Major, Lindsey & Africa (MLA) has been exclusively retained by Avis Budget Group, Inc. (Avis or Company) to conduct a search for a Vice President and Associate General Counsel, Employment Law (Counsel). Our client is an equal opportunity employer. Please do not contact the Company directly; all resumes will be routed back to MLA and create delays.
Overview: Reporting to the General Counsel, the Vice President and Associate General Counsel, Employment Law will be responsible for acting as the primary provider of legal support with respect to employment law, employee benefits and employment-related litigation management and oversight, including complex and class actions. The Counsel will oversee the Employment Law Group ("ELG") team consisting of attorneys and paralegals.
Company: Avis Budget Group is more than just rentals – although over 70 years of experience and 11,000 locations in 180 countries has taught the Company a thing or two about that. Avis is shaping the future of the mobility industry with its innovative, customer-focused solutions. Its globally recognized brands - Avis, Budget, Budget Truck and Zipcar - connect people to more. This means more convenience, more options and more time on the road for its customers. But Avis also connects its employees to more: opportunities, benefits, support, collaboration and most importantly — power to change the future.
Experience: 10+ years of employment law and employee benefits-related subject matter expertise, including at least 5 years of direct litigation experience at a top firm. At least two years of prior in-house experience that must include team management and oversight, litigation management and public company litigation reporting in a field-based operations environment.
Location: Parsippany, NJ
Bar Admission: Member of the New Jersey bar or the ability to secure admission for a New Jersey in house limited license.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
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