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Paralegal II, Employment Law

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Corporate Bethesda , MD 20810

Posted 2 months ago

Position Summary
The Marriott International Law Department services the Company's lodging business. The Employment Practice Group ("Group"), a part of the Labor, Employment and Benefits section of the Law Department, provides legal advice and counsel regarding employment issues, policies, and programs to Human Resources professionals and line and corporate staff managers within the Companys businesses. This position will focus on providing legal services regarding employment issues, policies, and programs. This position reports to a Vice President & Senior Counsel in the Group.

Expected Contributions
The primary responsibilities of this position will be:

Provide support to the attorneys and other members of the group on employment issues, policies, and programs.
Handle and respond to subpoenas, discovery, and other legal requests for information in connection with employees. Interact with various Marriott departments (e.g., Human Resources, Claims, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Internal Investigations, Operations, Marriott Rewards, Corporate Communications) and third-party vendors (e.g. Accenture, PeopleScout, Aon) to request necessary documents. Review, redact and assemble documents; draft correspondence and affidavits or certifications as needed. Forward to appropriate court or requesting party within required time frame.
Manage requests for employee data such as personnel files, time records, and payroll records from internal and external resources; conduct initial sorting of employee data as appropriate to determine if responsive information was provided; follow-up as necessary.
Assist attorneys in gathering information and resolving issues with clients; proactively contact other associates to obtain information and guidance regarding materials and information.
Draft and review legal correspondence and memoranda for attorney review, including but not limited to position statements to be filed with federal, state and local administrative agencies and responses to attorney letters; revise, distribute, transmit and file legal correspondence and memoranda.
Review contract labor agreements to assure that all modifications to template agreement by properties contain legally required elements.
Assist with preparation and tracking of litigation holds, as appropriate.
Independently research legal topics, communicate findings to requesting attorney, and file written summaries as appropriate.
Create, update, and maintain databases and other legal resources, as appropriate.
Create and maintain paper and computer files of correspondence and documents; organize and purge multiple files following completion of project or resolution of matter, as appropriate.
Perform other duties and special projects as requested by the attorneys; will involve handling confidential and sensitive material;
Assist with compiling and updating training materials.

Candidate Profile

Successful candidates should possess experience as follows:
Two-year college degree required; and
Minimum of three years of business or legal experience required.

OR

At least ten years of relevant work experience as a paralegal

Successful candidates should possess knowledge and skills as follows:
Good written and oral communication skills - Strong drafting skills a plus
Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and Outlook
Strong business ethics and personal integrity
Ability to work independently, take ownership of issues, and effectively resolve problems
Good interpersonal skills and ability to interact effectively, work diplomatically, and foster relationships
Collaborative approach and professional presence
Solid time management skills
Diligence, dependability, and strong work ethic
Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities quickly and comfortably
High energy, drive, and enthusiasm for work
Ability to act independently to improve and increase skills and knowledge
Strong project management skills and ability to meet simultaneous deadlines in a fast-paced environment

Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Marriott International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.


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Paralegal II, Employment Law

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