Vice President, Employment Law / Absence & Accommodation Compliance

1 month ago(12/19/2017 7:40 PM)
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The Vice President, Employment Law / Absence & Accommodation Compliance is responsible for leading a team responsible for ensuring that ReedGroup’s absence management and workplace accommodation services comply with all applicable laws.  This is a unique in-house positoin opportunity for an employment attorney - to be part of a team that operates a leave management and accomodation software and services business.


Essential Functions:

  • Lead a team of attorneys and paralegals in the Absence & Accomodation Compliance department.


  • Advise on all legal matters relating to ReedGroup’s administration of FMLA, state and municipal leave laws and short and long-term disability plans on behalf of ReedGroup’s clients; monitor and analyze new laws, agency guidance and caselaw affecting ReedGroup’s services.


  • Participate in new client presentations and generally represent ReedGroup’s Product Compliance expertise to the external market through participation in industry conferences and webinars and writing whitepapers and articles.


  • Act as In-house employment counsel for Reed Group; provide guidance and counsel to Reed Group’s Human Resources department for internal employment matters; handle employment claims and litigation.


  • Other duties as determined by the needs of the business.



  • Law degree from accredited law school
  • Licensed to practice in the State of Colorado
  • 7-10 years of experience
  • Deep Legal knowledge of ERISA, FMLA, ADA and other leave laws is required
  • Familiarity with Canadian disability and employment law a plus
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent skills and experience in the following areas:
    • Westlaw and Internet research
    • Legislation, case law and statutory analysis
    • Writing, editing, and proofing


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