NBC Universal Counsel/Sr. Counsel, Employment Law in New York, New York
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Advise management, Human Resources and other NBCUniversal lawyers with respect to all employment law issues, including: business restructures, employment policy development and application, worker classification, reasonable accommodations, workforce management, discrimination and harassment claims, wage-and-hour and workplace safety
Oversee, conduct and provide counsel on investigations of employment-related and other types of complaints, ensuring that claims are addressed promptly, thoroughly and appropriately to assess legal and business risk
Conduct legal research and analysis of complex legal issues with capacity to present to stakeholders regarding the same
Monitor federal, state and local legal developments and advise on compliance
Partner with Labor Relations on various matters involving represented employees
Represent NBCUniversal, including working with other NBCUniversal lawyers and outside counsel as appropriate, in mediations and litigation of employment claims
Advise on the employment-related aspects of acquisitions, dissolution and dispositions of businesses
Draft settlement and separation agreements, mediation briefs, and EEOC and/or local agency position statements and responses
Create and deliver management and employee training programs
Member in good standing of the State Bar of NY, or member in good standing of another State Bar and registered as in-house counsel
Minimum of 5 years employment law experience for Counsel position, or 7 years employment law experience for Senior Counsel position
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
Collaborative, team-oriented approach
Ability to identify, prioritize and resolve legal issues quickly and effectively
Ability to approach complex legal scenarios in a thoughtful and analytical fashion
Ability to explain complex legal concepts, build consensus, think creatively and collaborate with clients to address business needs
Ability to build relationships across a large organization
Must be willing to work in New York, NY or Universal City, CA
Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
This position has been designated as hybrid, generally contributing from the office a minimum of three days per week
This position is eligible for company sponsored benefits, including medical, dental and vision insurance, 401(k), paid leave, tuition reimbursement, and a variety of other discounts and perks. Learn more about the benefits offered by NBCUniversal by visiting the Benefits page (https://www.nbcunicareers.com/benefits) of the Careers website. Salary range: $140,000-$170,000 for Counsel / $165,000-$200,000 for Sr. Counsel (both bonus eligible).
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