Corporate Counsel -- Labor &Employment
6905 Rockledge Drive Bethesda, MD 20817
Corporate Counsel -- Labor & Employment
The Corporate Counsel – Labor & Employment is responsible for providing a wide range of support to the Human Resources department and other business units, on a variety of labor and employment issues. This role is engaged in working with Regional HR Directors to ensure best practices are identified and deployed. The Corporate Counsel will provide guidance regarding all other responsibilities as directed by the business or as assigned. This is an exempt position located at the Operations Support Center, supports our business units located at over 100 of our airport locations in over 35 states, and reports to the Associate General Counsel, Labor & Employment.
- Provides legal advice, counsel and support to key partners in Human Resources on a broad range of employment legal matters
- Supports Talent Acquisition, Learning & Development, Operations and other cross-functional stakeholders
- Coordinates and manages employment related projects, including process reviews, new policy rollouts and implementations
- Monitors legislation, regulations, case law and government enforcement activities relating to the above substantive legal areas, and provides proactive, strategic advice to HR and relevant stakeholders
- Designs and implements new policies, and drafts & maintains employment-related documents
- Participates in the creation and delivery of trainings related to employment matters, such as Anti-harassment training, FMLA, Anti-discrimination training, ADA, etc.
Leads privileged internal audits, investigations, and policy & process reviews
Requires a bachelor’s degree and Juris Doctorate; must be a member in good standing at one or more state bar associations
Requires at least 4 years of experience in employment law; experience in Labor law is a plus
Law firm and/or in-house legal department experience
Experience with federal and state employment laws and advising & counseling clients on such laws
Requires superior organizational skills and ability to manage multiple high-priority major legal projects simultaneously
Requires experience and comfort interacting with management
Sound judgment, strong negotiating capability, decision making, deductive reasoning, interpersonal skills, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills
Proficiency in legal research, and a strong knowledge of legal research related tools
Experience interacting with executive levels and ability to work without supervision
Excellent drafting and communications skills – oral, written, editorial skills and attention to detail
Ability to travel as needed All job offers will be conditioned on candidates being fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Exemptions for medical and religious reasons will be considered.
All job offers will be conditioned on candidates being fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Exemptions for medical and religious reasons will be considered.
HMSHost is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. HMSHost is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities.
We are a global hospitality company with a passion for service! HMSHost offers the size, resources, training, and advancement opportunities you need to reach your most important career goals.
We believe in a culture of engagement. We strive to practice behaviors that set all associates up for success. We foster a culture of appreciation, caring and inclusion. We also believe in being the best version of yourself that you can be. We support this with competitive wages, robust benefits and recognition for a job well done.
HMSHost managers are coaches, guiding their teams to achieve great results while having fun and making a difference every day. Our managers show their passion for service and hospitality, are open to different ideas and perspectives, can adjust to the pace of our business, and serve the needs of our associates, guests, brands and other stakeholders.
We value manager-coaches who are reliable, can be counted on to do the right thing and focus on the simplicity of our mission – ensuring everyone feels great at work, and that our travelers are feeling great on the move.
At HMSHost, we know our success is based on great people, strong teams, and a fun environment. If you have positive energy, a passion for serving others, enjoy a fast-paced environment, are a team player, like to learn and grow and have fun at work – apply now!
HMSHost is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. HMSHost is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process.