19 days old

Labor Associate

Jackson Lewis
Orange County, CA

Focused on labor and employment law since 1958, Jackson Lewis P.C.s 950+ attorneys located in major cities nationwide consistently identify and respond to new ways workplace law intersects business. We help employers develop proactive strategies, strong policies and business-oriented solutions to cultivate high-functioning workforces that are engaged, stable and diverse, and share our clients' goals to emphasize inclusivity and respect for the contribution of every employee.

The Firm is ranked in the First Tier nationally in the category of Labor and Employment Litigation, as well as in both Employment Law and Labor Law on behalf of Management, in the U.S. News - Best Lawyers Best Law Firms.

This position will sit in our Orange County location.

For California, the expected salary range for this position is between $189,000 and $240,000 annually.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The position is primarily a traditional labor position representing employers in connection with union avoidance, labor practice charges before the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), collective bargaining and negotiating. From time to time, the position may also involve due diligence of employer operations for workplace law issues in conjunction with acquisitions/mergers. Specifically, this includes but is not limited to the following:
    • Defending employers before the NLRB on claims of unfair labor practices;
    • Researching and writing;
    • Representing management in NLRB elections;
    • Providing legal advice to employers regarding union organizing, corporate campaigns, card check and neutrality agreements;
    • Negotiating and/or providing legal advice regarding collective bargaining agreements;
    • Handling grievance, arbitration and unfair labor practice proceedings;
    • Obtaining mass picketing injunctions;
  • Conducting management training regarding labor relations, federal and California workplace issues and, harassment, discrimination and retaliation; and
  • Other duties and responsibilities as reasonably assigned.




Skills and Educational Requirements:

  • JD from ABA-accredited law school
  • Minimum three years experience in litigation or advice work as an attorney
  • Traditional labor experience preferred
  • Federal and/or California advice and counsel work preferred
  • CA Bar Admission
  • Understanding of current agency (state and federal) enforcement techniques preferred
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong organizational and project management skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Bilingual, English and Spanish, is preferred but not required
  • May include regular business travel

Jackson Lewis understands that embracing our differences makes us a stronger, better firm. We appreciate the importance of having a workforce that reflects the various communities in which we work, and we strive to create an inclusive environment where diverse employees want to work and where they can flourish professionally. In furtherance of our culture, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, marital status or any other characteristics protected by law.

Posted: 2023-09-12 Expires: 2023-10-15

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