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Corporate Counsel, Global Employment Law

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In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

San Francisco, CA

Date Last Verified

Aug 09,2017

Posted on

Jul 02,2017
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Corporate Counsel, Global Employment Law The candidate will report to the Associate General Counsel for U.S. Employment Law. Proactively identifying and assessing potential legal and/or reputational risk in support of business partners in the United States, and recommending practical, creative solutions that balance legal risk with business impact. Providing subject matter advice and guidance on a variety of employment law matters, such as the development and implementation of employee policies, organizational restructures, leaves of absence and accommodations, pre-employment practices including FCRA compliance and background screening, and other HR practices. Monitoring legislation, regulations, case law and government enforcement activities relating to the above substantive legal areas, and providing proactive, strategic advice within the employment law group and to relevant stakeholders. Managing litigation and claims, including administrative charges brought by the EEOC and related state and local agencies, as well as pre-litigation demands. This includes overseeing the work of outside counsel, and working closely with in-house paralegals to support and facilitate all aspects of the litigation process through resolution. Modeling and working with business partners across the company to ensure compliance with company’s Code of Business Conduct. Supporting and collaborating with cross-functional business partners on complex legal matters and special projects to drive and sustain employment law compliance and further the long-term interests of the Company. Managing litigation and claims, including administrative charges brought by the EEOC and related state and local agencies, as well as pre-litigation demands. This includes overseeing the work of outside counsel, and working closely with in-house paralegals to support and facilitate all aspects of the litigation process through resolution. Modeling and working with business partners across the company to ensure compliance with company’s Code of Business Conduct.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have Juris Doctorate degree or LLM from an accredited law school. Licensed to practice law in at least one U.S. state or other applicable jurisdiction. Must have 5+ years of employment law and related litigation experience, preferably in a law firm or in-house corporate legal environment. Significant expertise in employment law. Experience handling employment litigation and administrative charges. Experience advising clients on a wide range of significant employment law issues. Experience advising clients regarding background screening preferred. Strong, persuasive written and verbal communication skills, including an ability to effectively and concisely communicate to and influence senior-level executives and business leaders. Effective at resolving differences of opinion through consensus building.

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