Senior Counsel - Employment Litigation
AAA Northern California, Nevada & Utah

Job Info

We call our club's vision, mission, values, and supporting pillars "Our House" because they are the foundation for all that we do. We're working to transform AAA for the next century with a mission to create Members for life by unleashing the innovative spirit of our Team Members.

At AAA, our Team Members strive to deliver amazing service and help our Members outsmart life's roadblocks. We believe everything you do outside of work adds to who you are at work. We're working to transform AAA for the next century with a mission to create Members for life by unleashing the innovative spirit of our Team Members.

We are passionate about maintaining a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the people and culture of the communities we serve, and fostering an environment in which everyone can realize their full potential and grow without barriers. We celebrate our differences as they make us stronger and invigorate our workplace. We believe that each of us enriches our culture by contributing unique perspectives, valuable insights and key strengths. We want each of our Team Members to feel valued, respected and supported.

Why Work For Us

  • Benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision, wellness program and more!

  • 401k Matching - $1 for $1 company match up to 6% of pay

  • Annual Incentive Plan - Eligibility to participate in AAA NCNU annual bonus plan

  • Paid Time Off - Team Members accrue paid time off monthly with an additional 24 hours per year earmarked for volunteer activities

  • Collaborative Environment - AAA will value your contribution to providing exceptional service to our members


Serves as senior legal counsel to oversee the Company's response to employment questions and matters, including policy/practice advice and counsel, response to administrative agency complaints, and litigation involving individual or collective claims.

Essential Functions

* Leads the Company's response to employment claims and litigation, including administrative agency responses and attendance at mediation, arbitration, and litigation activities, within the Company's seven-state footprint.

* Engages and manages outside counsel within area of responsibility in a cost-effective manner, including strategy, budget development/management, drafting and review of pleadings and other legal documents, and document collection/review.

* Provides substantive area expertise on a broad range of employment issues, including ADA, FMLA, wage and hour/FLSA; employee/contractor classification issues; discrimination, harassment, and retaliation claims; workplace safety/security (including COVID-19); and workers compensation matters.

* Performs risk evaluation and exposure assessments to develop strategy and advise internal business partners.

* Mentors and trains junior attorneys and paralegals.

* Develops and conducts training programs for supervisors, managers, and employees.

* Computer skills, MS Office, Google Workspace (including Vault), and online legal research tools such as Casetext.

Education & Experience / Licenses & Certification

* BA/BS - Bachelor's degree in related area or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

* J.D. from accredited university.

* California or Utah State Bar license in good standing. SHRM certification a plus.

* 7 years' experience advising clients in a law firm or an in-house law department, including advising on complex litigation matters. Some organized labor experience preferred.

Work Environment/Physical Requirements

Works in an office environment sitting at a desk, table or computer workstation for extended periods of time. May travel by car, plane or other form of transportation to attend business meetings or conferences. Approximately 50-80 percent of the time spent on the job involves the use of a personal computer.

We'll value your skills and experience. We're building a performance organization with heart and developing a pipeline of tomorrow's leaders. Your work will be enhanced with training opportunities, a mentoring program and our Promote-from-within philosophy. We celebrate our diversity and leverage the power of many minds.



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