Full Time Job

Senior Counsel

Audacy

Philadelphia, PA 11-19-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

Overview

Audacy is a leading media and entertainment company with corporate headquarters in Philadelphia. We are seeking a Senior Counsel specializing in labor and employment law and commercial litigation to join our corporate legal team. Our day-to-day work environment is dynamic and fast-paced. We take a collaborative, team-oriented approach that we believe is essential for building effective relationships within our company.

Responsibilities

What You'll Do:
• Work directly with executives, HR team and mangers to provide guidance and practical solutions.
• Be a trusted legal advisor on a wide range of employment topics, including, hiring, employee leaves and disability accommodations, wage and hour counseling, terminations, and OFCCP compliance.
• Handle labor relations, including contract negotiation, administration and adjustment of grievances.
• Respond to, investigate and manage pre-litigation employment claims, agency charges and litigation.
• Oversee and assist outside counsel on commercial litigation matters
• Identify legal requirements and risks and help determine how to sensibly respond to them
• Negotiate and draft employment agreements.
• Assist with diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives

Qualifications

Required and Preferred:
• 7+ years of labor & employment experience
• Juris Doctor from an accredited law school with ability to practice in Pennsylvania
• Strong professionalism and skill in a team environment
• Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
• Ability to prioritize effectively and meet deadlines
• Excellent negotiation, drafting, analytical, verbal and written communication skills
• Must be a proactive and forward-thinking and demonstrate initiative
• Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
• Must be able to work in a team-oriented and fun but fast-paced and high volume environment

Vaccination Requirements

To help promote and ensure the safety of all of our employees and the communities we serve, we require all incoming employees to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus. If hired, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination, which will be kept confidential. If you are not vaccinated, or partially vaccinated currently, but willing to become fully vaccinated, we invite you to still apply.

Audacy is committed to providing a safe and inclusive work environment for all and we recognize that some individuals may have a sincerely held religious belief as it pertains to the practice of immunization or a medical disability which may prevent them from becoming vaccinated. Individuals who cannot be fully vaccinated due to a sincere religious belief or medical disability may request an accommodation. We request that you refrain from discussing religious beliefs or medical conditions during the interview process. If you believe you need an accommodation, you will have an opportunity to submit your request during the interview process. All requests for accommodation will remain confidential and reviewed by selected individuals within the HR department. We cannot guarantee that all requests for accommodation will be granted. Please refer to our EEO policy and statement below.

Responsibilities:

What You'll Do:
- Work directly with executives, HR team and mangers to provide guidance and practical solutions.
- Be a trusted legal advisor on a wide range of employment topics, including, hiring, employee leaves and disability accommodations, wage and hour counseling, terminations, and OFCCP compliance.
- Handle labor relations, including contract negotiation, administration and adjustment of grievances.
- Respond to, investigate and manage pre-litigation employment claims, agency charges and litigation.
- Oversee and assist outside counsel on commercial litigation matters
- Identify legal requirements and risks and help determine how to sensibly respond to them
- Negotiate and draft employment agreements.
- Assist with diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives

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