Labor And Employment Associate Or Senior Counsel Job in Houston, TX Near Me - 325968 | BCGSearch.com

Labor And Employment Associate Or Senior Counsel

Type Full-Time

Location Texas - Houston

Job ID RVSK325968

Experience Level Junior Associate

Job Experience Min. 2 Years

Ranking 3 : Mostly Business $$$

Estimated Salary Lower than Highest Salary Band in Market (Varies by Firm)

Practice Areas Litigation - Labor & EmploymentEmployment Law - Litigation Plaintiffs & Class ActionsEmployment Law - GeneralEmployment Law - Wage and Hour - General

2024-04-26 00:11:50

Job Overview: A law firm in Houston, Texas is seeking a dynamic Labor and Employment Associate or Senior Counsel to join their team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for providing comprehensive legal counsel on a range of labor and employment matters, including counseling, transactional drafting, and litigation. This role requires expertise in single-plaintiff and collective/class action cases, covering areas such as hiring and separation, wage and hour laws, EEO compliance, non-compete agreements, trade secrets, employment policies, due diligence for corporate transactions, employee accommodation, leave issues, investigations, public accommodation access for persons with disabilities, and OSHA compliance.

Duties:

  • Provide employment-related counseling to clients.
  • Draft transactional documents about employment matters.
  • Handle litigation matters, including single plaintiff and collective/class actions.
  • Address issues related to hiring, separation, wage and hour laws, EEO compliance, non-compete agreements, trade secrets, employment policies, and agreements.
  • Conduct due diligence for corporate transactions.
  • Manage employee accommodation and leave issues.
  • Conduct investigations into employment-related matters.
  • Ensure compliance with public accommodation access for persons with disabilities and OSHA regulations.
  • Any other employment law issues as they arise.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 2+ years of experience in labor and employment law.
  • Admitted to the Bar in Texas or preparing to obtain such admission in 2024 through reciprocity with another state.
  • Excellent academic credentials.
  • Strong research and writing skills.
  • Proficient in public speaking.
  • Experience and responsibility in a broad base of employment issues.

Education and Certifications:

  • Juris Doctor (JD) from an accredited law school.
  • Admission to the Bar in Texas or eligibility for reciprocity admission.

Skills:

  • Comprehensive understanding of labor and employment laws.
  • Ability to provide strategic legal advice.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Proficiency in legal research and writing.
  • Familiarity with relevant software and technology for legal research and case management.

Work at one of the largest law firms in Texas. The firm represents an impressive list of Fortune 500 companies, individuals, and startup firms from around the world, and its practice includes virtually all types of transactional law and litigation. The atmosphere at this firm is collegial and informal, and all attorneys are given significant client contact and responsibility. Billable hours are reasonable, so attorneys can have lives outside of their work. All attorneys are treated with respect, and they are given substantial formal training and mentoring to enhance their careers.

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