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Director Employment Law

Company name

Ross Stores, Inc.

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Job Type


Date Last Verified

May 13,2019

Valid Through

Aug 26,2019

Posted on

Jan 08,2019

Years of Experience

Min 10 yrs required


Dublin, CA, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Labor & Employment >> Labor & Employment
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Director, Employment Law
The candidate will work on the firm Legal team as a member of a the Employment Law group working directly with business stakeholders and HR to develop, implement, and monitor policies and practices to promote compliance and mitigate legal exposure, while effectively managing claims. Will work collaboratively and responsively with a broad range of colleagues, facilitating a coordinated team approach to providing employment law legal services including: advice and counsel on the full range of employment issues (such as employee discipline, policies, leaves and accommodations, investigations, separation agreements), optimal litigation results (agency, individual, and class action), employment law training/skills development, and projects. Report to the VP, Employment Law and will work directly with the Senior Director, Employment Law on claims management, as well as other team members. Provide practical and business-focused employment law advice and counsel, taking into account multiple stakeholder perspectives where necessary. Assess risks and offer client-focused practical solutions and options. Deliver effective, business-focused agency charge, attorney demand and litigation results efficiently, appropriately leveraging and managing outside counsel. Partner with HR and other stakeholders to develop, implement, and monitor policies and practices to promote compliance and mitigate legal exposure. Maintain constructive relationships with clients, stakeholders and peers and work collaboratively to identify and assess options for resolving compliance issues. Partner effectively/collaborate with team members to ensure adequate reporting on litigation outcomes and learnings, internal/external trends, legal updates and projects updates, and to develop a/or deliver effective employment law training. Collaborate and build positive, productive relationships with team members at all levels acfirm the legal department.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have California JD degree with 10+ years of experience and 5-plus years in-house employment law experience (or the equivalent). Broad and deep employment law knowledge; extensive, successful experience advising on the wide variety of employment law issues that arise in a corporate environment including to investigations, policy development, HR projects, ADA/Leaves/Title VII, and improving compliance is essential. Track record of developing/maintaining trusting relationships with diverse array of business partners and working collaboratively acfirm layers and business units is essential. Strong business sense with excellent legal acumen, analytical, drafting and negotiation skills is essential. Experience managing a large volume of work in a fast-paced environment, while following through and meeting deadlines is essential. Excellent oral/written communication skills including ability to communicate in plain language is essential.

Additional info

Req. Number: 19003006

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Ross Stores, Inc.
5130 Hacienda Drive
Dublin, CA

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