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Corporate Counsel - Employment

Company: T-Mobile
Location: Bellevue
Posted on: June 1, 2024

Job Description:

Be unstoppable with us!T-Mobile is synonymous with innovation-and you could be part of the team that disrupted an entire industry! We reinvented customer service, brought real 5G to the nation, and now we're shaping the future of technology in wireless and beyond. Our work is as exciting as it is rewarding, so consider the career opportunity below as your invitation to grow with us, make big things happen with us, above all, #BEYOU with us. Together, we won't stop!At T-Mobile, we strongly encourage everyone, including people of color, veterans, military spouses, individuals with disabilities, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and non-binary people, and parents to apply. We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome everyone to our team. If you are an individual with a disability and need reasonable accommodation at any point in the application or interview process, please let us know by emailing ApplicantAccommodation@t-mobile.com or calling 1-844-873-9500. Please note, this contact channel is not a means to apply for or inquire about a position and we are unable to respond to non-accommodation related requests.

T-Mobile has consistently been recognized as a Best Place to Work, thanks to our crew of diverse, multitalented self-starters who are ready to go go go... And T-Mobile is recognized as a best place to work for LGBTQ employees by the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equity Index ten years in a row. A designated Military Friendly Employer by Military Friendly for eleven years running. And with 100% score on the Disability Equality Index, our diversity across gender, race and ideas drives us forward.

This role is a Hybrid in-office position in either Bellevue, WA or Overland Park, KS.

This attorney, working in the Legal Affairs Department, will represent T-Mobile and provide counsel to business units and Human Resources on employment and labor-related legal matters as assigned; prepare and review legal documents including pleadings, briefs, position statements and other filings.What you'll do in your role.

  • Provide practical, day-to-day, employment-law and counseling to HR and other internal clients to identify and manage labor and employment legal risks.
  • Act as subject matter expert for specialty areas including discrimination, harassment, retaliation, ADA, and FMLA and other leaves.
  • Engage and work with outside counsel to manage employment litigation and administrative proceedings with a focus on creative strategies, cost reduction, and efficient resolutions.
  • Prepare responses to agency charges and demand letters.
  • Develop and review written HR policies, guidelines, templates, and forms.
  • Develop and deliver legal training to HR and other internal clients.
  • Provide employment law advice regarding and directing internal investigations.
  • Advise and help clients understand employment law related compliance issues.
  • Counsel and advise clients on a wide variety of complex and developing employment-related legal and business issues.The experience you'll bring.
    • 4+ years of experience as an employment attorney, with relevant in-house and/or top law firm experience
    • Minimum 4 years, prefer 6+ years, of experience handling litigation involving discrimination, retaliation, harassment, and other employment-related claims.
    • Ability to work independently and effectively despite ambiguity and rapid change.
    • Excellent writing skills, with a focus on providing practical advice.
    • Amazing oral communication skills, with a focus on clearly and simply conveying complex employment law concepts, risks, and options to HR and other internal clients.
    • Strong judgement that allows you to properly weigh what's best for our customers and our business, what's best for our employees, and potential legal risks
    • Strong project management skills
    • A demonstrated ability to collaborate with other legal and business professionals in a complex organization with a focus on delivering results efficiently.
    • A keen business sense with strong judgment, negotiation, drafting, and decision-making skills
    • Ability to work efficiently, meet demanding deadlines, and balance multiple, and sometimes competing, priorities.
    • A good sense of humor, a calm demeanor, and a drama-free approach
    • Must be licensed, in good standing, to practice law in the US. * At least 18 years of age* Legally authorized to work in the United StatesWashington Pay Range : $160,100.00 - $216,600.00The pay range above is the general base pay range for a successful candidate in the state listed. The successful candidate's actual pay will be based on various factors, such as work location, qualifications, and experience, so the actual starting pay may be above or below this range. At T-Mobile, employees in regular, non-temporary roles are eligible for an annual bonus or periodic sales incentive or bonus, based on their role. Most Corporate employees are eligible for a year-end bonus based on company and/or individual performance and which is set at a percentage of the employee's eligible earnings in the prior year. Certain positions in Customer Care are eligible for monthly bonuses based on individual and/or team performance, while Retail and Business Sales roles are eligible for monthly or quarterly sales incentives. And since we are ALL owners, EVERY employee at T-Mobile is eligible for an Annual Stock Grant. For information about T-Mobile's amazing benefits, check out https://careers.t-mobile.com/culture-and-benefits/Never stop growing!T-Mobile doesn't have a corporate ladder-it's more like a jungle gym of possibilities! We love helping our employees grow in their careers, because it's that shared drive to aim high that drives our business and our culture forward.If you'd like to receive more information about careers at T-Mobile, sign up for the T-Mobile Talent Community today! T-Mobile USA, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All decisions concerning the employment relationship will be made without regard to age, race, ethnicity, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, religious affiliation, marital status, citizenship status, veteran status, the presence of any physical or mental disability, or any other status or characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. Discrimination, retaliation or harassment based upon any of these factors is wholly inconsistent with how we do business and will not be tolerated.Talent comes in all forms at the Un-carrier. If you are an individual with a disability and need reasonable accommodation at any point in the application or interview process, please let us know by emailing ApplicantAccommodation@t-mobile.com or calling 1-844-873-9500. Please note, this contact channel is not a means to apply for or inquire about a position and we are unable to respond to non-accommodation related requests.

Keywords: T-Mobile, Bellevue , Corporate Counsel - Employment, IT / Software / Systems , Bellevue, Washington

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