and counseling experience including a significant portion at a major law firm. Experience with the ADA, FMLA, Title VII, wage and hour, and other federal and state employment laws. Experience drafting and reviewing employment agreements and corporate policies. Experience conducting investigations and handling sensitive and confidential information with the appropriate discretion. Proven track record of completing projects independently and as part of a team. Juris Doctorate (J.D.) degree from an accredited U.S. law school and active admission to a state bar. In house experience is preferred. Cybersecurity or other high-tech environment is preferred, International employment and privacy experience.
 
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Employment Counsel
Refer job# QKEQ147758
 
Employment Counsel The candidate will report to the Assistant General Counsel, Employment and Labor. Will work closely with the other attorneys and project manager on the Employment Policies and Practices team, HR professionals and managers across all customer segments and functions, and external counsel. Counsel HR and managers on day to day employee relations issues, primarily for US workforce of approximately 16,000 employees. Counsel HR on leave administration and accommodation issues, as well as develop training, guidance and processes on same. Provide guidance on employee performance management, discipline and terminations, as needed. Advise HR and investigation teams conducting internal investigations. Review proposed reductions in force and reorganizations. Advise on compensation issues, including FLSA classifications and compensation plans. Policy review, counsel HR on background check escalations where applicants may have criminal history and there is a need to assess job requirements and applicable laws. Advise on vendor/client requirements impacting our employees. Advise on employee benefits issues. Advise on reasonable suspicion testing for suspected drug or alcohol use during work day. Advise on employee/independent contractor classification issues. Advise on restrictive covenant agreements and related litigation. Advise on pay equity laws and initiatives. Advise on employment law aspects of diversity and inclusion initiatives. Prepare and conduct HR and management training on various employment issues. Develop defense strategy and manage employment litigation and administrative charges, in consultation with local external counsel. Assist in responding to employment-related subpoenas, garnishments and related documents. Keep updated on legislative changes throughout the U.S. and advise on necessary policy or process changes. Prepare written responses to lawyers letters and negotiate with plaintiffs counsel, as applicable. Negotiate separation agreements. Advise Severance Plan Administrator with respect to claims filed pursuant to the U.S. Severance Plan. Provide advice and counsel to human resources professionals and security personnel in response to employee crisis/threat assessment situations.

The candidate should have a JD degree. Must have 3-4 years of employment law experience, with particular focus on advice and counsel (salary for role is commensurate with this experience level). Excellent written/verbal communication skills essential.
 
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Corporate Counsel (employment Law)
Refer job# RSML147734
 
