Citigroup Associate General Counsel, Employment Law in New York, New York
The role will primarily support the CitiMortgage business and Institutional Clients Group Operations and Technology functions and advise on a wide range of employment matters, including: offers and separations; executive compensation agreements; dispute resolution; discipline and discharge issues; employee investigations (including ethics hotline matters); ADA, FMLA and other leave issues; wage and hour compliance (including DOL audits); federal contractor compliance (including OFCCP audits, equal employment opportunity and affirmative action requirements); reductions-in-force; mergers and acquisitions; employee privacy (such as searches, monitoring/recording communications); and “raiding and recruiting”. The position also manages a robust and complex litigation docket and associated outside counsel spend and creates and delivers training to HR and business managers on a host of employment related topics. In addition, the individual will function as an expert resource for the team and internal stakeholders on various assigned subject matters (such as diversity, onboarding, non-employee management, government contracting, and global diligence initiatives) that rotate regularly across the team
The successful candidate should have (i) extensive knowledge of US employment laws; (ii) substantial experience counseling clients on employment law matters, conducting investigations and training, and litigation management; (iii) excellent analytical, communication and writing skills; and (iv) the ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a team environment.
• Juris Doctor degree U.S. state bar admission required.
• Minimum 10+ years' employment law experience required.
• In-house experience, and experience with financial institutions and/or the financial markets, preferred.
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