Corporate Attorney Job Description

[Insert company name here] is an established and successful law firm specializing in [insert key areas of focus here]

We’re looking for a Corporate Attorney to report to the Assistant General Counsel and will be primarily responsible for handling employment legal support.


Roles & Responsibilities

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide guidance on a daily basis regarding matters of varying levels of complexity relating to routine employment matters as well as advice and direct investigations into more complex issues
  • Manage outside counsel in the defense of charges and employment litigation
  • Provide strategic legal guidance, advice, and risk management on major projects
  • Identify and drive implementation of process improvements
  • Provide first-line legal support for operations and safety personnel
  • Review and interpret case law, statutes, and regulations and provide practical and workable recommendations that appropriately manage risk
  • Offer internal counsel on a wide range of legal issues
  • Operate comfortably in a highly-regulated industry
  • Comfortably and credibly communicate with stakeholders at all levels of the organization


About you

  • Juris Doctor from an accredited law school is required
  • Practicing employment attorney, in a law firm, corporate setting or otherwise, for 5-10 years is required
  • Experience in traditional labor law is preferred but not required
  • Membership and participation is encouraged in professional organizations, such as local, state, and national bar associations, as well as in industry associations
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to provide clear advice through logical analysis of ambiguous situations
  • Strong negotiating skills that lead to collaborative solutions
  • Intellectual curiosity, flexibility and a desire to work in a team setting
  • Ability to anticipate legal issues that may impact the Company, and provide competent and strategic advice and counsel


What you’ll get in return

The firm offers a generous benefits package along with compensation based on experience level and client orientation.

  • Competitive compensation based on experience
  • Medical insurance plan
  • Dental insurance plan
  • Vision insurance plan
  • Contribution to life insurance plan
  • 401k profit sharing
  • Parking reimbursement
  • Social, charity, and wellness events


To apply for the role or have a confidential discussion, contact us on [insert recruiter email address] or [insert recruiter phone number]