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Labor and Employment Attorney

Grand Prairie TX Labor and Employment Attorney The candidate will be primarily responsible for providing in-house legal counsel relating to all labor and employment matters and managing outside counsel on matters relating to labor and employment issues. Will also have responsibility for reviewing, advising, and managing contracts with third parties as well as providing support to the General Counsel on various other legal issues as required by the various business units. Provide in-house legal counsel on labor and employment related matters, which may include, but not limited to, human resources issues, wage and hour law, workers compensation, unemployment, labor relations, employee benefits, employment agreements, corporate policy issues, FMLA matters and other state or federally-mandated leave, managing employment-related litigation or arbitration, and generally advise the Legal Department and the Human Resources Department. Ensure compliance with all applicable laws and regulations. Identify and assess legal risks and opportunities within the labor and employment area and provide reasoned, researched advice directly to decision-makers.

The candidate should have law degree from an ABA-accredited law school. Must be Admitted to practice, or reasonable expectation of being able to obtain admission to practice, in at least one of the following states: Texas (preferred), Minnesota, Nevada, or South Carolina. Experience with labor and employment law in a firm or corporate setting required. Prior exposure to a wide variety of legal issues is a plus. Experience with a variety of legal areas and issues encountered in a corporate environment is a plus.
Legal 0 - 0 Full-time 2020-04-06

Corporate Counsel-Labor And Employment Law

Clearwater FL Corporate Counsel- Labor and Employment Law Responsibilities: Provide practical and business-oriented legal advice and counseling on a range of employment issues, including: hiring, performance management, employee relations, terminations, leaves of absence and accommodations, wage and hour, internal investigations, compensation, benefits, and privacy. Provide advice regarding international data privacy laws as they relate to employee data. Provide advice and counsel on issues related to international disability and accommodations laws, statutory leave entitlements, wage and hour laws, employment discrimination statutes, equal pay, corporate separateness and contingent workers issues, affirmative action and diversity, drug-free workplace, general union and works council relations and contract negotiations, strike support, employee discipline and termination, restructuring, whistleblower laws, wrongful discharge claims, drafting employment agreements and policies, and other labor and employment law matters. Develop, draft and implement a variety of workplace policies, procedures, employee training and employment-related templates and agreements in collaboration with People Operations and Growth. Investigate, actively manage and respond to global People Operations investigations of employee complaints and all administrative cases, audits or inquiries (including EEOC, NLRB, DOL wage and hour charges, and comparable international laws). Liaise with outside counsel on international employment related matters. Oversee, direct, and provide employment advice with respect to internal investigations. Investigate, negotiate and resolve pre-litigation claims and administrative charges, and serve as subject matter expert for employment litigation matters. Collaborate with local counsel to advise People Operations and management on international employment issues. Work with outside counsel to defend the Company in all labor and employment litigation. This includes, but is not limited to, developing strategy, reviewing pleadings and motions, participating in depositions, and assessing potential exposure, legal precedent, public relations, political ramifications, etc. Assist in managing the efforts of outside counsel, including controlling and reducing outside counsel fees, as well as consultant and other costs for related labor and employment law services. Actively monitor changes to applicable employment laws and regulations to ensure policies and practices remain compliant. Assist company with the sponsorship and management of employment visas. Assist with global expansion, including mergers, acquisitions, and stock purchases from due diligence through implementation. Provide advice and support on all contractual matters as it relates to employment law and corporate transactions including mergers and acquisitions. Conduct process and procedure audits of the People Operations Department to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations and that best practices are followed.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree from an accredited 4-year college. JD Degree from an ABA accredited law school. Active admission to State Bar Association. 5+ years of experience in labor & employment law. Experience working in-house Experience in labor & employment law with large corporate law department Knowledge in industries of technology/cybersecurity Experience with compliance and data privacy High degree of competence as a labor & employment lawyer; ability to manage heavy workload in a high-pressure environment. Excellent communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills within and across departments and externally; must be proactive in providing counsel to clients. Sound judgment; ability to clearly make reasoned decisions and recommendations; ability to cross think and determine who should be kept informed. Self-starter with good business sense and a sense of urgency, honesty and fairness. Demonstrate leadership and team-working skills in support of a collaborative environment.
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2020-04-04

