Mid/Senior-level Employment Associate Attorney Job in New York City, NY - 216857 | BCGSearch.com

Mid/Senior-level Employment Associate Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location New York - New York City

Job ID WVK3216857

Skills Labor & Employment

2021-07-14 00:33:47

New York City office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks mid/senior-level employment associate attorney with 5+ years of experience. The candidate will work alongside partners in advising high-level executives and professionals in connection with their employment, including negotiation of employment, compensation, and severance agreements. Will also assist with counseling executives and companies (both large and small) on all employment law matters, including employment discrimination, harassment and retaliation claims, disability, FMLA and other leaves of absence, whistleblower claims, unfair business practices, wage and hour issues, restrictive covenants, disciplinary issues, employment and severance agreements, terminations, reductions in force, internal investigations, employee handbooks, and other personnel policies and procedures. Work directly with clients and coordinate with intermediaries to establish and maintain long-term productive relationships. Must be admitted to and in good standing with the State Bar of New York and/or Connecticut. Significant experience working on employment-related aspects of corporate transactions, drafting executive compensation/employment agreements, separation agreements and restrictive covenant agreements (non-compete, non-solicitation, non-interference) and related expertise in counseling clients on a wide range of employment-related issues. Ability to assume responsibility for employment law litigation matters through the summary judgment stage, including overseeing and conducting discovery (including electronic discovery) efforts and routine motions in federal and state courts, as well as responding to administrative agency charges and investigations, with minimal supervision essential. Must be familiar with and willing to stay abreast of employment laws and regulations.

The candidate should have strong academic credentials (JD required). Must have excellent communication skills and strong project management/ability to balance a large number of competing priorities. Should have attention to detail.

There are law offices based throughout the US, Europe, the Caribbean and Asia. With over a century of legal expertise to their credit, the firm staffs more than seven-hundred professionals globally. There are one-hundred and nine partners. Key practice areas consist of business and personal services. Disciplines are significant namely banking, commercial litigation-arbitration, legal risk management, divorce-family law and wealth structuring. Industry accolades are abundant for the legal practice. They encourage diversity in the labor force.

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