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Employment Litigation Attorney
We are looking for an Employment Litigation associate with approximately 5 – 6 years (classes 2012 – 2013) of experience in employment law.
The ideal candidate will have primarily management-side employment law experience, including substantial work on litigation matters, advising clients on mergers and acquisitions and other corporate transactions, and providing counseling advice to clients regarding day-to-day employment issues.
Excellent writing and advocacy skills and the ability to build lasting relationships with internal and external clients required. New York State Bar is required.
All candidates must be in the top 25% of their graduating class and graduated from one of the top 50 U.S. law schools. Candidates must have worked for a well-known law firm unless noted otherwise in the job description. We require candidates to have a cover letter, resume, transcript, and writing sample.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $280,000.00 to $305,000.00 /year
- attorney: 5 years (Required)
- national law firm: 5 years (Preferred)
- management-side employment law: 5 years (Required)
- advising day-to-day legal employment: 5 years (Required)
- employment litigation: 5 years (Required)
- advising clients on M&A: 5 years (Required)
- New York State Bar (Preferred)
Experienced employment law attorney wanted for a plaintiff’s side discrimination/sexual harassment law firm.
-Five plus years of solid litigation experience required.
-Strong working knowledge of federal, state and city discrimination laws.
-Must have first-hand experience in all aspects of lawsuits from intake through trial; including drafting complaints, discovery, motion practice, depositions and settlements.
-Must be able to handle a large case load immediately
-Trial experience necessary – Federal Court trial experience preferred.
Please include a cover letter and resume in the body of the email. Specify your trial experience, your specific experience in employment law, and your expected salary.
Salary is very competitive and commensurate with experience.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $100,000.00 to $150,000.00 /year
- Employment Law: 5 years (Required)
- Litigation: 5 years (Required)
- Trial: 5 years (Required)
- Paid time off
~ 4-8 years of experience in labor and employment law
~ 4+ years of experience in union/labor matters
~ Prior experience with labor unions in the building service industry is preferred
~ Prior in-house experience is preferred
~ Member in good standing of the New York State barDuties and Responsibilities:
The Labor & Employment Attorney must be self-motivated and proactive in anticipating and addressing legal issues that QBS and its related companies may expect to face. The duties and responsibilities of the position include:Human Resources Management Legal Compliance
~ Knowledge of employment-related laws, including federal, New York State and New York City laws concerning discrimination, harassment, compensation (wage & hour), benefits, accommodations/leaves of absence (including FMLA), union/labor relations implications and workplace safety.
~ Continuous performance improvement in the area of compliance with federal, state and local labor and employment laws that govern QBS and its related companies. The position requires vigilant proactive efforts to help prevent legal disputes from arising.
~ Provide legal support, advice and guidance to the Human Resources Director.
~ Keep apprised of changes in labor and employment laws to ensure documents and procedures are compliant with all legal requirements.
~ Reviewing and submitting timely reports to appropriate agencies, as applicable.
~ Ability to collaborate with outside legal counsel and provide assistance in the collection of documents and preparation of witnesses.
~ Handle unemployment insurance (UI) claims when QBS/QPS is contesting UI; draft and submit Notice of Protest; prepare and submit supporting documents to NYSDOL re: same; represent QBS/QPS at UI hearings (prepare witnesses and hearing exhibits, correspondence with ALJ).
~ Handle discrimination complaints from fair employment practice agencies (NYSDHR, NYCCHR, EEOC); investigate complaint, draft position statements, answer investigator questions, draft correspondence with agency and prepare supporting exhibits/documentation as well as witnesses.
~ Handle unfair labor practice charges from the NLRB; complete and submit commerce clause questionnaire, draft position statement, provide documents and information to investigators as requested, draft correspondence with agency, cooperate with Union regarding “CB” claims.
~ Review and respond to subpoenas for documents and/or information regarding child support and other government agency actions, third-party personal injury litigations, creditor/debtor enforcement actions, etc.
~ Collect documents and/or information regarding subpoenas for production.
~ Forward subpoena to outside counsel as may be applicable.
As an Employment Attorney for the CIA, you will serve as Agency counsel in administrative litigation matters. You will cover all aspects of litigation before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, to include assessing potential Agency liability, drafting discovery, responding to discovery, writing motions for summary judgment, and litigating at hearings. You will also provide legal advice to supervisors and managers on employment matters, such as discipline and performance issues, advise senior managers on a variety of diversity and inclusion issues, provide training for supervisors, advise on the implementation of civil rights/EEO laws in agency-wide programs and regulations, and supervise several paralegals.
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US citizenship required (dual-national US citizens eligible). All positions require relocation to the Washington, DC metro area.
- Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an ABA-accredited law school
- Active bar membership from any of the 50 states, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, or the US Virgin Islands
- GPA of at least a 3.0 on a 4-point scale
- Minimum of five (5) years of legal experience with the ability to provide legal advice regarding compliance with Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act, and all other applicable civil rights/EEO laws, and Executive Orders
All applicants must successfully complete:
- A thorough medical and psychological exam
- A polygraph interview
- A comprehensive background investigation
To be considered suitable for Agency employment, applicants must generally not have used illegal drugs within the last 12 months. The issue of illegal drug use prior to 12 months ago is carefully evaluated during the medical and security processing.