Revantage

VP, Employment Counsel

Job Locations US-IL-Chicago | US-TX-Dallas
ID
2022-4301
Additional Locations
US-TX-Dallas

WHO WE ARE

Revantage is a Blackstone Company that provides a highly skilled employee base, best-in-class processes, and state-of-the-art technology to multiple Blackstone real estate portfolio companies. Sectors include Hospitality, Industrial, Multi-Family, Office, Retail, Senior Housing, and Manufactured Homes.

Revantage, headquartered in Chicago, is one of three global offices that includes Revantage Asia and Revantage Europe.

 

WHAT WE VALUE: OUR CULTURE

Creating a culture that inspires change and momentum requires the right team. We know what it takes to lead an industry, and are looking for leaders who seek constant growth, want to excel, and continuously improve upon themselves and the industry. The culture at Revantage is built on our shared core values and commitment to be:

  • Leaders – We commit to continuously improve our performance
  • Learners – We learn from our challenges and successes
  • Achievers – We expect high standards for ourselves and enable the success of our teams
  • Enthusiasts – We face challenges with optimism and believe anything is possible
  • Partners – We deliver value and positive impact to our partners

WHY THIS ROLE IS VALUABLE

The Vice President, Employment Counsel will provide day-to-day support to Revantage and Blackstone portfolio company HR Business Partners, CHROs, and other key stakeholders on all matters concerning employment law, employee policies and compliance, and compensation programs.  This role will be expected to provide superior legal guidance on many sensitive HR matters in-house, and also will work with trusted outside counsel in areas where specialist support is advisable.  It will be essential for the person in this role to possess deep knowledge of employment law, excellent business judgment, discretion, and an ability to identify and communicate risk in a clear and concise manner. A successful person in this role will also have the opportunity to expand into a more general in-house role and support other functional areas and responsibilities overseen by the Associate General Counsel, including corporate and business advisory and commercial contracts.  This position is based out of Chicago, IL or Dallas, TX.

 

HOW YOU ADD VALUE

  • Deliver high quality and clear legal guidance on all employment and HR matters
  • Develop strong relationships with HR stakeholders at Revantage, Blackstone and our supported portfolio companies
  • Draft, negotiate, and advise on offer letters, employment agreements, separation agreements, and other employment documentation
  • Prepare long-term incentive plan statements and memos
  • Review and revise existing company employee policies and procedures
  • Support ongoing administration and implementation of employee policies and procedures
  • Supervise outside counsel, when necessary or appropriate, and assume responsibility for quality and cost of outside legal representation

WHAT YOU BRING TO THE ROLE

Required:

  • Juris Doctorate (JD) and actively licensed to practice in Illinois or Texas
  • Minimum of 8 years of relevant experience in law firm or in-house legal department
  • Be a resourceful self-starter, routinely taking initiative
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to a variety of audiences
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Team player that can thrive and lead in a fast-paced, results-oriented work environment
  • Adept in navigating and simplifying complex matters of law
  • Advanced computer skills in Excel, Word, and email applications

PERKS FOR YOU

  • Competitive salary, overall compensation and 401(k)
  • Work-life balance offerings include:
    • Remote work policy
    • Productivity Hours – weekly meeting-free work time
    • Bi-weekly Summer Fridays
  • In-house and external learning & development opportunities
  • Generous health insurance and wellness benefits



EEO Statement

Our company is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Our employment decisions are based on individual qualifications, job requirements and business needs without regard to race, color, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, religion, disability, citizenship status, national origin, pregnancy, veteran status and/or any other legally protected characteristics. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations, if you need an accommodation to complete the application process, please email talent@revantage.com.

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