Compliance And Employment Counsel

Portland OR Compliance And Employment Counsel The candidate will perform duties include : Provide legal advice and counsel regarding ethics and compliance issues, and serve as subject-matter expert for issues related to corporate governance and corporate compliance; Manage firms relevant ethics and compliance policies, procedures and guidelines, adding, reviewing and revising as appropriate; Maintain an understanding of current and emerging laws, regulations and trends related to anti-corruption, export controls, and corporate governance; assist Legal Director, Employment and Compliance on US and global employment laws, including maintaining policies, updating templates, and reviewing issues raised by the People Team for compliance with applicable law(s); Collaborate with other corporate functions, including legal, workplace resources, people team, executive team, and finance team to resolve issues and mitigate risks; Review concerns raised through the compliance hotline or other channels, determine the appropriate action to be taken, including the investigation scope and plan; Assist with internal investigations, as appropriate, through every phase; Develop and deliver training and communications programs to educate employees and management and promote ethical and compliant culture; Conduct risk assessments and evaluate effectiveness of compliance program elements; recommend and implement improvements based on such evaluation; Maintain our subsidiary and affiliated company corporate documentation under the direction of Director, Commercial and Corporate Counsel. Must have JD degree and active membership in at least one U.S. state bar and 3-5 years experience, including substantial experience in internal investigations, and corporate compliance or internal investigations/audit. Employment law experience is nice. Legal 3 - 5 Full-time 2020-04-04

Associate General Counsel, Employment Law

New York City NY Associate General Counsel, Employment Law The candidate will provide employment law support primarily to company s Institutional Clients Group (ICG) in the US, which includes Banking, Capital Markets and Advisory ( BCMA ), Markets and Securities Services ( MSS ), Trade and Transaction Services ( TTS ), Citi Private Banking ( CPB ) and ICG O&T, on a wide range of employment matters, including: offers and separations; executive compensation agreements; dispute resolution; discipline and discharge issues; employee investigations (including ethics hotline matters); ADA, FMLA and other leave issues; wage and hour compliance (including DOL audits); federal contractor compliance (including OFCCP audits, equal employment opportunity and affirmative action requirements); reductions-in-force; mergers and acquisitions; employee privacy (such as searches, monitoring/recording communications); and raiding and recruiting . Manages a robust and complex litigation docket and associated outside counsel spend and creates and delivers training to HR and business managers on a host of employment related topics. Will function as an expert resource for the team and internal stakeholders on various assigned subject matters (such as diversity, onboarding, non-employee management, government contracting, and global diligence initiatives) that rotate regularly across the team. Should have extensive knowledge of US employment laws; substantial experience counseling clients on employment law matters, conducting investigations and training, and litigation management; excellent analytical, communication and writing skills; and the ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a team environment. Juris Doctor degree U.S. state bar admission required. Should have 10+ years' employment law experience. In-house experience, and experience with financial institutions and/or the financial markets, preferred. Legal 10 - 0 Full-time 2020-03-31

Assistant General Counsel - Employment Practices

Lincoln NE Assistant General Counsel - Employment Practices The candidate will assist in providing general legal services. Providing legal counsel and advice on employment law and related matters, and preparing and reviewing human resource policies, procedures, agreements, and other documentation related to human resource management. Overseeing outside counsel (located in the U.S. and internationally) assist with employment matters, litigation and legal matters related to the company s U.S. and international operations. Provide legal support and assistance within the full array of areas handled by the company s Legal Department, such as reviewing and drafting contracts, developing corporate policies, assisting with legal projects and initiatives, performing legal research, and advising staff and management regarding intellectual property, litigation, corporate governance, real estate, and other legal matters relevant to company operations. Perform such other related duties as may arise from time to time in support of the efforts of the Legal Department and the company. Legal 0 - 0 Full-time 2020-03-31

Legal Counsel - Employment Law

Troy MI Legal Counsel - Employment Law Duties: Providing real-time labour and employment law advice regarding personnel hiring, retention and separation issues to Human Resources (HR), Talent Acquisition teams and to strategic business unit and business vertical management; Working closely with the HR and Risk teams to advise on and conduct internal investigations across a mixed caseload of employment law matters. You will advise on cases which include unfair dismissal, transfer of employment by law, redundancies, whistle-blowing, discrimination and settlement agreements. Leading audits, handling employee-related disputes, reviewing pre-litigation claims, shepherding and tracking all employment litigation, arbitrations & mediations, including (where licensed) representation in civil courts and state agencies; Reviewing, drafting and negotiating various employment-related agreements and related legal documents; Proactively monitoring and advising on new developments in employment laws and assessing and advising their impact on the organization, working collaboratively with different internal teams to ensure statutory compliance; Developing and improving employment law-related compliance processes, policies and guidelines to minimize legal exposure; Responding to any statutory audit queries and reviews by regulatory authorities; Advising on equal pay claims and overtime law compliance (conducting reviews/ audits, handling claims and administrative appeals). Advising on transfer of employment (as a consequence of transfer of undertaking)including review of customer contract clauses, negotiating the same, advising on process of transfer and integration of transferees with minimum risks. Responding to customer enquiries and audits related to labour law compliance; Identifying areas for employment law-related training and providing such training to HR, employees and management; Managing outside labour and employment counsel for cost control and effectiveness; Identifying areas of change required in employment law and engaging with appropriate external stakeholders in advocating these changes; Performing other related duties as required. Will work closely with other members of the global legal team in EU, US and in India.

