Associate Attorney - Labor & Employment

Amundsen Davis, LLC
Posted Jan 19
Full Time
Chicago, Illinois
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The Chicago office of Amundsen Davis is seeking a mid-level associate in its well-established and growing management-side Labor and Employment practice. Candidates should have a minimum of 4 years of relevant experience in employment law counseling and compliance. Relevant experience includes preparation of employment policies and agreements and employee handbooks, counseling on employee relations issues such as discipline and termination, accommodation requests, and leaves of absence, and conducting workplace investigations. Experience with counseling and compliance for multi-state employers is preferred. Experience in anti-harassment and other employment training experience is a plus. Ideal candidates will also have knowledge of federal and state labor & employment laws (e.g., wage and hour, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, ADEA, FMLA, ADA, FLSA, and similar state laws). Experience handling certain aspects of litigation such as interviewing witnesses, reviewing electronically stored documents, drafting pleadings and various motions and briefs, conducting and defending depositions, interacting with clients and opposing counsel, and attending court appearances is preferred, but not required. Candidates must possess strong academic credentials and have excellent communication and writing skills. Juris Doctorate degree required. Admission to practice law in Illinois is mandatory. This position is not open to recruiters. Amundsen Davis is a full-service business law firm comprised of 230 attorneys headquartered in Chicago. As one of the fastest growing law firms in the Midwest, we understand the entrepreneurial thinking that drives business decisions for our clients. We use this insight to respond to the needs of clients creatively, expediently and pragmatically. The firm handles the transactional, labor and employment, and litigation needs of companies across the U.S. Our experience in both litigated and transactional matters makes us a unique partner for your business. The law firm has offices in the following locations: Chicago, Crystal Lake, St. Charles, and Rockford, IL; Columbus, OH; Milwaukee, Appleton, Brookfield, Green Bay, and Madison, WI; St. Louis, MO; and Indianapolis, IN. For more information, visit us online at . Amundsen Davis is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We support and encourage workforce diversity. We do not discriminate because of an individual's race, color, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry, citizenship, creed, marital status, veteran status, age, family care giving responsibilities, genetic profile or predisposition, pregnancy or disability with respect to hiring, promotion, firing, compensation, or other terms, conditions, or privileges of employment.