Details for Position: AV-IH C

In-House Counsel, Employment Law

Location: Aventura

The ideal candidate must be a qualified attorney with at least 3 to 5 years of experience at a top law firm and/or an in-house legal department, and with experience advising large corporations on employment-related issues and conducting investigations related to employment-based discrimination, harassment, and retaliation or employment litigation. The candidate must be thorough, thoughtful, detail-oriented, flexible, self-driven, collaborative, and able to prioritize multiple responsibilities with competing deadlines. Compensation shall be commensurate with experience.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Advise management, Human Resources, and other personnel regarding employment law issues, including performance management and discipline, discrimination, harassment and other employment-related complaints, employment policies, leaves of absence and accommodation requests, and employment-related aspects of corporate transactions.
  • Oversee, conduct, and provide counsel on internal investigations of employment-related and other types of claims. Advise EBG regarding the negotiation of disputes, mediation and litigation of employment contract and employment law-related claims.
  • Draft/manage employment and executive contracts, as well as employee incentive plans.
  • Monitor federal, state, and local legal developments and advise on compliance with same.
  • Assist in the implementation of effective document management and compliance processes.
  • Create and deliver management and employee training programs.
  • Support the legal department’s overall goal of increasing organizational efficiency and achievement of business objectives in a manner that minimizes legal risk.
  • Occasional domestic travel may be required.

Qualifications

  • Juris Doctorate and member of the New York State Bar or Florida State Bar in good standing, or willingness and qualification to be Registered In-House Counsel, if applicable.
  • At least 3 to 5 years of experience at a top law firm and/or in-house legal department.
  • Demonstrated employment litigation experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations. Experience relative to Title VII and harassment investigations, as well as the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance, including review and evaluation of requests for workplace accommodations.
  • Excellent communication (written and oral), drafting, and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to provide high-quality work product in a timely manner to meet demands of the organization and to effectively and efficiently multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Upbeat temperament, dynamic personality, and highly team-oriented approach to work.