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Associate Counsel

Company name

National Basketball Association.

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Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


New York City, NY

Date Last Verified

Nov 17,2017

Posted on

Sep 05,2017
Practice Area
Labor & Employment >> Labor & Employment
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Associate Counsel Responsibilities : The candidate will provide legal support to an Assistant General Counsel and the Legal Department generally on all labor and employment matters throughout the company’s business globally. Counsel HR on wide range of employee relations, compensation, and talent acquisition matters. Assist in collective bargaining with players and referees. Draft and negotiate employment-related and commercial contracts. Work jointly with HR on drafting policies reflective of company’s workplace culture. Lead or assist with HR-related investigations. Advise company offices outside of the U.S. on employment law requirements. Monitor labor and employment law developments and best practices and collaborate with HR to ensure company-wide compliance.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements : The candidate should have J.D. from a top tier law school. Must be a member of New York bar. Minimum of 3 years of experience at a top law firm or similar in-house experience. Experience in labor and employment law. Experience in litigation and employee benefits a plus, but not required. First-rate writing and oral presentation skills. Strong analytical skills and attention to detail. Ability to work on multiple projects at the same time and in a dynamic, growth oriented environment.

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