Human Resources Employment Attorney

Southern California, CA, USA

Gold's Gym

About the Role

Responsibilities:
Develop strategy and actively manage litigation and claims portfolio from inception to conclusion, including the development and execution of effective litigation management (including discovery) and settlement strategies, budget and outside counsel management, and the negotiation and resolution of pre-litigation disputes
Strategically manage and oversee outside counsel representing the company in litigation matters and formal proceedings, and advises management on legal matters to guard the organization against legal liability
Represent and defend the company as necessary in front of applicable federal, state, and local regulatory and enforcement authorities.
Advise and provide counsel on labor and employment-related matters which may include, but are not limited to, wage and hour law, human resources, workers' compensation, unemployment, and other state agency claims, employee relations, employment agreements, policy-related issues, FMLA, and other states/local leave matters, employment-related litigation, internal employee investigations, and arbitrations.
Provide advice to management and the Human Resources team on a wide variety of HR and employment practices matters
Counsel management and the Human Resources team on new or pending federal and state legislation, laws, rules and regulations, industry developments, and trends that affect the company and its operations.
Provide training on key employment law issues
Research, develop and implement employment law related compliance procedures and best practices
Provide preventive advice and counseling on a broad array of workplace issues.
Lead educational and policy efforts to educate and assist employees regarding employment best practices

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About the Company

Founded in 1988 Gold's Gym SoCal is a mission-driven, family-owned, and operated business that is dedicated to providing facilities, programs, and staff that motivates, supports, and leads every member in their pursuit of a healthy, productive, and enjoyable life. Gold’s Gym, the most trusted name in fitness, is seeking to expand our Human Resources department in Southern California. This is an excellent opportunity for an organized, high-energy, efficient individual.

We are looking for an In-House Human Resources Employment Attorney who will be responsible for all employment-related legal matters pertaining to the company, including litigation matters on behalf of the company. As the Employment Attorney, you will be representing the Company in current and future employment litigation matters. The ideal candidate will advise the HR team and other business leaders about employment and labor law issues including discrimination, wrongful termination, wage, and hour, ADA/FMLA, etc. The Employment Human Resource Attorney will report directly to the COO and CFO.