Labor and Employment Paralegal

  • Atlanta, Georgia, 30339

Purpose:

At Floor & Decor, we serve our customers with excellent service, a safe shopping environment, inspirational displays, and a compelling shopping experience. We also build careers. We look for those who believe in helping the Company succeed, serving our customers, and working together in a respectful, collaborative, and fun environment where every voice counts. Every associate is part of our success.

The L&E Paralegal directly reports to the Senior Director Labor & Employment Counsel.  This position will support our L&E attorneys in all litigated and pre-litigated matters and will drive the Company’s compliance efforts.  This position will work directly with our L&E attorneys and will help to prepare for cases, perform regular compliance audits, maintain a compliance calendar, track litigation budgets and bills, serve as project manager for compliance projects, and maintain an organized system of case files and company documents. The L&E Paralegal will work on a varied range of projects and initiatives across the Company and will interface with all levels of associates in the field and across departments.  The ideal candidate for this position is organized, professional, detail oriented, responsible, proactive, and committed to helping us meet all of the Company’s growing litigation and compliance needs.       

Scope of Responsibility

  • Create and maintain compliance calendar and project manage multiple compliance initiatives
  • Perform regular compliance audits
  • Create and maintain a case management database, calendar and track related deadlines, assist with insurance notifications and requests for information.
  • Review law firm alerts and highlight any new state or local laws that may impact operations
  • Manage litigation hold process
  • Organize and track files related to case documents and subpoenas
  • Review discovery and help prepare responses, including pulling documents for subpoenas, litigation requests and discovery
  • Catalogue and develop library of policies and procedures and timeline of use
  • Help create and maintain tools for HR team
  • Draft settlement and other type of agreements and correspondence
  • Ensure compliance with EthicsPoint SLAs and run reporting to analyze EP trends
  • Conduct field trainings and help to develop compliance related e-learnings and ensure through partnership that the compliance related trainings are completed
  • Keep track of new store openings and execute compliance items related to new store openings
  • Send out compliance notices  
  • Build positive relationships with outside counsel and inside constituents in order to drive initiatives
  • Ensure litigation bills are tracked and paid and communicate with outside counsel regarding accruals
  • Other tasks as assigned by L&E attorneys

Essential Skills

  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Familiarity with HRIS/HCM systems such as Workday and Kronos a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to use good judgment, be discreet and highly trustworthy
  • Drive process improvements and develop systematic processes
  • Ability to analyze, solve problems, and adapt to changing organizational and operational needs
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service to internal customers and partner with other functions to improve processes and create value
  • Skill in organization, prioritization, and attention to detail

Experience & Education

  • Bachelor’s degree  
  • 3+ years of litigation/L&E paralegal experience 

Working Conditions (travel, hours, environment)

  • Limited travel required including air and car travel
  • The noise level in the work environment is typically quiet to moderate.

Physical/Sensory Requirements

Sedentary Work – Ability to exert 10 - 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or negligible amount of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.  Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time.

Note:  Floor & Decor considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital or familial status, veteran status, or based on any other class protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.  Floor & Decor also provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and applicable state and local law.

This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and the employee and is subject to change by the employer at its sole discretion.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Floor & Decor is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to equal opportunity for all associates and applicants.  F&D recruits, hires, trains, promotes, compensates and administers all personnel actions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sex stereotyping, pregnancy (which includes pregnancy, childbirth and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, ancestry, medical condition, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable law.

This policy applies to all areas of employment, including recruitment, testing, screening, hiring, selection for training, upgrading, transfer, demotion, layoff, discipline, termination, compensation, benefits and all other privileges, terms and conditions of employment.  This policy and the law prohibit employment discrimination against any associate or applicant on the basis of any legally protected status outlined above.

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Benefits & Rewards

  • Bonus opportunities at every level
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Relocation opportunities across the country
  • 401k with discretionary company match
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Referral Bonus Program
  • Corporate Discount Programs
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and other Insurance Plans (subject to eligibility criteria)

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