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Labor And Employment Attorney

Company name

Southern California Edison Company

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Valid Through

Nov 13, 2020

Posted on

Jul 31, 2020

Years of Experience

Min 4 yrs required

Location

Rosemead, CA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - Labor & Employment
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Labor and Employment Attorney
The candidate will handle a wide range of labor and employment matters for the company in a lead counsel capacity and will report to a Director and Managing Attorney. Will be part of a small team of attorneys assigned to a particular section of the Law Department but must be able to work independently as well. Must be able to direct and manage outside counsel retained to support the company’s legal needs. Will be responsible for advising and representing the Company on complex regulatory, litigation, compliance and enforcement matters, including those arising under federal, California, and/or other state laws and regulations. In this position, will also provide legal support to SCE Organizational Units and to Company Senior Management, while collaborating with other Company personnel on decisions that impact utility operations. As an Attorney, work will help power planet, reduce carbon emissions and create cleaner air for everyone. Represent the Company primarily in state and federal court on employment and benefit matters including discrimination, harassment, retaliation and wrongful termination claims as well as ERISA benefit claims. Practice involves all forms of civil litigation and alternative dispute resolution, including filing and defending actions up to and including trial/arbitration and appeal. Represent the Company in arbitrations arising out of collective bargaining agreements. Represent company interests before state and federal agencies including the Department of Fair Employment and Housing, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the National Labor Relations Board and the Office of Federal Contract Compliance. Advise client organizations in identifying and resolving legal, business and strategic issues relating to employee discipline, equal opportunity including disability matters, labor relations including application of collective bargaining agreements, family and medical leave, wage and hour issues, application of human resources policies, and other employment related matters. Interface with SCE personnel in other departments and external third parties to gather information pertaining to highly complex legal, technical, and/or sensitive issues. Contribute to cross-functional or departmental projects and teams.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have Juris Doctorate (J.D.) from a nationally recognized law school. Top academic credentials desired. should be current member of the State Bar of California or ability to obtain such qualification. Must have 4 years practicing as an employment litigation and advice attorney. Experience can be at law firm, corporate in-house setting, governmental authority, or a combination. Should preferable have First-chair trial experience. Experience interacting with federal, state, or local agencies is desired. should preferable Strategic thinker with strong analytical ability to provide legal advice within a business context. Must have excellent written and oral communication skills. should have ability to simultaneously manage a variety of assignments, work quickly and effectively under pressure, and prioritize activities and risk. Must have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively as part of a team including ability to promote positive cooperation within the legal team, with other Company personnel, and with outside counsel.

Additional info

Job ID: 71031494

Company info

hiring coordinator
Southern California Edison Company
P.O. Box 800
Rosemead, CA 91770

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