International Employment Counsel in New York, NY at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 10/30/2018

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    New York, NY
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Job Description

Job Number: R0036709

International Employment Counsel

Key Role:       
Work as a member of the Global Transactions and Innovation team within the firm’s law department, providing primarily employment law support to internal clients with a focus on the international space. 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, benefits, compensation, 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, including employment agreements, policies, global mobility programs, and cross-border employee investigation matters. Manage outside counsel to receive jurisdiction-specific employment law advice and oversee their work in employment litigation matters and mediations. Represent the firm before relevant agencies in agency audits and administrative charges, including preparing position statements.

Basic Qualifications:
-5+ years of experience as an attorney, including employment law and working in a corporate legal environment, law firm, or a combination thereof
-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

Additional Qualifications:
-Experience with international employment matters, including drafting employment agreements or cross-border separation agreements
-Experience with establishing business operations in new jurisdictions or operating internationally as a commercial organization, including international corporate governance, corporate tax, international contractual issues, or global mobility and immigration matters
-Ability to show passion for learning
-Ability to show interest in foreign affairs or international legal issues
-Ability to be understanding of and appreciate intercultural communication
-Ability to communicate with multinational teams operating in multiple time zones effectively
-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills
-Possession of excellent client relation and team orientation skills

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