Associate General Counsel - Employment Law

Minnetonka, MN
Full Time
06-10-2021
Job #: ASSIS03134 Exp.: 7+ Years
Description:
This Associate General Counsel opportunity will provide internal business partners with legal advice about all areas of employment law, including discipline, terminations, leaves, discrimination, harassment, wage and hour, benefits, employment contracts, employee immigration matters, employee handbooks and policies, EEOC charges, diversity initiatives and more.

Our Associate General Counsel will report to Medica’s VP and Deputy General Counsel and is critical to Medica's needs to maintain compliance with employment-related regulatory requirements and ensure its business activities are conducted in accordance with the law.

Key Accountabilities:
  • Provides sound legal advice to senior executives related to employee relations and benefits matters
  • Effectively and efficiently manages the work of outside counsel, including employment litigation matters
  • Provides sound legal advice to human resources staff on employment law matters
  • Maintains highly developed and extensive knowledge and understanding of employment law
  • Works collaboratively and effectively with other attorneys, paralegals, analysts and assistants

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in related field
  • 7+ years of work experience beyond degree
  • JD and license to practice law in Minnesota, or another service state for Medica

Specific types of experience required:
  • Significant experience advising on employment related matters, including discipline, terminations, leaves, discrimination, harassment, wage and hour, benefits, employment contracts, employee handbooks and policies, EEOC charges
  • Employment litigation management experience
  • Excellent academic credentials
  • Proven experience with assessment of legal and regulatory risk
  • Strong communication and negotiation experience

Specific types of experience or skills preferred:
  • Health plan experience
  • In-house counsel experience

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