KBR Employment/ Litigation Attorney Part-time (Contract) in Houston, Texas
Title: Employment/ Litigation Attorney Part-time (Contract)
Job Number: 1048842
KBR COMPANY INFORMATION
When you become part of the KBR team, your opportunities are endless. As a leading global engineering, construction, and services company, we support the hydrocarbon and government services markets on six continents. Serving our customers through diverse business units, we offer challenging assignments on some of the world's largest and most complex projects where our customers have come to value us, because they know We Deliver.
With operations in 40 countries, KBR has more than 25,800 people delivering services to customers in over 80 countries. Together they represent an unmatched reservoir of talent and experience in a wide range of markets.
Join us and you'll be part of a dynamic, elite team of professionals who understand what it takes to get a job done and has the experience, knowledge and determination to succeed.
Employment/ Litigation Attorney Part-time (Contract)
Position Description/Job Responsibilities
Functional job responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
Manage a variety of U.S. and international commercial, construction, personal injury and employment litigation and arbitrations.
This involves managing outside counsel and directing case strategy; participating in witness interviews and depositions; overseeing document retrieval and e-discovery; reviewing and editing pleadings and discovery; budgeting and tracking costs; providing oral and written reports to management on litigation developments.
Work with business unit attorneys on pre-litigation disputes with clients, vendors, and other third parties and provide other advice as requested.
Provide ongoing advice, training, and implementation of compliance strategies regarding U.S. and international employment laws as requested.
Draft and review policies, procedures, employment agreements, communications, and contracts for employment law compliance.
Manage employment related investigations from government agencies including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Office of Federal Contractor Compliance (OFCCP), Department of Labor (DOL) and National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).
Represented company in domestic employment claims brought through the KBR Dispute Resolution Program (DRP) or EEOC. Work involves investigating claims, representing company, and negotiating settlements in DRP mediations and EEOC charge process.
years’ experience in litigation and/or employment law in a law firm or in-house environment.
Prior in-house experience preferred.
Significant experience in one or more of the following areas:
employment law, construction law, EPC contracts, personal injury insured matters, international legal issues.
Ability to analyze and evaluate complex disputes and issues and provide business focused legal advice.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Team player and positive attitude.
Flexibility in working hours.
This is a contract, part-time position.
Willingness to travel domestically and internationally.
KBR offers a selection of competitive lifestyle benefits which could include a 401K plan with company match, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, AD&D, flexible spending account, disability, paid time off, or flexible work schedule. We support career advancement through professional training and development.
KBR is an equal opportunity employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.