Assistant General Counsel
The attorney in this role will advise Human Resources and senior management on compliance and litigation matters.
• The Assistant General Counsel position is under the supervision of a Vice President of the legal department, and is responsible for handling a wide variety of compliance and litigation matters including:
o Partnering with Human Resources in providing advice and counsel to business leaders;
o Proactively identifying and implementing compliance initiatives across all 50 states and overseas.
o Working on the company's strategic initiatives;
o Advise the organization about government regulations and legal obligations;
o Investigating and responding to charges from administrative agencies;
o Overseeing and coordinating discovery, brief writing and motion practice;
o Assisting support team in responding to subpoenas; negotiating settlements
o Working with and managing aspects of compliance and litigation matters, including evaluating, directing outside counsel, investigate and handle claims and lawsuits
o Developing litigation plans and strategies regarding discovery and legal expenses to ensure cost effective claim and expense resolution.
o Working with paralegal and third party administrator to manage general liability claims
o Managing affirmative recovery program
• J.D. from a top law school with strong academic performance.
• Member of the California State Bar and currently in good standing.
Required Work Experience
• At least 7 years of experience at top law firm or similar in-house experience in employment litigation.