Employment Attorney

FL - Fort Lauderdale
Pay Rate: $90,000 per year

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Job Summary:
We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Employment Attorney to provide legal counsel and representation to clients in matters related to employment law. The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of labor and employment regulations, and will be responsible for advising clients on compliance, handling disputes, and representing them in legal proceedings.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide legal advice and guidance to clients on a wide range of employment law matters, including hiring, termination, discrimination, harassment, wage and hour issues, and workplace policies.
  • Draft and review employment contracts, agreements, policies, and other related documents to ensure legal compliance and protection.
  • Conduct legal research to stay updated on current employment laws, regulations, and precedents.
  • Assist clients in resolving employment disputes through negotiation, mediation, or litigation as necessary.
  • Represent clients in administrative hearings, arbitrations, and court proceedings related to employment matters.
  • Collaborate with HR departments and management teams to develop and implement best practices that align with employment laws and regulations.
  • Provide training to clients and their employees on employment law compliance and best practices.
  • Stay informed about changes in employment laws and regulations that may impact clients and their businesses.
  • Maintain accurate and organized documentation of all legal activities and client interactions.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school and active membership in the state bar association.
  • 1-2 years of experience practising employment law, with a strong background in advising clients on various employment-related issues.
  • Excellent knowledge of federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations.
  • Strong analytical, research, and problem-solving skills.
  • Effective communication and negotiation abilities.
  • Proven track record of successful representation in employment law cases.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, managing multiple cases and priorities simultaneously.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in a law firm specializing in employment law or an in-house legal department.
  • Certification or additional training in employment law.
  • Familiarity with industry-specific employment challenges and practices.

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