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Senior Employment Counsel

$118,533- $185,000/ year
Posted May 06
Full Time

Company Overview

_The Enlyte Family of Businesses

_ Mitchell | Genex | Coventry

Enlyte is the parent brand of Mitchell, Genex and Coventry, an organization unlike any other in the Property & Casualty industry, bringing together three great businesses with a shared vision of using technology innovation, clinical services and network solutions to help our customers and the people they serve. Our suite of products and services enable our employees to help people recover from challenging life events, while providing opportunities for meaningful impact and career growth.

Job Description

In this role you will be responsible for providing employment advice and counsel to the People & Workplace (HR) team and managing employment litigation. The successful candidate will be comfortable working collaboratively in a quickly-changing and complex acquisitive environment with 5,600 employees in all 50 states.

  • Provide practical legal advice and engage in collaborative problem-solving on various areas of employment law including, but not limited to, wage and hour, workplace conduct, hiring, leaves and accommodations, investigations, disciplinary actions, separations, and employee relations.
  • Analyze, develop and deliver strategic dispute resolution strategies in line with business requirements to reduce risks.
  • Monitor relevant legal developments and trends and, as a result, proactively shape the company’s approach.
  • Participate with Legal and P&W (HR) Teams on developing strategy and methodologies for process improvement that supports continued company growth.
  • Lead and efficiently manage all employment claims and litigation matters, including internal handling of administrative agency investigations/charges where appropriate.
  • Create materials and conduct monthly training and education for the P&W (HR) team on relevant employment law topics.
  • Comfortable acting as project manager where appropriate.



  • JD from a nationally recognized law school.
  • A minimum of 5+ years of experience as an attorney with a mix of top law firm experience and/or as an in-house counsel ideally for a company with multi state presence. California experience preferred.
  • Prior in-house legal experience is strongly preferred.
  • Strong business acumen, excellent communication skills and the ability to engage across all levels of the company.
  • Self-starter with a healthy sense of urgency, ability to prioritize, handle unanticipated situations effectively and work well under pressure in a dynamic and demanding environment.
  • Comfortable making real time decisions.
  • Proactive and responsive team player who partners effectively with P&W (HR) team with varying work styles in a collaborative environment to achieve stated business objectives while minimizing risks.
  • Ability to juggle and progress multiple projects simultaneously utilizing past experience to evaluate potential risks.


We’re committed to supporting your ultimate well-being through our total compensation package offerings that support your health, wealth and self. These offerings include Medical, Dental, Vision, Health Savings Accounts / Flexible Spending Accounts, Life and AD&D Insurance, 401(k), Tuition Reimbursement, and an array of resources that encourage a lifetime of healthier living. Benefits eligibility may differ depending on full-time or part-time status. Compensation depends on the applicable US geographic market. The expected base pay for this position ranges from $118,533 - $185,000 annually, and will be based on a number of additional factors including skills, experience, and education. The Company is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability. Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and underrepresented minorities are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.