We are seeking a full-time, team-oriented attorney to work in our Scottsdale, AZ office who has at least four years of employment law experience. We offer a collaborative work environment, provide our employees with professional growth and development, and remain supportive of family and personal interests.
The successful candidate will be responsible for providing excellent customer service to and maintaining strategic relationships with member companies. This person will provide consultative advice and practical solutions to employers on a broad and varied array of complex HR and employment law related issues. These issues include but are not limited to such matters as discipline, termination, leave management, and employment or labor law compliance. This person will present employment law training courses for small and large audiences in a classroom, online, or conference style format.
This person will write concise guidance and legal updates for HR professionals and company management, while staying abreast of developments in employment law, labor law, and HR best practices.
Requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
J.D. degree from an ABA approved law school and currently be admitted to Arizona bar;
Significant experience, defined as four or more years, in employment law, including a working knowledge of federal and state employment laws and regulations (civil rights and discrimination, wage and hour, benefits, disability and medical leave, wrongful discharge, etc.), experience representing parties in federal and state administrative matters, and drafting, reviewing, and interpreting employer handbooks, or workplace policies and procedures;
Demonstrated ability to speak and write clearly and persuasively in sometimes challenging situations; skilled at (and enjoys) developing and delivering employment law-related content in a classroom, online, or conference setting;
Demonstrated ability to analyze and solve complex problems, effective listening, seek clarification, and provide concrete and clear advice in sensitive and respectful manners;
Excellent attention to detail, ability to work independently and execute plans to meet employers’ needs, ability to prioritize multiple responsibilities, and ability to work collaboratively and positively in a team environment;
Aptitude for interpersonal communication and enjoyment in building and maintaining positive relationships with team members and member companies to ensure member confidence in Employers Council’s expertise;
Proven ability to adapt communication style to different levels of sophistication and to explain complex legal issues in an understandable, practical way;
Must have reliable personal transportation, with ability to travel regionally; and
A passion for providing top-notch customer service and supporting Arizona employers.
Desirable additional qualifications:
Experience advising management in areas of best HR practices and policies.
General office environment the majority of time. Occasional lifting. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
Note: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job.
About Employers Council
People make the difference at Employers Council. Our committed staff of nearly 200 top employment law attorneys, human resource professionals, researchers, facilitators, coaches, trainers, investigators, negotiators, and other specialists offers the broadest array of professional services under one roof.
Apply now to join our team of respected industry professionals who work at the top level of their specialized disciplines. As an Employers Council attorney, you will walk alongside our members to give them the guidance they need to help their businesses succeed.