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In-House Employment/Litigation Counsel

Capgemini

Capgemini

Legal
United States
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

Job Title: In-House Employment/Litigation Counsel

Job location: Various Cities

Job description:

Provide day-to-day guidance and advice to Human Resources, the Office of the General Counsel, and the business teams with respect to employment, ethics and litigation issues. This role will support senior members of the Employment, Ethics and Litigation team to provide high quality, business-minded, timely and practical legal counsel.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide employment-related legal advice and counsel to the Company's Human Resources professionals and internal business clients on a broad range of employment law issues spanning the entire employee life-cycle; from recruiting to terminations and discipline, performance management, reductions in force, leaves of absence and reasonable accommodations, drug testing and background checks, wage and hour considerations, etc.
  • Manage investigative matters raised through the company’s SpeakUp tool, including concerns involving conflicts of interest, ethics, misconduct, harassment, and discrimination claims, and recommend remedial actions and outcomes to internal business and senior management.
  • Investigate and respond to EEOC, state, and local agency employment-related claims.
  • Conduct mediations at the EEOC level.
  • Review and draft various employment-related documents, including settlement agreements, separation and non-competition agreements, demand letters, and responses to the same.
  • Provide updates with respect to the most recent developments in employment laws and ensure internal policies and procedures are updated accordingly.

Required Skills:

  • JD degree from an accredited law school
  • Minimum of 5+ years of experience in employment either in a large law firm, a corporate legal department, or a combination thereof
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment with a demonstrated ability to juggle multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Strong substantive experience in Title VII, ADA, ADEA/OWBPA, FLSA, WARN, FMLA, and state/local corollaries
  • Experience litigating employment matters in state and federal courts

Life at Capgemini

Capgemini supports all aspects of your well-being throughout the changing stages of your life and career. For eligible employees, we offer:

· Flexible work

· Healthcare including dental, vision, mental health, and well-being programs

· Financial well-being programs such as 401(k) and Employee Share Ownership Plan

· Paid time off and paid holidays

· Paid parental leave

· Family building benefits like adoption assistance, surrogacy, and cryopreservation

· Social well-being benefits like subsidized back-up child/elder care and tutoring

· Mentoring, coaching and learning programs

· Employee Resource Groups

· Disaster Relief

About Capgemini

Capgemini is a global leader in partnering with companies to transform and manage their business by harnessing the power of technology. The Group is guided everyday by its purpose of unleashing human energy through technology for an inclusive and sustainable future. It is a responsible and diverse organization of over 360,000 team members in more than 50 countries. With its strong 55-year heritage and deep industry expertise, Capgemini is trusted by its clients to address the entire breadth of their business needs, from strategy and design to operations, fueled by the fast evolving and innovative world of cloud, data, AI, connectivity, software, digital engineering and platforms. The Group reported in 2022 global revenues of €22 billion.

Get The Future You Want | www.capgemini.com

Disclaimer

Capgemini is an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender identity/expression, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, veteran status, marital status or any other characteristic protected by law.

This is a general description of the Duties, Responsibilities and Qualifications required for this position. Physical, mental, sensory or environmental demands may be referenced in an attempt to communicate the manner in which this position traditionally is performed. Whenever necessary to provide individuals with disabilities an equal employment opportunity, Capgemini will consider reasonable accommodations that might involve varying job requirements and/or changing the way this job is performed, provided that such accommodations do not pose an undue hardship.

Capgemini is committed to providing reasonable accommodations during our recruitment process. If you need assistance or accommodation, please reach out to your recruiting contact.

Click the following link for more information on your rights as an Applicant

http://www.capgemini.com/resources/equal-employment-opportunity-is-the-law

Please be aware that Capgemini may capture your image (video or screenshot) during the interview process and that image may be used for verification, including during the hiring and onboarding process

Applicants for employment in the US must have valid work authorization that does not now and/or will not in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the US by Capgemini.