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Assistant General Counsel - Labor and Employment Litigation - Relocation to Chesapeake, VA

Arch Advisory Group
Jonesboro, AR
  • 4 days ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description
The Assistant General Counsel – Labor and Employment works closely with Human Resources, Operations, and other business partners to provide traditional labor relations and employment law advice and guidance; investigates grievances, ULP, and discrimination claims; defends against charges in front of the EEOC, NLRB and other federal and state agencies; and supervises outside counsel in defending the Company in court and arbitration.

The incumbent is responsible for creating and supporting strategic and proactive labor and employee relations initiatives, identifying labor and employment-related trends, risks and opportunities within the Company, and will provide advice and training to internal business partners. Regular travel throughout the continental U.S. is required.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:
  • JD from an accredited law school.
  • 5+ years of traditional labor law and employment law experience
  • Strong oral and written communication and negotiation skills and analytical ability.
  • Ability to work successfully with business partners throughout the Company.
  • Ability to travel regularly throughout the continental United States.
  • License to practice law.
Desired Qualifications:
  • Experience working with Fortune 500 companies.

Our MissionWe are a customer-oriented, value-driven variety store. We will operate profitably, empower our associates to share in its opportunities, rewards and successes; and deal with others in an honest and considerate way. The company's mission will be consistent with measured and profitable growth.
Corporate ValuesUsing just 21 words, we have instilled the values that guide our associates. It's not the number of words that count, but the words themselves.
Attitude — Responsibility, Integrity, CourtesyAttitude is everything, and often contagious, which is why we strive to keep a positive attitude in every situation. Whether we are serving customers or working with fellow associates, we are courteous, act responsibly, and carry ourselves with integrity.
Judgment — Do the Right Thing for the Right ReasonWhat is best for our customers and what is best for our company and associates are guiding principles in every business decision we make.
Commitment — Honor and Respect for Self & CompanyFrom customer to coworker, our associates treat everyone with whom we interact with the dignity and respect that they deserve.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Develop strategic and proactive labor and employee relations initiatives.
  • Manage labor and employment litigation/arbitration/agency charges/demand letters/grievances.
  • Investigate and prepare responses to agency charges, lawsuits, and arbitrations.
  • Select and actively monitor outside counsel to ensure effective case handling, with an emphasis on efficiency and cost consciousness.
  • Serve as the primary business partner for Human Resources’ labor relations team.
  • Provide advice, counsel and training in the areas of labor relations and employment law.
  • Stay abreast of legal trends and communicate proactively to internal partners and clients.
  • Ensure compliance with labor and employment relations policies, regulations and laws and identify areas of opportunity.
  • Represent the company at trials, hearings, investigations, depositions, mediations, and settlement conferences.
  • Oversee, and as necessary prepare, the response to notices, subpoenas, summonses, and other correspondence that require legal action in the incumbent’s areas of responsibility.

5+ years’ of traditional labor law and employment law experience
Equal Opportunity Employer
Arch Advisory Group provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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Arch Advisory Group


Jonesboro, AR



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