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Labor & Employment Attorney - to $150,000.00 + Bonus

Incendia Partners
Posted Jan 15
Full Time
New York
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Position: Labor & Employment Attorney (1 or more years of experience as a Labor & Employment Attorney is required)

Location: Binghamton, NY (Onsite, potential for some remote work after training)

Compensation / Benefits: $85,000.00 - $150,000.00 base salary, along with mentorship, a structured bonus program for Associates, an excellent benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, prescription drug coverage, 401(k), profit-sharing plan, paid time off, and a secure and collaborative workplace, offering some remote work opportunities.

Our client is a dynamic law firm with over 100 dedicated attorneys. Anchored in the Greater Binghamton Area since the for over 100 years, they have expanded across New York's Southern Tier and Northern Pennsylvania. Boasting eight strategically located offices, they specialize in diverse legal areas, including business, banking, labor & employment and personal injury. Recognized by Best Lawyers and U.S. News & World Report, our client's seasoned attorneys collaborate seamlessly. Committed to delivering exceptional legal service, their community-oriented approach fosters vibrant connections.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide counsel to clients across a broad spectrum of Labor and Employment issues; conduct research and analysis of relevant L&E law, and draft various documents such as correspondence, pleadings, memoranda, policies, and contracts; create employee handbooks and policies.
  • Represent employers in state and federal courts, handling a diverse range of L&E matters, including wage & hour, restrictive covenant, discrimination, retaliation, whistleblower, and employment tort claims.
  • Advocate for employers in administrative hearing proceedings and grievance arbitrations involving employee discipline, GML 207 disability claims, and collective bargaining agreement disputes.
  • Challenge municipal determinations in Article 78 proceedings; file motions to stay arbitration and to vacate or confirm arbitration awards.
  • Negotiate on behalf of employers in collective bargaining sessions, mediations, interest arbitration proceedings before PERB, and handle unfair labor/improper practice proceedings before the NLRB and PERB.
  • Conduct HR compliance training for clients' supervisors and employees; deliver presentations at seminars and webinars on L&E matters; and compose articles for L&E newsletters.

SKILLS:

  • Demonstrate the ability to multitask, meet deadlines, and promptly address clients' needs.
  • Write in a clear, concise, and effective manner.
  • Possess excellent verbal communication and advocacy skills.
  • Execute quick and reliable research.
  • Exhibit strong analytical, research, and writing skills.
  • Display excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Show commitment to the legal profession and a collaborative teamwork approach.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Currently admitted to the NY Bar.
  • Hold a Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school.
  • Express a desire to develop and enhance legal skills.
  • Have 1+ years of relevant experience.

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