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Employment Counsel

Company name

Biogen

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jun 12,2019

Valid Through

Sep 25,2019

Posted on

Jun 02,2019

Years of Experience

Min 10 yrs required

Location

Cambridge, MA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Labor & Employment >> Labor & Employment
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Employment Counsel

Duties: Handle facets of HR legal support, including counseling and advising HR on investigations, performance management and discipline, leave and disability issues, recruitment and hiring, harassment and discrimination, training, benefits and compensation, affirmative action plans, mergers and acquisitions, contingent workforce issues, restructuring and overall HR compliance. will also handle employment litigation and manage outside counsel, and advise on and anticipate developments in employment law and regulations. Will report to the Vice President, Chief Employment Counsel, of the Company; level commensurate with experience.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: JD Degree from accredited law school and license to practice law in Massachusetts (or another state, with the ability to gain admission in MA). 10 years of relevant employment law work experience, including in-house and at top tier law-firm. Experience in multicultural environments and exposure to international employment issues preferred. Thorough knowledge of Massachusetts and federal employment and benefits laws, and familiarity with other state employment and benefits laws. Experience with litigating employment disputes, including agency as well as state and federal court cases. Strong interpersonal, decision making and communication skills. Ability to effectively collaborate with and provide strategic counsel to HR, and to work independently.

Additional info

Requisition Number: 38076BR

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Biogen
225 Binney Street
Cambridge, MA 02142

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