Acara Solutions
Associate Counsel
At a glance
Location: US-NY-Williamsville Map
Posted: 12/06/2018
Closing: 01/05/2019
Degree: Graduate Degree
Type: Full-Time
Experience: At least 3 year(s)
Acara Solutions
Job description
Aleron has an exciting opportunity for an Associate Counsel at our Corporate headquarters in Williamsville, NY.
Job Purpose:
Responsible for providing legal counsel and representation to the organization. This person must have experience and knowledge of employment law.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Assist General Counsel with the management of legal business matters pertaining to the organization;
  • Provides a variety of general corporate and commercial legal services to senior management, branch staff and corporate staff;
  • Acts as advisor on legal issues involving the organization’s government and regulatory compliance, and state and federal employment law matters;
  • Assists General Counsel with the review of legal data and advises organization on appropriate legal action to be taken;
  • Assists General Counsel in representing the organization in legal or regulatory disputes;
  • Coordinates legal matters handled by outside counsel;
  • Assists General Counsel with the investigation and response of both federal and state wage and hour claims as well as discrimination Charges filed against either the Company or Company’s Customer;
  • Maintains confidentiality and protects operations by keeping employee and Company information confidential;
  • Assists Company in developing innovative approaches to legal issues in support of strategic business initiatives and objectives.
  • Job requirements
    Required Skills / Qualifications:
  • Law Degree from an accredited law school;
  • Admitted to the Bar in New York or another state
  • 2 years’ experience in general corporate matters, including corporate organization, employment law, regulatory matters, and contract management.
  • Preferred Skills / Qualifications:
  • Experience with joint-employment arrangements, insurance and risk management, and immigration;
  • Experience drafting and negotiating IT related Agreements including software and license agreements, and trade-mark law;
  • Prior experience successfully working in a fast-paced environment where the demands and directions of the work are constantly changing;
  • Solid communication and presentation skills, both internally and client-facing;
  • Excellent research, analytical skills, creative problem solving, organizational, and written and verbal communication skills, including spelling and grammar;
  • Strong interpersonal skills, able to motivate and drive collaboration with managers, other departments, and stakeholders without direct authority over those groups;
  • Established ability to manage multiple content projects on short deadlines;
  • Works well independently and within tight deadlines;
  • Ability to build consensus and work effectively with management, clients, or within a cross-departmental team.

  • Additional Information:
  • Upon offer of employment, candidate will be subject to a pre-employment screening process.
  • About Aleron
    Since 1957, Aleron (formerly Superior Group) companies have been relied on to deliver end-to-end workforce and business solutions underpinned by our consultative, proactive approach. Aleron companies—including Acara Solutions, Broadleaf Results, Lume Strategies, and others—are unified by a common vision: connecting people and business in ways that change lives. As the backbones of our organization, Aleron Shared Resources employees are critical and highly valued for their expert, cross-company support.
    Our company’s values define who we are and what we expect from each other. They are attitudes that reflect the type of workplace we want to walk into every day and the kind of team in which we’re proud to play a role.
    At Aleron-
    We’re supportive.
    We’re principled.
    We’re accountable.
    We’re engaged.
    We’re transparent.
    We’re all in.

    By keeping these values at the heart of all that we do, we foster a culture that leads to better work and better outcomes—for our clients, for ourselves, and for one another.
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    Associate Counsel