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Senior Attorney - Labor and Employment[HYBRID]

Company: Edison International
Location: Rosemead
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Senior Attorney - Labor and Employment[HYBRID]

* Job ID: 71036376
* Job Family: Law
* Location: Rosemead, CA US
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Job Description

Join the Clean Energy Revolution

Become a Senior Attorney at Southern California Edison (SCE) and build a better tomorrow. In this job, you'll be part of our our Law Department responsible for handling all legal issues affecting the utility. You will be expected to be lead trial counsel on significant employment law matters, will otherwise 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. Also, 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 addition, 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 a Senior 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.

Qualifications

The Essentials

* Juris Doctorate (J.D.) from a nationally recognized law school.
* Current member in good standing of the State Bar of CA.
* At least nine 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.
* Significant jury trial experience including recent first-chair trial work.
* 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

* Hybrid: When a return-to-office date has been determined, this position's work mode is hybrid. The employee will report to an SCE facility for a set number of days with the option to work remotely on the remaining days. Unless otherwise noted, employees are required to reside in the state of California. Further details of this work mode will be discussed at the interview stage.
* Relocation may be available for this position.
* Visit our Candidate Resource page to get meaningful information related to benefits, perks, resources, testing information, and hiring process, and more!
* This position requires testing and applicants who are identified to continue through the selection process will be invited to test via email. We invite you to visit our Candidate Resource page for further information and to access information guides. For information guides, please reference test 8203. Candidates who have previously passed this assessment, in some cases, may not need to retest again for this position."

About SCE

The 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 world.

At 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 status.

We 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. Please contact us to request accommodations at (833) 343-0727.

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Keywords: Edison International, Rosemead , Senior Attorney - Labor and Employment[HYBRID], Human Resources , Rosemead, California

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