IDEX Senior Counsel, Labor and Employment in Lake Forest, Illinois60045

Title: Senior Counsel, Labor and Employment

Business Unit: Corporate Office

Location:

1925 West Field Court, Suite 200

Lake Forest, Illinois, 60045

United States

Function: Legal

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Qualifications:

Education & Bar Admission: J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school. Licensed to practice law in at least one state and in good standing with all state bars where admitted. If not admitted in Illinois, must successfully apply for in-house counsel licensure with the State Bar of Illinois.

Licensed attorney with a minimum of six (6) years of experience handling labor & employment issues.

Both labor and employment counseling experience is required.

Prior law firm experience is required; prior in-house experience is a strong plus.

Prior employment litigation, as well as experience with international employee populations, is an advantage.

Must have the ability to travel both domestically and internationally.

Must be able to influence and communicate effectively with all internal clients of all levels of the organization (including senior management), as well as any external organizations (including government agencies) and outside labor & employment counsel.

Must be willing to challenge the status quo, advocate unpopular positions as appropriate, make difficult judgment calls and provide effective perspective on labor and employment matters.

Must be able to handle company confidential information and data requiring the highest degree of attention to preserve confidentiality.

Strong organizational skills and the ability to compile information from multiple sources.

Must be a self-starter with the ability to multi-task with the ability to handle unanticipated situations and effectively work under pressure.

Relocation: Local candidates preferred.

Compensation & Benefits: Competitive salary and employee benefits (if eligible based on part-time schedule).

IDEX is an equal opportunity employer & encourages diverse candidates to apply.

IDEX is an equal opportunity employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

REQ ID: 1431