This position is a rare opportunity to become a member of the Viacom Law Department, one of the “Best Legal Departments” as recognized by Corporate Counsel Magazine in 2016. In this Counsel position, you're primarily responsible for managing transactional work generated by the Employment Law Group, including drafting and negotiation of independent contractor agreements and commercial vendor agreements generated by Human Resource function (e.g., third-party service providers retained by HR such as executive coaches, organizational development vendors, and various other outside benefit/service providers, etc.).
These responsibilities will include managing heavy contract flow, liaising with HR on vendor management isues, updating forms, and overall contract management duties and related recordkeeping. Also responsible for drafting employment agreements, separation agreements, and other related agreements for staff employee population. Secondary responsibilities will include advising on employee issues attached to mergers & acquisitions, employee privacy issues both domestically and internationally, and employee benefits issues.