We are currently seeking talented Attorney - Labor & Employment for our San Antonio, TX facility.
Responsible for providing labor and employment legal advice and counsel. Ensures the company's activities are conducted in compliance with the applicable legal framework and USAA's Risk Appetite. Responsible for foreseeing and mitigating labor and employment legal risks. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. May work with outside counsel to complete assignments.
Applies knowledge to mitigate legal, regulatory, compliance and litigation risk to USAA businesses.
Engages and collaborates with other legal experts within the company and at times outside counsel.
May work with outside counsel or contract professionals to complete assignments.
Will assist more senior attorneys in providing advice and counsel on labor and employment matters.
Responsible for analyzing the application of laws and regulations and preparing recommendations and/or documents to support the organization.
Applies advanced knowledge regarding relevant business, industry, and area of legal specialty.
Handles complex negotiations, drafting and document creation, and matter resolution.
Ensures escalation of matters presenting more significant risk to more senior attorneys.
May assist more senior attorneys with the preparation of defense positions for litigation.
Participates in and may lead cross function initiatives.
Serves as a resource to less experienced team members.
Will provide research, factual information, counsel and guidance on legal questions or issues, in support of more senior attorneys.
Performs all other tasks as assigned.
Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school.
4 or more years legal experience.
Admitted to the practice law in one state or a territory of the USA
Active member and in good standing of the bar in at least one state or territory
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Tools and applicable software.
4-5 years experience practicing employment law
Employment with a labor and employment boutique firm or corporation
Demonstrated ability to articulate opinions and information verbally and in writing
Ability to handle confidential and sensitive issues with high degree of professionalism
Good organizational, prioritization and time management skills
Team player with ability to work effectively with employees at all levels
Knowledge of and ability to analyze effect of company policies on business activities
The above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.
Additional Salary Information: At USAA our employees enjoy one of the best benefits packages in the business, including a flexible business casual or casual dress environment, comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, along with wellness and wealth building programs. Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education will assist you with your professional goals.
USAA also offers a variety of on-site services and conveniences to help you manage your work and personal life, including seven cafeterias, two company stores and three fitness centers.
Relocation assistance is available for this position.