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Pacific Maritime Association (“PMA”) has retained Major, Lindsey & Africa on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for a Senior Counsel, Labor & Employment, to be located at its corporate headquarters in San Francisco, CA. PMA is an equal opportunity employer. Interested candidates, please respond to the MLA search consultant who contacted you about this search or directly to PMASeniorCounsel.L&E@MLAGlobal.com. Please do not contact PMA directly; all resumes sent to Pacific Maritime Association will be routed to MLA for handling and will create delays.
Position Overview: Reporting directly to General Counsel Craig Epperson, the Senior Counsel, Labor & Employment will advise PMA and PMA employees on, and manage litigation regarding, labor and employment related matters including employment discrimination, harassment, disability accommodation, USERRA claims, unemployment and other state agency claims, labor relations, employee benefits, leaves of absence, and wage and hour claims, in California, Washington, and Oregon.
Organization: Pacific Maritime Association is a well-established trade association that, among other things, acts as the labor relations department for the entire West Coast maritime industry. Founded in 1949, PMA has negotiated several landmark labor agreements with the ILWU that have paved the way for containerized cargo to reshape the industry, as well as automation and technology to improve efficiencies and job safety, enabling greater cargo volumes at West Coast ports. Looking ahead, innovation is expected to be an important driver of volume growth and workforce opportunity.
Location: San Francisco, CA
Compensation: Competitive and commensurate with experience.
Relos: Locals preferred.
Experience: 10+ years of experience practicing in the area of labor and employment law, including experience representing and advising individuals and/or companies on matters related to employment discrimination, disability accommodation, wrongful termination, and wage and hour laws.
Founded in 1982, Major, Lindsey & Africa (MLA) is the world's largest and most experienced legal search firm. Combining local market knowledge and a global recruiting network, MLA has earned recognition for its track record of successful General Counsel, Corporate Counsel, Partner, Associate and Law Firm Management placements. MLA also provides law firms and companies with highly-specialized legal professionals on project, interim and temporary-to-permanent hire basis. Committed to providing full service in response to the talent needs of its clients, MLA also provides executive search services through its affiliate, Allegis Partners. With offices throughout the U.S., Hong Kong, London, and Tokyo, MLA recruiters are dedicated to understanding and meeting client and candidate needs while maintaining the highest degree of professionalism and confidentiality. MLA considers every search a diversity search and has been committed to diversity in the law since its inception. For these reasons, MLA was voted "Best Legal Recruiter" by readers of The National Law Journal. To learn more about MLA, visit www.mlaglobal.com.