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Senior Attorney

Posted Jan 20
Full Time
RemoteGoodlettsville, Tennessee
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Company Overview

Dollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for more than 80 years. Dollar General helps shoppers Save time. Save money. Every day.® by offering products that are frequently used and replenished, such as food, snacks, health and beauty aids, cleaning supplies, basic apparel, housewares and seasonal items at everyday low prices in convenient neighborhood locations. Dollar General operates more than 18,000 stores in 47 states, and we’re still growing. Learn more about Dollar General at

Job Details

General Summary:

Provides advice and counsel to various departments of the company on labor and employment matters and the company’s strategic initiatives. 


Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Supervises, manages, and evaluates outside counsel on employment related matters including litigation

  • Provide legal advice regarding labor and employment issues to wide variety of corporate departments, stores, distribution centers and other functional groups
  • Review and draft company policies and handbooks to ensure compliance with federal and state labor and employment laws.   
  • Represent the Company in labor and employment matters filed with state and federal agencies, including preparation and review of Company responses to charges and complaints of discrimination.  
  • Assist in developing, preparing and providing training regarding labor and employment practices. 


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Previous labor/employment and litigation management experience.
  • Ability to analyze complex situations, and to deliver sound, practical legal advice.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; excellent negotiating skills.
  • Independently handles employment matters and project ranging from basic to complex
  • Strong leadership skills with which to build consensus and persuasively overcome obstacles.
  • Familiarity with state and federal employment laws including FMLA, FLSA, OSHA, ADA, ERISA and other relevant statutes.

Work Experience &/or Education:

  • Juris Doctor degree from accredited law school; member of a state bar.
  • Three to five years specific employment law experience required.
  • Law firm experience preferred.