Counsel III-US

Category:
Information Technology
Industry:
Electrical
Type:
Contract
Location:
Waltham, Massachusetts
Job ID:
#160158
Recruiter:
Karthik Sundaram

Do you want to work for one of the largest Utility company in Massachusetts? They are currently looking for a Counsel to support their facility in Waltham, MA.  If you’re interested and qualified, we urge you to apply!

Job Purpose:
Counsel will provide advice and counsel to Human Resources and other various business units regarding state and federal labor and employment laws and on various employment-related decisions involving hiring, termination, discipline and promotion

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Prepare the Companies responses to state and federal administrative charges (EEOC, MCAD, RICHR, NYSDHR, etc.), including overseeing internal investigations, conducting witness interviews, gathering documents and drafting the Companies position statement and responses to document requests
  • Review and provide guidance on employment-related policies and procedures
  • Prepare and negotiate severance/separation agreements
  • Provide legal guidance to Human Resources on conducting internal investigations
  • Provide training to Human Resources and various business units
  • Respond to employment-related subpoenas and other requests for information from third parties and advise on any potential privacy related issues
  • Manage and oversee outside counsel in employment-related litigations, including efficiently managing outside counsel costs and fees and advising the various business units on strategy and mitigation of risks
  • Work collaboratively with various business units, in-house lawyers and outside counsel.
  • Labor and employee relations attorney
  • Goal is to collaborate with other attorneys on the team
  • Ability to answer legal questions around labor and employee relations
  • Res Woods location. candidate to sit full time in the office
  • Not much travel, but possibly to NY (upstate or downstate)
  • Experience handling subpoenas
  • Draft severance agreements
  • Looking for someone with 5-10 years of experience

Qualifications:

  • J.D. from an accredited college or university
  • Member of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, New York or Rhode Island Bar with 5-10 years of labor & employment law experience
  • Experience in representing clients in labor and employment related matters
  • Solid written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work with all levels within the organization