Employment AttorneyFL - Fort Lauderdale
Pay Rate: $90,000 per year
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.
- 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.
- 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.