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Employment Law Counsel (Fully Remote, January 2021 Start Date)

Flexible
Lateral Attorney    Mid-Senior Level

Position Summary

Ogletree Deakins has multiple opportunities for attorneys 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.

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.

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Please note, we are not working with outside recruiters for this opportunity.

Benefits

Ogletree Deakins offers a robust suite of benefits for our attorneys including: comprehensive training and development programs including an annual firm-wide Attorney Retreat, CLE and bar admission expense reimbursement, several competitive annual bonus programs, 401(k) plan, affordable health and life insurance including dental and vision coverage, flexible spending accounts to help offset the cost of dependent care and/or health care expenses, Teladoc to provide 24/7 access to a doctor by phone or online video, employee assistance program, back-up childcare program and a paid parental leave on-ramping program.

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