The candidate will have: Graduate from a top-tier law school and excellent academic credentials. appropriate level of Relevant post qualified legal experience as a labour and employment lawyer at a top-tier law firm with a large labour and employment practice and/or as an in-house attorney with a significant focus on labour and employment law, preferably with litigation experience. Hands-on experience managing employment litigation, negotiations, mediations and arbitrations. Demonstrable technical excellence across a broad spectrum of employment law case. Ability to function as a self-motivated, diligent, effective strategic labour and employment thought leader providing a practical, business-oriented approach to problem solving in a fast-paced, results oriented environment with limited supervision. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to interact with different levels and cultures throughout our multinational organization. Ability to demonstrate strong negotiation and advocacy skills and hands on experience in negotiations on commercial / Legal clauses in contracts relevant to employment law. Willingness to travel, as may be required, sometimes frequently.
Legal 1 - 0 Full-time 2020-03-20

Senior Legal Counsel Employment

Woonsocket RI Senior Legal Counsel Employment The candidate will set strategy and oversee outside counsel on administrative charges and single plaintiff lawsuits. Work on projects with Human Resources and Business Leaders to design innovative programs that comply with all laws concerning the employer-employee relationship including in California. Provide advice and support on employment law matters to internal CVS Health business, HR partners and other internal clients and stakeholders. Draft and negotiate employment-related agreements and policies. Work collaboratively with Human Resources, Compliance and other stakeholders to address new laws or judicial decisions that impact the employer-employee relationship. Provide advice on employment law matters arising in corporate transactions.

The candidate should be Graduate of a law school accredited by the American Bar Association. Must have 5-10 years of combined experience in a law firm or in-house position with a focus on employment law. Admission to a state Bar and currently in good standing is required. Strong litigation or litigation management experience are must. Experience in a health care, pharmacy benefits management or retail organization are must. Ability to communicate effectively by phone, in writing and in person.
Legal 5 - 10 Full-time 2020-03-16

Senior Corporate Counsel, Employment

Modesto CA Senior Corporate Counsel, Employment The candidate oversees and manages the Companys litigation and employment practice and provides strategic legal advice to cross-functional business partners on a broad range of employment matters. Oversees the Companys compliance with federal, state and local employment and labor laws and assists the Company in mitigating against employment claims by proactively assessing and managing legal risk, and offering practical legal advice and solutions on a broad range of labor and employment matters that support best industry practices. Essential Responsibilities and Accountabilities: Provide guidance on all aspects of day-to-day employment-related matters, including, but not limited to hiring, discipline, training, terminations, investigations, accommodations, independent contractor issues, benefits and compensation, harassment, discrimination, retaliation, wage and hour issues, leave of absences, statutory claims and various issues involving the entire employment work cycle; Serve as the subject matter expert in all areas of federal and state labor and employment laws, including, but not limited to, Title VII, FMLA, NLRA, ADA, FLSA, ADEA, and OSHA. Manage the Company's defense of administrative litigation (DLSE, DFEH & EEOC), including formulating legal strategy, overseeing or performing the investigation and preparation of position statements, attending mediation and arbitrations, and negotiating settlement agreements; Conduct and/or supervise internal workplace investigations regarding sensitive matters; Manage and collaborate with outside counsel on employment-related matters including complex litigation; review pleadings; facilitate the gathering of information (documents, interviews, policies, employee information); Develop, prepare, and deliver internal training on a variety of employment law topics to assist in the mitigation of labor/employment lawsuits; Review and draft various types of employment agreements; Advise on legislative changes impacting the business and proactively identify risks and mitigating actions; Audit, draft, and implement employment policies and processes to ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations that support best industry practices; assist in drafting job descriptions and preparing the Companys Employee Handbook; Conduct legal research and prepare legal opinions; remain up-to-date on changes in employment and labor laws and provide legal updates to Company. Secondary Duties: Assist in managing outside counsel in connection with general civil litigation and other matters; Provide substantive support for the rest of the Legal team as needed, including strategic transactions, contracts, and other ad hoc projects; Perform other duties as assigned. Requirements (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities): Extensive and substantive knowledge of California employment laws and its practical application; Excellent communication (written and verbal) skills; ability to communicate and interact effectively and appropriately with all levels within the Company; Proven contract drafting and negotiating skills; Education: J.D. from a school of law accredited by the American Bar Association. Licenses: California Bar License. Experience: 4 years of relevant professional legal experience practicing employment law, as an advisor and/or litigator, in a law firm or in-house legal department; Labor Law and Human Resources experience is a plus. Legal 4 - 0 Full-time 2020-03-15

