Sr. Corporate Counsel – Employment

$178,500 - $241,400 yearly
  • T-Mobile
  • Hybrid (Multiple Locations)
  • Apr 14, 2023
Full time Legal Telecommunications

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 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, multi-talented self-starters who are ready to go go go… And T-Mobile is recognized as a best place to work for LGBTQ employee by the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index ten years in a row. A designated Military Friendly Employer by Military Friendly for eleven years running. And with a 100% score on the Disability Equality Index, our diversity across gender, race and ideas drives us forward.

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; and prepare and review legal documents including pleadings, briefs, position statements, and other filings.

What you’ll do in your role.

  • Provide counseling to HR and other internal clients to identify and manage labor and employment legal risks
  • Act as subject matter expert for specialty area(s) including discrimination, ADA, FMLA, pay equity, wrongful termination, retaliation, and internal employment investigations
  • Engage and work with outside counsel to manage employment litigation and administrative proceedings
  • Develop and review written HR policies, guidelines and processes, templates, and training materials
  • Develop and deliver legal training for 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 business clients on a wide variety of complex and developing employment-related legal and business issues

The experience you’ll bring.

  • 7-10 years, of experience as an employment attorney, with relevant in-house and/or top law firm experience
  • Minimum 5 years, prefer 8+ years, of experience handling employment litigation
  • Significant experience handling contingent workforce issues, OFCCP audits and/or pay equity analyses
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • A demonstrated ability to collaborate with other legal and business professionals in a complex    organization with a focus on delivering results efficiently
  • Keen business sense with strong judgment, negotiation, drafting, and decision-making skills
  • Ability to operate independently and effectively in a dynamic environment
  • Strong prioritization skills, and execution and results orientation with a client focus
  • Ability to work efficiently, meet demanding deadlines, and balance multiple tasks in a fast-paced and agile environment
  • Desire and ability to work as part of a team and collaborate and partner effectively across teams
  • Must be licensed to practice law in the US