at Alight Solutions LLC in Chicago, Illinois, United States
At Alight, we believe a company's success starts with its people. At our core, we Champion People, help our colleagues Grow with Purpose and true to our name we encourage colleagues to "Be Alight."
Champion People - be empathetic and help create a place where everyone belongs.
Grow with purpose - Be inspired by our higher calling of improving lives.
Be Alight - act with integrity, be real and empower others.
It's why we're so driven to connect passion with purpose. Our team's expertise in human insights and cloud technology gives companies and employees around the world the ability to power confident decisions, for life.
With a comprehensive total rewards package, continuing education and training, and tremendous potential with a growing global organization, Alight is the perfect place to put your passion to work.
Join our team if you Champion People, want to Grow with Purpose through acting with integrity and if you embody the meaning of Be Alight.
Learn more at careers.alight.com.
Alight Solutions seeks a high-performing employment attorney looking for an opportunity to join a collaborative and energetic legal department to support a rapidly transforming and dynamic business. Our legal team is located at Alight's headquarters in Lincolnshire, Illinois, a northern suburb of Chicago. This position can be remote. This position will report to the Legal Department, Head of Litigation and Employment Law and serves as legal advisor on Employment law issues to HR and business leaders and others in the legal organization.
The day to day responsibilities of the Senior Counsel (Employment) will include:
Serving as legal advisor to business leaders, HR, and other legal professionals, on managing risk associated with employment laws in the United States, including Title VII, FMLA, ADA, FLSA, WARN and the ADEA;
Advising and counseling HR and the business on recruiting talent; restrictive covenants; disciplinary actions, terminations, OFCCP affirmative action plans and related audits; monitoring changes to US employment laws;
Managing, assisting with and handling matters at administrative agencies, including the EEOC and State Fair Employment Agencies; drafting position statements; appearing at fact-finding conferences and attend mediations; handling matters with other administrative agencies, such as OFCCP audits and DOL audits and wage-claim issues;
Assisting with the investigation of employment and employee related claims;
Contributing to the development of internal policies, guidelines, toolkits and job-aids on Employment law and business issues, including updating policies and processes to reflect legal developments and operational changes.
Supporting strategic projects, advising HR, Legal and business operations management as appropriate;
Managing outside counsel relationships on assigned matters, including managing budgets.
Counseling, guiding, and supporting other Legal Department attorneys as appropriate, to ensure Alight best practices regarding our colleagues are incorporated in client and vendor agreements;
Required Knowledge and Professional Skills
Share Alight's purpose and values, including high ethical standards, teamwork, client service, work ethic and positive attitude;
Written communication skills to compose complex reports, legal documents, proposals, and business plans, and to adequately explain complexities;
Oral communication skills to communicate with customers, co-workers, direct reports, and business contacts in a courteous and professional manner;
Interpersonal skills to negotiate key business strategies or significant agreements favorable to the Company, reconciling differences to arrive at acceptable solutions;
Ability to read, analyze and interpret legal documents, financial reports, business plans and strategies, and professional journals;
Focused client-service, with timely responses to requests and provision of responsive, accurate information;
Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook;
Experience with legal research services (i.e. Lexis, Westlaw) and sources including online research tools and PACER;
Solid knowledge and understanding of legal ethics rules and handling highly confidential information discreetly and professionally.
Required Professional Qualifications
J.D. degree from an accredited U.S. law... For full info follow application link.
Alight Solutions provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, veteran, marital, parental, citizenship, or domestic partner status, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Alight Solutions is committed to a diverse workforce and is an