Williams Parker is seeking a qualified candidate for an employment and labor attorney position to advise and represent employers. The candidate must have a minimum of six years experience in the areas of counseling employers and litigating employment law issues in courts and before administrative agencies. Experience with traditional labor issues, federal and Florida courts, and appellate practice is preferred. Successful candidates will have strong education credentials, coupled with excellent research, writing, and communication skills. Candidate must have Florida Bar license or ability to sit for next bar exam.
Minimum of six years' experience in:
- Supervisor/employee in-house training (e.g., how to conduct performance evaluations; hiring best practices; how to document, discipline and discharge employees; how to conduct workplace investigations; civility and anti-harassment; union avoidance).
- Telephonic and in-person advice and counsel conferences with clients. Internal workplace investigations.
- Preparation and drafting of: deposition outlines, discovery requests and responses, discovery, pretrial, and injunction motions, EEOC position statements, mediation statements, post hearing arbitration briefs, appellate briefs; employee policies/handbooks; and employment, restrictive covenant, severance, and settlement agreements.
- Depositions and witness interviews. Oral arguments (state and federal courts).
- Mediation proceedings (administrative and judicial).
- Traditional labor law and Florida employment law experience preferred; federal employment law experience required.
At Williams Parker, you will have an opportunity to play an important role in continuing the success of our law firm and to take advantage of the many benefits we offer for your personal and professional growth. You will also find you are joining a team of attorneys and staff who have made Williams Parker not only a top-notch law firm but also a great place to work.
- Competitive Total Rewards package
- Excellent health insurance
- Flexible spending accounts to help offset the cost of dependent care and/or health care expenses
- Generous Profit Sharing and Employee Savings program
- Free wellness program, which includes health screenings, consultations with health coaches, and fitness challenges
- Firm-wide attorney retreat every year
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