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Company logoPosted May 23
Full Time
On Site
Arlington, Virginia

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Implement AI-driven legal tools to enhance the efficiency and accuracy of legal inquiries and case research.
  • Oversee the integration of digital tools into the employment law team’s workflow, ensuring that AI and machine learning applications comply with legal and ethical standards.
  • Provide routine paralegal support to Company attorneys involved in employment-related legal matters.
  • Respond to routine legal inquiries and draft routine correspondence.
  • Liaise with internal HR resources (payroll department, benefits department, etc.) as necessary to assist in responding to subpoena requests, Charges, etc.
  • Assist in electronic discovery process by creating and distributing legal holds, tracking legal holds and custodians as they change positions or leave the Company, assessing when holds can be lifted, in consultation with attorney supervisors, and communicating with hold recipients regarding status.
  • Assist employment attorney(s) with monitoring and reporting recent employment law trends to department and management.  Provide regular updates on employment trends and changes in legislation.
  • Track and regularly report out to employment law team on status of administrative charge docket.
  • Coordinate with in-house Litigation team as needed on all employment-related litigation matters.
  • On cases for which outside counsel is assigned, serve as initial contact with clients on administrative matters to gather documents and information necessary to prepare written responses to administrative charges.  Summarize information gathered for inside and outside counsel, if any, and work with HR to follow up on any additional information needed.  Assist outside counsel with scheduling interviews and depositions as necessary.
  • With supervision of in-house employment attorney, conduct case-relevant investigations and prepare position statements and exhibits in response to administrative charges.
  • Conduct necessary legal and/or business research and provide timely, clearly written and relevant information in response to legal inquiries.
  • Assist in relaying attorney advice to corporate business partners on legal issues
  • Draft form documents and templates, make recommendations regarding standardized and best practices to facilitate processes, procedures and policies.
  • Assist with implementation of new policies and/or procedures.
  • Oversee and manage research projects by outside firms to completion.
  • Other duties as assigned, such as assisting supervising attorneys with workflow submitted for review by clients; maintaining content on employment law share drive/SharePoint and generating and distributing materials as requested.
  • Maintain all employment-related matter files.
  • Provide reporting for insurance purposes.
  • Create and manage Legal Tracker billing matters.
  • Secure settlement checks and signed agreements.
  • Perform notarizations.
  • Route and maintain files on benefits-related plan amendments signed by Board and Plan Sponsor.
  • Respond to subpoenas for employee data as the custodian of record for the Company.
  • Respond to personnel and/or payroll records requests pursuant to state law.

 

SKILLS/BEHAVIORS

  • Digital Fluency: Proficiency in using advanced legal technology platforms, including AI-powered legal research databases and e-discovery software.
  • Innovative Digital Mindset: Ability to embrace and drive change within the legal team by advocating for and implementing cutting-edge digital solutions to traditional legal challenges.
  • Substantive knowledge
  • Technical proficiency in paralegal skills, including legal research
  • Critical thinker
  • Good communications skills
  • Experienced legal drafter (correspondence, charges, investigative memos)
  • Self-driver
  • Client/service focused
  • Agile, solutions-oriented
  • Collaborative team player
  • Courageous
  • Attention to details

 

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role.  In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities.  Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

 

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