Assistant Corporate Counsel - Labor & Employment
Princeton, New Jersey, United States

Job Summary

Occupation Skilled Labor
Specialty General Labor
Location 08073, Rancocas, New Jersey, United States
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 4/15/23
Inductotherm Group, LLC, a successful southern New Jersey manufacturing company with global scope, is seeking an Assistant Corporate Counsel Labor & Employment to manage and coordinate all legal and compliance matters related to Human Resources affecting the company and its subsidiaries and affiliates. The Assistant Corporate Counsel will be responsible for providing legal and strategic advice to the company on a variety of labor and employment matters including leave, employment contracts, employee discipline, investigations, and state and federal regulatory requirements, etc. The Assistant Corporate Counsel will be expected to personally handle as much of the companys legal work as is practical and closely oversee outside counsel on matters that require additional expertise. The Assistant Corporate Counsel will work in conjunction with the rest of the legal team to provide legal counsel and support to senior management and colleagues throughout the company and its affiliates and subsidiaries. The Assistant Corporate Counsel will report to the Corporate Counsel.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
· Be readily available to consult with Management/Human Resources of all companies on HR matters, including but not limited to employee discipline; unpaid/paid leave; medical leave; family leave; company employee manuals, etc.
· Represent companies nationwide at depositions, trials, arbitrations, mediations, and hearings dealing with HR claims, litigation, investigations, etc.
· Draft or review legal and other documents including contracts, policies, handbooks, procedures, internal protocols, and litigation-related documents.
· Provide seminars, instructions, presentations to employees of the companies regarding HR law, regulations, Best Practices, etc.
· Regularly visit companies to provide support, guidance and ensure compliance with policies as well as applicable state and local rules/regulations.
· Serve as liaison to and manage and direct all activities of outside counsel in Labor & Employment area.
· Attend seminars, continuing legal education and other educational events as Corporate Counsel and Management see fit.
· Draft, review, analyze, structure and negotiate a broad range of agreements including those involving customers, vendors, confidentiality, employment and other corporate agreements for domestic operations as needed.
Qualifications:

A Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school
Member in good standing of the Pennsylvania and/or New Jersey bar with an active license.
Minimum of 5+ years of legal experience working as a lawyer in a commercial law firm or in-house, with substantive training in labor and employment matters.
Pragmatic judgment, particularly in determining the significance of legal matters and effectively measuring and balancing legal and business risks.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with attention to detail.
Ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced business environment and follow-up on pending issues timely.
Superior oral and written communication and negotiation skills, including comfort and confidence interacting with executives and external stakeholders.
Highly effective human relations skills are required.
Ability to prepare and monitor projects and prepare periodic summaries of litigation and litigation reports.
A willingness to learn other general areas of the law to support the Corporate Counsel is encouraged.

Salary commensurate with experience.
Job Type: Full-time
Benefits:

401(k)
Dental insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Paid time off
Retirement plan
Vision insurance

Schedule:

Monday to Friday

Work Location: In personHealth insurance