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Corporate Counsel at CJ America, Inc.

CJ America, Inc.

Full-Time

Mid Level

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Not defined

10 Mar → 09 Apr

General Counsel In House Counsel Corporate
Expired

Job Description

Corporate Counsel at CJ America, Inc. will be responsible for all legal affairs related to general employment law for both U.S. headquarter and certain U.S. affiliates in the industry areas of food, biotechnology, logistics, and entertainment. This position will report directly to and work closely with our General Counsel.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide legal and strategic advice and counseling on general employment law matters and HR best practices, including workplace policies and procedures, performance management, compensation and benefits, human resources issues, internal investigations, worker classification, accommodations, terminations, leaves of absence, recruiting and hiring
  • Draft and/or review/revise policies, procedures and handbooks related to employment and compensation matters in each of our domestic and international jurisdictions
  • Draft and deliver training programs to various internal groups and identify and communicate new labor and employment law requirements
  • Identify and assess legal risks and opportunities within the labor and employment area; advise and escalate accordingly, proposing creative solutions
  • Negotiate, review, and/or draft employment/HR related agreements
  • Manage any potential or active litigation matters re: employment-related matters including, but not limited to, Title VII and FEHA, leaves of absence, wrongful termination, reductions in force, harassment, and wages and hour matters
  • Manage outside counsel/law firms handling certain employment and/or immigration matters, as needed and in a cost-effective manner
  • Identify and assess legal risks and opportunities within the labor and employment area; advise and escalate accordingly, proposing creative solutions
  • Serve as a subject matter expert in all areas of employment and labor law

Requirements / Qualifications

  • JD from an accredited law school

  • 4-7 years in employment law / immigration law

  • Must be admitted, and in active status and good standing with the California State Bar (or permitted to work as in-house counsel under the rules of your state of residence)

  • Strong law firm or in-house experience/training required

  • Bilingual in English/Korean strongly preferred

How To Apply

Apply directly through the Legal Jobs website

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