SR. DIRECTOR, CORPORATE COUNSEL EMPLOYMENT & LABOR in Boca Raton, FL at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 10/8/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Facility: Legal Department

Compensation Base: 

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer.



Summary

The position provides legal guidance to Company management concentrating primarily in employment and labor matters including litigation, administrative proceedings, contracts, advice and counsel and investigations.  

 



Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manages outside counsel in single party employment litigation claims to insure result oriented, cost-effective results.
  • Drafts and amends legal documents (e.g., contracts, response to demand letters, position statements or legal memoranda).
  • Counsels management on legal requirements, corporate polices and procedures, best practices and strategies for managing litigation and risk exposure.
  • Continuously identifies and implements process improvements in the delivery of legal services.
  • Manages and provides strategic advice and assessment of non-compete, non-solicitation and confidentiality agreements.
  • Develops strong partnerships with internal clients and cross-functional areas to achieve successful business outcomes.
  • Develops and delivers training on various legal issues to client groups.
  • May advise on labor issues including organizing efforts and collective bargaining agreements.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Job Requirements



Minimum Requirements

  • Graduation from an accredited law school with J.D. with a strong academic record, admission to at least one state bar.
  • Ten (10) years for professional legal experience.
  • Substantial relevant subject matter experience required in one or more of the following fields: wage and hour compliance, OFCCP compliance, labor organizing campaigns and negotiation of mandatory bargaining issues, ADA, ADEA, FMLA, Title VII, regulatory compliance, contracts, regulatory compliance, and employment or labor litigation.
  • Independently determine negotiation strategy within a given authority range.
  • Exercise independent judgment in determining when supervisory input is necessary.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills; ability to express complex legal issues in clear, concise language.
  • Ability to travel extensively with frequent overnight stays.