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Employment Attorney / Litigation - General Attorney in Kennett Square, PA

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Company name

Genesis HealthCare

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Labor & Employment
Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 6 yrs required


Kennett Square, PA

Date Last Verified

Dec 13,2017

Posted on

Sep 02,2017

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Associate General Counsel -- Employment and Litigation The candidate will be responsible for handling employment and other legal matters for company and related entities as delegated by Deputy General Counsel -- Employment and Litigation. Assist other members of the Law Department in the legal representation of company and related entities. Provide advice on a broad range of employment matters including recruiting, hiring, compensation, benefits, employee accommodations, leaves of absence, employee relations, reductions in force, and terminations. Draft and review Human Resources policies, procedures, and handbooks. Respond to pre-litigation demand letters, charges of discrimination, and subpoenas. Identify emerging issues in employment law and provide appropriate guidance and training to Human Resources and Operations. Represent the Company in relations with state and federal bureaus, departments and agencies, including DOLs, EEOC, Attorneys General, and others. Handle commercial disputes and litigation as assigned. Review, as requested, material contracts with vendors and providers. Serve as a resource on matters of operational compliance with law and regulation. Oversee and direct the provision of services by paralegals and by outside counsel. Perform all other duties as requested.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have Juris Doctorate degree with excellent law school credentials. Admission to the state and federal courts of at least one jurisdiction in which company conducts business. Must have 6+ years of experience in regional law firm and/or diversified corporation. Legal experience should have concentrated on employment law, including experience with wage and hour compliance. An understanding of labor law and healthcare law are desirable.

Additional info

Requisition Number: 240877

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Genesis HealthCare
101 East State Street
Kennett Square, PA 19348