Corporate Counsel – Employment Law
The candidate will be drafting and negotiation skills The ability to manage numerous outside counsel, Work independently on numerous activities and prioritize them properly while meeting deadlines. Ability to confront conflict and difficult issues in a professional, assertive and proactive manner. High degree of oral and written communication skills are required. Analytical skills are required. Advises and consults with managers and other departments on various HR and employment legal issues, and educates internal clients on proactive measures and approaches to reducing all potential legal exposure. Litigates federal, state, and local employment law and lawsuits involving Home Depot. Manages outside counsel on handling employment claims and lawsuits. Advises various departments and managers on a diverse range of HR and employment legal issues in a fast paced retail environment. Supervises and conducts appropriate legal research for all pending legal work. Prosecutes and defends business and real estate claims and lawsuits involving Home Depot. Collaborates and interacts with outside counsel regarding claims, lawsuits, Advises various departments and managers on a diverse range of legal issues. Supervises and conducts appropriate legal research for all pending legal work. May draft and file annual disclosure documents with various government agencies. May manage and track budgets. The completion of a Jurist Doctorate or equivalent and required certifications for practicing law. Must have 8 years of experience. Must have experience in Employment Law, Employee Relations, and Litigation, prior in-house experience and/or class action experience are a plus .