• Employment & Data Privacy Law Counsel

    Location US-PA-Philadelphia
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Exp. (Yrs)
    Legal & Governmental Affairs
    Experienced (non-manager)
    Visa Sponsorship
    Domestic Travel Required
    Int'l Travel required
    Company Vehicle
    Working from Home Office
    Relocation Eligible
    Works with Chemicals
    Lifting required
  • Company Overview

    FMC Corporation is one the world’s leading specialty chemical companies. We are proud that our chemistries are helping to grow the world’s food, enabling new innovations in the pharmaceutical delivery, enhancing foods and beverages, contributing to a more sustainable energy supply, improving health, and advancing the manufacture of hundreds of essential products.


    FMC is a globally diverse organization that offers its employees exciting opportunities to work on challenging projects that are important to the achievement of our strategic objectives. Your education and professional experience are valued and put to use from day one. Your success at completing key initiatives can result in a varied, progressive and fulfilling career with FMC.


    With a corporate culture of innovation, integrity, responsibility and customer intimacy, we foster “The Right Chemistry” in everything we do. We are looking for people to join us in creating, developing, and improving our products, our processes, and our markets. In short, If you are ready to make a difference every day, FMC is ready to talk to you.


    Temporary position slotted for one year. Will provide high-quality and practical legal support for Human Resources, the Law Department, Data Privacy projects and business teams with respect to labor, employment, benefits and ethics and compliance issues


    Principal Duties and Responsibilities:


    • Provide counsel on US employment laws, including ADA, ADEA, Title VII, FMLA, FLSA, OFCCP, WARN Act, NLRA, and ERISA, and issues such as benefits, immigration, labor unions, severance, releases, non-competition agreements, background checks, drug testing, discrimination charges and employee claims, etc.
    • Create templates to facilitate legal advice and reviews (i.e., severance agreements, non-compete agreements)
    • Assist in the development, implementation and maintenance of the Company’s data privacy program and initiatives
    • Direct outside counsel and supervise employment litigation and labor arbitrations
    • Involvement with the ethics and business conduct program, including updating the code, reviewing and selecting training modules to support legal requirements, involvement in the Company’s whistleblower / internal reporting system and program, leading or managing internal investigations, as required, resolving complaints and reporting to senior management
    • Develop and deliver labor, employment, and privacy training and communicate updates
    • Identify and assist in the implementation of HR policy and process improvements
    • Effectively maintain records and files of matters handled or managed.


    Required Education

    Job Specifications:



    • JD with license to practice law
    • 5 plus years of experience in employment law and 3 years data privacy law
    • Clear, concise, effective communicator and writer
    • Demonstrated creativity, integrity, initiative, resilience, and ability to meet deadlines
    • Excellent drafting skills with keen attention to detail
    • Excellent verbal/written communications skills
    • Strong organizational and negotiation skills
    • Ability to work independently with limited supervision
    • Ability to work effectively with and manage outside legal counsel, investigators, and other outside service providers


    Perferred Requirements

    • In-house experience
    • Experience with domestic and international data privacy laws
    • Experience with federal contract compliance and OFCCP requirements
    • Knowledge or experience in US employment laws
    • Knowledge or experience in global/international employment laws and/or practices
    • Experience working with corporate ethics and compliance programs and code of business conduct

    EEO Statement

    FMC employees enjoy competitive compensation, a menu of work/life benefits and opportunities to continue developing their skills and building their career. FMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, gender, disability or protected veteran status. FMC supports a drug-free workplace. 


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