046738-Employment Lawyer


Counsel � Employment and Ethics




Capgemini, a global consulting/IT services provider, is seeking to add to its high-performing legal team. Role location is flexible and can be based anywhere in the United States where Capgemini has offices.






Provide day-to-day guidance and advice to Human Resources, the Office of the General Counsel, and business teams with respect to employment and ethics issues. This role will support senior members of the Employment, Compliance, and Ethics team to provide high quality, business-minded, timely and practical legal counsel.




Principal Duties and Responsibilities


  • Provide employment-related legal advice and counsel to the Company’s Human Resources professionals and internal business clients on a broad range of employment law issues spanning the entire employee life-cycle, from recruiting to terminations and discipline, performance management, reductions in force, leaves of absence and reasonable accommodations, drug testing and background checks, wage and hour considerations, etc.

  • Investigate matters raised through the company�s SpeakUp tool, including concerns involving conflicts of interest, ethics, misconduct, harassment, and discrimination claims, and recommend remedial actions and outcomes to internal business and senior management.  

  • Investigate and respond to EEOC, state, and local agency employment-related claims.

  • Direct outside counsel and manage employment litigation and arbitrations.

  • Develop and deliver training and updates to business and HR clients.

  • Identify and implement policy and process improvements.

  • Review and draft personnel policies, manuals and employee communications.

  • Review and draft various employment-related documents, including settlement agreements, separation and non-competition agreements, demand letters, and responses to the same.

  • Provide direction to and collaborate with other OGC team members on employment-related projects, including due diligence reviews for acquisitions/divestitures, review of contractual provisions for business agreement

 Job Specifications/Requirements 


  • JD degree from an accredited law school

  • 3-6 years of experience in employment either in a large law firm, a corporate legal department, or a combination thereof

  • Outstanding academic record

  • Clear, concise, effective communicator

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Willingness to take on new challenges and creatively approach problems

  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment with a demonstrated ability to juggle multiple priorities simultaneously

  • Strong substantive experience in Title VII, ADA, ADEA/OWBPA, FLSA, WARN, FMLA, and state/local corollaries

  • Experience litigating employment matters in state and federal courts  

Candidates should be flexible / willing to work across this delivery landscape which includes and not limited to Agile Applications Development, Support and Deployment.
Applicants for employment in the US must have valid work authorization that does not now and/or will not in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the US by Capgemini.

Capgemini is an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender identity/expression, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, veteran status, marital status or any other characteristic protected by law.
This is a general description of the Duties, Responsibilities and Qualifications required for this position. Physical, mental, sensory or environmental demands may be referenced in an attempt to communicate the manner in which this position traditionally is performed. Whenever necessary to provide individuals with disabilities an equal employment opportunity, Capgemini will consider reasonable accommodations that might involve varying job requirements and/or changing the way this job is performed, provided that such accommodations do not pose an undue hardship. 
Click the following link for more information on your rights as an Applicant – http://www.capgemini.com/resources/equal-employment-opportunity-is-the-law

About Capgemini
A global leader in consulting, technology services and digital transformation, Capgemini is at the forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of clients� opportunities in the evolving world of cloud, digital and platforms. Building on its strong 50 year heritage and deep industry-specific expertise, Capgemini enables organizations to realize their business ambitions through an array of services from strategy to operations. Capgemini is driven by the conviction that the business value of technology comes from and through people. It is a multicultural company of 200,000 team members in more than 40 countries. The Group reported 2018 global revenues of EUR 13.2 billion.
Visit us at www.capgemini.com. People matter, results count.                                



Posted on:

November 26, 2019

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Education level:

Bachelor's Degree (�16 years)

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