In House Employment Lawyer Resume

Samantha Gray

North Highlands CA 95660

(916) 987-6543

[email protected]

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Job Objective

Seeking In House Employment Lawyer position with a reputable firm.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Extensive experience in providing legal opinions and interpreting internal policies
  • Sound knowledge of employment issues
  • Familiarity with legal research and analysis procedures
  • Immense ability to negotiate contracts
  • Good understanding of federal, state and local employment laws and regulations
  • Outstanding ability to provide legal service independently or in groups
  • Remarkable ability to draft legal documents
  • Proficient with MS products
  • Superior written and verbal skills

Professional Experience:

In House Employment Lawyer

J. Crew Group, Inc., Baton Rouge, LA

August 2007 – Present

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed employment contracts and provided legal options.
  • Interpreted employment laws to business management.
  • Explained about new employment laws to staffs.
  • Provided advice to management on labor relations matters.
  • Managed employee on-boarding and off-boarding procedures.
  • Identified professional development opportunities.
  • Implemented process improvements to improve service deliveries.
  • Recommended latest technologies to manage employee data.

In House Employment Lawyer

Paragon Legal Group, Baton Rouge, LA

May 2004 – July 2007

Responsibilities:

  • Provided legal support for all employment matters.
  • Reported directly to Director of Legal Affairs.
  • Maintained good working relationship with legal team members.
  • Coordinated with external counsel for case management activities.
  • Identified potential risks and recommended remedial measures.
  • Ensured that employees follow company regulations.
  • Drafted appointments and termination letters.
  • Maintained all information secured and confidential.

Education

Master’s Degree in Law

Central Arizona College, Coolidge, AZ

Bachelor’s Degree in Law

National College, Lynchburg, VA