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HR Counsel

Details

  • Location Waltham, MA
  • Job Type Contract
  • Pay $65.00 / Hour
  • Category LEGAL
  • Date Posted Aug 04, 2017

Overview

Our Client is looking to hire a General Counsel (HR) to support their Human Resources Department for their Waltham location. This one year contract with the possibility of extension, will afford a prospective candidate with professional and personal growth opportunities in an industry leading organization. Our client continues to impact communities and their surrounding environment through the development and utilization of safe, affordable, and sustainable energy solutions.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare the Company’s responses to state and federal administrative charges (EEOC, MCAD, RICHR, NYSDHR, etc.), including overseeing internal investigations, conducting witness interviews, gathering documents and drafting the Company’s position statement and responses to document requests 
  • Review and provide guidance on employment-related policies and procedures 
    Prepare and negotiate severance/separation agreements 
  • Provide legal guidance to Human Resources on conducting internal investigations 
  • Respond to employment-related subpoenas and other requests for information from third-parties and advise on any potential privacy related issues 
  •  Manage and oversee outside counsel in employment-related litigations, including efficiently managing outside counsel costs and fees and advising the various business units on strategy and mitigation of risks 
  • Work collaboratively with various business units, in-house lawyers and outside counsel 

Qualifications:

  • J.D. from an accredited college or university 
  • Member of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, New York or Rhode Island Bar with 5-10 years of labor & employment law experience 
  • Experience in representing clients in labor and employment related matters 
  • Experience in data privacy and cyber security matters including vendor assurance programs and potential data breaches is preferred 
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