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Employment Counsel

New York, NY, USA


About the Role


Provide proactive and practical advice on a wide variety of employment law topics.
Remain current with and advise business departments on federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, with an emphasis on New York, New Jersey and California law.
Drive and manage long-term employment law compliance projects and training frameworks for all offices. Provide advice and counsel to NFL HR Dept and business departments on a wide range of substantive matters concerning wage and hour laws, the Fair Labor Standards Act, Title VII, ADA, FMLA, ADEA, Equal Pay Act, health and workplace regulations, and similar federal, state and local employment laws and regulations.
Work closely with the NFL Human Resources Department to advise on legal issues concerning employee relations matters, such as internal investigations, performance management, discipline, and separations.
Draft and develop labor and employment legal policies and documents including personnel policies, compensation agreements, and related employment documents. Draft and negotiate employment related contracts and services agreements.
Prepare and present organization-wide legal trainings, as needed.
Assist in handling employment-related disputes, subpoena responses, and other legal matters, as needed. Supervise outside counsel on matters as appropriate.


About the Company

The National Football League is seeking a highly qualified and detail-oriented employment attorney to support the Human Resources and Legal team as Counsel. The Director will provide legal counsel and advisement in all employment law matters to the NFL and its business departments. A successful candidate will possess subject matter expertise, excellent writing and communication skills, a natural ability to work independently and with others, strong multitasking and project management capabilities, and the utmost sense of professionalism. This role is based at the NFL Headquarters in New York City.

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