NBC Universal Counsel, Employment Law in New York, New York

Job Number 34239BR

Job Title Counsel, Employment Law

Business Segment Staff

Sub-Business Corporate Legal

Posting Category Legal & Business Affairs

About Us NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

Career Level Experienced

Country United States

State/Province New York

City New York



  • Advise management, Human Resources and other NBCUniversal lawyers with respect to all employment law issues, including business restructuring, employment policy development and application, worker classification, workforce management, discrimination and harassment claims, wage-and-hour and workplace safety.

  • Conduct and provide counsel on internal investigations of employment-related and other types of complaints, ensuring that claims are addressed promptly, thoroughly and appropriately.

  • Represent NBCUniversal, working with other NBCUniversal and outside counsel as appropriate, with respect to mediation and litigation of employment claims and the employment-related aspects of acquisitions and dispositions of businesses.

  • Draft settlement and separation agreements; draft mediation briefs and position statements and responses on EEOC (and state and local equivalent agencies).

  • Create and deliver management and employee training programs.



  • Law degree

  • Member in good standing of the State Bar of New York or member in good standing of another State Bar and registered as in-house counsel

  • Minimum of 6 years of employment law experienceEligibility Requirements

  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered

  • Must be willing to work in New York

  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

Desired Characteristics

Desired Characteristics

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Collaborative, team-oriented approach.

  • Ability to identify, prioritize and resolve legal issues quickly and effectively.

  • Ability to approach complex legal scenarios in a thoughtful and analytical fashion.

  • Ability to explain complex legal concepts, build consensus, think creatively and collaborate with clients to address business needs.

  • Ability to build relationships across a large organization.

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