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Associate Counsel II The candidate provides legal advice and support for U.S. based companies under the direction of the General Counsel; provides legal advice and support on U.S. law and regulation to the Head Office under the direction of the General Counsel; provide support on all legal matters affecting the company including labor and employment, corporate contracts, documentation, bankruptcy, maritime regulation, admiralty law, and general litigation matters. Ensure timely, cost effective delivery of quality legal advice and counsel to support internal clients on a broad range of domestic and international legal issues, with an emphasis on labor and employment law matters. Establish and maintain relationships with key internal stakeholders to ensure proactive legal involvement and solicitation of assistance. Participate in litigation matters, investigations, and contract negotiations as required. Advise management on legal matters in order to safeguard the organization against legal liability. Manage outside counsel when retained to (i) respond to high demand for legal services, (ii) address issues requiring special expertise and (iii) represent the Groupâ€™s interests in litigation. Includes evaluating and developing strategy with respect to complex issues and resolving disputes through negotiation or litigation while minimizing adverse publicity and monetary exposure, maximizing recovery and preserving on-going business relationships with customers, vendors and other third parties. Must have JD degree from accredited law school; admission to State Bar association(s). Should have 5-10 years of legal experience in law firm or corporate law department. Substantial experience working on labor and employment law matters in a union environment is must. Licensed to practice law in the State of California or admissible based on in-house counsel admission rules is essential.
Req ID: 39682
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