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Employment Counsel (Temporary, Part-Time/Remote).233

Job Title
Employment Counsel (Temporary, Part-Time/Remote).233
A leading international scholarly research group seeks an Employment Counsel on a part-time, temporary basis.  The position is fully remote and the hourly rate is $80-$90 with a little wiggle room. 

Primary Duties: 

Employment Counsel will work with the Company's  HR Legal Department handling a range of labor and employment related matter and provide strategic advice and legal counsel on a wide range of employment law issues across North America as well as partner with other employment attorneys and cross-functional groups across the globe. Additional duties include the following:
  • Provide practical legal and risk management advice on a broad range of employment issues, including recruiting, compensation, performance management, separations, internal investigations, leaves of absence, discrimination, harassment, diversity and inclusion, wage and hour compliance, restrictive covenants, reasonable accommodations, employee benefits, employee classification, and other employment related topics​​​​​​
  • Draft and review employment-related documents, including compensation agreements, settlement agreements, non-competition agreements, job offers, employment agreements, and severance agreements
  • Assist and participate in investigations related to employment practices
  • Manage and respond to agency charges and attorney demand letters
  • Work with HR on the development and interpretation of policies and programs, including training
  • Stay current on relevant labor and employment law legal updates, including case law and legislation, and disseminate information to relevant team members quickly and effectively
  • Identify and assess legal risks and opportunities within the labor and employment areas and advise accordingly
  • Supervise, manage, and evaluate outside counsel on employment related matters including litigation
  • Conduct employment-related due diligence in connection with mergers, acquisitions and other business transactions
  • Manage and carry out special projects, providing research, reporting, advice, and other related tasks as required

  • J.D. and 5+ years of substantive employment law experience 
  • Prior business or in-house experience a plus
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication and analytical skills with demonstrated strategic thinking, creativity, and risk analysis
  • Practical, business-oriented approach to providing advice to internal clients on all employment law related matters 
  • Ability to analyze complex situations and develop business-oriented, simple, concise, and effective legal solutions
  • Ability to work in fast paced environment and juggle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Strong attention to detail and self-starter with good business sense
  • Excellent risk analysis skills and judgment and outstanding verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility and willingness to approach legal challenges with an entrepreneurial mentality and a desire to learn and grow

Frink-Hamlett Legal Solutions is an equal employment opportunity employer and all applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination based on race, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or citizenship status.

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