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Company: Booz Allen
Location: Washington, DC
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Business Services, Consulting

Description

Job Number: R0104015

Global Employment Counsel

Key Role:

Provide primarily employment law support to internal clients with a focus on the international space as a member of the firm's legal department. Maintain responsibility for providing management, human resources, recruiting, immigration, and other professionals with business-oriented legal counsel on all aspects of employment advice, including compliance with Booz Allen global policies, local employment laws regarding employment contracts, hiring, benefits, compensation, work hours, anti-discrimination, leaves of absence, non-compete agreements, internal investigations, performance management issues, separation issues, and all other day-to-day employment matters and counsel the firm on enterprise-wide regulatory issues and corporate policy implications. Work on international and cross-border issues primarily arising in the UK, EU, Middle East, and East Asia, including employment agreements, policies, global mobility agreements and programs, and cross-border employee investigation matters. Manage outside counsel to receive jurisdiction-specific employment law advice and oversee litigation matters and mediations. Represent the firm before relevant agencies in audits and administrative charges, including preparing position statements, as appropriate.

Basic Qualifications:

-8+ years of experience as an attorney advising private commercial organizations on employment law

-Experience with working in a corporate legal environment or law firm
-Experience with collaborating in a team environment 
-Ability to serve as a business partner to corporate leaders and build consensus on complex law and business issues while viewing legal issues through a business lens
-JD degree
-Active Bar admission in any US state or the District of Columbia, or active practicing license as an attorney in England and Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland, or any EU jurisdiction

Additional Qualifications:
-Experience with international employment matters, including drafting employment agreements and cross-border separation agreements
-Experience with establishing business operations in new jurisdictions or operating internationally as a commercial organization, including handling global mobility and immigration matters, international corporate governance, corporate tax, or international contractual issues
-Experience with advising a US federal government contractor on international employment issues preferred
-Ability to show passion for continuous learning and stay abreast of relevant legal developments
-Ability to show an interest in foreign affairs or international legal issues
-Ability to communicate with multinational teams operating in multiple time zones effectively
-Possession of excellent verbal and written communication skills
-Possession of excellent client relation and team orientation skills

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