Employment Associate

Website DLA Piper

DLA Piper is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be treated without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, gender identity, or any other factor protected by law.

The Chicago office of DLA Piper is actively seeking a mid-level associate with 2 – 4 years of experience for our Employment Group. We are looking for candidates with experience for an employment counseling position that will support domestic, cross-border and global employment work. International counseling experience is strongly preferred and position will interact frequently with other offices in DLA’s global employment practice. This associate will be responsible for conducting employment diligence and advising on employment aspects of corporate transactions; drafting and negotiating employment, retention and related agreements; advising on reductions in force and other employee terminations; drafting restrictive covenants and counseling on employee mobility, and will also conduct employment investigations, provide advice and counsel to emerging companies in all aspects of employment law, including compensation practices, commission plans, and leave practices. Flexibility and a willingness to learn are essential. We seek candidates with immediately transferable skills and a strong academic background from a nationally recognized law school. We offer competitive salaries and benefits.

Interested candidates should apply online. If you have a request for accommodation during the application process or is you have any questions about the process, please contact Kim Torvik, Legal Recruiting Manager.

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Requirements:

JD and 2+ years of experience

To apply for this job please visit dlapiperus.taleo.net.