Staff Attorney who supports General Counsel and Legal Coordinator in handling HMMA legal matters. Coordinates with Paralegal and Legal Secretary to accomplish departmental objectives.
Advises company on day-to-day employment law issues to ensure company complies with various employment laws, including Title VII, Section 1981, FMLA, ADA, AADEA, and OSHA.
Independently handles a variety of litigation, arbitration, and mediation matters for the company (with emphasis on employment litigation and workers’ compensation cases).
Advises company on labor law matters.
Advises company on medical leave issues and workers’ compensation matters.
Assist the company with drafting various company policies and procedures.
Negotiates, drafts, and reviews a wide variety of contracts.
Conducts internal training on employment law compliance matters.
Researches legal issues.
Drafts memoranda to General Counsel, Legal Coordinator, executives, or Team Members in response to Requests for Legal Services.
Performs all other duties as assigned by the General Counsel and Legal Coordinator.
Always display exemplary ethical behavior, including: (1) being free of undue influence and conflicts of interest; (2) strictly complying with HMMA policies and procedures; (3) being honest, transparent, and accountable; (4) report all known illegal or unethical behavior; and (5) protecting confidential information.
Administer, coordinate, and comply with all Business Management System (BMS), Environmental Management System (EMS), and Safety Management System (SMS) requirements.
Meet all other assignments as required.
Juris Doctor Degree from an ABA-accredited Law School required
Excellent academic credentials (Top 20% of law school class preferred; Law Review and/or legal periodical preferred)
10 – 15 years of job-related experience preferred
6 – 8 years of experience with a concentration in labor and employment law. Independently handles a variety of litigation, arbitration, and mediation matters for the company (with emphasis on employment litigation and workers’ compensation cases).
Skills / Knowledge
Position may require occasional travel (domestic or foreign). Flexibility in working hours to include weekends, holidays, and off shift. Position may require on-call duty or overtime due to overall responsibility.
Location: Montgomery, Alabama
Job Code: 1552
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