UBS Financial Services Employment Attorney in Nashville, Tennessee

Your role:

Do you have experience dealing with employment legal matters? Have you litigated? Do you thrive on managing a wide-ranging case load and learning about a variety of business operations? We're looking for someone like this to:

–provide employment legal advice and support on a range of issues across the Americas

–manage employment litigation cases

–provide legal advice and guidance on the design and operation of various compensation programs and employee benefits plans as well as issues related to executive compensation

–manage and support regional and global HR projects

–partner with various functions within Human Resources, tax, compliance and a range of business clients

–think strategically and assist with proactive management of legal risk

What we offer:

Together. That’s how we do things. We offer people around the world a supportive, challenging and diverse working environment. We value your passion and commitment, and reward your performance.

Keen to achieve the work-life agility that you desire? We're open to discussing how this could work for you (and us).

Take the next step:

Are you truly collaborative? Succeeding at UBS means respecting, understanding and trusting colleagues and clients. Challenging others and being challenged in return. Being passionate about what you do. Driving yourself forward, always wanting to do things the right way. Does that sound like you? Then you have the right stuff to join us. Apply now.

Disclaimer / Policy Statements:

UBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We respect and seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our workforce.

Your team:

You'll be working in the Employment Legal - Americas team and be located in Nashville. We're responsible for all employment legal issues across all Americas locations and we support all the Business Divisions. So you can be working on something for the Investment Bank in New York in the morning and Wealth Management in Puerto Rico in the afternoon. You'll work within a regional team of lawyers (located in Nashville, New York, Stamford and Weehawken) and be part of a global team (located in Zurich, London and Hong Kong). You will report into the Head of Employment Legal, Americas.

Your experience and skills:

You have:

  • at least 5 years' experience managing employment legal issues, either in private practice or in-house

  • a law degree and are admitted to practice law in the U.S. (or ability to obtain admission)

  • experience working with senior stakeholders on sensitive matters

  • excellent technical skills, sound critical thinking, problem-solving and negotiating skills, with the ability to apply those skills to a wide range of HR, regulatory, tax and other issues

  • self-motivation and capability of delivering solution-oriented, firm but fair, pragmatic and risk-based advice

-background in compensation matters and ERISA benefit plans, strongly preferred

You are:

  • confident and authoritative with strong communication, advisory and negotiation skills

  • an expert at building networks and connections

  • commercial and business focused, with solid judgment

  • organized, hit deadlines and are comfortable managing a diverse case load in a dynamic legal environment

About us:

Expert advice. Wealth management. Investment banking. Asset management. Retail banking in Switzerland. And all the support functions. That's what we do. And we do it for private and institutional clients as well as corporations around the world.

We are about 60,000 employees in all major financial centers, in almost 900 offices and more than 50 countries. Do you want to be one of us?

Job Reference #: 157976BR

Business Divisions: Corporate Center

Title: Employment Attorney

City: Nashville

Job Type: Full Time

Country / State: United States - Tennessee

Function Category: Legal