senior paralegal, Labor Employment - Manhattan, NY190003609Starbucks
From the beginning, Starbucks set out to be a different kind of company. One that not only celebrates coffee and its rich tradition, but that creates a feeling of connection. We develop and support partners (employees) who share this passion and are guided by their service to others.
As a Starbucks senior paralegalon the Labor & Employment team, you will provide timely and effective advanced-level legal support to attorneys, clients, other paralegals, and other members of the Law & Corporate Affairs Department, as well as Starbucks outside counsel, in responding to attorney demand letters, agency charges, and lawsuits brought against the company.This paralegal will manage complex projects, provide training to Starbucks partners (employees), and will work with and direct outside counsel with limited input from Starbucks attorneys.This paralegal will collect and organize documents and other information in response to discovery requests, schedule and participate in interviews of partners, review and organize responses to subpoenas, and provide a variety of related support.We are seeking applicants who have a passion for what they do, can collaborate effectively across groups, and can anticipate and initiate routine legal tasks independently and as requested by Starbucks attorneys and outside counsel.
Leveraging your previous experience, we will enable you to:
Organize – In collaboration with Starbucks attorneys and outside counsel, organize the company’s responses to critical requests for information
Guide – Help direct clients in responding to lawsuits and agency charges
Interact – Meet with company partners to gather information related to agency charges and litigation claims
Facilitate – Help coordinate outside counsel’s defense and recommendations relating to labor and employment lawsuits
We’d love to hear from people with:
Labor Employment Law experience
7+ years of relevant paralegal experience
Law firm or in-house legal department experience
Track record of staying current with labor & employment laws
Advanced subject-matter expertise in this area of law
Demonstrated experience in legal research
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
Arbitration and Trial experience a plus
Strong Microsoft Office skills including PowerPoint
We hope to hear from you!Click “Apply Online” to begin the application process today.
Starbucks is an equal opportunity employer of all qualified individuals; including minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities, and regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity. Starbucks will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all federal, state, and local ordinances.false