Nestlé USA (“Nestlé” or the “Company”) has retained Major, Lindsey & Africa (“MLA”) on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for a Managing Counsel, Employment Law to be located in its headquarters in Arlington, Virginia. The Company is an equal opportunity employer. Interested candidates, please respond to the MLA recruiter who contacted you about this search or directly to Deborah Ben-Canaan or Michael J. Herald at NestleEmploymentLaw@mlaglobal.com. Please do not contact the Company directly; all resumes sent to the Company will be routed to MLA for handling and will delay consideration of your candidacy.Company Overview: Named among “The World’s Most Admired Food Companies” in Fortune magazine for twenty consecutive years, Nestlé USA is committed to enhancing quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. By providing choices, from nutritious meals with LEAN CUISINE to baking traditions with NESTLÉ TOLL HOUSE, Nestlé USA makes delicious, convenient, and nutritious food and beverages that make good living possible. With 2016 sales of $9.7 billion with over 30 plants, 30 distribution centers and over 15,000 employees, Nestlé USA is part of Nestlé S.A. in Vevey, Switzerland — the world’s largest food company — with 2016 sales of $91 billion. Experience: The successful candidate will have 10+ years experience as an employment attorney with a background representing large, complex businesses and working with senior leadership with a strong commitment to client-service and finding solutions. The candidate will have experience working in-house and have foundational training from a reputable law firm, representing large employers. The candidate will provide key support to Nestlé’s HR and business teams across the U.S. for employment matters, including non-discrimination and harassment, wage and hour, medical and other leave programs, affirmative action and diversity matters, employee benefits and mobility, and will support the Nestlé USA Litigation Team on employment-related litigation. Compensation: A competitive compensation package commensurate with experience. Location: Arlington, VA (Rosslyn).Relos: Local candidates are preferred. Bar: Current membership in the Virginia State Bar or the ability to become registered in-house counsel in Virginia.
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