Junior Global Employment Counsel

Legal |
Boston, MA

Globalization Partners is looking for a Junior Global Employment Counsel to join our dynamic legal team.  The Junior Global Employment Counsel will report directly to the General Counsel and will work alongside the Associate General Counsel who handles global employment matters. Our team is our strongest asset. Do you want to be a part of it?

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Provide advice and counsel to the Client Services team on general employment law issues, including consideration and implementation of policies and procedures
  • Conduct legal research to ensure we are providing our employer of record services in accordance with best practices in all of the locations where we conduct our business
  • Partner in selecting and managing outside counsel for employment issues globally
  • Work with outside counsel on employment disputes and litigation and help move the process through resolution
  • Work closely with business partners and consult when necessary to apply and communicate contract policies, processes, and procedures when negotiating and executing contracts
  • Assist with the company’s global data privacy and data protection efforts
  • Assist the client services team with international employment law and contract matters
  • Develop and suggest innovative solutions to complex legal issues
  • Develop and implement internal practices and policies to achieve compliance with applicable laws and regulations at the state, federal, and international levels
  • Assorted other legal team projects to address the needs of a global, high-growth company

Qualifications 

  • Law degree and admission in good standing to the Massachusetts State Bar (other state bar admissions will be considered)
  • 4-8 years of experience in employment law in a corporate and/or law firm setting with an emphasis on the following specialty areas: employment, litigation, compliance issues, contract negotiation, and data privacy. If you don’t have the relevant experience, but think you are still right for the job, make your best case for why in your cover letter
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • International experience working with global organizations is highly desirable
  • Energetic and creative problem-solver with superior interpersonal and client-management skills
  • Must be flexible, detail-oriented, and able to prioritize competing deadlines
  • Strong desire to be a direct contributor in a dynamic and collaborative working environment
  • Ability to speak multiple languages is a plus

About Globalization Partners 
Globalization Partners, a Global Employer of Record, helps companies expand internationally into more than 150 countries without the hassle of setting up overseas branch offices and subsidiaries. Through our platform, companies can quickly and easily hire employees overseas without having to navigate complex international legal, tax and HR issues. Whether it’s to test a new market or to expand the talent pool globally, Globalization Partners is the most trustworthy global workforce management solution in the market.

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