Employment Attorney - In House

Raleigh NC Employment Attorney - In House The candidate will responsible for assisting the General Counsel and Human Resources department in the management and handling of all labor and employment related matters for the Company. Provide counseling and support related to day-to-day employee relations matters, including recruiting, hiring, employee discipline, performance management, terminations, and restructurings. Provide counseling and support regarding labor relations matters, including advising on contract administration. Draft, revise, and counsel on employment related agreements and policies including offer letters, severance agreements, confidentiality and non-compete agreements, benefit programs, employee handbook policies, and employee relations documentation. 5-8 years of legal experience at a law firm or in-house, focusing on employment law are required. Advanced communication skills, both verbal and written are required. Ability to handle a high volume of work and juggle multiple matters simultaneously are required. Excellent business judgment and ability to assess legal risk while also thinking strategically and providing practical advice are required. Provides in-house legal counsel on employment and labor related matters including: human resources issues, wage and hour law, performance management, workers' compensation, OSHA/safety matters, unemployment and other state agency claims, labor relations, employee benefits, employment agreements and policy related issues, protected leave matters, workplace investigations, employment related litigation, grievances and arbitrations and generally assist the General Counsel and Human Resources Department.Ensures compliance with all applicable laws, regulations and policies for clients in multiple states are required. Advises appropriate decision makers and stakeholders on employment law matters, including, hiring, terminations, discrimination, wage & hour issues, disability accommodation, state and federal compliance and investigations are required. Prepare responses to charges of discrimination filed with various local, state and federal agencies and support resolution of such claims and charges are required. Monitors, identifies and assesses legal risks and opportunities within the labor and employment area and advises accordingly are required. Legal 1 - 0 Full-time 2020-03-15

Senior Counsel, Employment And Executive Compensation

New York City NY Senior Counsel, Employment and Executive Compensation The candidate will report to the Assistant General Counsel, Employment. Will negotiate terms and draft complex executive, manager and commissioned employee employment and retention agreements as well as separation agreements. Review process around same and make and implement recommendations for improvements. Advise on and support business transactions that involve employment contracts, executive compensation as well as labor and employment issues. Advise on executive and broad-based compensation program design, structure and interpretation and review and revise compensation, commission, equity incentive and other bonus plans. Advise on all aspects of employment agreements and offer letters, including restrictive covenants and protection of trade secrets and proprietary information. Advise executives, managers and human resources on a full range of employment and labor law issues, including hiring, leave and accommodation, discipline, terminations, compliance, employment contracts and compensation. Review and provide guidance on drafting and implementation of employment and HR-related policies and procedures. Support internal compliance investigations. Support employment-related litigation, administrative claims and labor grievances. Negotiate resolution of pre-litigation employment-related claims. Monitor new legislation and regulatory changes impacting employment and labor laws and employee compensation. Prepare and conduct training for human resources and managers on issues relating to compensation, benefits, restrictive covenants, harassment/EEO and other employment issues. Perform other job-related duties as may be assigned. Coordinate and may assign tasks to co-workers within a work unit and/or project team. May lead project teams and/or plan, and supervise assignments of lower level employees. May have responsibility for identifying training needs, tracking performance, coaching, and motivating a work unit and/or group.

