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VP, Legal- Employment, Litigation & Compliance

Job Title
VP, Legal- Employment, Litigation & Compliance
Job ID
Boulder,  CO 80302
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Job Title:  Vice President of Employment, Litigation and Compliance (Legal)
Reports To:  Chief Legal Officer
Primary Location: Boulder, CO (in-office in CO)
Compensation:  $225,000 to $300,000 subject to experience

Company Profile:
Congruex is looking for a Vice President of Employment, Litigation and Compliance to join our team. Learn more about it at

Who is Congruex
Congruex designs and builds broadband and wireless communications infrastructure. The work we do enables the connectivity for nearly everything in the modern world to operate, from healthcare and energy to transportation and social interactions.

We deliver turn-key network solutions under a single platform by aligning our engineering and in-market construction operating units. Our vision is to be the best end-to-end provider of network services in the U.S. and our core values of GRIT connect everything we do.

We are the One Congruex Family. We are building tomorrow, together.

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The Position

As Congruex’s VP of Employment, Litigation and Compliance you will be a key leader in our Legal team. Reporting directly to the Congruex Chief Legal Officer, this is a high visibility, high impact role, offering an exciting opportunity to define, build and execute the strategy in handling claims, litigation, employment issues, and compliance across our Operating Units in these areas, as well as assisting in training, process improvement and general best practices.

You will be responsible for managing all legal aspects related to employee and personnel matters, oversee and provide legal advice on handling pre-litigation claims to avoid litigation, actively oversee litigation and manage compliance for Congruex across its Operating Units. 

You should enjoy close collaboration with legal and non-legal colleagues and approach legal issues practically and with a problem-solving and business-oriented mindset.  This role will have a close working partnership with and provide guidance to risk management, safety, and people services, as well as operations and the business more broadly.

Job Responsibilities (Including, but not limited to):
  • Build and maintain the company’s litigation function, including working with stakeholders to implement legal holds, review and assist in responding to pleadings, discovery, oversee and direct the strategy of cases, manage outside counsel, take appropriate steps to efficiently and cost effectively handle cases, make settlement recommendations with a strong basis in fact and legal theory, learn from claims and litigation to continuously improve for growth while appropriately mitigating risk, create reports, and regularly report to senior leadership and the board.
  • Manage all aspects of litigation, including case strategy, discovery, motions, hearings, and trials.  Conduct legal research, analyze case law, statutes, and regulations to assess the merits of claims and develop effective defense strategies. Work closely with internal stakeholders and outside counsel to provide legal advice and support claims and litigation matters. Identify potential legal risks and liabilities associated with litigation matters and advising management on appropriate courses of action. Participate and prepare business teams as needed in settlement negotiations and alternative dispute resolution processes.  Resolve litigation matters efficiently and cost-effectively with appropriate approvals.
  • Establish and review the policies, processes, systems and training, and provide guidance, to ensure the organization operates in compliance with changing legal and regulatory requirements, industry standards, contracts and internal policies.
  • Support employment and litigation-related aspects of mergers, acquisitions, and strategic investments, including due diligence and related integration efforts.
  • Provide risk-adjusted advice to the people services teams and other business partners on employment-law-related matters.
  • Assist in overseeing and advising on internal investigations and coordinate responses to inquiries or investigations from regulatory agencies.
  • Work closely with risk management to leverage our insurance policies appropriately.
  • Communicate litigation strategy and compliance-related information using data driven reporting and recommend to senior management, the board of directors, and relevant stakeholders.
  • Assist the safety team and the organization on legal compliance requirements to promote and support our safety culture. 
  • Provide continual updates and accurate reports for the CLO, leadership and the board of directors.
Required Skills & Qualifications:
  • Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school.
  • An active law license in Colorado (licensing in other states will be considered)
  • 10+ years of litigation/litigation management, investigations, and employment law experience; a mix of law firm and in-house experience is highly preferred.
  • Significant experience and understanding of core US employment law principles, insurance, indemnity, and civil litigation.
  • Excellent drafting and communication skills; ability to distill complex issues into actionable advice.
  • Ability to prioritize and operate in a high-volume fast-moving environment.
  • Strong ability to work independently and use good judgement to act decisively; work cooperatively with the CLO and leadership team as roles are defined and evolved.
  • Experience in handling or overseeing civil litigation and employment cases such as wrongful termination, discrimination, or harassment cases.
  • Ability to spot and analyze complex issues and devise practical strategies and solutions.
  • Telecommunications experience with construction knowledge is a plus.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft suite (Word, Outlook, Excel, BI, PowerPoint, etc).  
Why Work At Congruex
No matter what role you play, you are an important part of the One Congruex Family.

We offer opportunities at all levels across the nation – from students to industry veterans – in areas of engineering, construction, and professional services.
We value the wellbeing of our people and offer competitive compensation, health benefits, wellness resources, 401(k) retirement planning, and employee recognition and leadership development programs. Options may vary by geographic location.

The pillars of Congruex culture are GRIT, safety, inclusion, and family.
  • GRIT: Our GRIT values are part of our company DNA and the touchstone for our multinational workforce. 
    • Guts - having the guts to do the right thing
    • Reliability - being reliable to deliver what we promise
    • Innovation - innovating every day
    • Teamwork - embracing teamwork together as One Congruex 
  • Safety: We are committed to 24/7 safety practices on our jobsites, within our offices, and all the places our team exists in between.
  • Inclusion: Congruex embraces our team’s diversity and promotes an inclusive workplace for all.
  • Family: We are a family-oriented company committed to the long-term health and development of our people.

The Fine Print:
We will determine salary based on skills and experience in relation to the function of the role, as well as equity to employees in similar roles. Some benefits have eligibility criteria. All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at-will” employment relationship. Conditions to hiring may include but are not necessarily limited to background checks and drug testing.


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