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Corporate Counsel- Hybrid Schedule - Full Time

HD Supply - Atlanta, GA

Posted on 12/02/22 (Ref: GAK3SQygct)

Corporate Counsel- Hybrid Schedule - Atlanta, GA - HD Supply

Preferred Qualifications

  • Juris Doctor from an accredited law school.
  • 3-6 years of employment defense experience preferred
  • Extensive experience representing clients in employment-related matters, including EEOC claims, class action litigation, and related disputes.
  • Proven experience counseling individuals and entities on emerging issues related to labor and employment law.

Job Summary

Represents the organization in legal claims, lawsuits, and litigation. Advises and consults with managers and departments on legal issues while educating internal clients on proactive measures and approaches to reduce potential legal exposure.

Major Tasks, Responsibilities, and Key Accountabilities

  • Receives and reviews company legal disputes, including employment-related litigation and administrative claims.
  • Researches complex disputes, including providing legal responses, evaluating litigation costs, developing litigation strategies, and overseeing the resolution of disputes.
  • Responds to state and federal complaints while working with outside counsel on pleadings, discovery, motions, mediations, and trials and providing recommendations on further litigation or settlement.
  • Conducts internal and external investigations and responds to formal complaints and charges.
  • Provides in-depth legal advice and strategic support to internal clients on employment law issues related to recruiting, hiring, reorganizations, compensation, benefits, diversity programs, employee classifications, and other employment-related matters.
  • Drafts and reviews employment documents, including contracts, policies and procedures, and non-solicitation letters.
  • Develops litigation tools, oversees the matter management system, and ensures activity reporting is presented to senior management.
  • Retains and manages outside counsel, oversees strategy, reviews invoices, and manages deadlines.

Nature and Scope

  • Solutions require analysis and investigation.
  • Achieves planned results by decisions and actions based on professional methods, business principles, and practical experience.
  • Manages a group or team of professional individual contributors and/or indirectly supervises support staff.

Work Environment

  • Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
  • Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.
  • Typically requires overnight travel 5% to 20% of the time.

Education and Experience

  • Typically requires BS/BA in a related discipline. Generally 7+ years of experience in a related field. May require certification. Advanced degree may offset less experience in some disciplines.

Corporate Counsel- Hybrid Schedule - Atlanta, GA - HD Supply

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