• Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Citi-US
  • 2018-10-21

Associate General Counsel - ICG Employment Law

Associate General Counsel - ICG Employment Law

  • Primary Location: United States,New York,New York
  • Education: Doctorate Degree
  • Job Function: Legal
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Travel Time: Yes, 10 % of the Time
  • Job ID: 18056624


Description

About Citi

Citi, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management. Our core activities are safeguarding assets, lending money, making payments and accessing the capital markets on behalf of our clients.

Citi's Mission and Value Proposition explain what we do and Citi Leadership Standards explain how we do it. Our mission is to serve as a trusted partner to our clients by responsibly providing financial services that enable growth and economic progress. We strive to earn and maintain our clients' and the public's trust by constantly adhering to the highest ethical standards and making a positive impact on the communities we serve. Our Leadership Standards is a common set of skills and expected behaviors that illustrate how our employees should work every day to be successful and strengthens our ability to execute against our strategic priorities.

Diversity is a key business imperative and a source of strength at Citi. We serve clients from every walk of life, every background and every origin. Our goal is to have our workforce reflect this same diversity at all levels. Citi has made it a priority to foster a culture where the best people want to work, where individuals are promoted based on merit, where we value and demand respect for others and where opportunities to develop are widely available to all.

This position will provide employment law support primarily to Citi's U.S. Institutional Clients Group (ICG) in the US, which include Markets and Securities Services, Corporate and Investment Banking, Trade and Transaction Services, Private Banking and ICG O&T, on a wide range of employment matters, including: offers and separations; executive compensation agreements; dispute resolution; discipline and discharge issues; employee investigations (including ethics hotline matters); ADA, FMLA and other leave issues; wage and hour compliance (including DOL audits); federal contractor compliance (including OFCCP audits, equal employment opportunity and affirmative action requirements)  reductions-in-force; mergers and acquisitions; employee privacy (such as searches, monitoring/recording communications); and "raiding and recruiting".  The position also manages a robust and complex litigation docket and associated outside counsel spend and creates and delivers training to HR and business managers on a host of employment related topics.   In addition, the individual will function as an expert resource for the team and internal stakeholders on various assigned subject matters (such as diversity, onboarding, non-employee management, government contracting, and global diligence initiatives) that rotate regularly across the team.

Qualifications

The successful candidate should have (i) extensive knowledge of US employment laws; (ii) substantial experience counseling clients on employment law matters, conducting investigations and training, and litigation management; (iii) excellent analytical, communication and writing skills; and (iv)the ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a team environment.

In addition:

•             Juris Doctor degree and New York state bar admission required.
•             Minimum 7 to 10+ years' employment law experience required.
•             In-house experience, and experience with financial institutions and/or the financial markets, is a plus.