Assistant General Counsel

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 07/09/18
8 - 10 years experience
Retail & Consumer Goods
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 07/09/18

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

Qualifications/Educational Requirements

• 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.


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