The candidate should have a J.D. degree with 7+ years of in-house or private practice relevant experience. Should be a member of State Bar in good standing. Should preferably have experience with executive compensation and drafting and negotiating complex employment contracts. Experience with executive agreements in the context of mergers and acquisitions and senior executive recruiting desired. Some litigation background helpful, as well as experience in supervising outside counsel and monitoring litigation. Should be experienced in advising on the full spectrum of employment and labor law issues.
Legal 7 - 0 Full-time 2020-03-14
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Labor and Employment Attorney
Refer job# TVNS149060
 
Labor and Employment Attorney The candidate will be primarily responsible for providing in-house legal counsel relating to all labor and employment matters and managing outside counsel on matters relating to labor and employment issues. Will also have responsibility for reviewing, advising, and managing contracts with third parties as well as providing support to the General Counsel on various other legal issues as required by the various business units. Provide in-house legal counsel on labor and employment related matters, which may include, but not limited to, human resources issues, wage and hour law, workers compensation, unemployment, labor relations, employee benefits, employment agreements, corporate policy issues, FMLA matters and other state or federally-mandated leave, managing employment-related litigation or arbitration, and generally advise the Legal Department and the Human Resources Department. Ensure compliance with all applicable laws and regulations. Identify and assess legal risks and opportunities within the labor and employment area and provide reasoned, researched advice directly to decision-makers.

The candidate should have law degree from an ABA-accredited law school. Must be Admitted to practice, or reasonable expectation of being able to obtain admission to practice, in at least one of the following states: Texas (preferred), Minnesota, Nevada, or South Carolina. Experience with labor and employment law in a firm or corporate setting required. Prior exposure to a wide variety of legal issues is a plus. Experience with a variety of legal areas and issues encountered in a corporate environment is a plus.
 
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Corporate Counsel-Labor And Employment Law
Refer job# GCDA149046
 
Corporate Counsel- Labor and Employment Law Responsibilities: Provide practical and business-oriented legal advice and counseling on a range of employment issues, including: hiring, performance management, employee relations, terminations, leaves of absence and accommodations, wage and hour, internal investigations, compensation, benefits, and privacy. Provide advice regarding international data privacy laws as they relate to employee data. Provide advice and counsel on issues related to international disability and accommodations laws, statutory leave entitlements, wage and hour laws, employment discrimination statutes, equal pay, corporate separateness and contingent workers issues, affirmative action and diversity, drug-free workplace, general union and works council relations and contract negotiations, strike support, employee discipline and termination, restructuring, whistleblower laws, wrongful discharge claims, drafting employment agreements and policies, and other labor and employment law matters. Develop, draft and implement a variety of workplace policies, procedures, employee training and employment-related templates and agreements in collaboration with People Operations and Growth. Investigate, actively manage and respond to global People Operations investigations of employee complaints and all administrative cases, audits or inquiries (including EEOC, NLRB, DOL wage and hour charges, and comparable international laws). Liaise with outside counsel on international employment related matters. Oversee, direct, and provide employment advice with respect to internal investigations. Investigate, negotiate and resolve pre-litigation claims and administrative charges, and serve as subject matter expert for employment litigation matters. Collaborate with local counsel to advise People Operations and management on international employment issues. Work with outside counsel to defend the Company in all labor and employment litigation. This includes, but is not limited to, developing strategy, reviewing pleadings and motions, participating in depositions, and assessing potential exposure, legal precedent, public relations, political ramifications, etc. Assist in managing the efforts of outside counsel, including controlling and reducing outside counsel fees, as well as consultant and other costs for related labor and employment law services. Actively monitor changes to applicable employment laws and regulations to ensure policies and practices remain compliant. Assist company with the sponsorship and management of employment visas. Assist with global expansion, including mergers, acquisitions, and stock purchases from due diligence through implementation. Provide advice and support on all contractual matters as it relates to employment law and corporate transactions including mergers and acquisitions. Conduct process and procedure audits of the People Operations Department to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations and that best practices are followed.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree from an accredited 4-year college. JD Degree from an ABA accredited law school. Active admission to State Bar Association. 5+ years of experience in labor & employment law. Experience working in-house Experience in labor & employment law with large corporate law department Knowledge in industries of technology/cybersecurity Experience with compliance and data privacy High degree of competence as a labor & employment lawyer; ability to manage heavy workload in a high-pressure environment. Excellent communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills within and across departments and externally; must be proactive in providing counsel to clients. Sound judgment; ability to clearly make reasoned decisions and recommendations; ability to cross think and determine who should be kept informed. Self-starter with good business sense and a sense of urgency, honesty and fairness. Demonstrate leadership and team-working skills in support of a collaborative environment.
 
