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Associate Counsel - Employment/Labor Relations

Orange, CA
Full Time
08-03-2020
Practice Areas: Labor & Employment Exp.: 5+ Years
Description:
Falck USA is a global emergency medical services provider originating from Denmark that services 9 states in the US including: Alabama, California, Washington, Oregon, Florida, Maryland, Colorado, and Georgia. Falck has been operating in the US since 2010 and is the second largest private provider of emergency medical services in the country today. Our BLS and ALS services impact not only the lives of our patients, but their families and communities.

Why work for Falck USA:
If you are looking for an opportunity to develop your skills, grow and develop your career, and make an impact within your community, we are the right fit for you! Submit your application today using the link below for further consideration.

Essential Job Functions:
  • Provides advice on harassment, discrimination, and retaliation claims and investigations.
  • Counsels internal clients on various employment matters.
  • Evaluates employee requests for accommodation.
  • Evaluates employment claims and demand letters and draft responses.
  • Negotiates, implements, and interprets Collective Bargaining Agreements.
  • Represents the company in union grievance arbitrations.
  • Researches and advises on legislative trends in employment and labor law.
  • Manages outside counsel (and associated costs) and work with insurance carriers on employment lawsuits.
  • Drafts and negotiates employment-related contracts (such as offer letters, consulting agreements, and separation/severance agreements).
  • Participates in creating and delivering training related to employment law matters.
  • Works closely with internal HR team to update, implement, and consistently enforce policies.
  • Assists and supports Chief Legal Counsel in other legal matters.
  • Participates as a member of Falck’s Group Legal team (based in Copenhagen, Denmark).
  • Supports People + Culture as it continues to develop and implement progressive workplace practices

Qualifications/Experience:
  • Juris Doctorate from an accredited school of law.
  • Minimum of five years of relevant experience in a law firm or corporate legal department or a combination, with a focus on employment and/or labor matters.
  • Experience in litigation and/or arbitration (first or second chair).
  • Experience in negotiating Collective Bargaining Agreements a plus.
  • Superior written and oral communication skills.
  • Superior drafting and negotiating skills.
  • Superior interpersonal skills to collaborate effectively with co-workers at all levels.
  • Strong desire to work in-house.
  • Admitted or eligible for admission to practice law in California.







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