Contractors’ Warehouse —
Corporate Counsel, Employment Law

Location
Orange, CA

Category
Legal

Type
Corporate

Job ID
154868


Bonus Eligible

401(k) Company Matching

Employee Stock Purchase Program

COVID PRECAUTIONS


Health and temperature checks at all locations

Associates are required to wear a mask

Required social distancing measures throughout buildings

Increased cleaning frequency and enhanced sanitation efforts
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be eighteen years of age or older.
  • Must pass the Drug Test.
  • Must pass the Background Check.

Must pass pre-employment tests if applicable

EDUCATION REQUIRED
The completion of a Jurist Doctorate or equivalent and required certifications for practicing law.

YEARS OF RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE -8 

PHYSICAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Position reports to an Assistant General Counsel 
  • Must have experience in Employment Law, Employee Relations, and Litigation 
  • prior in-house experience and/or class action experience are a plus
  • Minimum of 6 years of experience


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND COMPETENCIES

  • Proven drafting and negotiation skills The ability to manage numerous outside counsel
  • The ability to work independently on numerous activities and prioritize them properly while meeting deadlines.
  • The ability to confront conflict and difficult issues in a professional, assertive and proactive manner.
  • The self-starting ability to aggressively tackle new responsibilities and initiatives prior to receiving sufficient training or completely clear direction.
  • The ability to develop, organize, implement and manage standard procedures and train outside counsel and paralegals in the procedures.
  • High degree of oral and written communication skills.
  • Analytical skills.

POSITION PURPOSE 

This position requires an employment law specialization to represent the Company in employment legal claims and lawsuits. Experience with employment law is strongly preferred; prior in-house experience and/or class action experience are a plus. The ultimate objective of this position is to minimize the legal exposure of the Company in any such employment legal matters. This role will be located in Orange, CA.

Additional duties include:

  • Advises and consults with managers and other departments on various HR and employment legal issues, and educates internal clients on proactive measures and approaches to reducing all potential legal exposure. 
  • Litigates federal, state, and local employment law and lawsuits involving Home Depot.
  • Manages outside counsel on handling employment claims and lawsuits. 
  • Advises various departments and managers on a diverse range of HR and employment legal issues in a fast paced retail environment. Supervises and conducts appropriate legal research for all pending legal work.

MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Defends employment claims and lawsuits involving Home Depot.
  • Collaborates and interacts with outside counsel regarding claims, lawsuits, et. al.
  • Advises various departments and managers on a diverse range of legal issues.
  • Supervises and conducts appropriate legal research for all pending legal work.
  • May draft and file responses with various government agencies. May manage and track budgets.

NATURE AND SCOPE
Typically reports to Associate General Counsel. Areas of specialization is Employment Law. 

ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
Under regular pressure to meet deadlines, quotas and/or must frequently deal with difficult issues related to people or situations.

Pay Range

Benefits

Paid parental leave to bond with your new addition

401(K) savings plan with company match

Merit increases and performance bonuses

On-the-spot recognition and rewards for a job well done

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POSITION PURPOSE 

This position requires an employment law specialization to represent the Company in employment legal claims and lawsuits. Experience with employment law is strongly preferred; prior in-house experience and/or class action experience are a plus. The ultimate objective of this position is to minimize the legal exposure of the Company in any such employment legal matters. This role will be located in Orange, CA.

Additional duties include:

  • Advises and consults with managers and other departments on various HR and employment legal issues, and educates internal clients on proactive measures and approaches to reducing all potential legal exposure. 
  • Litigates federal, state, and local employment law and lawsuits involving Home Depot.
  • Manages outside counsel on handling employment claims and lawsuits. 
  • Advises various departments and managers on a diverse range of HR and employment legal issues in a fast paced retail environment. Supervises and conducts appropriate legal research for all pending legal work.

MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Defends employment claims and lawsuits involving Home Depot.
  • Collaborates and interacts with outside counsel regarding claims, lawsuits, et. al.
  • Advises various departments and managers on a diverse range of legal issues.
  • Supervises and conducts appropriate legal research for all pending legal work.
  • May draft and file responses with various government agencies. May manage and track budgets.

NATURE AND SCOPE
Typically reports to Associate General Counsel. Areas of specialization is Employment Law. 

ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
Under regular pressure to meet deadlines, quotas and/or must frequently deal with difficult issues related to people or situations.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be eighteen years of age or older.
  • Must pass the Drug Test.
  • Must pass the Background Check.

Must pass pre-employment tests if applicable

EDUCATION REQUIRED
The completion of a Jurist Doctorate or equivalent and required certifications for practicing law.

YEARS OF RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE -8 

PHYSICAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Position reports to an Assistant General Counsel 
  • Must have experience in Employment Law, Employee Relations, and Litigation 
  • prior in-house experience and/or class action experience are a plus
  • Minimum of 6 years of experience


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND COMPETENCIES

  • Proven drafting and negotiation skills The ability to manage numerous outside counsel
  • The ability to work independently on numerous activities and prioritize them properly while meeting deadlines.
  • The ability to confront conflict and difficult issues in a professional, assertive and proactive manner.
  • The self-starting ability to aggressively tackle new responsibilities and initiatives prior to receiving sufficient training or completely clear direction.
  • The ability to develop, organize, implement and manage standard procedures and train outside counsel and paralegals in the procedures.
  • High degree of oral and written communication skills.
  • Analytical skills.

Home Depot store employee, cashier, entering data on a touchscreen


Healthcare Options

Profit-Sharing Bonuses