Job Opportunity – Tribal Attorney – Labor & Employment

Forest County Potawatomi Community
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Summary: Provides legal analysis and counsel on policy, on all labor and employment issues concerning the business and government operations of the Tribe.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides legal guidance and advice involving various areas of law.
  • Reviews, researches, interprets, and prepares both written and oral opinions on a wide variety of legal issues with respect to employment, wage & hour, work safety, harassment and discrimination
  • Drafts, reviews, and approves policies and procedures, regulations, bylaws, contracts, leases, and other legal documents; researches legal issues and recommends revisions as necessary.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by conducting research, attending seminars, educational workshops, classes and conferences.
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Requirements (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities):

  • Juris Doctorate from an American Bar Association accredited law school; Licensed to practice law in the State of Wisconsin. At least three years of legal experience in tribal operations preferred.
  • Knowledge of corporate and/or governmental management and employment practices with eight years of experience in the field.
  • Research and knowledge of federal, state, tribal, and local law.
  • Ability to manage a number of priorities simultaneously.
  • Ability to work extended hours and various work schedules.
  • Seven years of experience preferred. 
  • Must maintain confidentiality.
  • Other duties as assigned.

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