Full TimeSt Louis, MissouriPosted 06/08/2021Areas of interest: Leadership, LegalRequisition Number: 282922BR-1LGC720
JOB SUMMARY The Director and Senior Counsel, Employment Law is responsible for managing all facets of employment-related arbitration claims, including overseeing the Company’s employment arbitration program, coordinating with the American Arbitration Association (AAA) and/or or Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Services (JAMS) to secure arbitrators, responding to arbitration claims submitted via the Company’s portal, developing legal strategies related to arbitrations, and litigating arbitration claims through adjudication. The position reports to Charter’s Senior Vice President and Associate General Counsel, Employment Law. The successful candidate will also research legal principles and precedents, gather relevant case related information, and drafts legal documents. Finally, the successful candidate will advise management and other internal clients on legal matters to promote compliance with applicable employment laws and regulations.
This role will preferably be based in Stamford CT, with an alternative location option in St. Louis MO.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Actively and consistently support the Company’s business efforts
Manage claims and law suits involving the Company
Interpret laws, rulings, and regulations
Prepare and present compliance and legal briefing to management
Research and draft summaries of legal issues
Evaluate existing policies, procedures and applicable training for the corporation
Support various business units by assessing legal risk and providing legal solutions to business issues
Meet with business clients and third-parties
Negotiate, review, or draft pleadings, briefs, correspondence, and agreements
Coordinate and manage outside counsel as required
Keep informed of industry-specific statutes and regulations and ensures that appropriate risk management strategies are formulated and followed
Work proactively with attorneys in other legal practice areas to proactively identify and address key legal issues for management
Perform other duties as required
Ability to travel 40-60% of time (exemption during Covid19)
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS Skills / Abilities and Knowledge
Ability to communicate effectively with all levels in the organization
Ability to think strategically and anticipate future trends, needs and expectations
Strong business planning and forecasting skills
Strong analytic, organizational, and problem solving skills
Strong team and relationship building skills
Proven leadership and mentoring skills
Education Juris Doctor from an accredited law school. Top twenty percent, and law review preferred. Admission to State Bar in which Attorney practices
Related Work Experience Five to Ten years of experience in general business legal issues Some experience with bankruptcy preferred
WORKING CONDITIONS Office environment
Job Code : LGC720
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