Attorney (3+ Years' Experience)

United Food and Commercial Workers International Union
District of Columbia

United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW) is one of the largest private sector labor unions in the United States and Canada. Our 1.3 million members are primarily employed in grocery stores; food processing and packing plants; department and drug stores; and distillery and chemical industries.

UFCW is seeking an attorney with three (3) or more years of experience in labor and employment law to work as an assistant general counsel in its legal department. Relevant experience includes: practice before the NLRB, DOL and EEOC, and other federal or state agencies; advising labor organizations on internal union matters, including personnel matters; litigating civil actions on behalf of labor organizations in federal or state courts, including claims arising under the NLRA, LMRA, LMRDA, immigration, First Amendment, defamation, FLSA, Title VII, ADA, ADEA, FMLA and other employment laws; and arbitration. Applicants should have excellent writing, analytical, advocacy, research and interpersonal skills. Spanish language proficiency is a plus. Strong academic background is preferred. The successful candidate must have or obtain DC bar membership. Travel is required. The assistant general counsel will be advising union officers and staff on a wide range of matters, including organizing campaigns (both traditional and nontraditional), defamation, corporate governance, collective bargaining, contract language, strikes, immigration, employment discrimination, internal union issues, and personnel matters; representing the UFCW and its local unions in proceedings before federal or state agencies and courts; assisting and managing outside counsel; speaking at union conferences and meetings; and facilitating training for union officers, staff and members.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Generous benefits. Click here to apply. EOE, ADA

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