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Employment Attorney - 20213GP

Company: Premier Legal Staffing, Inc.
Location: San Jose
Posted on: November 11, 2018

Job Description:

This distinguished global corporation is actively seeking a dynamic Employment Attorney with deep expertise in employment counseling and litigation. The chosen candidate will be able to work closely and independently with internal clients on all aspects of employment law across the entire organization. As a member of the fast-paced and exciting Molecular Solutions Law Department, this attorney will serve as a primary counselor to the HR team and business leadership across a highly matrixed regional and global organization. The individual will be responsible for understanding business initiatives, goals and operationalizing legal requirements into efficient and effective business processes to ensure compliance and foster an appropriate employee experience and culture. Additional responsibilities will include but are not limited to supporting and partnering with the Chief Employment Counsel responsible for leading the companys employment matters in the United States; managing day-today legal matters employing considerable independent legal judgment, experience and analysis to determine appropriate legal responses and planning to meet business needs of a highly matrixed global organization; providing a broad range of employment matters including staffing, performance management, employee relations, discrimination, harassment and other EEO matters, affirmative action plans, wage and hour, restrictive covenants, training programs, discipline and terminations and employment contracts; helping develop, implement and train on first-class employment policies and programs that appropriately balance legal risk with business impact; establishing a rapport and working relationship with employees at all levels in order to act as a trusted advisor; collaborating/interfacing with cross-functional partners, including regional and global teams, on complex projects to enhance employment law compliance across multiple jurisdictions; partnering with representatives of other departments, including human resources and compliance, on internal investigations; keeping the company's senior management informed of signifcant labor and employment decisions, legislation, and regulatory rulings that may affect the company's business or policies; and providing general counseling and other legal services to all levels of the business on any legal issues having a basis in laws, rules or regulations of U.S. regulatory agencies. The candidate must have excellent knowledge of relevant California and federal employment laws and regulations, including Title VII, ADEA, FMLA, CFRA, FLSA etc. Outstanding communication skills and a demonstrated ability to establish and maintain open, candid and trusting work relationships is essential. Superior client relations and interpersonal skills, strong self-awareness and honed diplomacy skills are required. Effective time management and organization skills are also required. This is a great opportunity to support and enable the transformation of the Molecular Solutions Human Resources team into an indispensable strategic business partner. Apply today for this opportunity!

Keywords: Premier Legal Staffing, Inc., San Jose , Employment Attorney - 20213GP, Legal , San Jose, California

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