Senior Attorney: Labor and Employment (California) - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

El Segundo
United States

Attorney: Labor and Employment [California]
Raytheon’s Office of General Counsel is seeking an attorney for its Labor and Employment Group. Reporting to the Senior Counsel, Labor and Employment at Space and Airborne Systems, this position will be primarily responsible for assisting the Senior Counsel in providing advice and support to the Human Resources professionals, business leaders and employees regarding the labor and employment laws for Raytheon’s California operations. The position requires the individual to exercise of discretion and independent judgment in the following areas:

  • Possess a deep domain knowledge of California labor and employment laws and staying current on the changes and developments with California state law and statutes.
  • Draft and edit employment agreements, memoranda of understanding, policies and employee handbooks.
  • Develop and conduct training on a variety of labor and employment issues regarding federal and state laws.
  • Participate in the investigation of employment issues.
  • Manage litigations impacting Raytheon’s California operations and working closely with outside counsel to create strategies that most effectively and efficiently protect the Company’s interests.
  • Manage outside counsel to budget.
  • Handle administrative complaints, claims and charges filed with any federal and/or state agency against Raytheon’s California operations including the submission of position papers.
  • Develop a domain knowledge of the National Labor Relations Act and related laws and statutes concerning Raytheon’s bargaining unit employees and be able to provide advice to management and Human Resources regarding the same.
  • Prepare strike contingency plans arising from negotiations of the collective bargaining agreements.
  • Represent the Company before administrative agencies and in arbitrations arising from collective bargaining agreements.
  • Conduct and properly document investigations.
  • Manage multiple priorities and ensuring that deadlines are consistently met.
  • Assess Human Resources policies and procedures for compliance with California law.
  • Maintain professional and effective working relationships with employees at all levels of the organization.
  • Communicate information in a clear, concise, and professional manner, and being able to provide clarification, as necessary.
  • Work collaboratively and independently with varied groups within a complex organization.

Required Skills:
  • Graduate of an accredited law school and be admitted to practice law in at least one state in the U.S.
  • JD plus 2 years of relevant work experience.
  • 4 years of law firm or in-house experience practicing labor and employment law.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Maintain a high degree of discretion and confidentiality.
  • Ability to prioritize the demands of the position.
  • Excellent writing / editing skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to organize and clearly present information.
  • May require travel.
No relocation available.

This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization. 123730

Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.