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Employment Advice & Counsel Attorney

Company: Jackson Lewis P.C.
Location: Orange
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Focused on labor and employment law since 1958, Jackson Lewis P.C.'s 950+ attorneys located in major cities nationwide consistently identify and respond to new ways workplace law intersects business. We help employers develop proactive strategies, strong policies and business-oriented solutions to cultivate high-functioning workforces that are engaged, stable and diverse, and share our clients' goals to emphasize inclusivity and respect for the contribution of every employee.
The Firm is ranked in the First Tier nationally in the category of Labor and Employment Litigation, as well as in both Employment Law and Labor Law on behalf of Management, in the - U.S. News - Best Lawyers - "Best Law Firms ".

Jackson Lewis is seeking an Advice and Counsel Attorney -for the -Orange County -office (location is flexible, attorney may sit in any of our California office locations).

Duties and Responsibilities:

Advise and counsel clients on California employment laws and issues including wage and hour, terminations and employee discipline, reductions in force, accommodation issues, leave laws and similar issues. This position will have a particular focus on wage and hour matters.

Skills and Educational Requirements:

JD from Accredited Law School
4+ years of employment law experience, including significant California-focused advice and counseling experience and first chair level work
Significant experience responding to wage and hour issues is a must, attorneys with significant wage and hour litigation experience who are looking to transition into an advice and counseling role will be strongly considered
Additional experience in responding to disability leave and accommodation questions; handling handbook and policy reviews; reviewing incentive and compensation plans; and conducting training
Portable business a plus, but not required
California Bar Admission
Understanding of current agency (state and federal) enforcement techniques
Excellent attention to detail
Strong organizational and project management skills
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Bilingual a plus

Jackson Lewis understands that embracing our differences makes us a stronger, better firm. We appreciate the importance of having a workforce that reflects the various communities in which we work and we strive to create an inclusive environment where diverse employees want to work and where they can flourish professionally. In furtherance of our culture, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, marital status or any other characteristics protected by law. For those applying for a position in the city of Los Angeles, the firm will consider for employment qualified applicants with a criminal history in a manner consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.

Keywords: Jackson Lewis P.C., Orange , Employment Advice & Counsel Attorney, Human Resources , Orange, California

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