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Employment Litigation Counsel

Type Full-Time

Location California - Los Angeles

Job ID 158K232328

Experience Level Midlevel Associate

Job Experience Min. 5 - Max. 10 Years

Ranking 1 : Mostly Consumer $

Practice Areas Litigation - Labor & Employment

2022-09-23 10:53:00

Los Angeles office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks an employment litigation counsel with 5-10 years of substantive labor and employment experience (including litigation experience) preferably as an in-house employment law attorney or employment defense attorney. The candidate will be responsible for all employment-related legal matters pertaining to the firm, including litigation matters on behalf of the firm. Will represent the firm in current and future employment litigation matters. Advise the HR team and other business leaders about employment and labor law issues including discrimination, wrongful termination, wage and hour, ADA/FMLA, etc. Will report directly to the President of the firm. Develop strategy and actively manage litigation and claims portfolio from inception to conclusion, including the development and execution of effective litigation management (including discovery) and settlement strategies, budget and outside counsel management, and the negotiation and resolution of pre-litigation disputes. Strategically manage and oversee outside counsel representing the firm in litigation matters and formal proceedings, and advises management on legal matters to guard the organization against legal liability. Represent and defend the firm as necessary in front of applicable federal, state, and local regulatory and enforcement authorities. Advise and provide counsel on labor and employment-related matters which may include, but are not limited to, wage and hour law, human resources, workers' compensation, unemployment, and other state agency claims, employee relations, employment agreements, policy-related issues, FMLA, and other states/local leave matters, employment-related litigation, internal employee investigations, and arbitrations. Provide advice to management and the Human Resources team on a wide variety of HR and employment practices matters. Counsel management and the Human Resources team on new or pending federal and state legislation, laws, rules and regulations, industry developments, and trends that affect the company and its operations. Provide training on key employment law issues. Research, develop, and implement employment law-related compliance procedures and best practices. Provide preventive advice and counseling on a broad array of workplace issues. Lead educational and policy efforts to educate and assist employees regarding employment best practices. Must have experience in handling labor and employment matters before federal, state courts, and administrative agencies. Federal law experience is a plus. Must have Bar admission in the state of California and in good standing.

The candidate must have a J.D. degree from an accredited law school. Superb legal writing and research skills are required. Knowledge and expertise in labor and employment law is essential. Knowledge of the California Code of Civil Procedure and California Rules of Court is an essential qualification. The firm offers medical, dental, and vision insurance. It has a great compensation package including a 401(k) plan. Some perks include catered lunches, complimentary parking, paid time off, and more!

This medium-sized firm specializes in immigration, criminal, employment law, and personal injury. Committed to excellent customer service, the firm provides focused personalized attention to every client's needs. The firm consists of highly experienced and aggressive attorneys and associate attorneys who strive to make a difference in immigration law and criminal defense law. The firm has a collaborative teamwork environment where everybody shares ideas, motivates each other, and solves issues together. The firm is an equal employment opportunity employer dedicated to providing an open and diverse work environment. The legal community has recognized the firm for professional achievements and customer service, including Super Lawyers, The National Top 100 Trial Lawyers, Nationally Ranked Top 10 Attorney Award, 10 Best Law Firms Client Satisfaction, Avvo's Client Choice Award, and other accolades.

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