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DLA Piper Mid to Senior Level Employment Associate in San Francisco, California

DLA Piper is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be treated without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, gender identity, or any other factor protected by law. Job applicant poster viewing center .

Mid to Senior Level Employment Associate, DLA Piper Offices (Palo Alto, San Francisco, Austin, Chicago, New York)

DLA Piper is seeking a mid to senior level associate to work in its Employment Group. We prefer candidates to be based in our Silicon Valley or San Francisco office, but will consider exceptionally qualified candidates interested in working from our Austin, Chicago, or New York offices. We are looking for candidates with at least three years of experience for an employment counseling position that will support domestic, cross-border and global employment work. International counseling experience is strongly preferred and position will interact frequently with other offices in DLA’s global employment practice. This associate will be responsible for conducting employment diligence and advising on employment aspects of corporate transactions; drafting and negotiating employment, retention and related agreements; advising on reductions in force and other employee terminations; drafting restrictive covenants and counseling on employee mobility, and will also conduct employment investigations, provide advice and counsel to emerging companies in all aspects of employment law, including compensation practices, commission plans, and leave practices. Flexibility and a willingness to learn are essential. We seek candidates with immediately transferable skills and a strong academic background from a nationally recognized law school. We offer competitive salaries and benefits. Must be admitted to practice in the state in which the candidate will be officed.

Please apply online if you are a direct applicant. If you have a request for an accommodation during the application process or if you have any questions about the process, please contact Chunny Wu at chun-wei.wu@us.dlapiper.com . As DLA Piper is a federal contractor and must follow certain regulations requiring equal opportunity in employment, please apply directly online instead of sending application materials directly to Chunny. Please add noreply@dlapipertalent.com to your list of safe senders.

Direct applicants only. No third party submissions at this time.

Job Requirements:

J.D. and at least three years of domestic, cross-border or global employment work with an enthusiasm for international counseling.

Job: Lawyer

Organization: Employment

Title: Mid to Senior Level Employment Associate

Location: California-East Palo Alto

Requisition ID: 21000005

Other Locations: United States-New York-New York, United States-Texas-Austin, United States-Illinois-Chicago, United States-California-San Francisco