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Compliance And Employment Counsel
Refer job# ORDZ149048
 
Compliance And Employment Counsel The candidate will perform duties include : Provide legal advice and counsel regarding ethics and compliance issues, and serve as subject-matter expert for issues related to corporate governance and corporate compliance; Manage firms relevant ethics and compliance policies, procedures and guidelines, adding, reviewing and revising as appropriate; Maintain an understanding of current and emerging laws, regulations and trends related to anti-corruption, export controls, and corporate governance; assist Legal Director, Employment and Compliance on US and global employment laws, including maintaining policies, updating templates, and reviewing issues raised by the People Team for compliance with applicable law(s); Collaborate with other corporate functions, including legal, workplace resources, people team, executive team, and finance team to resolve issues and mitigate risks; Review concerns raised through the compliance hotline or other channels, determine the appropriate action to be taken, including the investigation scope and plan; Assist with internal investigations, as appropriate, through every phase; Develop and deliver training and communications programs to educate employees and management and promote ethical and compliant culture; Conduct risk assessments and evaluate effectiveness of compliance program elements; recommend and implement improvements based on such evaluation; Maintain our subsidiary and affiliated company corporate documentation under the direction of Director, Commercial and Corporate Counsel. Must have JD degree and active membership in at least one U.S. state bar and 3-5 years experience, including substantial experience in internal investigations, and corporate compliance or internal investigations/audit. Employment law experience is nice.
 
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Associate General Counsel, Employment Law
Refer job# QFQK148982
 
Associate General Counsel, Employment Law The candidate will provide employment law support primarily to company s Institutional Clients Group (ICG) in the US, which includes Banking, Capital Markets and Advisory ( BCMA ), Markets and Securities Services ( MSS ), Trade and Transaction Services ( TTS ), Citi Private Banking ( CPB ) and ICG O&T, on a wide range of employment matters, including: offers and separations; executive compensation agreements; dispute resolution; discipline and discharge issues; employee investigations (including ethics hotline matters); ADA, FMLA and other leave issues; wage and hour compliance (including DOL audits); federal contractor compliance (including OFCCP audits, equal employment opportunity and affirmative action requirements); reductions-in-force; mergers and acquisitions; employee privacy (such as searches, monitoring/recording communications); and raiding and recruiting . Manages a robust and complex litigation docket and associated outside counsel spend and creates and delivers training to HR and business managers on a host of employment related topics. Will function as an expert resource for the team and internal stakeholders on various assigned subject matters (such as diversity, onboarding, non-employee management, government contracting, and global diligence initiatives) that rotate regularly across the team. Should have extensive knowledge of US employment laws; substantial experience counseling clients on employment law matters, conducting investigations and training, and litigation management; excellent analytical, communication and writing skills; and the ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a team environment. Juris Doctor degree U.S. state bar admission required. Should have 10+ years' employment law experience. In-house experience, and experience with financial institutions and/or the financial markets, preferred.
 
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Assistant General Counsel - Employment Practices
Refer job# RKDO148996
 
Assistant General Counsel - Employment Practices The candidate will assist in providing general legal services. Providing legal counsel and advice on employment law and related matters, and preparing and reviewing human resource policies, procedures, agreements, and other documentation related to human resource management. Overseeing outside counsel (located in the U.S. and internationally) assist with employment matters, litigation and legal matters related to the company s U.S. and international operations. Provide legal support and assistance within the full array of areas handled by the company s Legal Department, such as reviewing and drafting contracts, developing corporate policies, assisting with legal projects and initiatives, performing legal research, and advising staff and management regarding intellectual property, litigation, corporate governance, real estate, and other legal matters relevant to company operations. Perform such other related duties as may arise from time to time in support of the efforts of the Legal Department and the company.
 
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Legal Counsel - Employment Law
Refer job# RRPC148964
 
