The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco is a dynamic, people-focused organization. Our work is in the pockets of each American. It fuels innovation and jump-starts dreams. We are the defenders of dollars - working hard to ensure the economic and financial stability of our country and our region.
T he Legal Group at the SF Fed is growing its employment law function, and is seeking to hire a top-tier and practical employment lawyer to join our team. This is a senior-level role, reporting to the Associate General Counsel for Employment Law. You will work closely with your colleagues in People + Culture and you will have the opportunity to work and influence every part of the SF Fed in a positive way.
What You'll Do
- Provide advice and strategic support to the AGC of Employment Law, to People + Culture and to the Bank's business leaders regarding a range of employment law issues including those relating to recruiting, hiring, terminations, compensation, accommodations, leaves of absence, diversity programs, employee classification, and other matters related to work
- Provide direction and counsel to the investigations team handling internal EEO investigations
- Manage employment-related disputes and litigation
- Draft and negotiate employment-related contracts (such as NDAs and consulting agreements)
- Participate in creating and delivering training related to employment law matters
- Use creative and practical approaches to handling legal risks and resolving disputes
- Support People + Culture as it continues to develop and implement progressive workplace practices
What We're Looking For
- JD from a nationally recognized ABA accredited law school and excellent academic credentials
- Member in good standing with the State Bar of California or ability to satisfy its requirements for eligibility as registered in-house counsel
- 10+ years of Federal and California employment law experience in a law firm and in-house; experience with immigration and employee privacy a plus
- A practical and progressive approach to the practice of employment law
- Ability to communicate effectively at all levels
- Strong negotiation and counseling skills
We'd love to hear from you! If this role sounds like you, please submit your resume and cover letter telling us why you're interested and what you bring to the table.
This position requires access to confidential supervisory information, which is limited to "Protected Individuals" as defined in the U.S. federal immigration law. Protected Individuals include, but are not limited to, U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, U.S. permanent residents who are not yet eligible to apply for naturalization, and U.S. permanent residents who have applied for naturalization within six months of being eligible to do so.