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Corporate Attorney

Location: Fort Worth
Posted on: August 8, 2022

Job Description:

DescriptionEssential Functions / Process Responsibilities include the following; other duties may be assigned as necessary: Represents the company in union negotiations of collective bargaining agreements. Advises the company and senior management on federal and state regulatory and compliance matters, including identifying areas of risk and making suggestions for improvement. Advises the company on employment related issues such as workers' compensation, termination, sexual harassment, workplace safety, wage and overtime standards, privacy rights and discrimination. Prepares EEOC position statements, mediation statements, briefs and settlement agreements. Works with the VP HR in developing and implementing human resources strategic initiatives. Assists in creating workplace policies/handbooks that are in compliance with federal, state and local employment laws; assists in developing and implementing in-house training Assists in preparing, reviewing and negotiating company contracts, requests for proposals and other legal documents. Anticipates and mitigates potential legal risks and developing strategies to avoid costly litigation. Coordinates and manages outside counsel and litigation. Keeps informed of industry-specific regulations and ensuring that appropriate risk management strategies are in place.Requirements Preferred Education and Experience: Juris doctorate (JD) degree is required. 10-15 years experience as a labor and employment lawyer in a law firm or as in-house counsel in a major law firm or corporate legal department. Experience drafting, negotiating and interpreting collective bargaining agreements. Ability to work independently while being able to contribute successfully to cross-functional teams. Excellent organizational skills, ability to manage multiple projects at once, follow through and meet deadlines. Strong leadership, analytical, verbal and written communication skills.

Keywords: RATP DEV USA, Fort Worth , Corporate Attorney, Legal , Fort Worth, Texas

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