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Labor & Employment Attorney in Atlanta, GA

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Posted on

Feb 22, 2021

Years of Experience

Min 4 yrs required

Location

Atlanta, GA, United States
Practice Area
Labor & Employment >> Labor & Employment
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Responsibilities: Advise Company employees and management (system-wide) on a broad range of employment and labor relations legal matters, and other applicable, federal and state statutes and regulations affecting the business. Draft and negotiate a broad range of agreements, opinions, policies, agency position statements, on a broad range of employment related issues Assist in the development and deployment of employment compliance related policies and practices, especially ones aimed at risk mitigation and management. Direct and assist outside counsel representing Company entities in employment and labor related transactional, litigation, compliance, and regulatory matters. Provide legal advice as requested among affiliates related to employment, labor, and associated regulatory matters Provide advice to clients concerning compliance with applicable federal and state statutes, rules, and regulations. Oversee the development, implementation, and defense of system-wide affirmative action plans. Direct the work of para-professional and administrative staff.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: Graduate of an American Bar Association accredited law school with at least an L.L.B. or JD Degree and strong academic credentials. Licensed to practice law in one or more states in which the company or its subsidiaries operate. 4+ years of experience practicing in relevant areas of law as in-house counsel and/or in private practice. Experience providing advice on the interplay between business and legal/regulatory considerations. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects with competing deadlines. Knowledge and experience in OFCCP regulatory compliance a plus. Experience in development, implementation, and defense of affirmative action plans a plus. Experience advising on the legalities of diversity, equity, and inclusion programs a plus. Knowledge of utility regulations and rules that impact the employment relationship a plus. Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills Extensive analytical and problem-solving skills. Substantial negotiation and/or consulting experience. Able to work autonomously on complex projects. Demonstrated ability to exhibit Southern Style.

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