Senior Corporate Counsel-Employment And Labor

T-Mobile Bellevue , WA 98009

Posted 3 months ago

Job Description:

This attorney, working in the Legal Department, will represent T-Mobile and provide counsel to the business units and Human Resources on employment related legal matters as assigned; and prepare and review legal documents including briefs, position statements, and other filings.


  • Engage and work with outside counsel to manage employment litigation and administrative proceedings

  • Work with internal clients to manage labor and employment legal risk

  • Act as subject matter expert for specialty area(s) (Discrimination, ADA, FMLA, etc)

  • Draft and review employment related policies

  • Train internal clients on legal requirements

  • Counsel and advise business clients on a wide variety of complex and developing employment related legal and business issues

  • Support senior attorneys on litigation, research and analysis


  • 8+ years, of experience as an employment attorney, with relevant in-house and/or top law firm experience

  • Minimum 5 years, prefer 8+ years, of experience handling employment litigation

  • Significant experience litigating wage hour class actions

  • Extensive experience with California law, member of California bar

  • Must have experience with researching complex legal matters

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • A demonstrated ability to collaborate with other legal and business professionals in a complex organization with a focus on delivering results efficiently

  • Keen business sense with strong judgment, negotiation, drafting and decision-making skills

  • Ability to operate independently and effectively in a dynamic environment

  • Strong prioritization skills, and execution and results orientation with customer focus

  • Ability to work efficiently, meet demanding deadlines, and balance multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment

  • Desire and ability to work as part of a team

  • Must be licensed to practice law in the US.


Minimum Qualifications

Must have the above listed educational and experience requirements. Be authorize to work and practice law in the US and have the ability to pass the required background check.

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