Legal Counsel - Employment Law Duties: Providing real-time labour and employment law advice regarding personnel hiring, retention and separation issues to Human Resources (HR), Talent Acquisition teams and to strategic business unit and business vertical management; Working closely with the HR and Risk teams to advise on and conduct internal investigations across a mixed caseload of employment law matters. You will advise on cases which include unfair dismissal, transfer of employment by law, redundancies, whistle-blowing, discrimination and settlement agreements. Leading audits, handling employee-related disputes, reviewing pre-litigation claims, shepherding and tracking all employment litigation, arbitrations & mediations, including (where licensed) representation in civil courts and state agencies; Reviewing, drafting and negotiating various employment-related agreements and related legal documents; Proactively monitoring and advising on new developments in employment laws and assessing and advising their impact on the organization, working collaboratively with different internal teams to ensure statutory compliance; Developing and improving employment law-related compliance processes, policies and guidelines to minimize legal exposure; Responding to any statutory audit queries and reviews by regulatory authorities; Advising on equal pay claims and overtime law compliance (conducting reviews/ audits, handling claims and administrative appeals). Advising on transfer of employment (as a consequence of transfer of undertaking)including review of customer contract clauses, negotiating the same, advising on process of transfer and integration of transferees with minimum risks. Responding to customer enquiries and audits related to labour law compliance; Identifying areas for employment law-related training and providing such training to HR, employees and management; Managing outside labour and employment counsel for cost control and effectiveness; Identifying areas of change required in employment law and engaging with appropriate external stakeholders in advocating these changes; Performing other related duties as required. Will work closely with other members of the global legal team in EU, US and in India.

The candidate will have: Graduate from a top-tier law school and excellent academic credentials. appropriate level of Relevant post qualified legal experience as a labour and employment lawyer at a top-tier law firm with a large labour and employment practice and/or as an in-house attorney with a significant focus on labour and employment law, preferably with litigation experience. Hands-on experience managing employment litigation, negotiations, mediations and arbitrations. Demonstrable technical excellence across a broad spectrum of employment law case. Ability to function as a self-motivated, diligent, effective strategic labour and employment thought leader providing a practical, business-oriented approach to problem solving in a fast-paced, results oriented environment with limited supervision. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to interact with different levels and cultures throughout our multinational organization. Ability to demonstrate strong negotiation and advocacy skills and hands on experience in negotiations on commercial / Legal clauses in contracts relevant to employment law. Willingness to travel, as may be required, sometimes frequently.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
 
Senior Legal Counsel Employment
Refer job# JKRB148900
 
Senior Legal Counsel Employment The candidate will set strategy and oversee outside counsel on administrative charges and single plaintiff lawsuits. Work on projects with Human Resources and Business Leaders to design innovative programs that comply with all laws concerning the employer-employee relationship including in California. Provide advice and support on employment law matters to internal CVS Health business, HR partners and other internal clients and stakeholders. Draft and negotiate employment-related agreements and policies. Work collaboratively with Human Resources, Compliance and other stakeholders to address new laws or judicial decisions that impact the employer-employee relationship. Provide advice on employment law matters arising in corporate transactions.

The candidate should be Graduate of a law school accredited by the American Bar Association. Must have 5-10 years of combined experience in a law firm or in-house position with a focus on employment law. Admission to a state Bar and currently in good standing is required. Strong litigation or litigation management experience are must. Experience in a health care, pharmacy benefits management or retail organization are must. Ability to communicate effectively by phone, in writing and in person.
 
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Senior Corporate Counsel, Employment
Refer job# PMZE148869
 
Senior Corporate Counsel, Employment The candidate oversees and manages the Companys litigation and employment practice and provides strategic legal advice to cross-functional business partners on a broad range of employment matters. Oversees the Companys compliance with federal, state and local employment and labor laws and assists the Company in mitigating against employment claims by proactively assessing and managing legal risk, and offering practical legal advice and solutions on a broad range of labor and employment matters that support best industry practices. Essential Responsibilities and Accountabilities: Provide guidance on all aspects of day-to-day employment-related matters, including, but not limited to hiring, discipline, training, terminations, investigations, accommodations, independent contractor issues, benefits and compensation, harassment, discrimination, retaliation, wage and hour issues, leave of absences, statutory claims and various issues involving the entire employment work cycle; Serve as the subject matter expert in all areas of federal and state labor and employment laws, including, but not limited to, Title VII, FMLA, NLRA, ADA, FLSA, ADEA, and OSHA. Manage the Company's defense of administrative litigation (DLSE, DFEH & EEOC), including formulating legal strategy, overseeing or performing the investigation and preparation of position statements, attending mediation and arbitrations, and negotiating settlement agreements; Conduct and/or supervise internal workplace investigations regarding sensitive matters; Manage and collaborate with outside counsel on employment-related matters including complex litigation; review pleadings; facilitate the gathering of information (documents, interviews, policies, employee information); Develop, prepare, and deliver internal training on a variety of employment law topics to assist in the mitigation of labor/employment lawsuits; Review and draft various types of employment agreements; Advise on legislative changes impacting the business and proactively identify risks and mitigating actions; Audit, draft, and implement employment policies and processes to ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations that support best industry practices; assist in drafting job descriptions and preparing the Companys Employee Handbook; Conduct legal research and prepare legal opinions; remain up-to-date on changes in employment and labor laws and provide legal updates to Company. Secondary Duties: Assist in managing outside counsel in connection with general civil litigation and other matters; Provide substantive support for the rest of the Legal team as needed, including strategic transactions, contracts, and other ad hoc projects; Perform other duties as assigned. Requirements (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities): Extensive and substantive knowledge of California employment laws and its practical application; Excellent communication (written and verbal) skills; ability to communicate and interact effectively and appropriately with all levels within the Company; Proven contract drafting and negotiating skills; Education: J.D. from a school of law accredited by the American Bar Association. Licenses: California Bar License. Experience: 4 years of relevant professional legal experience practicing employment law, as an advisor and/or litigator, in a law firm or in-house legal department; Labor Law and Human Resources experience is a plus.
 
