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Counsel Labor and Employment Counseling and Litigation

Company name

Abbott

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

5-7 yrs required

Location

Abbot, IL

Date Last Verified

Apr 24,2018

Posted on

Mar 29,2018
Practice Area
Labor & Employment >> Labor & Employment
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Counsel - Labor and Employment Counseling and Litigation The candidate will represent the firm before government/administrative agencies in discrimination, wage and other employment claims, and in response to threatened claims. Provide legal counsel to management regarding all employment and labor law issues, including restrictive covenants. Provide employment and labor law support on merger and acquisition agreements, due diligence, integration and other business restructuring projects. Support corporate compliance initiatives. Provide project direction and supervision of outside counsel on domestic and international matters. Resolve legal labor and employment issues using negotiation skills and legal expertise. Develop successful employment litigation strategies. Supervise and direct outside counsel in execution of strategies in employment litigation and with provide creative approaches to dispute resolution. Coach and direct assigned support staff in their responsibilities. Must have a JD degree and have or be able to obtain appropriate licensure to practice law in Illinois. Should have 5-7 years of management-side labor and employment law counseling and litigation practice (at least 3 with a reputable law firm). In-house experience preferred.

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JOB ID: 30882677

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Abbott
100 Abbott Park Road
Abbot, IL 60064-3500