Corporate Counsel (Employment Law) The candidate will be primarily responsible for providing daily legal support for individual Employment Law related matters while advising various business units and allied businesses regarding the interaction between strategic plans for the business and Employment Law requirements. Will be responsible for maintaining expertise in this area of law and making broad connections concerning the impacts to the business regarding changes in the legal landscape while also driving to completion projects designed to minimize enterprise risk while increasing employee effectiveness. This position reports to a Vice President-Assistant General Counsel within the Employment Law group of the Legal Department and works closely with other members of the Department as well as other business units including Human Resources, Operations, Supply Chain, Merchandising, Information Technology, Commercial Sales, Public Relations, Government Relations, Marketing, Business Development, International, Allied Businesses, and Risk Management. The responsibilities of this position may include responding to administrative charges and inquires, mediating claims with Federal, State, and Local EEO agencies, providing legal advice and service to business unit Vice Presidents, Directors and Managers in connection with changes in Employment law and/or the interplay with new business initiatives, and other legal and regulatory issues which may be connected. The Corporate Counsel will also be expected to leverage their experience and general legal knowledge to identify other issues which may require collaboration with other members of the legal team to accomplish business goals while minimizing risk. The successful Corporate Counsel, Employment Law Services candidate must have a strong working knowledge of multi-jurisdictional Employment Law requirements, including familiarity with state leave and break laws, workplace safety requirements, wage and hour mandates, and whistleblower protections while recognizing issues implicating potential enforcement actions by the NLRB, DOL, EEOC, OSHA, and other federal and state regulatory agencies. Counsel will also support certain international operations periodically. The Corporate Counsel, Employment Law Services position will collaborate directly with business unit leaders and work closely with Human Resources teams, including Employee Relations, Compensation, Benefits, Human Resources Information Systems, HR Shared Services, Leadership and Development, and associated HR generalists. This position presents a career opportunity to contribute to and develop within a dynamic legal department in a fast-paced, change-oriented omni-channel retail environment. Provides legal services to the company s human resources department, finance department, senior management and operating business managers. Acts as a subject matter expert for the legal function, with an emphasis on providing specialized legal and regulatory advice to the human resources department with respect to welfare benefit plans, retirement plans, compensation and total rewards programs, related corporate contracts and benefits related tax matters and regulatory compliance for employment, benefit, welfare, Affordable Care Act, ERISA and HIPAA matters, including reviewing and advising on corporate benefit plans, corporate employment policies and corporate policies and procedures designed to facilitate compliance with applicable employment, benefit and welfare laws. Monitors developments, including proposed legislation and court decisions related to compensation and benefits, and evaluates impact on operations Serves as advisor to the company s administrative committee for certain benefit plans. Works with outside legal counsel and orchestrates legal processes on behalf of the company in liaison with outside counsel at the direction of the Associate General Counsel and executive leadership. Conducts legal research and applies research to business objectives and is able to communicate the analysis in an easily understood work product to leadership. Identifies legal risks and designs plans to mitigate and prevent legal risks consistent with business objectives. Drafts, reviews, and negotiates a variety of HR-related agreements and documents and continuously seeks ways to improve the forms, processes, or systems involved. Prepares and delivers training, memorandums, presentations and communications to employees, management, executives, or other members of the Legal Department on legal matters. Collaborates on complex projects and supports others in the Legal Department (i.e. attorneys across the Legal Department) in order to provide meaningful and practical advice and recommendations to clients. Negotiates with outside parties on contractual issues, including negotiating key contract terms. Works collaboratively with outside counsel and internal partners to resolve legal disputes in a manner which serves the needs of the business while preserving brand reputation. Monitors industry trends and benchmarks to ensure Company approaches to employee benefits offerings keep pace with market changes. Develops collaborative relationships with regulatory agencies to foster partnerships which enhance the Company s compliance posture.

The candidate should have JD from an ABA accredited institution Licensed to practice law and in good standing in at least one state. Should have 8+ years of substantive Employment Law counseling and litigation management with a law firm and/or an in-house legal department. Significant prior employment law experience with a law firm or in-house corporate legal department. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to multi-task and manage a substantial work load in a fast-paced environment. Strong writing, analytical and communication skills. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team.
 
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Assistant Vice President - Employment Law Counsel
Refer job# GLNS147686
 
Assistant Vice President - Employment Law Counsel The candidate will provide clear and concise legal advice to Firm and its affiliated companies with respect the full range of labor and employment law issues, including hiring, employee relations, terminations, performance management, compliance, privacy, complaints and investigations, policies, compensation and benefit plans, reductions-in-force/WARN, EEOC/MCAD matters, corporate transactions, human rights and accommodation issues, leaves of absence, labor laws/standards, immigration and mobility matters, etc. Be the primary legal point of contact for escalated employee relations and human resources matters, providing timely and practical advice. Draft, modify and/or provide advice regarding legal and human resource documents, agreements and communications. Be the primary legal point of contact for immigration/mobility processes/issues. Respond to demand letters and negotiate separation agreements. Monitor and provide advice regarding relevant legislative, regulatory and industry developments. Collaborate with internal stakeholders (from compliance, HR and legal, amongst others) in respect to global policies, practices and initiatives. As required, manage outside counsel retained to assist with litigation matters. Participate in industry conferences, presentations, committees and working groups as required. Provide other advice/perform other responsibilities as required.

The candidate should have member in good standing with the Bar. Licensed to practice law in respective country is essential. Should have 5+ years of prior relevant experience with major law firm and/or corporation. Experience with and knowledge of the U.S. labor and employment law and legislative requirements are essential. Experience with and knowledge of the U.S. immigration issues relevant in employment context an asset. Very strong written and verbal communication skills are essential. Strong influencing, organizational and collaboration skills are preferred.
 
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