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Employment Attorney - In House
Refer job# XVLM148893
 
Employment Attorney - In House The candidate will responsible for assisting the General Counsel and Human Resources department in the management and handling of all labor and employment related matters for the Company. Provide counseling and support related to day-to-day employee relations matters, including recruiting, hiring, employee discipline, performance management, terminations, and restructurings. Provide counseling and support regarding labor relations matters, including advising on contract administration. Draft, revise, and counsel on employment related agreements and policies including offer letters, severance agreements, confidentiality and non-compete agreements, benefit programs, employee handbook policies, and employee relations documentation. 5-8 years of legal experience at a law firm or in-house, focusing on employment law are required. Advanced communication skills, both verbal and written are required. Ability to handle a high volume of work and juggle multiple matters simultaneously are required. Excellent business judgment and ability to assess legal risk while also thinking strategically and providing practical advice are required. Provides in-house legal counsel on employment and labor related matters including: human resources issues, wage and hour law, performance management, workers' compensation, OSHA/safety matters, unemployment and other state agency claims, labor relations, employee benefits, employment agreements and policy related issues, protected leave matters, workplace investigations, employment related litigation, grievances and arbitrations and generally assist the General Counsel and Human Resources Department.Ensures compliance with all applicable laws, regulations and policies for clients in multiple states are required. Advises appropriate decision makers and stakeholders on employment law matters, including, hiring, terminations, discrimination, wage & hour issues, disability accommodation, state and federal compliance and investigations are required. Prepare responses to charges of discrimination filed with various local, state and federal agencies and support resolution of such claims and charges are required. Monitors, identifies and assesses legal risks and opportunities within the labor and employment area and advises accordingly are required.
 
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Senior Counsel, Employment And Executive Compensation
Refer job# IWQI148866
 
Senior Counsel, Employment and Executive Compensation The candidate will report to the Assistant General Counsel, Employment. Will negotiate terms and draft complex executive, manager and commissioned employee employment and retention agreements as well as separation agreements. Review process around same and make and implement recommendations for improvements. Advise on and support business transactions that involve employment contracts, executive compensation as well as labor and employment issues. Advise on executive and broad-based compensation program design, structure and interpretation and review and revise compensation, commission, equity incentive and other bonus plans. Advise on all aspects of employment agreements and offer letters, including restrictive covenants and protection of trade secrets and proprietary information. Advise executives, managers and human resources on a full range of employment and labor law issues, including hiring, leave and accommodation, discipline, terminations, compliance, employment contracts and compensation. Review and provide guidance on drafting and implementation of employment and HR-related policies and procedures. Support internal compliance investigations. Support employment-related litigation, administrative claims and labor grievances. Negotiate resolution of pre-litigation employment-related claims. Monitor new legislation and regulatory changes impacting employment and labor laws and employee compensation. Prepare and conduct training for human resources and managers on issues relating to compensation, benefits, restrictive covenants, harassment/EEO and other employment issues. Perform other job-related duties as may be assigned. Coordinate and may assign tasks to co-workers within a work unit and/or project team. May lead project teams and/or plan, and supervise assignments of lower level employees. May have responsibility for identifying training needs, tracking performance, coaching, and motivating a work unit and/or group.

The candidate should have a J.D. degree with 7+ years of in-house or private practice relevant experience. Should be a member of State Bar in good standing. Should preferably have experience with executive compensation and drafting and negotiating complex employment contracts. Experience with executive agreements in the context of mergers and acquisitions and senior executive recruiting desired. Some litigation background helpful, as well as experience in supervising outside counsel and monitoring litigation. Should be experienced in advising on the full spectrum of employment and labor law issues.
 
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