Job Details

Associate Labor And Employment

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Aug 14,2018

Posted on

Jul 19,2018

Years of Experience

2-5 yrs required

Location

Nashville, TN
Practice Area
Labor & Employment >> Labor & Employment
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Associate — Labor and Employment Candidate will counsel employers in labor and employment matters in three broad categories: day-to-day employment counseling, training and auditing; employment litigation; and traditional labor law. Clients include union and non-union companies, as well as public and private employers ranging from Fortune 500 companies to small, locally-owned businesses across a wide variety of industries. Will work closely with our corporate attorneys on issues that overlap both areas, such as severance pay, downsizing, collective bargaining, COBRA, family leave laws, and age and disability discrimination. Will provide clients valuable information on best practices, developments and trends in the area of executive compensation. A significant part of practice is litigation, in federal and state agencies and courts, of labor and employment issues including unlawful discrimination and retaliation claims, wage and hour compliance, breach of employments contracts including non-compete agreements, and unfair labor practice charges.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Undergraduate and law school academic credentials. 2-5 years of management-side employment experience. must have interest in working directly with clients, taking responsibility for case management, preparation and resolution, including trial, mediation and settlement. Traditional labor experience is a plus. Must be a self-starter with a strong work ethic who prefers a team approach to the practice of law and considers providing excellent service and results to clients their primary goal. Requires excellent written and verbal communication ability.

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
150 Third Avenue South
Suite 2800
Nashville, TN 37201

Review:

"Challenging and invigorating assignments"

Current Employee - Reviewed on July 21, 2017

The hours can be unforgiving and to manage that is your real challenge. You may need to work twelve hours a day and six days a week during certain time periods.

Pros : Bass, Berry & Sims PLC is one of the prestigious law firms to work for. I found that the quality and scope of the work is untouchable. There are very talented attorneys to learn from.
Cons : There is overwhelming amount of favoritism within management and it hurts your growth opportunities. I also found that there is also lack of quality feedback from management.
Current or former employee? : Current Employee

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