Ogletree Deakins has an opportunity for an attorney with 7+ years of labor & employment experience to join the firm to work directly with a specific group of our clients on a variety of employment law matters! This is a flexible opportunity for an attorney to assume the role of a non-shareholder track counsel on a fully remote basis from any location. Qualified candidates MUST possess extensive knowledge of employment law in Illinois, New York, or California.
The Counsel attorney will have an emphasis on counseling a specific group of clients on employment-law-related matters, including hiring, leave issues, policies and practices, reasonable accommodations, discipline and discharge, EEO matters, investigations, ADA/FMLA, and wage & hour. This role will also be responsible for developing and conducting recorded and live webinars on employment-related topics, in addition to handling responses to demand letters, EEOC charges, state FEP agency charges, and handling non-class demand letters or agency complaints alleged for wage and hour matters. This attorney will also draft/revise policies, handbooks, forms, checklists, and other documents for use by these clients.
We will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in the manner consistent with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.
Qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records will be considered for the position in accordance with the Fair Chance Ordinance.