• Labor and Employment Attorney

    Southern California EdisonRosemead, CA 91771

    Job #1258819590

  • Job DescriptionJoin the Clean Energy RevolutionBecome a Labor and Employment Attorney at Southern California Edison (SCE) and build a better tomorrow. In this job, you'll handle a wide range of labor and employment matters for the company in a lead counsel capacity and will report to a Director and Managing Attorney. You will be part of a small team of attorneys assigned to a particular section of the Law Department but must be able to work independently as well. You must be able to direct and manage outside counsel retained to support the company's legal needs. You will be responsible for advising and representing the Company on complex regulatory, litigation, compliance and enforcement matters, including those arising under federal, California, and/or other state laws and regulations. In this position, you will also provide legal support to SCE Organizational Units and to Company Senior Management, while collaborating with other Company personnel on decisions that impact utility operations. As an Attorney , your work will help power our planet, reduce carbon emissions and create cleaner air for everyone. Are you ready to take on the challenge to help us build the future?A day in the life - Get ready to think big, work smart and shine bright!+ Represent the Company primarily in state and federal court on employment and benefit matters including discrimination, harassment, retaliation and wrongful termination claims as well as ERISA benefit claims. Practice involves all forms of civil litigation and alternative dispute resolution, including filing and defending actions up to and including trial/arbitration and appeal.+ Represent the Company in arbitrations arising out of collective bargaining agreements.+ Represent company interests before state and federal agencies including the Department of Fair Employment and Housing, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the National Labor Relations Board and the Office of Federal Contract Compliance.+ Advise client organizations in identifying and resolving legal, business and strategic issues relating to employee discipline, equal opportunity including disability matters, labor relations including application of collective bargaining agreements, family and medical leave, wage and hour issues, application of human resources policies, and other employment related matters.+ Interface with SCE personnel in other departments and external third parties to gather information pertaining to highly complex legal, technical, and/or sensitive issues.+ Contribute to cross-functional or departmental projects and teams.QualificationsThe Essentials+ Juris Doctorate (J.D.) from a nationally recognized law school.+ Current member of the State Bar of California or ability to obtain such qualification.+ Four years practicing as an employment litigation and advice attorney. Experience can be at law firm, corporate in-house setting, governmental authority, or a combination.The Preferred+ Top academic credentials desired.+ First-chair trial experience.+ Experience interacting with federal, state, or local agencies.+ Strategic thinker with strong analytical ability to provide legal advice within a business context.+ Excellent written and oral communication skills.+ Ability to simultaneously manage a variety of assignments, work quickly and effectively under pressure, and prioritize activities and risk.+ Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively as part of a team including ability to promote positive cooperation within the legal team, with other Company personnel, and with outside counsel.You should know+ Visit our Candidate Resource at ~~~ page to get meaningful information related to benefits, perks, resources, testing information, and hiring process, and more!About Southern California EdisonThe people at SCE don't just keep the lights on. Our mission is so much bigger. We're fueling the kind of innovation that's changing an entire industry, and quite possibly the planet. Join us and create a future with cleaner energy, while providing our customers with the safety and reliability they demand. At SCE, you'll have a chance to grow personally and professionally, making a real impact in Southern California and around the ~~~ SCE, we celebrate our differences. We are a proud Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected ~~~ are committed to ensuring that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.#L1-HY1

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