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In House Counsel

The Matian Firm, APC

This is a Full-time position in Los Angeles, CA posted May 11, 2022.

We are looking for a Seasoned Litigator who will be responsible for all general and employment-related legal matters pertaining to the firm, including litigation matters on behalf of the firm.

As the In House Counsel you will be representing the firm in current and future 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.

Our Litigation Counsel will report directly to the President of the firm.

Salary staring at $140,000 or higher depending on experience.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 disputesStrategically manage and oversee outside counsel representing the firm in litigation matters and formal proceedings, and advises management on legal matters to guard the organization against legal liabilityRepresent and defend the firm 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 mattersCounsel 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 issuesResearch, develop and implement employment law related compliance procedures and best practicesProvide 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.Qualifications:Must have a minimum of 7 years of substantive labor and employment experience (including Litigation Experience) preferably as an In-House Employment Law Attorney or Employment Defense Attorney.Must have a JD degree from an accredited law school and be barred in the state of California with good standing.Experience in handling labor and employment matters before federal, state courts and administrative agenciesSuperb legal writing and research skills.Knowledge of California Code of Civil Procedure and California Rules of Court is an essential qualification, federal law experience a plus.Here at the Matian Firm, we offer medical, dental, and vision insurance.

We have a great compensation package including a 401(k) plan.

Some perks include catered lunches, complimentary parking, paid time off, and more!

Come be apart of our growing firm and its opportunities for your career development.

You will learn and develop alongside a team of professionals who aim to excel in the legal industry.The Matian Firm, APC is an equal employment opportunity employer, and we welcome everyone regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or genetics.

We are dedicated to providing an inclusive, open, and diverse work environment.