Litigation Counsel, Employment

Auto Club of Southern California Costa Mesa, CA

About the Job

Litigation Counsel, Employment

Litigation Counsel, Employment, in Costa Mesa, CA.

The chosen candidate will represent the Auto Club and related entities in employment and other litigation and provide employment-related legal advice to Human Resources and other business units.

Candidate should reside in Orange County, CA or be willing to relocate.  Relocation reimbursement is available.

Responsibilities include:

  • Defending employment and other lawsuits and arbitrations as the lead trial attorney.

  • Developing litigation strategy and managing individual employment cases.

  • Advising various business units on legal implications of proposed actions and policies.

Qualifications:

  • Lead trial or arbitration experience and significant experience handling all phases of employment litigation.

  • Experience defending against claims of wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, emotional distress, unfair competition, failure to accommodate, failure to engage in the interactive process, and retaliation in court and arbitration.

  • Experience providing legal advice to Human Resources and responding to agency charges.

  • Excellent academic credentials and top law firm and/or in-house experience are required.

  • Candidate must be a member of the California State Bar.

Remarkable benefits:
•    Health coverage for medical, dental, vision
•    401(K) saving plan with company match AND Pension
•    Tuition assistance
•    PTO for community volunteer programs
•    Wellness program
•    Employee discounts

The Automobile Club of Southern California is part of the largest federation of AAA clubs in the nation. We have 14,000 employees in 21 states helping 17 million members. With our national brand recognition, long-standing reputation since 1902, and constantly growing membership, we are seeking career-minded, service-driven professionals to join our team.

“Through dedicated employees we proudly deliver legendary service and beneficial products that provide members peace of mind and value.”

AAA is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The Automobile Club of Southern California will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable federal, state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.