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Associate Counsel-Employment

Quicken Loans
Posted May 23
Full Time
On Site
Detroit, Michigan


RKT Holdings is a centralized hub that delivers thoughtful and innovative solutions for Rocket Companies®. We are the center of operations, technology, marketing, HR, legal, strategy and more that propels our companies forward. Here, we’ll give you the opportunity to launch your career and work with various companies, spanning multiple industries from fintech, to auto and real estate. We offer you the tools you’ll need to succeed, no matter what stage you’re at in your career. You’ll be able to master your craft here by working on complex problems in a collaborative culture and challenging yourself to make a real impact.

Apply today to see all that Rocket Companies has to offer!


Minimum Qualifications

  • Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an ABA-accredited law school and admission to Michigan Bar or the ability to practice in-house for a Michigan company
  • 3 years of experience practicing as an attorney, with a focus on labor and employment law
  • Experience exercising independent judgment and discretion while utilizing company policies and practices to determine appropriate action
  • Experience with monitoring changes in employment law/policy and analyzing its impact on the business

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment with ever-changing requirements
  • Skill at distilling abstract concepts into clear, simple terms coupled with effective legal advice
  • Exceptional organization and teamwork skills
  • Canadian employment law knowledge and experience
  • ERISA and employee benefits law knowledge and experience
  • Litigation experience defending labor and employment claims or prosecuting non-compete or trade secrets actions
  • Experience advising corporate clients on federal and state employment and labor laws, including FMLA, ADA, Title VII, FLSA, and any other state/federal employment laws in 50 states and Canada
  • Experience drafting employee equity plans and other compensation documents


Job Summary

As the Associate Counsel for employment, you'll work as part of the RKT Holdings Legal team on matters involving employment law for a variety of business partners. The ideal candidate has experience advising U.S. and Canadian clients on a wide variety of employment and labor law-related issues and has experience managing or handling employment-related litigation.



  • Review, draft and prepare legal documents, such as employment agreements, policies, compensation plans, etc.
  • Research and advise on policies, procedures, statutes, and regulations
  • Advise and counsel internal clients regarding employment-related questions arising during the hiring process, employment relationship and post-employment
  • Investigate claims of harassment and discrimination
  • Review requests for personnel files or other employment-related documents received from third parties
  • Respond to charges from state and federal administrative agencies


Benefits and Perks

Our team members fuel our strategy, innovation and growth, so we ensure the health and well-being of not just you, but your family, too! We go above and beyond to give you the support you need on an individual level and offer all sorts of ways to help you live your best life. We are proud to offer eligible team members perks and health benefits that will help you have peace of mind. Simply put: We’ve got your back. Check out our full list of Benefits and Perks.


Who We Are

Rocket Companies® is a Detroit-based company made up of businesses that provide simple, fast and trusted digital solutions for complex transactions. The name comes from our flagship business, now known as Rocket Mortgage®, which was founded in 1985. Today, we’re a publicly traded company involved in many different industries, including mortgages, fintech, real estate and more. We’re insistently different in how we look at the world and are committed to an inclusive workplace where every voice is heard. We’re passionate about the work we do, and it shows. We’ve been ranked #1 for Fortune’s Best Large Workplaces in Financial Services and Insurance List in 2022, named #5 on People Magazine’s Companies That Care List in 2022 and recognized as #7 on Fortune’s list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2022.



This is an outline of the primary responsibilities of this position. As with everything in life, things change. The tasks and responsibilities can be changed, added to, removed, amended, deleted and modified at any time by the leadership group.

We are proud equal opportunity employers and committed to providing an inclusive environment based on mutual respect for all candidates and team members. Employment decisions, including hiring decisions, are not based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, military or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. We also provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with state and federal law.

Rocket Mortgage, backed by Rocket Companies®, means more opportunities for you to carve your own career path forward. From our desire to revolutionize the way people get mortgages to addressing challenges big or small with outside-the-box solutions, we’re not your typical employer. We’ll provide you with everything you need to make sure you’re successful here. 

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