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Verizon Communications is seeking a highly-motivated attorney for its labor and employment practice group,with a focus on employment counseling and litigation management.
Provide counseling on a variety of employment-related matters, including disability accommodations, leaves of absence, employment discrimination and harassment claims, discipline and termination matters, reductions-in-force, wage and hour compliance and personnel policies and procedures.
Provide expertise in the development, implementation and management of company policies, including those relating to the ADA, FMLA, and various state/local disability and leave laws.
Supervise outside counsel in the defense of employment-related single plaintiff and class action lawsuits.
Advise HR in the investigation of internal EEO complaints.
Manage external charges, investigations and audits by administrative agencies, such as the EEOC.
Prepare and conduct training programs for HR.
Strong academic performance at top tier law school.
Member of bar of at least one state.
Excellent writing and oral advocacy skills.
At least 8 years of experience in labor and employment law with a focus on employment advice and litigation management.
Exemplary communication skills, both written and verbal and demonstrated sound judgment.
Demonstrated ability to handle highly sensitive and confidential information coupled with impeccable integrity and sound judgment.
Experience building effective working relationships with clients.
Some experience in traditional labor matters is preferred
Some travel may be required.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Base Salary, STI & LTI, 401k, Executive Deferral Plan, Profit Sharing Contribution, 4 Weeks of Vacation + Personal Days and Holidays
Internal Number: 513969
When you join Verizon you’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.