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Employee Relations Attorney

Company name

AutoZone, Inc.

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Valid Through

Sep 04, 2020

Posted on

May 22, 2020

Years of Experience

3-5 yrs required

Location

Memphis, TN, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Labor & Employment >> Labor & Employment
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Employee Relations Attorney
Responsibilities: Provides advice and counsel on employment law issues, including hiring, discipline, terminations, pay and benefits. Directs investigations surrounding employee-related issues and provides advice to company management regarding resolution. Advises company management on employee-related matters and issues. Includes review and recommendations on policies, procedures and legal requirements. Recommends measures to achieve compliance with legal requirements enacted by various governmental entities. Creates and participates in training for business partners. Responds to and defends government claims (i.e., EEOC charges, wage and hour investigations, etc.). Responds to employee and former employee complaints presented through private attorneys. Manages and directs outside counsel in all employment-related litigation. Produces discovery documents and acts as liaison with company witnesses. Participates as corporate representative / witness in mediations, hearings and trials. Formulates and directs litigation strategy. Occasional out-of-town overnight travel to attend mediations and trials and as otherwise may be necessary to perform the essential functions of the job.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: Solid undergraduate and law school academic credentials. Should have Juris Doctorate. Should have 3 to 5 years of relevant law firm experience. Significant employment litigation experience with substantial responsibility in leading a variety of employment issues to conclusion, including employee disputes, dispute resolution (litigation, mediation, ADR) and internal investigations is needed. Should have ability to travel domestically as needed, perhaps as much as 10-15% of time in some periods. In-house or law firm experience required. Excellent knowledge of employment laws and civil litigation practice is needed, Excellent analytical and advocacy skills; excellent written and oral communication and negotiation skills; the ability to drive execution in a team environment. Effective verbal and written communication skills in all interactions with senior management, corporate departments and all levels of employees is needed. Should have strong business insight and the ability to understand the company’s business and the ability to anticipate the nature and magnitude of issues that could impact the company.

Additional info

Ref: 200001LL

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
AutoZone, Inc.
123 South Front Street
Memphis, TN 38103
Phone: 901-495-6500
Fax: 901-495-8300

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